A plucky indie african news service wanted an ID with the edge to represent it's journalistic acuity.
Inspiration comes easy when the brief is to promote sharp new musical talent. Even easer, when it’s in a good cause, such as this fundraiser for the Save the Children Fund.
For Inland’s design, I took my cue from some of the book covers of the 50’s and 60’s. (I have a hunch it was probably Janet Frame’s To the Island probably sent me there).
Rather than build a standalone site, this top tier composer sought a simple portal to the various existing avenues for his music; and an ID that referenced and complemented his latest album.
A rare disciplinary purity was to be experienced here, by focussing purely on design – in particular, typography.
Kura Huna literally means Hidden Treasure – so, the design delivers a slow reveal.
Bicycles are a barometer for a city’s liveability A meeting place of urban design professionals and cycling advocates needed a name and a face. “