Polish Hipopotamus

Ever wondered what a polish hippo would look like? Feast your eyes. For me this is best described as maelstrom of sensory overload, but made for fun and with love. Afraid? So you should be.

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Playtype

The Playtype concept store was launched in conjunction with the revamp and redesign of Playtype.com. Located in Copenhagen’s Vesterbro, the store is the physical manifestation of the online shop.

Naji El Mir

Even at a fairly early stage of his career Naji El Mir has already been involved in many cross-cultural projects, solving Arabic and Latin combinations in branding, logo design, broadcast design and corporate identity, his work can be coined as mixture of both Arabic and Western visual cultures.

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Alison Haigh

Alison Haigh was nominated winner of the Best Newcomer Award at the Grafik Design Awards 2010 by none other than Peter Saville. She has an intriguing (and somewhat slightly bewildering in parts) selection of work in her portfolio. It’s certainly worth checking out when time permits. Details »

The Khatt Foundation

The Khatt Foundation, Center for Arabic Typography is a cultural foundation dedicated to advancing design research and typography in the Middle East, North Africa and their diaspora, and to building cross-cultural creative networks. As an online creative network they connect designers and visual artists, provide information about various resources, projects, news and events.

Eps51

The portfolio of Eps51 epitomizes the offspring of a multi-culturally informed design sensibility with impeccable conceptual flair. Details »

John Boilard’s Letter Collection

John Boilard is a senior in the Graphic Design Department at MassArt. With a few months left before graduation, he undertook a huge personal project: to whittle down his collection of 945 favorite letter forms to make an eclectic screen-printed alphabet. The original letters are pulled from old books and photographs, wood type, antique shops, and the occasional existing typeface (pictured above). Many had to be redrawn to be printed in their two-color finery.

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DixonBaxi ReFresh

Updates to the always solid design studio of DixonBaxi / Formula 1 Brand Sting / Sony Max Channel Branding to name a few.

Viction:ary

 

viction:ary is established as an identity to emphasize the strength of collaborative efforts in the area of visual communication. Not only creating more perspectives for those who loves design and visual graphics.

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Hinterland Studio

Hinterland is a New York-based multidisciplinary design studio. We create books, magazines, brochures, identities, packaging, illustrations, and more. We believe that the best work comes from a close collaboration between client and studio. We have a passion for solving design problems and for integrating all project elements—from overall concept to specific detail—to present a unified message.

Colin Snow

Young graphic designer, who resides in LA. Keep your eyes on this fella. Solid work Mr. Snow / hug1.

Wim Crouwel A Graphic Odyssey

March 30-July 03 2011

The Design Museum celebrates the prolific career of the Dutch graphic designer Wim Crouwel in this, his first UK retrospective. Regarded as one of the leading designers of the twentieth century, Crouwel embraced a new modernity to produce typographic designs that captured the essence of the emerging computer and space age of the early 1960s.

Toormix

Toormix is a Barcelona-based design studio. “Playing with brands since 2000.” Worth a look.