Rick Berkelmans is the man behind Hedof, a oneman design studio based in Breda, Netherlands. Drawing from a wide range of influences and a love for traditional printing techniques, he creates work that is a vibrant mix of images, typography and color. Many of his pieces are humorous in nature and feature a playful cast of characters that morph in and out of each other. Immerse yourself in his world at the recently revamped Hedof.com.
- Olle Eksell Site & Shop
- This Is Forest — Joel Speasmaker
- MVM — Magnus Voll Mathiasson
- Art School Cliche Spotting
- Posters Discovered in Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
- Vinyl Documentary: To Have & To Hold
- Partisan Memorials in Former Yugoslavia
- Up in the Air- Opening sequence
- Geoff Mcfetridge: Where the Wild Things Are Title Design
- Nikkatsu – Japanese actions films
Creative member network YCN has launched a brand new Members’ Magazine. The inaugural issue of You Can Now Magazine is Designed & Art Directed by Matt Willey and Edited by YCN Founder Nick Defty. It fittingly takes the theme ‘Begin’ as its editorial starting point and follows on with a visually loaded series of ideas, essays and inspirations.
The publication’s opening section presents a ‘celebration of getting started’ and includes an extended feature on the business of launching a new magazine with input from a spread of magazine maestros including Jeremy Leslie (MagCulture), Dan Crowe (Port), Robert Bound (Monocle) and Charlotte Rey (ACNE Paper), among others. All are illustrated by rising French star Tiffany Beucher.
Portuguese advertising agency MSTF Partners firmly believes that there’s no better way to remember a journey than a book and that nothing makes one travel more than reading. With this in mind, they developed Tell a Story, a mobile book shop that sells translated Portuguese books, as a way to promote literature as “postcard” of their culture.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Josef Albers’ Interaction of Color, Yale University Press has released an interactive iPad app for the now classic book on the subject. Beautifully designed by Potion, the app features the original set of over 140 color studies as well as the full text. In addition, a variety of experts and scholars provide commentary on Albers’ theories and work.
Foster Type is the online home of Dave Foster, an independent designer based in Sydney, Australia. Specializing in custom lettering, Dave has built an impressive portfolio of type work and the awards to match. His latest project is Blanco, a serif typeface with 8 styles and 4 weights. Completed while attending the Type and Media Masters program at the Royal Academy of Art in Den Haag, The Netherlands, it’s slated for release in 2014.
MADE Quarterly is a publication that documents the workings of the modern maker, including but not limited to industrial design, architecture, fashion, interior design, photography and the culinary world. MADE aims to get inside the heads of those individuals to find out how they do what they do, and what inspires them to create. Each issue will take a peek behind the scenes and offer the reader a rare opportunity to glimpse inside the minds of these inspiring individuals.
The second edition of MADE Quarterly features: Mast Brothers (USA), Best Made Co (USA), Huet Brothers (NLD), Stevie Gee (GBR), Earth Tu Face (USA), March Studio (AUS), Uniform Wares (GBR), Henry Wilson (AUS), Ben Huff (USA) and Minimalux (GBR). MADE Edition Two also features four individual covers, each displaying chosen works from our esteemed contributors. Please note covers are distributed randomly.
Pick up a copy here.