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Tidningshuset by Pontus by Bold, Sweden

playOpinion by Richard Baird.

Brand identity, print and packaging for Stockholm lunch restaurant Tidningshuset by Pontus by Bold, Sweden

Tidningshuset by Pontus is a 1000 m2 lunch restaurant, deli and bakery committed to sustainability, simplicity and quality, and was developed by famous Swedish chef and restauranteur Pontus Frithiof with the intention of challenging industry conventions.

The restaurant is on the ground floor of a building owned by Dagens Nyheter, Sweden’s largest daily newspaper, which is situated in the newspaper district of Stockholm. Inspired by this unique location, Scandinavian graphic design studio Bold created a visual identity for Tidningshuset by Pontus that references the traditional mastheads and contemporary headlines of the newspaper industry. This is visualised through type contrast, a single ink print finish and dramatic signage.

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Bombonería Pons by Mucho, Spain

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Brand identity and gold foiled and edge painted business cards for chocolatier and confectioner Bombonería Pons designed by Mucho

Bombonería Pons is a family owned Barcelona based business, established in 1960, dedicated to producing the finest handcrafted chocolates. With a desire to engage with a younger consumer Bombonería Pons worked with international graphic design studio Mucho to develop a brand identity that would be sensitive to its traditional values and history yet give it a contemporary appeal. This extended across packaging, brochure, stationery, business cards and print communication.

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Antler designed by Mammal

Antler visual identity and swing tags designed by Mammal

Antler is a British luggage brand and manufacturer that creates stylish, practical, lightweight and sturdy travel solutions “full of design and innovation” drawn from over a 100 years of experience within the industry. Mammal, the design agency behind the brand’s new visual identity, describe Antler, prior to the rebrand, as ‘stagnant’, appearing tired and old-fashioned while its competitors were “surging ahead with growth, innovation, brand awareness and credibility.”

Mammal developed a new visual identity solution for Antler that juxtaposes the old characters of a new logotype with contemporary campaign photography by Matthew Shave and a sans-serif headlines, that brings it up to date without disregarding its significant history.

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