UTOPIA is an international branding agency formed in 2011 by 3 certified brand identity specialists.
Visit www.weareutopia.com to see more works and find out more about the project.
Impresive Metrio tea package design and identity. Enjoy!
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“Few artists call themselves designers because they seem to better understand the difference. Artists do not create their work to sell a product or promote a service. They create it solely as a means of self-expression, so that it can be viewed and appreciated by others. The message, if we can even call it that, is not a fact but a feeling.”
Art is Patron-ed, Design is Purchased. Art existed before capitalism, before design was “bought”, things were merely improvements or innovations made by intelligent people or practical users. Art is an invention made by an individual, for individual interpretation.
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You have got my colors all over your face. Adhemas was given free reign to explore his vibrant and colorful style through concepts, designs and illustrations. When the site launched in 2005, it received worldwide exposure and resulted in a number of prestigious advertising and design awards. At the age of 25, Adhemas was sought after for his unique style and saw his career take off. To know more about the AUTHOR click here. Continue reading for seeing the full collection of this post.
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In this post, we have compiled a list of Surreal Photo Manipulations by Alexis Persani. He is a French photo illustrator specialized in surreal photo manipulations.
Niewidzialna Nerka by David Błażewicz in thisispaper.com
Niewidzialna Nerka is a tribute compilation to pioneers of Polish hip-hop brought together by S1 Warsaw. If you got any doubts about whether a place such as Poland can have a vibrant Hip Hop culture this would disband them instantly. Two CDs of neck-snapping raw beats and some European flow…
Beautiful project by Hyperakt and Aymie Spitzer.
Aymie Spitzer says: “Neighborwoods are created out of my love for vintage maps. There is something magical about hand-drawn and hand-lettered maps…
More info + photos here
Autor: Nache “toxic” Ramos
Acrylic on wood 120x100cm.
Our money is rotten.
Slanted #19 – Super Families hosts a great family party. In this issue we focus on large font families, and their family trees, displaying an amazing variety. They all have a large amount of weights that features an extreme range, giving a spectacle from Hairline to Ultra Black with Compressed to Extended. Relatives also come in Sans, Serif, Semi-Serif, Slab, Rounded etc.
We are pleased to present a number of readable essays and reports:
Unit Gothic & Uniform Set Gothic, wood type as precursor (David Shields Austin TX US), Über Koffer (Frank Wiedemann, Berlin, DE), Japanese Graphic Design: Not In Production (Ian Lynam, Tokyo, JP), On typographic superfamilies (Julia Sturm, Berlin, DE), Eine wie Keine, aber die für alle Fälle! (Maurice van Brast, Weimar, DE), Mr & Mrs Eaves: A Type Family (Emigre, Berkeley CA, US), Jenseits der Interpolation – Entwurf einer Schriftsippe mit Superpolator (Stefan Claudius, Essen, DE) as well as The Kegler Bros by Terry Wudenbachs (Buffalo, NY, US).
In this particular issue there are many wonderful family photographs:
Royal Families (thanks to Ken Johnston, Historical Corbis, Brooklyn NY, US), Princesses and Footbal Stars (Daniel Schumann, Erkrath, DE), Alison (Jack Radcliffe, Baltimore MD, US), Life on Both Sides of the Border (Joseph Rodriguez, Brooklyn, New York, US), Stranger Than Family (Matthew Avignone, Chicago IL, US), The Other Family (Nicola Lo Calzo, Paris, FR), A portrait of community life at Castle Tonndorf (Roger Hagmann, Blankenhain, DE), Salt & Truth (Shelby Lee Adams, Pittsfield MA, US), Caches (Sirin Simsek, Cologne, DE), Miner’s Families (Song Chao, Beijing City, CN), Portrait of a Family (Todd Danforth, Blackstone MA, US).
In the interview format 10 × 10, family experts gave answers to 10 questions – with Łukasz Dziedzic (Typoland, Warszawa, PL), Hannes von Döhren (HVD Fonts, Berlin), Peter Biľak (Typotheque, The Hague, NL), Christian Schwartz (Commercial Type, New York City NY, US), Nadine Chahine (Linotype, Bad Homburg, DE), Ian Party (swisstypefaces, Villette, CH), Erik van Blokland (LettError, The Hague, NL), Paul van der Laan (Bold Monday, The Hague, NL) and Yanone (Kromsdorf, DE).
Furthermore, we spoke with Albert-Jan Pool (Hamburg, DE) about the future of FF DIN and what he thinks about other DIN typefaces, Panos Vassiliou about his type foundry Parachute (Athens, GR), Andreas Frohloff and Ivo Gabrowitsch (fontfont, Berlin, DE) about the meaning of big type families for one of the most renowned international type foundries, Olaf Leu (Wiesbaden, DE) about the tasks of type systems, Thomas Marecki (Lodown, Berlin, DE / Blurb, San Francisco CA, US) about their publication “The Icons of Lodown,” Philippe Apeloig (Paris, FR) about his work and what inspires him.
Besides historic family portraits of Corbis, the eight page fold-out cover presents something really special: a family tree of the best type super families, compiled by Indra Kupferschmid.
Slanted Magazine #19 – Super Families
Editor: MAGMA Brand Design
Release: August 30th, 2012
Volume: 164 pages
Format: 24 × 32 cm
Language: English, German