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The Best of BP&O — Studios of 2015

Curated by Richard Baird.

  The Best of BP&O - Studios of 2015

2015 has been a great year for new brand identity and package design work. There have been a wealth of studios, well-established and fledgling, producing some visually interesting but also thoughtful and concept driven work. New to BP&O this year were Sweden’s The Studio, Seattle based Shore and Spanish studio Folch.

This post, the last of three—also check out Packaging of 2015 and Brand Identities of 2015—has been selected from a list of studios with four or more projects featured on the site over the last year. Relatively small studios such as Believe In and B&B Studio stood alongside those with international offices in terms of quality, a commitment to documenting their work, and BP&O features.

However, five studios stood out for the diversity of their work and their balance of clear communicative intention and compelling aesthetic, who have made it into BP&O’s Best Of Series, a feature that regular readers will probably now know brings together the most interesting, unexpected or unusual projects published on the site for another opportunity to be seen and shared.

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The Best of BP&O — Brand Identities of 2015

Curated by Richard Baird.

The Best Brand Identity Designs of 2015

2015’s brand identity design highlights included Clase bcn’s work for furniture business Enea and Woodland Wine Merchant by Perky Bros, Heydays’ responsive signage for Fosnavåg Konserthus and Kurppa Hosk’s visual language for Swedish design store Designtorget. However, there were five projects that stood out, and have made it into BP&O’s Best Of Series. This feature brings together the most interesting, unexpected or unusual projects published on the site throughout 2015 for another opportunity to be seen and shared. These balance a strong concept with a compelling aesthetic and communicative intention that appropriately plays with photography, colour, texture, layout, form, type and print finish.

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The Best of BP&O — Packaging of 2015

Curated by Richard Baird.

The Best Package Designs of 2015

2015’s package design highlights included O/O Brewing by Lundgren+Lindqvist, Round’s work for Loving Earth and Robot Food’s collaborations with Costèllo + Hellerstein and Naughty But Rice. However, there were five projects that stood out, and have made it into BP&O’s Best Of Series. This feature brings together the most interesting, unexpected or unusual projects published on the site during 2015 for another opportunity to be seen and shared. These balance a strong and appropriate concept with a compelling aesthetic that plays with image, colour, texture, layout, form, type and print finish.

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