Via NAS CAPAS.
Via NAS CAPAS.
One of a collection of illustrated type quotes by .
Seasonal Ingredients at Hatabo poster, by Naoki Ikegami, 2013.
The identity and packaging for gastronomic hotspot Puebla 109 , designed by Savvy Studio, was developed around several symbols which draw inspiration from the classic age of Mexican philately. Each symbol works independently but at the same time shares an equal hierarchy when used together with the rest of the symbols that make up the graphic system. Unlike a more traditional approach to branding, there is no one symbol that bears the weight of the entire brand’s identity.
The applications are constructed upon basic or more industrial materials. They are contrasted with bold colours and classic typefaces that have a strong national character, together with a few other graphic elements which resemble those used by the postal service in the past, therefore alluding to the journey that an object undertakes before reaching its final destination.
‘Hombre’ – 1967 film poster, starring Paul Newman.
Via The Swinging Sixties.
Poster design for Velosolex, 1950. By Noël Fontanet, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Each issue is typed on a yellow portable Remington typewriter and pages laid out by hand with scissors and a glue stick. Containing mainly inspirational passages on life and the creative processes affecting artists, entrepreneurs and lone wolves, each piece of writing (which Almond calls ‘paraprose’) is given it’s own page and occasionally decorated with a 19th century pictoral image.
Here is the philosophy behind this beautifully produced little zine:
“John Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth. He did this on February 20, 1962. Glenn was able to leave our world on a poorly constructed rocketship. He floated in space and gazed at the earth. This was before computers were realistically usable, before the internet existed, and even before the Beatles released their first album.
If a man is able to leave the earth using primitive technology, think of all the possibilities in your life today.
This is what Brooklyn To Mars seeks to explore. It’s about learning from incredible people and saying, “I can do that.” Brooklyn To Mars is about starting from where you are today and going someplace extraordinary.”
Having just struggled through the first Christmas since the break up of my marriage, reading through Almond’s collected inspirational musings was just the thing I needed right now to help lift my spirits and break on through to a new chapter in my life.
Brooklyn To Mars is available from the Markus Almond Shop.
Ferran Adrià, considered by many to be one of the best chefs in the world, presents for the first time a massive collection of 700 recipes from the three Michelin-starred elBulli restaurant in Roses, Spain.
A catalogue of the restaurant’s remarkable creative evolution during its final years, elBulli 2005-2011 provides detailed recipes and colour photographs for each new dish, as well as analysis of the creative methods and explanations of new techniques.