Posted: August 8, 2017 Filed under: Fitness, Health and Beauty, Fonts in Use, Packaging Reviews | Tags: Best Packaging Designs, Bottle Packaging, Brand Identity Reviews, Branding & Packaging of 2017, Branding Blog, Branding Reviews, Colour in Use: Pastels, Coloured Paper, Cosmetic Packaging, Creative Packaging, Design Blog, Design For Print, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Designed in Auckland, From New Zealand, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Logo Design & Branding Blog, Logotypes, Material Thinking, Minimal Design, Minimal Logos, Minimal Package Design, Packaging Company, Packaging Design, Packaging Design Blog, Packaging Design Resource, Packaging News, Sans-serif Logotypes, Sans-serif Typography, Skincare, Typography, Uncoated Papers & Cards
Opinion by Richard Baird
Ki Sunscreen was developed by national skincare clinic Caci to protect against the harsh New Zealand sun, and the skin damage and premature ageing that UVA and UVB rays can cause. It is made from the latest generation of ingredients proven to protect, and those that help to control oils and maintain a matt finish. This balance between clinically proven effectiveness and cosmetic mindfulness is expressed by its brand identity and packaging design, developed by Auckland studio Akin, in the meeting of bold black logotype, and the material interaction between uncoated paper and print finish.
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Posted: February 21, 2017 Filed under: Fonts in Use, Graphic Design Reviews, Logo Reviews, Property | Tags: Brand Identity, Brand Identity Reviews, Branding, Branding & Packaging of 2017, Branding Blog, Branding Reviews, Brochure Design, Colour in Use: Red, Custom Typefaces & Logotypes, Custom Typography, Design For Print, Design News, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Designed by Richards Partners, Designed in Auckland, From New Zealand, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Graphic Identity Shortlist 2017, Hoarding Design, Logo Design & Branding Blog, Logo Design Inspiration, Logo Design Resource, Logo Designs, Logo Opinion, Logotypes, Packaging Company, Property Development Logos, The Very Best Brand Identities of 2017, The Very Best of 2017, The Very Best of BP&O, Typography, Uncoated Papers & Cards
Opinion by Richard Baird.
Fabric is a residential property development project and new pocket neighbourhood within the area of Onehunga, one of Auckland’s oldest suburbs and a brownfield site of warehouses with a light industrial heritage. Developers Lamont and Co., alongside Colliers International, commissioned graphic design studio Richards Partners to create a brand identity for the development that would link brochures, specifications pack, website and a variety of print communications for the showroom.
Richards Partners’ concept reflects the architecture and surrounding context of Fabric, which takes its name from the historical use of the site as a clothing factory, through logotype connected by the thread-like qualities of hyphens, built up into a custom display typeface, and the material quality of uncoated dyed papers, fabric cover and blind deboss. This post was updated August 2017 with a bunch of new images.
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