Issho translates as ‘together’ in Japanese, so the idea of ’togetherness’ was a theme throughout, with the Japanese art of kintsugi (repairing broken pottery with gold) being at the core. 3 bespoke patterns were created with Eley Kishimoto. The restaurant is based in Leeds, so the British pattern features the white rose of Yorkshire, the Japanese pattern was created with an ichimatsu stream reference. Light boxes were used for directional signs to reference traditional Japanese paper lamps.
The Daddy Long Legs
The Daddy Long Legs is an extremely rare and special fortified wine, making it one of Australia’s most expensive fortifieds. Its production is limited to the contents of only two remaining barrels set aside for over 40 years, making its quantity limited and its quality exceptional. The barrel shed that housed the wine is inhabited by hundreds of ‘Daddy Long Leg’ spiders who have kept a watchful eye over these barrels for decades. Incredible idea and next level production by Voice Design.
Most hotels want you to spend time in them. But when you’re in the heart of the city, why stay cooped up in your room? Branded by Ragged Edge – Assembly is a new hotel brand that encourages its guests to get up and go. It’s all held together with an eclectic bespoke typeface, but the real difference is the copy – telling people not to stay in your hotel, but to get out and explore instead is fresh and ballsy. Love it.
A lovely typographic identity for a no nonsense burger restaurant. A brutally simple name that deserves a brutally simple idea – by sandwiching type between two dashes Freytag Anderson’s identity immediately communicates all you need to know. The special sauce on this one is the cheeky copy and lovely playful typography. Spot on.