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Opinion by Richard Baird
REF is an environmentally conscientious Swedish hair care brand with a range of products that are made from high quality organic ingredients. With a desire to enter the international market of the US and further into the Nordic regions, both dominated by well-established FMCG, Scandinavian design studio Kurppa Hosk were commissioned to rejuvenate REF’s visual identity. This included packaging design, art direction, stationery, business cards and web design. These are linked by what the studio describe as a system of simplistic graphic elements and a modest earthy colour palette.
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Posted: January 19, 2017 Filed under: Logo Reviews, Music | Tags: Brand Identity Reviews, Branding & Packaging of 2017, Branding Blog, Branding Reviews, Business Card Design, Design For Print, Design Opinion, Design Reviews, Designed by Kurppa Hosk, Designed in Stockholm, Fonts in Use: Franklin Gothic, From Scandinavia, Graphic Design, Graphic Design Blog, Logo Design & Branding Blog, Logo Design Inspiration, Logo Design Resource, Logo Design Trends: Dynamic Logos, Logo Designs, Logotypes, Music Venue Logos, Poster Design, Spot Colours, Swedish Design, The Best New Logo Designs of 2017, The Very Best Brand Identities of 2017, The Very Best of 2017, Typography
Opinion by Richard Baird.
Konserthuset Stockholm is home to the internationally recognised Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, and is described as one of Sweden’s most famous and important cultural institutions. Graphic design studio Kurppa Hosk worked with the institution to create a brand identity that would integrate the corporate aspect of venue, one of iconic status and significant cultural legacy, with the passion and dynamism of the orchestra it plays host to. This is achieved through imposing typographic scheme, colour palettes, use of grids and a logo that gives physical gesture graphic form. Brand identity links a variety of assets. These include stationery and business cards, bags, programs, posters, ad campaign, signage and website.
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