BP&O Collections — Film Industry

Selected by Richard Baird.

A continually updated collection of some of the best brand identity design work for film festivals, cinemas, awards, production companies and distributors, reviewed and published on BP&O. This post features work by Pentagram, Studio fnt and Heydays, and includes simple logo design and stationery sets, and extends to those that cover signage, photography, custom typography and lighting.

Projects move between the dramatic and the subtle, the abstract and the referential, the static and dynamic. There are those that look to communicate the storytelling nature of cinema, its craft and immersive nature using imagery, scale and perspective. There are recurring motifs, often given new interpretations, ideas that take their inspiration from an era, technology or particular film, and those that are practical, reflecting the physical and made nature of film production. 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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Sakki by Bond, Finland

Opinion by Richard Baird

Logotype, business cards, icons and mobile-first experience by Bond for Sakki, Finland's national union of vocational students

Sakki is Finland’s national union of vocational students. It is made up of 15-20 year olds from a variety of nations, and offers support, tackles student issues, and engages in activism. Scandinavian graphic design studio Bond worked with the union to design and develop a mobile-first experience, and a visual identity made up of tilt-responsive iconography, a bright, simple and modern colour palette and quirky logotype.

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Hands On: Real Review by OK-RM, United Kingdom

Opinion by Richard Baird

BP&O takes a hands on look at quarterly magazine Real Review, a collaboration between by OK-RM and Jack Self

Real Review is an award-winning quarterly magazine that pursues what it means to live today through analysis, evaluation and enquiry. It is a collaboration between London-based design studio OK-RM and editor Jack Self, the founder of architectural practice and cultural institute Real. Real Review offers wide ranging comment on a variety of topics, is presented in a compact format and mixes dense text, image and moments of space with the intention of being an efficient, economical and readable format.

In the third of an ongoing series, which follows reviews of Snøhetta’s Folk+Form and Blok’s Rain, Gravity, Heat, Cold by Blok, BP&O takes a hands on look at Real Review.

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