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Lale

The designer, Michael Parson, has long been curious of the possibilities that Opentype scripts now offer type designers. Thanks to this technology, design is no longer limited to the basic forms but can be enhanced with additional glyphs, ligatures or other features. He wanted to explore how to integrate these options into the less explored world of dingbat fonts. The resulting font, Lale offers a range of visuals that can be accessed by simply typing a sequence of signs, either letters; for the flowers, or numbers, for the stems. Both can be combined for a total of 4680 combinations.

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BASF Trend Book

The global trend book “Under the Radar” is a unique communication tool that provides an annual, profound and structured overview on global color trends for the automotive industry. It aims at showing the significance and variations of color in different regional market and has established as a constant company for the designers of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) by offering specific trend and color information together with 65 color samples. The design intents to capture and explain these global and regional trends in usable format and an expressive way.

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Happy Pockets

A promotional calendar for goo, the Internet portal site that originated in Japan, this is an upgraded version of the desk calendar with pockets that has been a popular item every year. With the concept of “Make Japan Happy,” each month has a different pocket with a uniquely cut rim and graphic design that bring the season to a visual full circle. The pockets can store receipts, name cards, notes, and even little sweets given as souvenir gifts. Put it next to your computer or some other convenient place and enjoy the changing visuals from month to month.

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Arc Calendar

The Arc Calendar is a promotional item produced for the Yupo Corporation, the manufacturer of Yupo synthetic paper. YUPO® has water resistance and strength not found in paper but can be printed and processed like paper. This calendar expresses both the potential and the attraction of YUPO®. Made from a single sheet, it is folded and assembled into a three-dimensional visual object with foreground, middle distance, and background in arc form. This item originated out of the client’s desire to create a promotional item that is at the same time a heartfelt gift that brings the recipient joy.

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Etsy Annual Report

This annual report is a student work for publication class at Illinois Institute of Art in Schaumburg, USA. Goal was to create artistic annual report that will keep one reading it from cover to cover. Booklet has 24 pages, in color. Informational and entertaining at the same time. There are total of 9 images used and over 100 of drawings that are creating the feeling of an artistic booklet that breaks out of standard form of annual report design. Some of the data is collected from a "2013 Etsy Progress Report" that is available publicly, and some of the data is fictional.

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Dicecal

The Dicecal is a 12-sided 3D calendar with an extra feature: you can also use it as multiple role-playing dice. The decorative and creative design comes very handy to everyone who, like most gamers, are often in need of various dice. Each side shows not only a month of the year with the days but also a result of a roll using a 2-3-4-6-12 sided die as well.

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Good designs create value for society. Everyday we feature a special design project that demonstrates excellence in design. Today, we are pleased to showcase an award-winning design that makes a positive difference. We will be featuring more great and inspiring designs daily. Make sure to visit us everyday to enjoy new good design products and projects from greatest designers worldwide.

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