Tag Archives: Illustration

Aardman launches Morph emoji stickers for iMessage

In something of a match made in heaven, animation studio Aardman has released a pack of iMessage stickers in celebration of classic shape-changing character Morph’s 40th anniversary. Some 16 Morph emojis and 12 animated stickers are included in the pack, which can be downloaded from the App Store.

According to Aardman, Morph co-creator Peter Lord made each of the emojis from modelling clay before graphics and animations were added. And as you can imagine, Morph offers up a wide range of expressions – the set includes everything from a crying, laughing or sleeping Morph to a Morph ‘poo’ emoji.

Tap Espresso & Salad Bar branding

Christos Zafeiriadis designed the branding and packaging for Tap Espresso & Salad Bar, a hidden gem tucked away in the lobby of a high-rise commercial building in Sydney, Australia. Tap is proud to source local coffees and provide delicious lunch options, which even includes a salad bar with over 40 different fresh ingredients. 

The identity and all the applications consist of illustrated elements that one can find in the cafe. The color and material selection alongside the industrial space create a friendly atmosphere, helping customers wind down and relax.

The illustrations and typography styles are flashy, fun, and reminiscent of retro diner graphics one might find in the 50s. The illustrations of business people also add a nice personalized touch to the overall branding and illustration. The fresh colors pop against the muted backgrounds to allow overall for an eye-catching design. 

Collage-Style Spice Packaging

wizualizacja autentico gustoAgata Jeziurska designed The Natco Company, a stunning conceptual brand for spice packaging. The Natco Company has a wide variety of spices, and each flavor is designed the reflect the specific flavor of the spices.

“The Natco Company packaging concept combines watercolor illustrations of each spice with geometric and abstract elements that are blended to create stunning collages. The concept is designed to appeal to artisanal food fans with an eye for design.”wizualizacja autentico gustowizualizacja autentico gusto

New V festival identity

The Virgin V Festival has unveiled a brand new look for its 22nd incarnation this coming August created by studio Form. The redesigned logo and identity have just been rolled out in advance of the festival and will form part of the onsite design of the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The project has also resulted in series of additional graphic motifs – from various shapes and arrows to background patterns – which can be used in announcements in print and on social media in the lead up to V Festival 2017.

Starbucks get us in the mood for Spring

It’s been over a month since Punxsutawney Phil saw his own shadow on Groundhog Day which means winter is still in full swing, but Starbucks is here to boost our moods and remind us that Spring is just around the corner.

Starbucks announced today that for the first time ever they’ll be serving their famous coffee in special Spring-themed cups. Their reasoning was “because after the gray days of winter, there’s nothing quite like those first few bursts of color that indicate the arrival of springtime.” We completely agree and love the bold idea and the bright color scheme of these limited-edition cups.

Mozilla rebrand

Internet advocacy and software group Mozilla has revealed its new logo and brand assets – including a bespoke typeface, colour palette and proposed approach to imagery – following a seven-month “open design” process documented on its blog

The new Mozilla logo and suggest colourwaysToday – after seven months, thousands of emails, hundreds of meetings and three rounds of research – the company has finally revealed its new logo, along with a proposed colour palette, language architecture and approach to imagery. Mozilla is now inviting feedback on the branding and says it will continue to share updates as final guidelines are developed.

Peter Bil’ak of Dutch type foundry Typotheque has created a bespoke font, Zilla, for the wordmark and accompanying copy. The font is reminiscent of Courier – the default font used for coding – and was selected for its “journalistic feel”, reflecting Mozilla’s internet advocacy work. It is open-source and will be available to download for free.

Mozilla creative director Tim Murray says the company chose to work with Typotheque because of the foundry’s expertise in “localisation” and creating fonts in various languages. As Murray points out, the design bucks the current trend for sans serif fonts in favour of something rooted in the visual language of the internet.

Names and phrases will appear underneath or to the right of the logoSuggested imagery for Mozilla communicationsjohnsonbanks_Mozilla-1500px_apps2The company intends to work with artists, coders and developers to create a constantly evolving bank of imagery