Minneapolis-based Werner Design Werks recently gave their website a fresh makeover. With the update comes a slew of new projects, bios (with childhood photos!) and an archive section that features all their classic work. Also included is an awesome case study section that gives readers a sneak peek into their design process. The section is still in development, but they’ve already uploaded sketches and images for their work with the Mrs. Meyers brand.
- 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
I first discovered Ed Nacional at the end of 2009 as he was completing his studies at Parsons. He had recently taken on a design internship for the New York Times and was beginning to explore his capabilities as an illustrator. I was instantly attracted to his his bold no-nonsense use of type and stylish yet minimal use of color. Since then, I have enjoyed watching Ed grow as a designer and seeing the projects that have resulted from his efforts. Others have taken notice as well, as popular brands and platforms like Skillshare and Wanelo have sought Ed’s expertise and artistic sensibilities in developing their identities. In today’s installment of the Design in Process series we chat with Ed about his workflow, his passions outside of the office and more!
Founded in 2008, Atelier Muesli is the moniker of Paris-based designers Mytil Ducomet and Léa Chapon. Working with a variety of materials and processes including woodcutting, engraving and traditional printing they create work that is systemic and not limited to a single fixed expression.
Jackkrit Anantakul is a Bangkok-based graphic designer and illustrator. With a client list that includes Monocle and Wallpaper he creates higly expressive work that is lauded for it’s experimental typography and often humorous imagery. He previously served as senior art director at YouWorkForThem, but recently ventured out on his own with the launching of Hello I Am JK.
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Enter the world of Scott Balmer, an accomplished illustrator from the UK. When he’s not playing tetris or dreaming of chocolate, he’s conjuring up brilliant imagery filled with mischievous characters and majestic beasts.
Bernd Kuchenbeiser’s 61 books with black type on white cover lovingly pays homage to the printed word in all it’s glory. Created for a recent event at Vitsoe’s Reading Room, the book also serves as an analog companion to his impressive blog. Contained within is a cohesive collection of titles bound initially by the color (or lack of) of their cover. Accompanying each entry is a brief paragraph that details the qualities whether physical or conceptual that have attracted Bernd’s attention. Available at select Vitsoe shops, the book is free while supplies last.
Meet Riccardo Guasco, aka ”Rik”, a cartoonist, illustrator and painter based in Alessandria, Italy. Influenced by movements such as Cubism and Futurism he crafts rich compositions brimming with warm muted tones.