EMSCom operate the Executive MBA Communications courses at the Università della Svizzera Italiana. With growing respect, ambitious new growth objectives and an increasing number of similar, competing courses, international design agency Moving Brands developed a strategy, print and identity solution, ‘ranging from restrained and functional to expressive and abstract’, that would define ‘a new vision to align the stakeholders and raise their profile and credibility among global professionals’.
Musical Theatre Network is a London-based organisation created to support and champion the development of new British musical theatre. The organisation’s visual identity, created by brand and design agency Glad, ‘expresses the essence of the network; connecting individuals or groups to create something new and exciting’ through an identity solution that cleverly leverages the length of the name to build a series of simple but communicative anagrams.
These are appropriately drawn from a grid-structured sans-serif logo-type built from wide and slim humanist, geometric letterforms, consistent diagonals, a contemporary single line weight and square terminals – similar to 19th century London transport signage achieving a sense pure information and communication which resonates well with theatrical expression – contained within a blackboard reminiscent of classic illuminated theatre and cinema hoardings. The result delivers conceptual and expanding richness with subtle modernistic sensibilities through smart observation and a visually straightforward combination of letter-forms.
Krohn is a young but experienced Oslo based furniture, interior and architecture design studio that develops holistic solutions that strengthen and add value to businesses through interior environments. Krohn’s visual identity, website and stationery—created by visual communications agency Commando Group—captures the multi-disciplinary nature of the studio and juxtaposes bold architectural structure and simple interior spaces with fine, high quality detailing, through an abstract, multi-perspective logo, interactive applet and a blend of uncoated concrete grey board and a gold block foil print finish.