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Ikawa

Ikawa

A nifty contemporary coffee roaster Ikawa, which means coffee in Kirundi, and first digital micro-roaster is now available. With the success of founders Andrew Stordy and Rombout Frieling’s kickstarter campaign, roasting your own coffee beans is made possible, enabling you to adjust the temperature, air flow, and roast duration to experiment and bring...
Black Optical

Black Optical

Black Optical launched their fall campaign harking to Cecil Beaton’s work. Black Optical is an eyewear retailer hailing from Tulsa, Oklahoma that carries a fine collection of optical and sunglasses.
Nouvelle Administration

Nouvelle Administration

Montréal based graphic design studio Nouvelle Administration crafted a brand for Objets Mécaniques that contemplates its carefully handmade lifestyle products. Their simple and contemporary identity and collaterals reflect the company’s slow design laboratory approach produced with reclaimed materials in modern design.  
Building Block

Building Block

The intent of each product is to clear away conventional standards of luxury by magnifying what is essential and editing out excess. Through the exploration of materials and forms, Building Block suggests a minimalist alternative to accessories, finding continual inspiration in returning to square one. Building Block is a multi-medium...
Faculty Department

Faculty Department

Faculty Department‘s long awaited inaugural issue is now available in their site and in selected shops. This book is a collection of stories from the travels of photographer Justin Chung that explores the intimate process between an artist and inspiration from daily living. Stories from thirteen individuals who share their passion...
The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair is a charity project by Toko. The chair was designed for the single bloke in mind, designers came together to create a reinterpretation of Hans J. Wegner’s ‘CH 33’ chair, bringing a unique combination of 14 Australian and New Zealand icons and an awareness of 14 charities. This event is set...
Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack

British photographer Laura Pannack explores her relationship with the subjects and documents her intimate understanding through honest portraiture. She is a firm believer that “time, trust and understanding is the key to portraying subjects truthfully”, and as such, many of her projects develop over several years. Her particular approach allows a...
Wai Lin Tse

Wai Lin Tse

Wai Lin Tse‘s photographs reflect a keen interest in color and pattern, especially on colorful interiors and fabrics. Lin Tse is based in Barcelona and Stockholm.
This is Paper Inaugural Issue

This is Paper Inaugural Issue

I have long been a reader of ThisisPaper, a site filled with wonderfully curated stories and now they are publishing their first printed magazine: Inaugural Issue, a more tactile creation containing stories. However, to move the publication forward, this ad-free magazine needs to gain at least 250 orders to cover...
Pantograph

Pantograph

  Three beautiful utilitarian typefaces from StudioMakgill, available through Colophon.
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Savin Paris

Savin Paris

SB Brands released this intuitive branding for a newly established fashion apparel Savin based in Paris. The store offers unique apparel and accessories for men and women who value versatility, style, and comfort. The product presentation and photography complements the packaging and identity of the store. SB Brands is based in Warsaw, Poland.
Pantone Colors of the Year

Pantone Colors of the Year

Awwwards bestowed Rose Quartz and Serenity as the Pantone Colors of the Year. Rose Quartz (Pantone 13-1520) and Serenity (Pantone 15-3919) were well represented and well used by web designers. Pantone gave its reason for choosing the popular duo. “As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill...
Custommade

Custommade

A fragrance campaign for Custommade from Denmark based design studio Homework. This unique fragrance enables the customer to create their own scent. Art direction, bottle design and packaging by Homework and photography by Oliver Knauer.
Bibliotheca

Bibliotheca

Adam Lewis Greene, the creator behind Bibliotheca, took on a project that none has ventured to take which is to redesign the bible and publish it as a novel in four volumes. After pitching this project on Kickstarter, it caused some conflicting criticism on the most read book in history, but amassed a large support from 14,884 backers pledging $1,440,345. The book is...
Bing Bang NYC

Bing Bang NYC

Jewelry shop Bing Bang NYC had a redesign of its brand identity by Austrian graphic designer and illustrator Verena Michelitsch. The rebrand is a simple sans serif logo in gold and flourished with quirky illustrations targeting the younger customers.
Greycork

