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The Best of BP&O — November 2015

Curated by Richard Baird.

The Best of BP&O – November 2015

November’s highlights included Glasfurd & Walker’s package design for Park Distillery Vodka, which builds on their brand identity for Park Restaurant, Hey’s work for Barcelona shoe brand Arrels and One Plus One’s brand identity for coffee and donut cafe Bronuts. However, there were five projects that stood out, and have made it into BP&O’s Best Of Series. This feature brings together the most interesting, unexpected or unusual projects published on the site each month for another opportunity to be seen and shared. These typically balance a strong concept with a compelling aesthetic that appropriately plays with colour, texture, layout, form, type and print finish.

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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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Tenderloin Museum by Mucho, United States

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Brand identity, t-shirts and tote bags for Tenderloin Museum by graphic design studio Mucho

The Tenderloin Museum tells the story of, and celebrates, the people and rich history of the Tenderloin district, a 31 block region of San Francisco. The museum’s permanent exhibition covers the area’s rebuilding, from 1906, following the great earthquake, until the present, and captures its diversity. It is a neighbourhood that has been filled with, what Mucho, the graphic design studio behind the museum’s visual identity describe rather romantically as, immigrants and iconoclasts, artists and activists, sinners and saints. It is a place known for “girls, gambling and graft” but equally for its cultural icons, these have included the Grateful Dead, Miles Davis and Dashiell Hammett.

Mucho were responsible for creating the museum’s brand identity, signage and merchandise, which extended to t-shirts, coasters, cups, mugs, maps, tote bags and posters.

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