Thursday, 29 September 2011

L'Opera Restaurant Paris

Charles Garnier's Opéra de Paris finally has a restaurant, (planned by Garnier but never realized in 1875). Odile Decq Architects have just opened this spectacular restaurant space: all red, white and gold.

'What design can do' at Beijing Design Week

Beijing Design Week is on now. The posters celebrate the collaboration of British and Chinese designers. Designed by Johnson Banks & Kingston's MA Design course.

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Think interactive exhibition New York by IBM

Polar Ice by Atsuhiro Hayashi

Brilliant global warming ice cube molds depicting a Polar Bear and two Penguins on slowly melting icebergs.
Designed by Atsuhiro Hayashi, produced by Momos, 1 575 Yen for two. Source John Snow On Design

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Liter of Light - just brilliant!

Liter of Light from the Philippines is just brilliant.
See the video here.

Now that's what I call 'Design Thinking' by Illac Diaz.

Monday, 19 September 2011

Zaha Hadid Architects brand identity

New brand identity for Zaha Hadid Architects, featuring branding and web site by Greenspace and a propriety typeface designed by Miles Newlyn.

Friday, 16 September 2011

H20 - ecology the new luxury work to show at LuxePack

The global design work, branding & packaging, produced during my creative workshop with the Ecole de Design de Nantes will be exhibited at LuxePack Monaco in October.

Monday, 5 September 2011

Graphic Zaha Hadid Museum in Glasgow

Love the very graphic profile of Zaha Hadid's new Riverside Museum of Transport in Glasgow.

Live the language - London

EF - Live The Language - London from Albin Holmqvist on Vimeo.

And for London.

Live the language - Paris

EF - Live The Language - Paris from Albin Holmqvist on Vimeo.

Great typography and video combination in these films for EF language schools.

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Beach alphabet by Italo Lupi

Summer souvenir by the great Italo Lupi.

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Bruichladdich Islay malt whiskey packaging

I spent some of the summer on the island of Islay in Scotland and discovered the incredible Bruichladdich whiskey distillery, home of the worlds only 100% organic island grown barley whiskeys. The design of their bottles and labeling is very distinctive and impressive. The whiskey is sublime.

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Coke ok?

What I like about Turner Duckworth's new Diet Coke packaging is how it demonstrates the power of Coke branding, graphics and toolkit components.
A tight crop on just a couple of letters and we still know its Coke, ok!

Casanueva Pharmacy signage Spain

Great facade and signage by Clavel Architects in Murcia Spain.

FontBook app for iPad - 620 000 typefaces at your fingertips

FontBook on iPad from FontShop on Vimeo.

Send from my iPad