Hailing from Colombia, designer Miguel Mesa Posada makes a strong visual statement with his quilt-like paper garments. Entitled Potosí (Spanish for “unmeasurable wealth”) his collection takes its name from the richest silver mine ever known on earth, located in Bolivia. The paper-yarn structure creates a stunning colored texture, reminiscing of the streaks of minerals found underground. Continue reading
Matjaz Cuk is a London based multidisciplinary Slovenian designer, focusing on user-oriented visual communication that is clear, useful, effective and overall exceptional. Passion for sustainable design, green thinking and paper reservation drove him into creating a surprisingly thoughtful and eye-opening visual identity for himself.
Extensive research led the London based design studio Johnson Banks create the special alphabet named Arkitypo. Commissioned by Ravensbourne to test and showcase their in-house 3D prototyping technology, they designed this mind boggling, and actually very educational, typographic project. Continue reading
Gourmands in Budapest love it: Delizia, a deli focused on high-quality food products and regional specialties. The place does not only make the heart of foodies beat faster, but is equally appealing to design lovers. Budapest-based graphic designer David Barath succeeded in creating a chic and modern branding which reflects the values of Delizia.
As her graduation project from the Hungarian University Of Fine Arts, department of graphic design, Cecília Pletser designed a new visual identity for Vinczemill. A paper mill, run by László Vincze and his two sons since 1985, offers old-fashioned paper moulding, book binding and printing. The new identity is a great representation of paper milling tradition in the 21st century, with a fresh modern take on an age-old craft. Continue reading
LIMB Graphic Design & Illustration Studio in Bratislava, Slovakia, founded by Damian Herb and Daniela Olejníková. A couple of creative friends that lives and works together, combines their knowledge of illustration and graphic design for their mutual clients, while working on their personal projects simultaneously.
Out of all the talented Polish illustrators, I must say without a doubt Bartosz Kosowski has the most distinguishable style. He runs his own Blackbird Illustrations studio in Lodz where he creates his masterful line drawing portraits, often with red or pinkish hues, that has brought him numerous clients and recognition locally and internationally. Continue reading