The Best of BP&O — January 2014

January's Top 5 Projects 2014

Highlights this month have included new stationery work from Build for Generation Press which also features type work by Colorphon, an architectural brand identity designed by Spy for Haverstock, the over-sized iconography employed by Heydays for Intu, and the contrast of illustrative flourish and restraint utilised by Say What Studio for art gallery, bar and cocktail academy Apartment A.

However, there were five projects that really stood out for me that have made it into BP&O’s top five, a feature that brings together what I believe to be the most interesting of the month for another opportunity to be seen and shared.

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Apartment A designed by Say What Studio

Business cards for art gallery, bar and cocktail academy Apartment A designed by Say What Studio

Apartment A is an art gallery, bar and cocktail academy, dedicated to the experimentation and development of cocktails, located in Los Angeles’ Art District. Apartment A’s brand identity—which includes two logos, print promotion and stationery, created by Parisian design agency Say What Studio—establishes a striking contrast of organic illustrative detail, plenty of space and structured typography, mixing a sense of methodology with the spontaneity and flourish of the arts and crafts.

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Ryan Edy designed by Founded

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Visual identity and print for photographer Ryan Edy designed by Founded

Ryan Edy is a UK based, award-winning advertising and editorial photographer whose clients have included Vodafone, Wilkinson & Wetherell and Innov-8. Design studio Founded worked with Ryan Edy to develop a brand identity treatment that, based around a simple, familiar but communicative framing device, also went on to include both print and digital portfolio design.

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