By Rob Duncan (5)
Christopher Doyle and Co.
Staple, designed by Christopher Doyle and Co. is a small, Sydney based sourdough bakery focussed on producing a limited number of wholegrain, naturally leavened breads using 3 simple ingredients — flour, salt and water. Hence Staple is a great name! The symbol and logotype both suggest the handmade craft in a perfectly imperfect way. The symbol can be hand drawn with a finger aligning with the final step of the baker as they initial their creation before it goes into the oven.
Following up from their superb Agatha Christie stamps for the Royal Mail, Studio Sutherland has done it again. Problem solving and clever hidden ideas lend themselves perfectly to a new visual identity for media agency and production company Agatha Christie Limited (ACL). The identity aims to reflect how “intelligently crafted” Christie’s novels and characters are, says Studio Sutherland founder Jim Sutherland.
Orchestra Symphonique de Quebec
Orchestras, symphonies, ballets are all dream jobs for graphic design agencies around the world. So many have been done so well it’s hard to come up with something original and memorable. However lg2 boutique managed to achieve it. This is such a simple, clever, elegant solution, combining the shapes of the instruments with a bold ‘O’. Vibrant, lively, timeless and flexible. Everything you’d want for a symphony orchestra identity.
The art of copywriting
Mytton Williams have produced a beautiful and clever set of posters for Ink Copywriters. Using Indian ink and a variety of tools they submerged, brushed, splattered, absorbed and dragged ink across the canvas, illustrating a selection of words through mark making that express a few of the client’s many different tones of voice.