Telefilm Canada – Visual Identity by lg2boutique

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Your type

Reading Time: 2 minutes Friction is a distorted geometric typeface that intentionally puts emphasis on it’s graphic appearance. The minimalistic core of the typeface is built around geometric shapes. Two secondary layers of graphic elements create more abstract letterforms. The many small moving parts create a fluttering, organic feeling. https://vimeo.com/117847282  

What IF design…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Studio Bruch is an Austria-based graphic design studio focusing on brand development, editorial design, and packaging design. Their team was recently asked to create a bright and flexible brand system for Infinitive Factory, which can be applied to different media and proportions. Infinitve Factory is a first class letterpress printing house. They are best known for an exceptional quality […]

Pretty Ugly, Pretty Wise

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pretty Ugly, Pretty Wise is an ironic activity book by Lukas Zabek for adolescents and persons who are planning to work or study in the design industry, but still aren‘t fully aware of the final direction of their future career. Counseling interviews, brochures and also professional design literature can be overwhelming and confusing and often aren’t […]

Just my Type

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jenue is a Spanish Artist and Art director, who divides his time between Madrid and London. He makes playful images for editorials, music, and advertisements with his own colourful view and style. He is in love with creating words and images, where art and design make a big difference and go further from traditional typography. Always keen […]

BlackBay Brewery & CO

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new favourite designer of ours is Carlos de Toro. We fell in love with his 3D Experimental Type project and he is back with more beautiful design. Introducing BlackBay Brewery & CO BlackBay Brewery & CO is a new craft beer company based in Byron Bay (Australia), led by Liam Brooks and David O’neil. BlackBay’s aim is […]

Face to Face with Fonts

Reading Time: 2 minutes What if our fonts could reflect exactly what we feel? We use emojis to bring some emotion to the otherwise bland world of instant messaging but what if we could show what we feel by changing the font with the most expressive part of our bodies, our faces. Conceptual designer Renee Verhoeven’s Type Face, a […]

Cheeky Typographic Art

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lisa Maltby, a designer based in Sheffield, has been working in the creative industry for over 10 years. Understanding  she has received her fair share of criticism from both acquaintances and other creative professionals. Lisa states on her website: “It can be quite a challenge to push your work as a freelance creative when it is subject […]

Local is lekker

Reading Time: 2 minutes In honour of Women’s Day, we present a few of our favourite local designers! Sit back and enjoy the day off while checking out these women making waves in the design industry MAAIKE BAKKER Based in Pretoria, Maaike Bakker is a freelance illustrator who particularly enjoys investigating ‘bizarre’ themes in her work. We love the […]