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Coiffure Duett by Bureau Collective

New logo for Swiss hair salon Coiffure Duett designed by Bureau Collective

Coiffure Duett is hair salon, located in the Swiss town of St.Gallen, owned by stylist duo Fabienne Meier and Nadine Loser. The salon’s visual identity, developed by graphic design studio Bureau Collective, reflects the dual partnership, a close client/hairdresser philosophy and a personal, individualised service-lead approach to contemporary style through a contrasting serif and sans serif logo-type, two tone colour palette and the comb-like, interlocking die-cut detail.

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The Finnish Cultural Institute designed by Kokoro & Moi

The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux designed by Kokoro & Moi

The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux (Fins Cultureel Instituut, Institut Culturel Finlandais) is a non-profit organisation that promotes Finnish arts and culture to the Benelux countries of the Netherlands, France and Belgium, with the intention of fostering collaborative opportunities for artists and organisations within the fields of music, literature, design, cinema and the performing and visual arts. The institute’s visual identity, designed by creative agency Kokoro & Moi, juxtaposes the horizontal, modernist formality and contemporary professionalism of a broadly spaced, uppercase and geometric sans serif execution of one language with the slanted, stamp and craft-like treatment of another.

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Cuckoo designed by Band

Logo and salmon pink business card designed by Band for underground electronic music venue, cocktail and tapas bar Cuckoo

Cuckoo is an underground electronic music venue, cocktail and tapas bar located on Adelaide’s Hindley Street. To celebrate their fifth year in business multi-disciplinary design studio Band was commissioned to develop a new visual identity and interior design for the venue. The result is an unusual mixed typographical solution that favours personality over design convention appropriately tempered by a consistent collateral and interior solution with craft-cues.

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