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April 10, 2014

The So So Clever Fourteen Logo Design by WeAreMash

Fourteen Logo Design by WeAreMash

Fourteen logo design, by WeAreMash

It’s quite something when I am so tempted to say that the Fourteen logo design, by WeAreMash, is one of the sweetest logo designs I have seen, certainly this year.

It’s just so so fantastically clever.

One one hand, and I remember exactly what I thought when I first saw it was a sense of slight, I was thinking “what is that symbol at the beginning?”, then it just hit me milliseconds, or so later.…

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March 17, 2014

The Original Lego Brick Patent (Filed 1958) by Ole Kirk Christiansen

THe original lego brick patent by Ole Kirk Christiansen

Came across this: The Original Lego Brick Patent (Filed 1958), by Godfred Kirk Christiansen, earlier this morning over on Khooll.com, and it was certainly an intriguing find to start off this Monday morning.

So a little history: You’ll notice on the top of the patent, that the name is stated as G. K . Christiansen, yet the company was initially started by a certain Ole Kirk Christian.…

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March 14, 2014

Helvetica Beer, Stout and Lager Cans Designed by Sasha Kischenko

Helvetica Stout designed by Sasha Kischenko

This Helvetica Beer, Stout and Lager Cans project, designed by Sasha Kischenko, has been around a while, but it seemed to have slipped me by. Which bothers me…

There is hardly nothing on this earth that I wouldn’t mind, actually love, to see an alternative Helvetica version of. We have had the Helvetica Bike and Helvetica The Perfume: “The Scent of Nothing”, the gorgeous Helvetica Moleskines and a crap load of other Helvetica themed items.…

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March 13, 2014

6 Famous Brand Logos Adapted to Chinese by Stephen Wright & Niek van Wigerder

Kit Kat Logo Design in Chinese

6 Famous Brand Logos Adapted to Chinese by Stephen Wright & Niek van Wigerder

This is a pretty extraordinary brand logo project we have here. These Chinese brand logos were developed and translated by, Stephen Paul Wright, and his illustrator Friend, Niek van Wigerder.

They are a Shanghai-based creative team, and set out to, as a fun side-project, to reinterpret six Western brand logo designs into Chinese characters, whilst retaining the original look, feel and essence of the original logo.…

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February 20, 2014

Minimal, modernist silkscreened posters of Wes Anderson films, designed by David Klinker

Wes Anderson Film - Fantastic Mr. Fox screen print poster

Lovely package of minimal, modernist silkscreened posters which are inspired by Wes Anderson’s films, all designed by David Klinker from Orange & Park.

The whole project is titled: Swiss Anderson, the reason being all the silkscreened posters set in Aksidenz Grotesk, which is nice. :)

Kickstarter: A series of eight minimal, modernist silkscreened posters inspired by the films of Wes Anderson. My name is David Klinker and I’d love your help to create a series of original screen printed posters. …

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January 31, 2014

Star Wars Icon Set-Free Download by Jory Raphael

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These Star Wars icons were initially designed as part of an icon-a-day (year of icons) project, furiously designed by Jory Raphael (@sensibleworld), who incidentally, also masterminded the popular Symbolicons.

Jory has now combined all the individual Star Wars icons, and packaged them up as one complete Star Wars Icon Download.

Jory Raphael: “I thought it was time to update my free Star Wars icons.

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December 18, 2013

archive: vignelli – Sharing Unpacked Artifacts from Massimo and Lella Vignelli’s Papers

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archive: vignelli features artifacts from the Massimo and Lella Vignelli papers as they are unpacked and processed at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies. We will share the experience of processing a collection and the excitement of discovering never before seen sketches, models, products and documents.

Our goal is to provide unique insights to the Vignellis’ design process, philosophy and language. The Vignellis’ work includes graphic design, branding, publication design, architectural graphics, exhibition, interior, furniture and consumer product design.…

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December 10, 2013

Gorgeous Vintage Era Type & Logo Designs by Ben Didier

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About Ben: “My name is Ben Didier. I am a graphic designer, type addict and music nerd who can usually be found cooking tacos or riding my bike around Vancouver, Canada. I am currently the Senior Designer at CBC Music.”

When I first came across Ben’s website: Pretty/Ugly Design, via a post for some promotional t-shirt designs for Handsome, I first thought I’d simply post about those as they were so very cool.…

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