Agfa Optima, 1960. First 35mm camera with automatic exposure. Germany.
Special symbol for portrait: Wilhelm Busch’s Max & Moritz, a well-known German cartoon of the 19th century.
Via Design is fine.
Faber has unveiled the look of its new Modern Classics range, which is set to launch early next year. The new design uses plenty of white space with a subtle band of colour, plus a line from each of the texts.
Via Creative Review.
Via The New Yorker.
Poster by Hans Erni promoting Cinematheque Suisse, 1950.
Celeste brass mobile by Corinne van Havre available through LaLouL.
Beautiful packaging concept for Gillette by Karin Olafsdotter.
A great improvement over the existing direction by Gillette, it befuddles me why this elegant, timeless approach remained just a piece of marketing research and was not adopted.
Skateboard by SALT SURF featuring walnut top and bottom veneers, sandwiching layers of maple veneer and a top deck with spray-on clear grip tape.