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Fosnavåg Konserthus designed by Heydays

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Animated logo for Fosnavaag Cultural Centre designed by Heydays

Fosnavåg is a city on the island of Bergsøya, situated off the west coast of Norway not far from the Altantic Ocean. It is home to a variety of maritime businesses including fishing, logistics and shipbuilding and now the location of Fosnavaag Cultural Centre, a new concert hall founded by the local community.

The concert hall’s brand identity, designed by Heydays, explores the relationship between Fosnavåg and the Atlantic Ocean – the foundation of local industry and culture – the point at which weathered buildings meet the precise structure of the concert hall, technology and innovation, and the convergence of sea and music through a system that includes dynamic logo and interactive sign, illuminated interior displays, t-shirts, badges and a variety of print collateral.

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The Best of BP&O — February 2015

The-Best-of-BPO-February-2015

February’s highlights included new packaging for Teahouse Exclusives by Peter Schmidt Group, Kurppa Hosk’s brand identity work for carpet manufacturer and distributor Ogeborg, Fuzzco’s work for candle and gift retailer Candlefish, and the visual identity for Eden Project’s Big Lunch Extras designed by Believe In which features illustrative work by Parko Polo. However, there were five projects that really stood out and have made it into BP&O’s Best Of Series, a feature that brings together the most interesting and unusual projects published on the site each month for another opportunity to be seen and shared.

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Adisgladis designed by Bedow

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Yellow business cards for clothing and gadget retailer Adisgladis designed by Bedow

Adisgladis is a Swedish clothing, accessories, outdoor gear and gadget retailer with a premises on Stockholm’s Wollmar Yxkullsgatan street. It has a distinctive interior of copper pipe racks, die cut card hangers, wood fibre and chipboard surfaces, and a philosophy that embraces organic, up-cycled and positive living. Adisgladis’ new visual identity, developed by design studio Bedow, draws on the retailer’s interior, its positive and sustainable ideologies and an element of utility and technology, and visualises these using a mix of illustration, pictograms, type, colour and material choice across bags, packaging, signage, stationery and storefront display.

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Teahouse Exclusives designed by Peter Schmidt Group

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Packaging for Teahouse Exclusives designed by Peter Schmidt Group

Teahouse Exclusives is a Hamburg based company with a portfolio of high-quality black, green, fruit, and herbal teas, a philosophy that revolves around sophistication, quality and modern lifestyle values, and describes itself online as being trend-conscious. Based around the concept of individuality and strong character, integrated brand consulting business Peter Schmidt Group worked with Teahouse Exclusives to develop a new packaging treatment for its everyday range. These feature original illustrative and typographic detail and a contrast of bronze metallic and fluorescent spot colours.

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