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Jessica Hische    |    http://jessicahische.is

"A series covers of classic books. The books were leather bound and the design was then foil stamped in two foil colors onto the full jacket and spine. This is probably my favorite project of all time and thanks to Jo the interiors are as beautiful as the covers. Each has marbled endpapers, painted page edges and matching ribbons and headbands."

Jessica Hische is a letterer, illustrator, typographer, and web designer. She currently serves on the Type Directors Club board of directors, has been named a Forbes Magazine “30 under 30” in art and design as well as an ADC Young Gun and one of Print Magazine’s “New Visual Artists”. She has designed for Wes Anderson, McSweeney’s, Tiffany & Co, Penguin Books and many others. She resides primarily in San Francisco, occasionally in Brooklyn.

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13 Oct

Oskar Pernefeldt    |    http://oskarpernefeldt.com

"12 Air is the airline that will help the traveler to discover uncommon destinations. The concept is that the airline company launches 12 new destinations every year. The twist is that they only fly there once.

The company provides the traveler with the necessary tools such as map, disposable camera, etc. to find their own experience of the place. The target audience is culturally adventurous people who want to discover the country for what they are. Our purpose is to bring out your inner curiosity and openness. In collaboration with Sara Rutberg, Kimberly Ihre and Jens Löfgren.”

Oskar Pernefeldt is a student at Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm, Sweden. He is focused on art direction, graphic design, typography and branding.

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13 Oct

Swing Estudio    |    http://swingestudio.com

"Label design for artisan beer Diablos Joe, for microbrewery Tyris."

Swing is a multidisciplinary studio, specialized in graphic design, communication, branding and illustration, based in Valencia, Spain. The studio is composed of Pilar Cabot and Xavier Lacruz. 

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10 Oct

Snøhetta    |    http://snohetta.com

"The Central Bank of Norway announced on October 7 two winner proposals for the design of the new banknotes. Snøhetta’s design will be the foundation for the backsides of the notes, while The Metric System’s design will be the starting point for the fronts.

When contrasts come together, as when soft meets hard or digital meets analog, a dynamic is created. Our cubical pattern first of all represents pixels; our times visual language. Secondly, it represents mosaic; surface décor put together by different materials of different colors which together create a picture. The cubical pattern constructs the coast, the horizon, and the motive; just as we humans construct our societies on the coast. We have chosen black and white photos to enhance the colors of the cubical pattern, as well as to complement the Norwegian style and tone. The pictures contrast the rational system, and have motives with both direct and indirect storytelling.

Our goal is to bring people into creating their own interpretations and associations. You will never know exactly what or how, but the design invites you into the beauty of boundaries – the transition between digital and analog, soft and hard – a dynamic that creates tension and life; just as the boundaries of our coast. ”

Snøhetta Design is a award winning, transdisciplinary brand design agency incorporated within the Snøhetta offices in Oslo and New York. Snøhetta Design clients have projects integrated with Snøhetta Architecture or without any relation to architecture. Our work, regardless of graphic design, interior, landscape or architecture, are projects where we nurture concepts.

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8 Oct