Our latest pick of the best work submitted to CR’s Feed includes a charming ad for Not on the High Street, some surprising pictures of paradise and a new identity for Australian production company Revolver. First up, though, is Craig & Karl‘s dazzling series of illustrations for Milk Studios, depicting designs seen on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week:
Photographer Oli Kellett and Martin McAllister’s photo project, Welcome to Paradise, documents places in the UK with paradise in the title – featured locations include an industrial estate in Wolverhampton, a Bradford car park and a bland 1950s-style Brighton crescent, and are more unremarkable than idyllic.
“The naming of these service access-roads and industrial parks is so incongruous it manages to be simultaneously prosaic and romantic. It’s a kind of naive enthusiasm trying to convince us of what surely everybody will realise isn’t true, like an overeager parent naming their child Winner,” say Kellett and McAllister. You can see the full set of images and a map of where they were taken at welcometoparadi.se
Production company Revolver‘s new identity and website, designed by Sydney studio Holt, is inspired by rolling film credits. The company’s name appears cut in two at the top and bottom of stationery, to give the effect of motion, and the homepage on its website features a rolling feed of text displaying the names of the company’s directors, set against full-bleed stills from a great selection of ads:
These stills from Yukai Du’s animation project, Way Out, which reflects on our over-reliance on smartphones, feature a lovely use of colour and pattern (see more images and clips from the animated sequence on Du’s website):
WCRS’s spot for Not On the High Street highlights the quirkier gifts for sale via the online retailer, from a dog shaped scratching post for cats to a garden in a fishbowl. The ad is shot in the same style as the retailer’s Father’s Day campaign (also by WCRS) and features a charming voiceover by actor Michael Gambon:
Adrian Talbot’s new monoline font, Kelso, is described as “easy to read and easy on the eye” and is designed for applications which require “a rhythmic and fluid look.” You can buy it or download a sample at talbottype.co.k
Last but not least is Italian studio La Tigre‘s cover illustration for Modus, the magazine for the Royal Chartered Institute of Surveyors, promoting a feature on infrastructure and public space. The magazine has commissioned some great covers in the past, including typographic designs in chalk and pixellated cityscapes by Totto Rena – you can see more of them on the Modus website.
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