Some new portfolio updates by designer Till Wiedeck including identity and branding for Warp Record's 25th birthday celebrations earlier this year in which the label held a series of events featuring the label's roster including Autechre, Battles, Bibio, Darkstar, Hudson Mowhake, LFO, Mira Calix, Patten, Plaid, Rustie, Squarepusher and more.
A new book by Australian designer Vince Frost called 'Design Your Life' which gives an insight into applying design principles to your life has just been launched and available to purchase here. As Vince explains;
'For the past 25 years, I have always been designing. I’ve built a thriving practice, amassed an enviable number of accolades and earned the respect of my peers not to mention numerous repeat clients. By all measures, I am a success. But for years my private life was a mess. I was helping people work smarter. But I did not know how to live smarter. I was designing and redesigning everything but me. It wasn’t a moment of revelation so much as evolution. I can’t say when it happened but it seems I hired me to help myself live better by living smarter. I began applying my principles of design to my own life. And I found my flow: I am more reflective, more alive to my senses, more in touch with the people in my life and more aware of my value. In short, I am happier.
This book is the next step in my evolution. If my design process can bring value to me as a person, perhaps it can bring value to others. Or, more radically, bring others to recognise their own value. This book will not solve your problems. You have to do that yourself. And it will take lots of hard work. But I believe this book will inspire you to work better at living better. I am designer. I am a doer. My ultimate measure of success is achieving what I like to call doability. It’s not a real word. But its meaning is manifest. This book is more than words, more than images. It’s about inspiring ideas to life. It’s about proving the impossible possible.'
Some 2013 work designed by Build, but only seeing the light of day now, 'Authentic expression' was a collaborative project with Bob Sheard/Fresh Britain for Levi's. Build helped to create a new typographic language, to align and reinforce the brand vision of 'Authenticity' developing a typeface informed and constructed using the Levi's arcuate.
The second edition of bi-annual lifestyle publication; Nourished Journal, has just launched and is available for pre-order from their store. Some features include Nike Global Concept Director Kristin Reiter, Steve Schwartz from Art of Tea, the importance of being mindful, Pippa Vosper talks travel, how to make your own smudge wands, Benah founder Brenda Briand, and a recipe for our warming apple, pear and ginger pie.
'For more than 15 years Stockholm Design Lab have designed custom typography for global brands and businesses, from IKEA and Scandinavian Airlines to Stadium and Velux. These carefully designed typefaces have been exclusively produced for our clients, never available for a larger audience to use. And that’s why we are very excited to announce that the typeface we have made for ourselves will be available for anyone to purchase in 2015.'