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Raffinerie is an award-winning design studio based in Zürich. A favorite project of mine is their collaboration with the Solothurner Film Festival. Building from an established visual language, the studio developed a flexible identity system that they adapt each year. For this year’s event, they created a comprehensive campaign that included posters, invitations, and a program booklet. [...]

Raffinerie 2017-08-10T03:01:21+00:00

Anna Hurley


I am smitten with Anna Hurley’s illustrations. Utilizing simple forms and limited color palettes, she crafts playful scenes full of charming characters. I’m especially fond of her illustration “Celestial Hair”. Here, she depicts a woman with a flowing mane that contains a bustling coral reef and a starlit sky. This enchanting piece encompasses the wit [...]

Anna Hurley 2017-08-08T03:01:26+00:00

Erik Kirtley


Erik Kirtley is a Stockholm-based designer with a passion for typography and illustration. He beautifully displays his skills through a poster series titled Random Acts in which he documents everyday activities. With subjects such as “brushing teeth” to the more abstract, each poster has its own unique style, but still retains its connection to the larger theme. ——————– [...]

Erik Kirtley 2017-08-03T03:01:10+00:00

Joohee Yoon Update


Printmaker, JooHee Yoon, has continued to craft whimsical illustrations and prints that vibrate with color and personality. With Enchanted Lion Books she’s published two charming picture books, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and Beastly Verse, both printed with just three colors. She’s also done much editorial work, regularly illustrating for The New York Times, Plansponsor Magazine, and [...]

Joohee Yoon Update 2017-08-01T03:01:28+00:00

The Rodina


The Rodina is the independent practice of Tereza and Vit Ruller. Interested in the connections between culture, aesthetic, and technology, the duo explores these subjects through a wide range of medias. Their work is often experimental and utilizes whimsical elements such as neon colors, playful textures, and even the occasional emoji. This quirky nature is especially [...]

The Rodina 2017-07-27T03:06:49+00:00

Amber Vittoria


Amber Vittoria is an illustrator living and working in New York City. She often employs round organic shapes and loose brushstrokes to illustrate the collections of high-end fashion brands. Hoping to empower the female form, she features the outfits on a variety of body types. She also challenges society’s standards of beauty by highlighting her figures’ [...]

Amber Vittoria 2017-07-25T03:01:31+00:00

Büro 146


Büro 146 is an accomplished design studio that collaborates with theaters, schools, and other cultural associations throughout Switzerland. Especially impressive is their work for the Pavillon Le Corbusier, a museum dedicated to the famed Swiss architect. Over the past three years, Büro has crafted promotional materials that beautifully display the institution’s collection. Pulling from the gallery’s [...]

Büro 146 2017-07-18T03:01:23+00:00



Founded by Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín, Atlas is a brand and design consultancy based in New York and Mallorca. From chocolate packaging to magazine layouts, they consistently craft work that is whimsical yet still remains clean and elegant. One of their more quirky projects is FS Sally Triestina, a typeface they designed in partnership with [...]

Atlas 2017-07-13T03:05:52+00:00