Croft Knitwear by Commission, United Kindom

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Visual identity and black block foil tags by Commission for Croft Knitwear

Croft is a contemporary men’s knitwear brand that specialises in high quality cashmere and soft wool garments. These are available exclusively through online retailer Superdemin. Each garment is hand knitted on Scotland’s Shetland Islands by crofters, a name given to those using traditional batch production processes within small communities unique to the Highlands. Alongside a new logo, London-based design studio Commission worked with photographer Luke Evans to create a range of campaign imagery that would avoid heritage pastiche, and instead, favour a contemporary simplicity.

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Folk designed by IYA Studio

Block foil and coloured board collection launch invitation designed by IYA Studio for casual menswear, womenswear and footwear brand Folk

Folk is a British contemporary menswear, womenswear and footwear brand, founded in 2001, with stores across London, one in Amsterdam and collections that are stocked internationally. Folk describes its pieces as simple everyday wear with subtle, innovative and playful detailing with a focus on custom fabrics and unique trims. These values are reflected throughout its brand identity, created by IYA Studio over the course of 7 years. The studio continues to be responsible for developing and managing Folk’s identity, including its brand strategy and art direction, campaigns, retail interiors, packaging and website design, and more recently a series of block foil collection launch invitations.

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