April 24th, 2015

 Here’s what’s caught our eye in April…

Oli Frape_Selfridges

Lettering artist Oli Frape’s Harvey Nichols window display.

starbucks reserve_4starbucks reserve_3starbucks reserve_1 Starbucks Reserve Roastary

Whether or not Starbucks is your cup of tea, their outlet in Seattle, home to the very first store in 1971, with its extravagant Willy Wonka-esque interior and unique identity, is hard to ignore.

Germina_StoreGermina_Store_2 A healthy Mexican.

Selling seed grains and cereals in bulk, from poppy seeds to quinoa, spicy chickpea snacks or cereal bars, Germina reinterprets Mexico’s traditional market stalls, with its new branding and interior. It uses basic packaging made from recycled materials and a minimal graphic treatment to striking effect.

Thermochromatic ink

Thermochromatic ink_2 Smart packaging.

Some cool and fresh examples trending this month.

Helmets Finally…

A crash course in helmet design from Kazakhstan, created for fun by a local ad agency.