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BP&O Collections — Business Cards No.12

Opinion by Richard Baird Posted 23 August 2016

The Best of BP&O — Business Cards No.12

The twelfth collection of business cards created as part of a broader brand identity programme, reviewed and published on BP&O in 2016. Between them, these highlight how colour, type, form and contrast, material choice and print finish, contribute to a distinctive and communicative brand identity. This set includes uncoated and coated boards, illustration, dyed papers, embossed surfaces and foils. Featured studios include Swear Words, Only, Franklyn and Studio South. Be sure to click through to get a sense of how these fit within a broader brand identity program and the communicative intentions that underpin their aesthetic.

Primary designed by DIA, United States

Brand identity and business cards for New York based co-working and wellness concept Primary designed by DIA

IDES designed by Swear Words, Australia

Business card with blind emboss and white block foil detail by graphic design studio Swear Words for Melbourne restaurant Ides

Helbers by Only, United Kingdom

Brand identity and business card by Leeds-based graphic design studio Only for Parisian menswear label Helbers

Kimski by Franklyn, United States

Brand identity, illustration and business cards by New York graphic design studio Franklyn for Chicago’s Korean Polish street food restaurant Kimski

M11 by Inhouse, New Zealand

Brand identity and business cards for Auckland-based luxe salon M11 designed by Inhouse, New Zealand

Mister by Brief, Canada

Brand identity and business cards by Brief for Vancouver-based all natural, artisanal and seasonal ice cream business Mister

Meg’s by Studio South, New Zealand

Brand identity and business cards by Auckland-based Studio South for New Zealand tailoring service Meg's

Gretas by 25AH, Sweden
Brand identity, logo and business cards for Stockholm-based cafe Gretas at Haymarket designed by 25AH, Sweden

Linden Staub by Bibliothèque, United Kingdom

Logo and business cards with gold foil and embossed detail for UK model agency Linden Staub by Bibliothèque.

Embla by A Friend Of Mine, Australia

Brand identity and business cards by A Friend Of Mine for Melbourne restaurant and wine bar Embla

Paley by Mucca, United States

Brand identity and copper block foiled business cards for Los Angeles restaurant Paley designed by Mucca, United States

Giant by Also Design, United States

Brand identity for Chicago restaurant Giant by Also Design, United States

Rattis Books by The Counter Press, United Kingdom

Logo and triplex business cards by London-based design studio, private press and typography workshop The Counter Press for UK independent publisher Rattis Books.

Landhaus Keller by Seite Zwei, Austria

Brand identity and gold foiled business cards by Austrian graphic design studio Seite Zwei for Graz-based restaurant Landhaus Keller.

Sommos by Mucho

Branding and business cards with gold ink detail by Mucho for Dutch online wine subscription service Sommos

Hicks by Face, Mexico

Brand identity and business cards with block foil and blind deboss detail designed by Face for Hicks Development.

Hato by Allink, Switzerland

Brand identity and business cards for fine dining Asian restaurant Hato designed by Allink, Switzerland

Frameline designed by Mucho

Business cards for LGBT film festival and non profit Frameline by Mucho. These feature a bright blue spot colour.