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Poseidon Helsinki by Kokoro & Moi, Finland

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Poseidon designed by Kokoro & Moi

Poseidon Helsinki centralises the tasks of architect and builder with the intention of delivering higher quality construction projects based around visionary and uncompromising design solutions. Poseidon’s values are deeply rooted in a love for Helsinki, a belief in aesthetically ambitious architecture and expansive urban spaces, and improving the capacity and quality of the city through sensitive renovation and attic conversions.

Poseidon’s visual identity, inspired by the colors, grids and shapes of modernism, and the architecture and art of Le Corbusier and the masters of geometric abstraction, was developed by Finnish design studio Kokoro & Moi, and went on to include business cards, stationery, posters and website.

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Iona Brown designed by Sam Flaherty

Logo, print and packaging with black block foil detail for contemporary jewellery designer Iona Brown

Iona Brown is a London based contemporary jewellery designer who favours classic simplicity, understated detail, precise finishes and minimalist lines, shapes and materials. Graphic designer and art director Sam Flaherty recently worked with Iona to develop a new visual identity for her expanding collection. Built around a customised logotype and a simple print and packaging treatment that uses few but good quality and contrasting paper and print choices, the solution reflects the key aesthetic and design values that run throughout Iona’s work.

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Willow Tree designed by Bunch

Logo and stationery design by Bunch for business consultancy Willow Tree

Willow Tree, one of London’s leading business consultancies, worked with graphic design studio Bunch to develop a new but traditional-looking visual identity with an attention to detail.

Based around a WT monogram, created by typographer Spencer Charles, utilised as a mix of embosses, carved in seals and simulated watermark, and using purple cloth, black leather, cream paper and handmade coffee pottery, Bunch’s solution embraces a strong crafted quality alongside a more contemporary use of space and type.

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