“Etxe is a small, innovative industrial design studio based in Mexico City. Their philosophy is to design to the very essence of a product. There is no room for extraneous elements; they believe that the beauty and artfulness of a product lies in its purest functionality. The identity itself is thus a distillation of their unique approach.”
Ascari Enoteca is a new Italian restaurant situated on Queens Street East, Toronto, Canada and named after the proprietors hero, Formula 1 legend, Alberto Ascari, (who was also known for his love of food). To reflect both the passion for good simple food and racing, independent brand design agency Blok developed an identity that fuses the visual sensibilities and photography of 1950’s motor sport with a simple roundel and typographic logo-mark.
Partners for Mental Health is a Canadian charity that is dedicated to helping, improving and informing the general public about mental health issues through events, online communities and social media. Their new identity, designed by Toronto based Blok, resolves the themes of unity, positivity and a progressive perspective on mental illness with a simple logo-type solution and a vibrant, two-tone, spot colour gradient.