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Breakwater designed by Lundgren+Lindqvist

Logo and business card with bright blue spot ink treatment for Swedish marine cargo logistics company Breakwater designed by Lundgren+Lindqvist

Breakwater is a Swedish logistics company that services the marine cargo sector. Their visual identity and stationery, created by Gothemburg-based studio Lundgren+Lindqvist, brings together the themes of open sea, systems and cargo through the vertical and horizontal intersection of a geometric sans serif, simple grid-based layout, plenty of space and a vivid blue and icy white colour palette.

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The Finnish Cultural Institute designed by Kokoro & Moi

The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux designed by Kokoro & Moi

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.

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Askeroths Trappor Och Räcken designed by Bedow

Logo for Swedish specialist staircase manufacturer Askeroths Trappor Och Räcken designed by Bedow

Stockholm based graphic and product design studio Bedow recently developed a new visual identity and stationery solution for Askeroths Trappor och Räcken, a small Swedish manufacturer of specialist staircases.

Based around a simple but identifiable abstraction, the logo-mark captures the elemental, functionality and practicality of staircases and the solid technical abilities of the craftsmen through the combination of a single, consistent line weight, basic geometry and nice balance of positive and negative space.

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