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Hicks designed by Face, Mexico

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Brand identity and envelopes with block foil and blind deboss detail designed by Face for Mexican real estate group Hicks.

Hicks is described by Face, the graphic design studio behind its new visual identity, as a new-generation real estate group with big ambitions, and who are currently in the process of building a state-of the art mixed-use project with architect Fernando Romero in the Mexican city of Chihuahua.

Face were commissioned to develop a brand identity system that would differentiate three speciality businesses; Hicks Capital, Hicks Development and Hicks Solutions, but would also have a commonality that reflected their collaborative approach to projects. Within this system, these companies are differentiated by colour and form but united by materiality, typography and layout across stationery and business cards.

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Neighbourhood by Ahoy, United Kingdom

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Logo and signage for Manchester restaurant, bar and club Neighbourhood by Ahoy, United Kingdom

Neighbourhood is a restaurant, bar and club, located in the centre of Manchester, with a vibrant and eclectic interior inspired by New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas dining scenes. This is brought to life through the juxtaposition of bright neon signage and indoor foliage alongside the more classical qualities of copper fixtures and fittings, marble surfaces and velvet upholstered furniture. This contrast is also expressed throughout Neighbourhood’s brand identity, developed by Manchester and Liverpool-based studio Ahoy, in contrasting colour choice, type and pattern. This links business cards, packaging, menus and interior graphics, and coincided with an extensive refurbishment of the restaurant.

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Marquez Quevedo by La Tortillería, Mexico

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Brand identity and gold foiled stationery for Mexican architectural studio Marquez Quevedo by La Tortillería

Márquez Quevedo is a San Pedro based architectural practice that balances space, proportion, materials, form and colour to compose creative spaces filled with movement. Drawing on what is described as the practice’s sophisticated style and vision Mexican graphic design studio La Tortillería developed a new brand identity for Márquez Quevedo with a sense of space, structure and materiality, both in image and physical texture, that links business cards, stationery and website.

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