Posted: January 29, 2016 Filed under: Architecture and The Built Environment, Logo Reviews | Tags: Architecture Logos, Brand Identity Reviews, Branding Blog, Branding Reviews, Business Card Design, Design For Print, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Designed by Commando Group, Designed by Savvy, Engineering Logos, Envelope Design, Foil Blocking, Folder Design, Fonts in Use: Univers, From Latin America, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Logo Design & Branding Blog, Logo Design Inspiration, Logo Design Resource, Logotypes, Mexican Design, Minimal Design, Minimal Logos, Minimalist Brand Identities, Modernist Brand Identities, Sans-serif Typography, Spot Colours, Stationery Design, The Best Brand Identities of 2016, Typography, Uncoated Papers & Cards
Opinion by Richard Baird.
Obra Blanca is an architecture studio, established in 2013, with offices in the Mexican city of Veracruz. The studio looks to transcend Mexico’s architectural landscape, remain independent and resistant to trends, and free to experiment and explore. It attributes a building’s value to its coherence, craftsmanship, materiality, functionality and context.
Obra Blanca represents the last step in construction, the stage at which a building stops being just a structure and gains character from, and is an extension and reflection of, its inhabitants. This informed the studio’s new brand identity, created by graphic design studio Savvy, and manifests itself in two parts, in structure and content, which runs across business cards, stationery and brochures.
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