The delicate art of Asya Kozina’s paper wigs

Ukrainian graphic designer and artist Asya Kozina created these uncanny and mesmerizing paper wigs. For her own pleasure or for brands, Asya picks up traditional patterns and motifs, costumes and fashion aesthetics from various historical time periods to turn them into contemporary paper designs: "Historical wigs always fascinated me, especially the Baroque era. This is art for art's sake aesthetics for aesthetics, no practical sense. But they are beautiful. I made a series of wigs. Paper helps to highlight in this case the main form and not be obsessed by unnecessary details." (…)

Tom Dixon Design Studio + Here Design: CRAFT London

Brand consultancy Here Design has imagined the identity and packaging series for CRAFT London, a new restaurant in Greenwich, London. CRAFT is a collaboration between Stevie Parle and Tom Dixon (the restaurant’s interior was designed by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio). The challenge was to create a strong brand identity that would convey what they call a “New British contemporary craft” to a metropolitan audience. (…)

A-maze-ing chocolate bars, Fortuito

Designed by Madrid-based Fernando Orellana, aka Fortuito, these self-promotional chocolates bars sport a a piped chocolate maze tangled around the logo, flavor, and name of the chocolatier. A simple color code and a retro-but-not-too-much bit of styling, for an efficient result. We have no idea how great the chocolate tastes like, but it certainly looks appealing enough...

Andy Warhol x Perrier: Happy Birthday!

The iconic beverage from South of France celebrates its 150th birthday: Perrier has teamed up with The Andy Warhol foundation to commemorate, relaunching Warhol's bold portraits of Perrier from 1983. "During the 1980s, Andy Warhol created a series of silkscreen prints depicting the bottles of sparkling water brand Perrier expressed in a bold color palette. The works were an extension of the pop artist's continued exploration into portraying consumer products in new, graphic ways, in which he developed more than 40 works using the signature Perrier bottle as his subject", recalls Michael Hermann, Perrier's director of licensing.

Lait Bleu

Can design help fight the economic crisis? In the south of France, as a response to suffocating market conditions (highlighted by milk producers in Mirepoix through a series of strikes and events), a small milk company asked designer Isabel Rodrigues to give its product ("Le Bleu" milk) a look that would stand out. Le design, une solution pour sortir de la crise économique ? A Mirepoix en Ariège, où les producteurs avaient dénoncé leurs conditions dramatiques à travers grèves et distribution gratuite de lait, une petite compagnie a fait appel à la designer graphique Isabel Rodrigues pour donner à son produit, le lait sobrement appelé "Le Bleu", une identité visuelle qui lui permettrait de sortir du lot.

Grandma Thelma’s cookies

In Iowa, Grandma Thelma got revamped for her 108th birthday: Monroe-based Saturday MFG agency gave the local brand a new visual identity, starting with these funny delivery boxes for warm cookies, designed to look like a gas stove... A comforting sight. En Iowa (USA), Grandma Thelma fête ses 108 ans. A cette occasion, la marque s'est vue concocter une nouvelle identité visuelle. Une agence locale, Saturday MFG, installée à Monroe, s'est chargée de réveiller l'auguste grand-mère, à commencer par d'amusantes boîtes en forme de cuisinière spécialement imaginées pour la livraison de cookies tout juste sortis du four.

Café sans plomb: Have a cup of fuel

Fuel to start the day! Fuel is a Café, coffee shop and bakery located in Brighton, Massachusetts. Commoner studio (Richie Stewart & Brook Towlson) gave it a fresh and fun visual identity. Fancy a cup of coffee, anyone? Du carburant pour démarrer la journée ! Fuel est un café-boulangerie situé dans la petite ville de Brighton, Massachusets (USA). Les designers Richie Stewart & Brook Toulon (Commoner studio) lui ont concocté une identité visuelle un poil rétro, non dénuée d'humour. Avec ou sans plomb, le petit noir bien serré ?