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Ascui & Co. Architects designed by Grosz Co. Lab

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Architecture business card with grey board and black foil detail by Grosz Co. Lab for Ascui & Co.

Ascui & Co. Architects is an Melbourne-based studio with a rich history, depth of experience and a vision they describe as being a true perspective rather than one founded on intuition. Their projects are considered smart and environmentally sustainable, unexpected yet grounded by purpose, and range from residential additions to multimillion-dollar commercial developments.

Anchored in the concept of Process & Possibility — a maxim that refers to the rhythm and harmony, beauty and functionality of Ascui & Co.’s work — Grosz Co. Lab designed a flexible brand identity system that celebrates the studio’s creative and progressive nature through a visual language of morphing patterns and an ever-changing ‘temperature’ based colour palette.

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The Best of BP&O — Business Cards No.3

Curated by Richard Baird.

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The third collection of business cards reviewed and published on BP&O. These typically balance graphic design, material choice and print finish and often utilise colour, type, form and texture contrast to contribute to a distinctive brand identity. As with the first and second sets, this selection features uncoated and coated papers, edge painted detail, surface embosses, foils, dyed and unbleached boards and triplex material processes. Featured studios include Werklig, Heydays, Bielke+Yang and Build.

This post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and get access to older but equally interesting projects through different themes, in this case business cards, and expands upon previous posts under the category The Best of BP&O. This series can be subscribed to here. If you have any suggestions for further themes let me know.

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BP&O Collections — Business Cards No.2

Curated by Richard Baird.

The Best of BP&O —  Business Cards No.2

The second collection of business cards reviewed and published on BP&O. These typically balance graphic design, material and print finish and often utilise colour, type, form and texture contrast to contribute to a distinctive brand identity. As with the first set, this selection features uncoated and coated papers, edge painted detail, surface embosses, foil finishes, dyed boards and triplex material processes as well as die cuts. Featured studios include Madethought, Friends, Bunch and Mucho.

This post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and get access to older but equally interesting projects through different themes, in this case business cards, and expands upon previous posts under the category The Best of BP&O. This series can be subscribed to here. If you have any suggestions for further themes let me know.

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Merchants of Beverage designed by Manual

Opinion by Robert Holmkvist.

Copper foil business cards by Manual for online wine and spirits gift service Merchants Of Beverage

Merchants of Beverage is an online service that aims to make buying and gifting luxury items easy. Products include wines, spirits and Champagne’s, as well as hand-blown crystal stemware and professional barware. Each item has been handpicked and curated by a team of experts and sourced from a variety of international artisans. The service’s new brand identity, which included monogram, logotype, stationery and packaging design, art direction and e-commerce website, and features photography from Doron Gild and illustration by Sharon Hwang, was managed by San Francisco based Manual.

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