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BP&O Collections — Framing

Selected by Richard Baird.

A continually updated gallery of graphic identity design work, reviewed and published on BP&O, that feature the framing of space, image, type or product. This collection includes simple white borders, containers that expand and contract, subtle framing through blind emboss, literal frames created by die cutting, and type used to define or imply a boundary. There are times where a contrast of colour, shape or texture are used to draw the eye inwards, moments where the blank and the detailed are inverted, where frames are created through the proportionality of paper, or alluded to in the cropping of type. Many of these are rooted in a broader concept rather than employed as a final material or graphic flourish.

This post features work by Studio Hi Ho, Multiadaptor and Bibliothèque, and covers a variety of projects, from poster archival and study to film festivals and photographers. Highlights include Blok’s typographic framing of rich imagery for CSGP, the oversized portfolio-like cover of Studio Hi Ho’s brochure for Whitlam Place, and the expanding and contracting frame of Mucho’s logo for Frameline.

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BP&O Collections — From Norway

Selected by Richard Baird.

A round-up of logo, graphic identity and packaging design projects from across Norway reviewed and published on BP&O. Featured studios include Bielke+Yang, Neue and Heydays, and cover a variety of clients from furniture companies and exhibitions to craft beer brands, cafes and restaurants. This collection encompasses simple logo and stationery projects, broader brand identity experiences that include packaging and publications.

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BP&O Collections — Inserts

Selected by Richard Baird.

BP&O Collections — Inserts

A continually updated gallery of graphic identity design work, reviewed and published on BP&O, that feature an insert component. Where inserts have traditionally sat loosely within newspapers and magazines, quite separate from content and often adverts, the examples here are bound in and characterised by a proportional difference, either smaller than the cover, punctuating content in size, colour and content, or oversized, protruding from cover, teasing content. Their intentions vary, some simply divide content and signal change, others augment image with technical insight, or build layers, juxtaposing image to emphasis or bring new meaning.

This post features work by Kurppa Hosk, Multiadaptor and Richards Partners, and covers a variety of projects, from architecture and property development to university prospectus’ and exhibitions. Highlights include AKU’s use of fluorescent colour reflected onto oversized inserts, the oversized portfolio-like cover of Studio Hi Ho’s brochure for Whitlam Place, and the layering and contrast employed by Spy for their work with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

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