Rail Road is an exceptional project designed by Pacifica. The book is the print documentary of a film about the Portuguese surfer Nic von Rupp, directed by Gustavo Imigrante. Remarkably they have managed to create a physical piece that not only serves as a companion to the film but works as a compelling standalone book.

 

Studio Dumbar’s work for Amsterdam Sinfonietta is wonderful in how it does so much with so little. Just type, colour, and scale. Oh, and it really sings when animated. Orchestras afford plenty of creative latitude to graphic designers—yet it’s rare to to see something this distinct, beautiful and off the beaten track. Encore!

Previously called the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, the institution has been renamed The Lester Prize for Portraiture in honour of the founding patron Richard Lester.

This shift has resulted in a simple and dynamic identity, cleverly leveraging the universal structure of portraits but in a minimal way. Just lovely…

Such a beautifully crafted icon and identity. Clever and simple.

For a company that distributes furniture and helps with saving space, this identity program is a great example of restraint—balanced with enough character, and in the most appropriate way, while still ensuring legibility remains. I’m quite a fan of this one…