BP&O Collections — Brochures No.4

Curated by Richard Baird.

The Best of BP&O — Brochures No.4

The fourth collection of brochures, lookbooks, prospectuses, newsletters, brand guidelines and catalogues published on BP&O. These mix layout, material choice and print finish, and between them effectively utilise colour, type, image, texture and paper contrast to communicate and compel, and contribute to a distinctive brand identity. This selection features uncoated and coated papers, spot colours, surface embosses, foils, metallic inks, dyed and bleached boards, and work by graphic design studios Bravo, Mucho, Bunch and Maud, amongst many others.

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BP&O Collections — Business Cards No.9

Curated by Richard Baird.

  The Best of BP&O – Business Cards No.9

The ninth collection of business cards reviewed and published on BP&O. Between them, these highlight how colour, type, form and texture contrast, delivered through a combination of graphic design, material choice and print finish, contribute to a distinctive and communicative brand identity. As with earlier sets, this selection includes illustration, uncoated and coated boards, coloured papers, surface embosses and foils. Featured studios include Inhouse, Richards Partners, Spin and Mind Design.

This post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and gain 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.

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Torafuku by Brief, Canada

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Condensed sans-serif logotype for modern pan Asian restaurant Torafuku by graphic design studio Brief

Torafuku has a simple yet adventurous menu that reinterprets pan asian flavours as modern shared dishes. These are made from good quality and locally sourced ingredients, which are complimented by a variety of contemporary cocktails, a carefully curated wine list and local craft beers. Torafuku is located on the border of Vancouver‘s historic Chinatown and features an open and reductive urban interior space of leather upholstered benches, light wood stools and tables, a long cast concrete surface, panels of material texture and white walls. This is punctuated by a bright and colourful brand identity treatment, which included business card, packaging and menu design, developed by Canadian graphic design studio Brief.

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