Posted: October 2, 2017 Filed under: Fonts in Use, Graphic Design Reviews, Logo Reviews, Photography | Tags: Brand Identity, Brand Identity Blog, Brand Identity Reviews, Branding, Branding Agency, Branding Blog, Branding Reviews, British Design, Business Card Design, Design For Print, Design News, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Designed by Bedow, Fonts in Use: Portrait, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Logo Design Inspiration, Logo Design Resource, Logo Designs, Logo Opinion, Logos for Photographers, Logotypes, Material Thinking, Monogram Design, Scandinavian, Swedish Design, The Best Business Cards of 2017, The Best Graphic Design Work of 2016, Type Foundry: Commercial Type, Typography, Uncoated Papers & Cards
Opinion by Richard Baird
Gustav Almestål is a Swedish still life photographer who has built an extensive, high-profile and international client list that includes the likes of Electrolux, Wall Street Journal and Hermes. He now works from Stockholm, following several years in London, on projects that range from advertising and editorial to food and interiors.
The design of Gustav Almestål’s visual identity, which rested in the hands of Scandinavian design studio Bedow, touches upon his personal and innovative approach, use of light and shadow, and his frequent reference to enduring still life themes and historical art. These are expressed through a distinctive and individual monogram, its sculptural and dimensional qualities, an unusual multi-coloured foil, the chiseled serifs of Portrait and the broad monospacing of sans-serif Heimat Mono.
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Posted: February 9, 2016 Filed under: Art and Design, Logo Reviews | Tags: American Design, Art Gallery Logos and Brand Identities, Black and White, Blind Emboss, Brand Identity Blog, Brand Identity Reviews, Branding Agency, Branding Blog, Branding Reviews, Business Card Design, Custom Typography, Design For Print, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Designed by Project Projects, Designed in New York, Fonts in Use: Portrait, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Label Design, Letterhead Design, Logotypes, Minimal Design, Minimalist Brand Identities, Monochromatic Brand Identities, Monolinear Typography, Postcard Design, Poster Design, Sans-serif Typography, Stationery Design, Swedish Design, The Best Brand Identities of 2016, Think Work Observe, Type Foundry: Commercial Type, Typography, Uncoated Papers & Cards
Opinion by Richard Baird.
James Cohan is a contemporary art gallery with two locations in New York, one in Lower East Side and the other in Chelsea. Recent exhibitions have included work by artists such as Mernet Larsen, Fred Tomaselli and Beatriz Milhazes, with Philip Hanson and Omer Fast to follow later this year.
The gallery recently collaborated with American graphic design studio Project Projects to develop a new visual identity. This went on to include custom logotype, business cards, stationery and website, as well as print for the inaugural exhibition of early drawings and sculptures by artist Robert Smithson.
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