Highpark is a new residential project located in the middle of San Pedro Garza García and described by Face – the agency behind the development’s visual identity, print work and website – as ‘arguably one of Latin America’s most affluent municipalities’ and widely credited as an “architectural masterpiece”.
Face go on to say that the ”project needed to speak volumes about the brand’s commitment to creativity, sophistication, and quality of lifestyle. It was conceived by superstar Mexican architect Michel Rojkind, and envisioned as an urban development of luxury residences in northern Mexico’s most exclusive corner.” As such Face created a “clean, polished, unobtrusive aesthetic designed to beautifully showcase the project, using sharp, classic typography, and the fool-proof duo of black and gold.”
Iannilli is a traditional Italian restaurant located in the Mexican city of Monterrey. Its visual identity, recently revised by design studio Savvy, contrasts classic and contemporary design cues to satisfy an established clientele – expecting traditional food and service – while also appealing to a younger generation.
Atelier af is an international art consultancy and publishing firm based in Mexico City. This month the company launched a new visual identity based around an unusual and unique double monogram, created by independent and multidisciplinary design agency Blok, that fuses and contrasts forms that convey classic artistic ideals such as emotion, individuality and expression and the modernistic themes of systems, pragmatism and objectivity.
Multidisciplinary design agency Face have recently developed the visual identity for San Pedro based law firm Zambrano Rivero. To capture the ‘very classic’, ‘sophisticated’ and ‘reliable’ nature of the the brand, Face has utilised a simple logo-type, square monogram and a tactile combination of uncoated substrates, foil and thermo-graphic ink executed across the stationery.
Caramela is a Monterrty (MX) based chocolate boutique and caterer that creates traditional treats inspired by European pastries. Their identity, designed by independent design agency Anagrama, is an unusual but striking mix of a sweet neon pink and clinical white, a subtle 80′s retro-fashion polkadot pattern, the practical/industrial and craft aesthetic of an unbleached and uncoated substrate, adhesives and white screen print, finished with a simple but contemporary Gotham logo-type.
Kinetica is an international industrial design studio located in Santa Catarina, Mexico, that specialises in non-standard architectural projects. Their identity, created by supermodernist design agency Face, utilises a bold black and yellow colour palette, a simple logo-type and a grid based collateral layout to create a clean and contemporary interpretation of heavy industry infused with architectural references.
Casa Bosques is an initiative, founded by Mexico based design studio Savvy, to develop a variety of seasonal and sustainable products through a collaborative process across multiple disciplines. The initiative’s first product line, a range of 12 chocolates inspired by the months of the year, were created by master chocolatier Jorge Llanderal using high quality Ecuadorian cocoa fused with spices selected by experts.
Mal de Mar is a San Pedro, MX based business and on-line journal where art, design, architecture, photography and travel combine. The journal’s new identity, developed by ‘supermodernist’ design agency Face, captures and binds the timeless pursuit of knowledge and experience through travel and culture with that of the modern technological world with a contemporary fusion of light, symmetrical and consistent line work and the classic sensibilities of a broadly spaced serif logo-type.
Mezcal Amores is a brand of mezcal, a Mexican spirit distilled from the plant maguey which is believed to have a history dating back to 400BC. The brand approached independent design agency Butic to develop an identity, packaging proposition, collaterals and documentary film.
Bulbo is a San Pedro, (MX) based boutique lighting shop that specialises in high-end products and interior planning. The brand approached independent design agency Anagrama to develop a visual identity that would unite the company’s experience of light and space with the contemporary elegance of their products.