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Cuckoo designed by Band

Logo and salmon pink business card designed by Band for underground electronic music venue, cocktail and tapas bar Cuckoo

Cuckoo is an underground electronic music venue, cocktail and tapas bar located on Adelaide’s Hindley Street. To celebrate their fifth year in business multi-disciplinary design studio Band was commissioned to develop a new visual identity and interior design for the venue. The result is an unusual mixed typographical solution that favours personality over design convention appropriately tempered by a consistent collateral and interior solution with craft-cues.

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Les Orenetes designed by Mucho

Logo, stationery and business card with watercolour detail designed by Mucho for Spanish fashion boutique Les Orenetes

Les Orenetes is a fashion boutique located in Torredembarra, a small town in the Catalonia region of Spain. The boutique’s identity, created by visual communication and graphic design studio Mucho, is a lovely mix of light, geometric single line weight typography and monogram with subtle flourishes, and a rich mix of hand-drawn illustrative, calligraphic and watercolour detail.

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Sam Flaherty designed by Sam Flaherty

Logo designed by Sydney based freelance graphic designer and art director Sam Flaherty

Sam Flaherty is a Sydney based freelance graphic designer and art director with a client roster that has included Citibank, Penguin Publishing and Panasonic. His visual identity, a juxtaposition of machine production and hand-finish – communicated through stamp and marker detail, craft material and personal language alongside modernistic non-hierachical, sans-serif typography, grid-based layouts, conventional print techniques, a limited colour palette and plenty of space  – bound together by a contrasting circular logo-type – neatly reflects his belief in ‘clear, concise messages through design elegance and reduction’. It is a design solution that resolves a personal but professional approach through a smart combination of creativity and restraint, an aesthetic that is consistently reflected throughout Sam’s portfolio.

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