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BP&O Collections — Identity & Interior Design

Selected by Richard Baird.

BP&O Collections — Branding & Interior Design

A continually updated collection of some of the very best visual identity projects that also include an interior design component by the same studio, reviewed and published on BP&O. This post features work by Bond, Anagrama and Kokoro & Moi, and covers a variety of clients, from shoe boutiques to cafe, bars and restaurants. Between them, these effectively play with continuity and/or contrast between interior design and visual identity assets using colour and form, material detail and graphic design, unified by a clear concept and strategic intention. Be sure to click the images to read more about each project. Check out more from BP&O Collections here.

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BP&O Collections — Menu Boards

Selected by Richard Baird.

A continually updated collection of some of the very best menu boards for cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, as part of a brand identity design project, reviewed and published on BP&O. This post includes work by 25AH, Werklig and Brief, and encompasses simple pin and chalkboards, and extends to designs that feature unusual shapes and custom type or applied as window decals. Between them, these effectively play with colour, form and type, work in high quality material detail and finishes, and utilise commonality or contrast within the context of interior design. Be sure to click the images to read more about the project and the intentions of each design. Check out more from BP&O Collections here.

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Summerhill Market by Blok, Canada

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Logotype, illustration and notecards designed by Canadian studio Blok for Toronto based boutique grocery store Summerhill Market

Summerhill Market is a family-run business, managed by the third generation, with premises on Toronto’s Summerhill Avenue and a smaller location—a floral boutique—on Mt. Pleasant Rd. The store has 200 employees, a butchers, bakery and deli, a BBQ in the summer and offers a variety of catering services.

Summerhill Market is admired for its high quality products, and its ability—since 1954—to consistently redefine what it means to be a boutique grocery store. Its commitment to quality is reflected in its extensive range of own-brand products, developed by an in-house executive chef and a team of 80.

With the intention of giving the store a more contemporary voice whilst maintaining its warmth, Canadian studio Blok developed a new brand identity of pastel colour, sans-serif type, moments of illustrative texture and a labelling system that links an extensive line of own brand products. As well as this, Blok also delivered assets that included business cards and stickers, packaging design, branded tote bag and notecards.

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