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Teahouse Exclusives by Peter Schmidt Group, Germany

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Tea packaging for Teahouse Exclusives designed by Peter Schmidt Group

Teahouse Exclusives is a German company with a portfolio of high-quality black, green, fruit, and herbal teas, a philosophy that revolves around sophistication, quality and modern lifestyle values, and describes itself online as being trend-conscious. Based around the concept of individuality and strong character, integrated brand consulting business Peter Schmidt Group worked with Teahouse Exclusives to develop a new packaging treatment for its everyday range. These feature original illustrative and custom typographic detail and a contrast of bronze metallic and fluorescent spot colours.

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Laji Hair & Make designed by UMA

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Laji Hair & Make logotype and pastel paper business cards designed by UMA

Laji is a hair and make-up studio located in the city of Osaka, Japan, with a distinctive interior design developed by dot architects. It features chipboard dividers and mirror frames, pegboard panels, strip lighting, exposed concrete ceilings, brick walls and utilities, concrete cast with wood surface texture, red stained floors as well as custom furniture created by Ryohei Yoshiyuki. It is a combination that makes the space appear more like an urban art studio or on-trend coffee shop rather than anything you might traditionally associate with a make-up and hairstyling space which, when considered alongside the studio’s identity, designed by UMA, is very likely the point. The project included logotype, business cards, discount certificates and postcards.

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