Greycork

    Greycork’s mission is to responsibly grow a brand for the home through understanding our customers, our partners, and ourselves. Our vision is to empower others to keep on working with their hands. Furniture brand Greycork has been rapidly growing for the past few years since its crowdfunding campaign took off over at Indiegogo. Co-founders John Humphrey,...
Ikawa

Ikawa

A nifty contemporary coffee roaster Ikawa, which means coffee in Kirundi, and first digital micro-roaster is now available. With the success of founders Andrew Stordy and Rombout Frieling’s kickstarter campaign, roasting your own coffee beans is made possible, enabling you to adjust the temperature, air flow, and roast duration to experiment and bring out the best flavor of...
Paul Giles

Paul Giles

This wire frame text called Eighth Halo makes for a curious type from the creative mind of Paul Giles.
Arnsdorf

Arnsdorf

In line with the season’s theme of “reflection, refractions, inflections and colors of light,” we created a geometric pop-up invitation and a poster-sized cookbook that folded into a diamond shape. RoAndCo designed the identity for Australian fashion designer Jade Sarita Arnof of Arnsdorf. The business cards and labels are minimal and buff which evokes the sandy color of...
Adé

Adé

Australian online retail store Adé launched their summer collection and identity turning heads amongst designers. New Zealand based studio Sorbet made their minimal and stylish book, stationery and invites complimenting the modern apartment living sentiment of the shop.
MINNA

MINNA

MINNA is a Brooklyn based textile studio created by artist Sara Berks. Also a graphic designer prior to starting her craft, Berks shows a distinct ability in fusing texture with geometric symmetry and serene palette that resonates distant landscapes. Her handcrafted pieces are available on her online website.
Black Optical

Black Optical

Black Optical launched their fall campaign harking to Cecil Beaton’s work. Black Optical is an eyewear retailer hailing from Tulsa, Oklahoma that carries a fine collection of optical and sunglasses.
My Guide To

My Guide To

New addition to David Ehrenstråhle‘s collection of My Guide To city posters. Available in 58 x 100 and 41 x 70.
Studio Arrc

Studio Arrc

Austrian design agency Moodley produced a brand identity for Australian designer Sophie Carr’s company Studio Arrc.
A Panzer

A Panzer

A nice and clean corporate identity designed for an architectural studio A Panzer, founded by Anne Katharina Schulze and Tim Panzer, both graduates of RWTH Aachen University. Creative studio YAGWD based in Münster, Germany. The name is an abbreviation of you always get what you deserve, whose approach to design is to create unique and unconventional design solutions...
Frederik Vercruysse

Frederik Vercruysse

   Antwerp based photographer Frederik Vercruysse has a keen eye for texture and light, subtle light that we often aspire in our own space. Vercruysse photographs mainly still life shots but has an extensive portfolio from studio spaces, landscapes, fashion, interior and architecture for lifestyle editorials.  
Philippe Halsman

Philippe Halsman

Latvian American photographer Philippe Halsman is known for his photographs of celebrities. In the fifties he was commissioned by a television network to photograph actors which gave him an opportunity to create his jump series. Halsman was interested in capturing the candid side of the jumper who is more engaged in the act of jumping rather than their...
Ginger

Ginger

     Type foundry F37 released their font design with a new take on the Swiss modern type Ginger. It is sold exclusively at Hype For Type and an embossed orange specimen book also available, each edition hand numbered. Designed in a modernist Swiss style but with a contemporary geometrical twist, F37 Ginger is based on...
Rama Knight

Rama Knight

Rama Knight‘s photographs captured my imaginings from the Arabian desert and volcanic terrains to architectural libraries, and a busy mediterranean port city Alexandria bustling with locals and tourists. Knight is based in London and Copenhagen.
The Pressery

The Pressery

The Pressery has become immensely popular among the brits because of its unsweetened flavor and for its nutritional value. This cold press almond milk is extracted without heat, keeping all the nutrients intact. It is rich in protein, fiber, calcium, minerals, and antioxidants that helps with the immune system, it is naturally sweetened, no artificial...