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BP&O Collections — Type Play

Selected by Richard Baird.

BP&O Collections — Type Play

A continually updated collection of graphic identity design work with a playful typographical and/or lettering component, reviewed and published on BP&O. This post features work by Pentagram, Base Design and Glasfurd & Walker and includes seasonal poster campaigns, packaging, simple and broad brand identity systems.

Projects typically share a strong visual impact and a graphic immediacy in the repetition and proportion of type across different surfaces. Some employ convival visual languages such as Base Design’s work for Mitsulift and RE’s identity for Sydney Design Festival, while others use a playful intersection of type, material and material structure, check out BBDO’s work for Sydlexia and Essem’s packaging for Mathias Dahlgren Edition.

This post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and get access to older but equally interesting projects through different themes, and expands on previous posts under the category The Best of BP&O. This series can be subscribed to here.

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BP&O Collections — Events & Exhibitions

Selected by Richard Baird.

BP&O Collections — Events & Exhibitions

A continually updated collection of some of the best graphic identity design work created for events, conferences and festivals, reviewed and published on BP&O. This post features work by Pentagram, Collins and Toko, and includes simple postcards and poster sets, and extends to those that cover signage, lanyards, t-shirts and tote bags.

Projects typically share a strong visual impact and a graphic immediacy in the contrast of colour and type, followed up with detail and information up close. Occasionally these diverge, employing a striking iconographic or illustrative approach, literal depictions and or those that are more abstract in their references. For the most part, these are rooted in a compelling concept such as Collins’ work for PopTech and Re’s graphic identity for the Sydney Design Festival. Be sure to click the images to read more about the project, the intentions of each design, and how these work alongside other assets.

This post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and get access to older but equally interesting projects through different themes, and expands on previous posts under the category The Best of BP&O. This series can be subscribed to here.

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BP&O Collections — Brochures No.7

Selected by Richard Baird.

BP&O Collections — Brochures No.7

The seventh collection of brochures, annual reports, catalogues and event programmes published on BP&O. These mix layout, material choice and print finish, and between them effectively utilise colour, type, proportion, image, texture and paper contrast to communicate, compel and contribute to a distinctive graphic identity. This selection features uncoated and coated papers, spot colours, blind deboss and die cuts, and includes work by studios Folch, Spy and Toko.

In the spirit of trying to subvert the chronological value-hierarchies of the traditional blog format this post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and gain access to older but equally interesting projects through different themes. Further, this is less about optical pyrotechnics, although that is a consideration, but how each of these fulfils a role within a broader system, click each image to read more. This expands upon previous posts under the category BP&O Collections. If you liked this check out more brochures here.

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