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Stella Kapezanou’s vibrant and tropical paintings that pay homage to the high life

2018-02-13T12:00:04+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Greek artist Stella Kapezanou has something of an obsession for the high life. Her lavish use of bold, pop art colour and contrast, set against pleasure-seeking scenes, make her paintings opulent and optimistic in their tone. Beaches, palm trees, blue skies and rich floral motifs are often the backdrop to her arresting artworks. "The contrast [...]

August Studio conveys ethical values of NAD’s through clean and simple branding

2018-02-12T12:05:13+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

When London-based design agency, August Studio, was approached by the owner of NAD's – a cafe offering homemade cooking and ethically sourced coffee – the desired outcome was clear. A brand was required to convey the core values of the business, alongside being contemporary, clean and stylish. In response, the studio chose a simple but [...]

Marietta Varga’s new series recalls childhood excitement of winter’s first snow

2018-02-12T12:04:58+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

"I was lying half asleep under the heavy duvet. A faint shuffling, the gentle sound of the curtains, my sister’s restrained joy and the whiteness that was slowly flowing into the room made me wide awake. Every year we felt the same indescribable excitement and joy on the first winter morning," says Marietta Varga, a [...]

Snask gets “big wet dream” task of branding an entire island in the Maldives

2018-02-12T12:04:27+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

It's not often a studio gets the "big wet dream task" to brand an entire island of paradise, but that's exactly what happened to Stockholm's Snask recently when it was approached by Kandima, a resort in the Maldives. Kandima is a newly opened family resort on its very own atoll: "When we got the brief [...]

Berlin Stories: Photography essay documents the city of art, fashion and parties

2018-02-12T12:04:12+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The latest in the Berlin Stories series presents visual essays about and from Berlin—the city of art, fashion and parties. Promising all genres of photography, from classic street photography to personal sketches and staged portraits, the collection – shot by Ama Split and Riky Kiwy – has been printed in a nifty pocket-sized book. Aiming [...]

Take the art and crafts trail around Ireland

2018-02-09T12:07:55+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

If you ever happen to be in Dublin for a city break, consider taking a few extra days to venture out of Ireland's historic capital to explore some of the fascinating art and culture of the Emerald Isle. For a small island, this country has certainly made its mark across the globe, particularly in the [...]

Berlin Stories: Artist Ed Broner’s trip through the party city with a camera

2018-02-09T12:07:28+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Show me your pictures, and I’ll tell you where you were! The new series Berlin Stories presents visual essays of Berlin—the city of art, fashion, parties, and many nations. You’ll find all genres of photography here, from classic street photography to personal sketches to staged portrait series. In a handy pocket-sized format, it's a whole [...]

Female-led agency Noise13 creates identity for new range of “luxury but approachable” cannabis caramels

2018-02-09T12:05:21+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

All woman-led San Francisco agency Noise13 has just unveiled a cute, playful identity for Dovana, a “sophisticated” range of cannabis-infused caramel. The agency was approached by the “mom and pop duo”, who already had an artisanal-level recipe and wanted to work together to create a brand strategy, name, and packaging system to match. Noise13’s reproach [...]