Eclectic 'Effenaar' venue branding

 

Really love the eclectic branding of the Effenaar Venue in Eindhoven by Dutch agency Fabrique (designers now at JongeMeesters). They've created a slice of controlled chaos that's really fresh with a heads up to the 80's. The edgy graphic compositions and bold typographic assortments allow every performance's promotional matter to feel individual but part of something bigger. Really fun, perfect for a young crowd and I bet the designers had a riot doing the designs.

A Retro pick and mix - on the Retrofuturs blog

 

You never know what you'll find on the Retrofuturs blog, it shows a real mixed bag from the last couple of centuries. Stéphane uses some of these as the basis for his design and illustration - here are some of my favourites from the blog... http://retrofuturs.posterous.com/

More links to his work:

Gurafiku: Outstanding Japanese Graphic Design Blog

 

 Wow, Wow, Wow - sometimes you are pointed in the direction of a blog that you simply have to look at EVERY post from and this amazing Japanese Graphic design collection called Gurafiku is one of those sites > http://gurafiku.tumblr.com/ is a brill Japanese resource by Ryan Hageman (@ryanhageman) and there's tonnes more pics on the blog to thumb through - also thanks to @Gilliom for posting his blog article about the Gurafiku blog bringing it to my attention, Gilliom's blog Monsieurbandit is another excellent design blog, go have a look http://monsieurbandit.blogspot.com/2010/04/n-lt-2-gurafiku.html

UPDATE: Thanks for the post! http://someotherpeople.tumblr.com/post/533050883/japanese-design-gurafiku-on-...

Thanks to @flickrdesign for featuring my work

Yayy, just seen that I've got 2 designs featured on 23 March's Flickr Design site, thanks to @flickrdesign for the feature!

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Aqua Spot > http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathykavan/4362976640/
Mute Beige 12 > http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathykavan/4362977528/

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