Although best known as Brazil ‘s leading art fair, this week’s SP-Arte also provides a platform for young designers. Contributor Benoit Loiseau selects his highlights of the ones to watch. Every April, the international art world flocks to São Paulo for SP-Arte. Source: Five emerging Brazilian design studios to watch
Hong Kong-based designers StudioWMW have recently been selected for the Tokyo TDC Annual Awards 2019, and it’s no surprise. The award recognises the studio’s design work for the Hong Kong International Photo Festival’s visual identity, created at the end of last year as a refresh to the annual festival’s brand.
Korean studio Everyday Practice is constantly challenging its own design methodologies. Not only working in two-dimensional print, the studio, founded by Kwon Joonho, Kim Kyung-chul and Kim also expands its creative practice across a multitude of digital and experiential platforms. Source: Designing for all aspects of Korean culture: the multi-talented
Working with just 17.3-square-meters (approx. 186-square-feet), Fateeva Design created the perfect studio apartment for a student in Odessa, Ukraine. The owners inherited the flat and weren’t quite sure what to do with it when Elena Fateeva suggested they transform it into a rental unit. Source: A Cozy Flat in Odessa
IKEA has made its first venture into audio products with a collection of Bluetooth-enabled speakers named Eneby. The Scandinavian furniture giant will release its Eneby speakers in two sizes later this month. Each feature fabric-covered fronts, with a simple circular dial detail that has a small light to indicate when
Its fame was hugely amplified by a star appearance in the 1967 Hollywood film The Graduate, with Dustin Hoffman, but it didn’t need such publicity for success. Its basic excellence and loss-making Alfa Romeo’s inability to replace it caused it to live on for 27 years, in an increasingly adulterated
This small one-room studio is decorated with lots of white combined with natural materials and warm colours like beige an ochre. This warm palette looks very inviting and unifies the style throughout the space. My favourite area must be the small white dining area with the white bentwood chairs. Perfect
Graphis Photography Master Christopher Wilson took a leap into photography and brought a wealth of knowledge with him When Christopher Wilson decided to transition from the advertising world to a position behind the camera, the world gained one of the most sensitive and skillful photographers. Source: Graphis Master: Christopher Wilson’s
A well-designed poster is important because it piques viewers’ interest in the subject it depicts. This is true for all posters, whether they’re for movies, festivals or concerts, cities, public transportation schedules and maps, or decorative posters. Source: The 10 best freelance poster designers for hire in 2018
Paul Rand, was a seminal figure in graphic design who made innovative visual identities for some of America’s major corporations and book and magazine publishers
We all have seen the designs of Paul Rand at some stage of our lives. He had a career spanning nearly seven decades. There is the seminal logo for IBM and the logo for ABC. There is the Westinghouse logo, the logo for NeXT computers. There are posters and packaging, book covers, record covers and a multitude of magazine covers.