Inspire, Awaken, Relax, & Slumber

Inspire, Awaken, Relax, and Slumber. The four different cannabis (Yes, you read correctly) nectars will allow you to focus or unwind, depending on what you need. John McNeil Studio designed AYA, a high-end cannabis option that is chemical and pesticide free.

“As the market for medical marijuana continues to grow and California prepares for the possible recreational legalisation of marijuana this November, the Sonoma Cannabis Company—together with its marketing partner, John McNeil Studio—launched a premium cannabis product, AYA, positioned in the top tier of cannabis brands.”

AYA features lovely, dreamy packaging, with a galaxy of stars in the sky and a coordinating vibrant colour for each. An animal rests on the front, the characteristics of which can indicate the purpose of the cannabis. It also creates a sense of feeling more in touch with nature and the earth. A background pattern keeps things lively, and all of the illustrations are done with meticulous detail—indicating the high quality of AYA.

Scroll down for a selection of the packaging

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G-Shock vs State Tretyakov Gallery

G-Shock’s lookbook for its Spring/Summer 2016 collection features skaters in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.

The photographs portray a distinct contrast of what one would expect to see in an art gallery, but that’s what makes the shots so appealing. They come across as rebellious and youthful with the streetwear-adorned men posing in front of Russian art pieces with their tattoos, skateboards and bikes; some images even feature the boys break dancing and skating through the gallery. Aside from product close ups, almost every shot unassumingly displays G-Shock watches on the skater’s wrists.

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Jordan Bolton’s iPosters

Manchester-based artist Jordan Bolton creates striking photographic posters inspired by film and music, using only his iPhone. Jordan states that: “The original plan was to use famous lyrics in the artworks but after it turned out to be too expensive to license the words I decided to do the artworks as though they were alternative posters for actual gigs played by influential Manchester bands at influential Manchester venues.”

Jordan describes his style as: Detailed. Colourful. Organised.

Prints are available in A2 and A3 from etsy.com and Amazon.

Scroll down for a selection of his posters or you can also follow Jordan on Facebook and tumblr

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#DumpTrump

In the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton recruited 45 designers around the country to create campaign buttons, and AIGA member designers have created a range of free downloadable posters encouraging citizens to exercise their right to vote. Design can’t save the election and political Pins Won’t Save the World, but that hasn’t stopped New York City–based Sagmeister & Walsh from producing an eleventh-hour series of pins, stickers, bumper stickers, patches, temporary tattoos, T-shirts, and posters designed to encourage millennials vote.
Designers Jessica Walsh and Stefan Sagmeister collaborated with 15 illustrators and artists to create 50 irreverent visuals that “protest Trump,” “encourage people to register” and “vote for Hillary,” and “promote love, tolerance, and kindness,” Walsh said in a statement, adding that while “most political merchandise is ugly and unfashionable,” they set out to create “fun items that people might actually wear” or share on social media.
“We are well aware that pins won’t save the world,” Walsh said, “but wearing them will at least make us feel a little better. And we think convincing our like-minded liberal friends (especially in swing states) to remember to register and vote for Hillary could make a world of difference.”
You can check out the entire collection of election-themed merchandise at Pins Won’t Change the World.
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Lost Inhibitions Wine

Church & State lets their wines speak for themselves, even if they’re a bit mouthy. Their vineyards demand to be heard, and in the cellar, the wine has free reign. The result is a collection of refreshingly honest expressions, boldly emblazoned across a series of 150+ labels…and counting. These bold and fresh design were created by Brand Ever.

Grab a glass of wine and enjoy these designs. Head here for more from Brand Ever

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Telefilm Canada – Visual Identity by lg2boutique

Branding and design company lg2boutique was selected by Telefilm Canada to design the visual identity for Canadian delegations around the world. The design team had to develop a simple but striking corporate image for Canadian talent put forward at festivals and international-level events. Lg2boutique’s task was to create a visual identity inspired by Canada’s geography and typical colors. A task completed with excellence and style. The custom letterings are based on the existing Telefilm Canada logo. Numerous communication materials such as brochures, different printed publicity, invitations, promotional objects, as well as a website were created based on this visual identity.

 

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