Spritmuseum (formerly Vin & Sprithistoriska Museet) is a Stockholm based art gallery, museum, tasting room, meeting-place, bar, restaurant and open-air café with a unique spirit theme. Its new identity, developed by multidisciplinary design agency Stockholm Design Lab, is based around a bold word-mark constructed from a typeface now synonymous with the Absolut brand (and Swedish design) and pairs it with a simple but iconic four stroke glass illustration that neatly draws its reference from the external structure of the museum. This simplicity is reflected through a set of collateral that juxtaposes heavy headlines, underlines and small body copy that has a subtle art-house/editorial quality that looks clean and modernistic. This formality is given a light-hearted twist with a animation that alters the focus of the logo-type capturing the intoxicating theme of the venue.
This week sees the launch of Barcelona-based brand and graphic design agency Lo Siento’s new visual identity. Created out-of-house by international studio Mucho, the solution blends a modern serif logo-type with a reductionist approach to letter-forms through reification and an industrial, hand-stenciled treatment across the business cards to visualise an unusual industrial and artisan design philosophy.
Resolve is a Norweigen provider of a broad selection of cleaning and restoration services to both the commercial and private clients covering asbestos removal, fire and water damage mitigation and ventilation cleaning. Their new identity, designed by Oslo based Neue, rejects that hard industrial aesthetics of the sector in favour of a softer, people led proposition.