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BP&O Collections — Beer Mats & Coasters

Selected by Richard Baird.

The Best of BP&O – Beer Mats & Coasters

An extensive collection of beer mats and coasters created as part of a broader brand identity programme, reviewed and published on BP&O between 2011 and 2016. Between them, these highlight how colour, type, image, shape, material choice and print finish contribute to a distinctive and communicative brand identity. This set includes uncoated and coated boards, photography and illustration, dyed papers, embossed surfaces and foils. Featured studios include Inhouse, Build, Werklig and Bond. Be sure to click through to get a sense of how these fit within a broader brand identity program and the communicative intentions that underpin their aesthetic, or click here to check out our beer collection.

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BP&O Collections — Menus

Curated by Richard Baird.

Menu Design – The Best of BP&O

A round-up of restaurant, cafe, bar and pub menu designs published on BP&O. This collection features a blend of material and print finish, iconography, photography and typography, and, between them, utilises colour and texture contrast to contribute to a distinctive brand identity. It also showcases a broad use of fabrics, woods, dyed, bleached and unbleached papers with a variety of surface treatments including inks, blind embosses and foils, and features graphic designs studios Round, Foreign Policy and Pentagram, amongst many others. This post has been split across multiple pages, be sure to click through to the next page at the foot to see more.

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BP&O Collections – Signs & Wayfinding

Curated by Richard Baird.

  The Best of BP&O – Signage & Wayfinding

A continually updated collection of signage and way finding designed for museums, galleries, shops and bars,  as part of a new brand identity, and published on BP&O. Between them, these how a mix structure, type and iconography, material choice, surface finishes, colour and contrast can stand out, communicate and direct.

This selection features window decals, illuminated panels, neon tubes, standalone and wall mounted solutions, as well as those that have been handprinted, and includes work by graphic design studios Spy, Bond, Stockholm Design Lab and Maud, amongst many others. Click through to get a sense of how these fit within a broader brand identity program and the communicative intentions that underpin aesthetic choices. Check out more at BP&O – Collections or subscribe to the series here.

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