Posted: June 19, 2017 Filed under: Fitness, Health and Beauty, Graphic Design Reviews, Logo Reviews, Packaging Reviews | Tags: Best Packaging Designs, Bottle Packaging, Brand Identity Reviews, Branding & Packaging of 2017, Branding Blog, Branding Reviews, Business Card Design, Colour in Use: Grey, Coloured Paper, Cosmetic Packaging, Creative Packaging, Design Blog, Design For Print, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Designed by Kurppa Hosk, Designed in Stockholm, Fonts In Use: Atlas, From Europe, From Scandinavia, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Logo Design & Branding Blog, Logos, Logotypes, Minimal Design, Minimal Logos, Minimal Package Design, Organic Packaging, Packaging Company, Packaging Design, Packaging Design Blog, Packaging Design Resource, Packaging News, Sans-serif Logotypes, Sans-serif Typography, Skincare, Stationery Design, Swedish Design, The Best Graphic Design Work of 2017, The Very Best of 2017, Type Foundry: Commercial Type, Typography, Uncoated Papers & Cards
Opinion by Richard Baird
REF is an environmentally conscientious Swedish hair care brand with a range of products that are made from high quality organic ingredients. With a desire to enter the international market of the US and further into the Nordic regions, both dominated by well-established FMCG, Scandinavian design studio Kurppa Hosk were commissioned to rejuvenate REF’s visual identity. This included packaging design, art direction, stationery, business cards and web design. These are linked by what the studio describe as a system of simplistic graphic elements and a modest earthy colour palette.
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Posted: June 12, 2017 Filed under: Art and Design, Graphic Design Reviews | Tags: Book & Magazine Design, Branding & Packaging of 2017, Coloured Paper, Design Blog, Design For Print, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Design Reviews: Editorial Design, Designed by Bedow, Designed in Stockholm, Editorial Design, From Europe, From Scandinavia, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Graphic Design Shortlist 2017, Material Thinking, The Best Graphic Design Work of 2017, The Very Best of 2017, Typography
Opinion by Richard Baird.
Anna Bjerger is a Swedish artist, born 1973 in Skallsjö, now living and working in Älmhult. Through a process of reconfiguring found imagery, bought from secondhand stores and garage sales, by transforming their context and reordering hierarchy with paint and a focus on dimension, Anna intends to intensify experience and create new narratives.
Swedish design studio Bedow were commissioned to design Anna Bjerger’s book of works 2013—2017. This was published by Galleri Magnus Karlsson, David Risley Gallery and Kristianstads konsthall in conjunction with her solo exhibition Familiar Shadows.
The book is a limited edition hardback of 104 pages and 155×225 mm in size. It includes texts by Karl Ove Knausgård and Karin Faxén Sporrong. Only 600 copies were available with 50 of these signed and presented in a numbered box marked by the artist’s fingerprints.
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