The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux (Fins Cultureel Instituut, Institut Culturel Finlandais) is a non-profit organisation that promotes Finnish arts and culture to the Benelux countries of the Netherlands, France and Belgium, with the intention of fostering collaborative opportunities for artists and organisations within the fields of music, literature, design, cinema and the performing and visual arts. The institute’s visual identity, designed by creative agency Kokoro & Moi, juxtaposes the horizontal, modernist formality and contemporary professionalism of a broadly spaced, uppercase and geometric sans serif execution of one language with the slanted, stamp and craft-like treatment of another.
ReGen, formerly known as Uniting Care Moreland Hall, is a not-for-profit drug and alcohol treatment and education agency established in 1970 for the Victoria and Tasmanian regions of Australia. Following the recent name change Studio Brave developed a new visual identity that would better reflect the ReGen’s evidence based practices and the positive, practical outcomes it achieves, through a combination of vibrant colour, a simple linguistic device and a weighty sans serif typeface.
Belgrade based design agency Coba & Associates have recently created the visual identity and packaging solution for Monkey Pick, a new range of gourmet teas produced from leaves, fruit and berries collected by trained monkeys from hard to reach places. Coba’s design solution is an interesting contrast of a modern and conventional high gloss plastic and the more traditional craft-based aesthetic of a card structural design, patterns, fine line work, deep tones and a gold spot colour alongside a simple, well spaced typographic mix of a personal (and quality assured) script signature, classic serif and contemporary sans serif.