Music and Design – Bergen International Festival Brand Campaign

Music – has always been a loyal companion in my life and probably also in yours. Music reaches from classic to rock and to avant-garde music; however. when hearing of a classical music festival, you are probably not thrilled by the idea of it. Rather images of the generation 50+ pop up in our minds; ...

The Fitzgerald Burger Company – a global corporate identity with a vintage touch

Fitzgerald. When hearing this name what do you think of? Personally, I think of Ella Fitzgerald which leads me to Frank Sinatra (for whatever reason) and further still to the old days in New York City. Let’s elaborate on my thoughts here. New York City, United States, which Food does that make me think of? ...

App Design – Sleek and Convenient

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in design, web, web design | No Comments

This is Peek Calendar. It’s real good. Basically, it’s a calendar app. But so much more than just an app. It’s a clean design, with clean concepts bringing about clean functionality. So flipping clean. It’s so clean, that it makes the tedious part of planning your life quick, and fancy. If only it were also designed ...

Veet’s UX Success

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Brand, web, web design | No Comments

Ok. Maybe I’m behind the times. This app was launched in May last year. But still, it’s pretty freaking badass. Everyone knows Veet. It’s the hair removal product for women, that smells like bleach and lasts for a week. And it’s pink. So already, it’s a bit of a weird product, if you ask me ...

CI Carpentry, Really?

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Brand, Corporate Identity, design | No Comments

    As soon as I think of carpentry I think of trade; of sawdust, everywhere; of craftmanship, in a how-do-they-do-that sort of a way; I think it’s cool. I think of guys in plaid, with fading jeans. Guys who would spend so much time on their craft, that they don’t have time to think ...

WOLOHO Berlin – A Community of Kindness

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in Brand, design, minimal, web, web design | No Comments
WOLOHO Berlin – A Community of Kindness

What sounds like the “Age of Empires Priest-Speech“ is a fast growing community in Berlin, Germany. WOLOHO (= WORK LOVE HOME) strives to bring kind people together so they can help each other to find a home, an inspiring work place, a fantastic job or love. Thanks to Maneki the colorful, simple and flat design ...

The Sicilian – I’m gonna make you a lunch, you can’t refuse.

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in Brand, Corporate Identity, Retail Identity | No Comments
The Sicilian – I’m gonna make you a lunch, you can’t refuse.

The Sicilian is an old-style Italian restaurant located in New South Wales, Australia. As the brand name suggests, the design borrows heavily from the gentlemen’s style of 1940′s gangster films. The guys from Bravo Company Singapore did some great work. The typography of the logo is inspired by engravings on firearms. Have a look at ...

Creating an unmistakable identity with illustrations

Creating an unmistakable identity with illustrations

A brand that stands at the threshold of being launched needs one distinct characteristic: it needs to be noticeable. Ideally this should ensure that the brand is heeded and does not go under before it’s even stood a chance. Another aspect, which is even more vital, is that the brand is visually unique – ideally ...

“Blacklinez” by Philipp Lemm

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Featured Designer, Illustration | No Comments
“Blacklinez” by Philipp Lemm

OK, this article isn’t about corporate design — but this artist deserves to be featured. Philipp Lemm aka “Blacklinez” is a great illustrator from Hamburg, Germany and his “dot works” are so detailed, that you need a high resolution retina display to see the entire splendor. The only thing left to say is: spread the ...

“Smart Luxury“ Brand Identity for Hotel Daniel

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013 in Brand, Corporate Identity, Retail Identity | No Comments
“Smart Luxury“ Brand Identity for Hotel Daniel

The talented guys from Moodley Brand Identity just created a new Brand for Hotel Daniel. The Idea: ”Smart Luxury“. As a frequent traveller you have to choose between those foreign furnished middle-class hotel rooms or the over-designed luxury ones. Daniel has added only as much style and luxury as is needed. So there’s space for ...