Calepino is a french manufacturer and brand of “traditional yet technical notebooks with an authentic vintage spirit” made from 100% recycled, locally sourced paper, covered with a cardboard from a factory with a heritage dating back to 1927 and assembled by hand.
Calepino’s brand identity and print, recently designed by Florida based Studio Birdsall, juxtaposes the earthy craft textures of an uncoated and unbleached material choice of the covers alongside the bright, bleached white substrate and stamp-based print finish of the stationery, a choice that ties them neatly to the interior pages of the notebooks. These are united by the shared economy of a bright single colour print finish, a subtle multi-functionality in the recurring ruler detail and the simple sans-serif efficiency and practicality of an extended, uppercase and well spaced logotype created from Univers. The serifs of italic typeface Cochin adds a small detail and flourish that counters the strong utility set by the materials and print finish. Both Univers and Cochin neatly reflect the origins of the Calepino brand through their own history as products of French type foundry Deberny & Peignot.
Food Studio is a group of food professionals, designers and photographers that come together to create unique and unconventional shared, natural and Nordic food experiences, table talks and workshops where “food becomes conceptualized through physical and mental experiments”.
Design agency Bielke&Yang, who have been part of Food Studio from the beginning, recently worked with a team of copywriters, ﬁlm producers and photographers to create a “holistic brand and experience” for the studio that included strategy, naming, identity design, website, packaging and an extensive set of printed collateral.
Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert is a glassware designer and manufacturer currently working in France with a free hand glass blowing philosophy mastered while traveling internationally across the US and Europe.
Spanish design agency Hey recently developed a new visual identity solution for Jeremy that captures the heat, craft and art of glass blowing through a smart combination of colour and laser cut detail that gives the print work a scorched paper quality – an interesting way to capture the process of molten glass manipulation – the craft qualities of uncoated unbleached materials, coloured rubber bands and hand emboss detail and the juxtaposition of a stencil based industrial utility cut into the classic detail of a serif type choice.