Hoola is a women’s specialist D plus swimwear brand launched in 2006 with the intention of creating “beautiful and supportive larger cup swimwear” as an antidote to “bras masquerading as swimwear”. Commissioned to refresh the brand’s visual identity, Two Times Elliott developed a design solution based around the theme of horizons that juxtaposes a bold single spot colour with a classic foil print finish across a white substrate.
Nostalgi is a hat and shoe rack, now considered a Swedish furniture classic, designed by Gunnar Bolin in 1937 and manufactured by Essem. Taking its cues from Essem’s functionalist past and artisanal manufacturing processes, Stockholm based graphic and product design studio Bedow, developed a packaging solution for Nostalgi that contrasts two vastly different sizes of Futura, reflecting the products bold, iconic style and attention to detail, set across an uncoated, unbleached substrate as a single colour print treatment that neatly draws together the aspects of art, craft and modernistic design principles. The off-the-edge type bleed is a nice reference to the modular and extendable nature of the product that really compliments the width of the packaging.
Andreas Martin-Löf is an expanding Stockholm based architectural, product and furniture design firm established in 2008. This year, A.M.L commissioned international design agency Winkreative to develop an identity that would reflect ‘both dynamism and vigour, with the gravitas of a reputable, established firm’.