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The Assembly designed by Bravo

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Logo and neon sign by Bravo for Singapore based men's retail store and coffee shop The Assembly

The Assembly and The Assembly Ground are a men’s retail destination and coffee shop in Singapore. The store stocks a variety of lifestyle labels for the “fun and spontaneous gentlemen who appreciate quality” while the coffee shop is a space for like-minded individuals to get together. Design studio Bravo was responsible for creating a cohesive interior design and visual identity for both experiences.

Described as classic, versatile and playful, Bravo’s treatment mixes familiar fashion patterns with hand drawn illustrative flourishes and practical sans-serif typography across menus, business cards, bags and tags, and sets these within the context of an interior of robust, industrial and earthy material textures, surfaces and furniture.

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Panini Internazionale by Stockholm Design Lab

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Logo for Panini Internazionale by Stockholm Design Lab

Panini Internazionale began life as a small delicatessen in 1990 and since then has grown to become a chain of fast food stores with 19 locations in and around the city of Stockholm. Panini Internazionale delivers good quality healthy food quickly and conveniently, is a family run business, and features a name and visual identity treatment developed by Stockholm Design Lab.

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Aultmore designed by Stranger & Stranger

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Packaging for single malt Scotch whisky brand Aultmore designed by Stranger & Stranger

Aultmore is a rare Speyside single malt Scotch whisky known locally as “a nip of the Buckie Road” and is part of the ‘Last Great Malts of Scotland’ collection from John Dewar & Sons. Drawing inspiration from the misty and mysterious area known as ‘Foggie Moss’, a place where the distillery’s water filters through, design studio Stranger & Stranger developed a label, bottle and packaging treatment that, while heavy on the heritage, individuality and craft cues inherent to the industry, sets a unique tone through image and the absence of image.

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VBMS designed by Studio Dumbar

Opinion by Richard Baird.

VBMS logo, visual identity and stationery by Studio Dumbar.

Visser & Smith Marine Contracting is the market leader for subsea power cable installation in Europe. It provides and lays grid-to-grid connections for offshore wind farms and similar facilities. Following investment from and partnership with dredging and marine experts Boskalis, Studio Dumbar worked with VMSC, now named VBMS (VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions), to provide strategy, brand identity design and creative direction that would help launch this new partnership onto the international market place.

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