• Camille Walala
    Camille Walala

    “Pattern can play an important role in brand recognition. It can create a look that is iconic and playful. Adding patterns to an identity can make it straightaway more memorable. But you want to make sure that your patterns are timeless and don’t follow too much of a trend as they could become out-of-date very quickly” 

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Pick of the Month
  • Noise 13 – Big Picture Thinkers
    Noise 13 – Big Picture Thinkers

    Noise 13 has been working with Uber since 2013 to roll out the first brand update on everything from stationery to surfboards. Along the way, they have created visual assets, established processes for working with 60+ cities internationally, and continue to be a part of the evolving brand. Projects have included numerous custom illustrations for marketing materials, art direction for photo shoots with their partner Gamma Nine, online and print collateral, packaging, city launch materials, in-app icons, campaign systems and graphics, and international black cards for first time users.

  • FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS – Ethnographic Visual Anecdotes
    FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS – Ethnographic Visual Anecdotes

    FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS is a collaborative exploration of visual language that unites students, teachers, scholars, and ideas from 6 cities across 4 continents: New York, Hong Kong, Beirut, Falmouth, Bogota and Cologne. Over two years, more than 150 students coming from more than 40 different countries have been involved. The collection of all created symbols and projects shapes a contemporary panorama of global visual language.

Upcoming Events
ISSUE Project Room – Matmos performance of Robert Ashley’s
ISSUE Project Room – Matmos performance of Robert Ashley’s "Perfect Lives"

ISSUE Project Room hosts a special benefit event featuring acclaimed electronics duo Matmos performing scenes from Robert Ashley's groundbreaking television-opera Perfect Lives. Perfect Lives (1978-83) is Robert Ashley’s opera “about” bank robbery, cocktail lounges, geriatric love, adolescent elopement, et al, in the American Midwest. One of the definitive text-sound compositions of the late 20th century, it has been called a comic opera about reincarnation.

  • Guangzhou Design Week 2014
    Guangzhou Design Week 2014

    “To Promote Design by Business” as mission, Guangzhou Design Week is running the operation mode of “365+3(days)”, which means 3-day fair and 365-day intensive B2B business events and branding promotion! This year, Guangzhou Design Week will be held in Guangzhou Pazhou PWTC Expo on 5-7 DEC. More than 300 design brands from 20 countries will showcase their work in the exhibition. With more than 8-year operating history, Guangzhou Design Week has become the most influential and largest annual commercial activity in the Chinese design industry.

  • The Big Design Market 2014
    The Big Design Market 2014

    The Big Design Market is the biggest market of its kind in Australia, bringing together the best of independent Australian and international design for 3 huge days of shopping! The iconic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne provides a stunning backdrop for fashion and accessories, homewares and textiles, lifestyle and kids' products, stationery and books.

  • Inno Design Tech Expo 2014 by HKTDC
    Inno Design Tech Expo 2014 by HKTDC

    HKTDC Inno Design Tech Expo is taking place from 4-6 Dec to inspire your business ideas. Apart from showcasing local designs and technologies, global innovations from China, Czech Republic, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan etc. will be the talk of the town. “Creative and Tech Start-ups Zone” and “3D Printing Solutions” will also make their debut. The 3-days event will house 50+ seminars, forums and workshops giving hottest tips in living design, innovative marketing and brand strategies, fundraising for young entrepreneurs etc. Register now!

  • Singapore International Film Festival 2014
    Singapore International Film Festival 2014

    The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is the largest and longest-running film event in Singapore. Founded in 1987, the festival has become an iconic event in the Singapore arts calendar that is widely attended by international film critics, and recognized worldwide for its focus on Asian filmmakers and the promotion of Southeast Asian films. The SGIFF is committed to nurture and champion Singaporean talents in the art of filmmaking and brings to the city, the highest standard for the enrichment of cultural life in Singapore.


Must Read
  • Adbusters #115: Blueprint for a New World Part IV (Techno) – What is reality?
    Adbusters #115: Blueprint for a New World Part IV (Techno) – What is reality?

    Is your OS up to date? Good. How’s your WiFi connection? Great. Are you reading this hunched over in a cubicle? LOL. Or maybe huddled in a bomb shelter? Uh-oh. Are you ready for Reality 2.0? Yikes. Can’t quite kick your Facebook habit? That’s normal. Or perhaps you’re wondering about the meaning of life now that every human action is monitored, recorded and exploited by the data-industrial complex? Yeah. So are we.

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