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Hofstede Design

Hofstede Design Hofstede Design Hofstede Design A bunch of great new work by Australian studio Hofstede Design.
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Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture Branding

Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture Mark Bloom and Paul Hutchinson collaborated on this beautiful identity, book and website for Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture.
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Tomasz Berezowski

Tomasz Berezowski Tomasz Berezowski Tomasz Berezowski I'm really enjoying the work of Polish architect and graphic designer Tomasz Berezowski. His design work is looks like it come right out of the 60s. Simple, typographic design.
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Toko: PTW Architects

Toko PTW Architects Toko PTW Architects Toko PTW Architects Toko PTW Architects Beautiful work by Toko for PTW Architects to celebrate their 125th anniversary. Toko designed a temporary identity and 9 bilingual books showcasing the firms work.
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Hartmut Esslinger

Hartmut Esslinger Wega Hartmut Esslinger Wega Hartmut Esslinger Wega Hartmut Esslinger is a German industrial designer who founded Frog, and is mostly known for creating the Snow White look for Apple during the 80s. I personally love the designs that he did for German audio and visual manufacturer Wega, which eventually became part of Sony. The aesthetic has a bit of the Braun/Rams feel to it, but it's also very unique. More organic and fluid. But you can clearly see that Esslinger and Rams had the same approach to product design during those days. Seeing wonderful product design like this always makes me wonder why aren't more designers/companies designing like this. Apple has proven that consumers appreciate beautiful, minimal design, so why do we see so much ugly shit? I don't understand.
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2015 Rationale Calendar

2015 Rationale Calendar 2015 Rationale Calendar 2015 Rationale Calendar Sean Wolcott of Rationale designed this minimal wall calendar. It comes in two version, Sans and Serif, and the dates are presented in two columns with space for notes. The spiral bound calendar measures at 11x17”, and is printed on high-quality 100# Cougar cover stock. You can purchase one here.
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Manuals 2: Design & Identity Guidelines

Manuals 2 Manuals 2 Manuals 2 Manuals 2 After the success of Manuals 1, Unit Editions has just announced Manuals 2, which features graphic standards and corporate identity manuals for IBM, Westinghouse, Canadian Rail, Bell, Knoll, PTT, Montreal Olympics, Dutch Police and more. These manuals were designed by some of the masters: Georges Huel, Paul Rand, Allan Fleming, Total Design, Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Alan Fletcher, Otl Aicher and more. Manuals 2 will also feature my copy of the graph­ics man­ual for the 1976 Mon­tréal Olympics. Pretty excited that a piece of my collection is included. The book includes essays, interviews and a forward by Lance Wyman, designer of the 1968 Mexico Olympic games. Hardback with High Gloss Wrap 260 x 310mm 432 pages You can pre-order a copy now.
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Carl Brett

Carl Brett Carl Brett was an Irish graphic designer and teacher who worked in Canada since 1954 and helped pioneer modernism in Canada. He was a founding member of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada and served as president on two occasions. Couldn't find much info on him, and only found this gallery of his work at a small resolution, and some sort video interviews with him.
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NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual Limited Reissue

NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual Reissue NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual Reissue NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual Reissue NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual Reissue Remember those fellas who found an original copy of the NYC Transit Authority Graphic Standards Manual in the basement of Pentagram? Well, they're partnering with the MTA to release a limited run of manual through Kickstarter. It won't be exactly like the original manual. The original is ring bound in binder, but the reissue will feature a cloth hardcover and unaltered high-resolution scans of each page of the manual, all Smyth sewn together. It will measure 13.5” W × 13.5" H (343 x 343 mm).There will be an introduction by Michael Bierut, and an essay by New York magazine writer Christopher Bonanos. The manual will be printed in Italy on 100 and 140 gsm Munken Pure ivory offset paper. The cover, introduction, and essay headings will be set in a custom version of Standard Medium by type designer Nick Sherman, that he recreated from the photographs of the original manual. This is a great way to get this wonderful piece of design history in the hands of more people. I've backed it.
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Cartlidge Levene

Cartlidge Levene Cartlidge Levene Cartlidge Levene Cartlidge Levene A lot of great work from London based design studio, Cartlidge Levene.
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Hort: City By Landscape

Hort City by Landscape Hort City by Landscape Hort City by Landscape Hort City by Landscape Hort designed a publication made up of six books for Rainer Schmidt Landschaftsarchitekten + Stadtplaner that highlights the firms work. Each book is a variant of the B series paper format and the typography and composition are scaled proportionally to the format of each book.
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World Cup Brands Infographic

World Cup Brands World Cup Brands World Cup Brands World Cup Brands World Cup Brands My good pal Rowen Frazer of Mission designed this lovely infographic showing how eight brands compared to each other on the field at 2014 World Cup. You can see a full version here, and read more about the project here.