We usually associate Two Points with experimental graphic design; posters based upon complex systems for high-brow arts organisations, magazine covers that push print processes to their most exciting limits and books that investigate modes and trends that permeate the design industry. But their most recent work is much more commercially-minded than anything we’ve seen from them before.
They’ve just finished the brand identity for a Barcelona-based burger chain that prides itself on having humble roots. To celebrate their success they enlisted Two Points to give them a complete visual overhaul, reinventing everything from their logo to the interior architecture of their flagship restaurant. The studio has done a terrific job of creating an environment that seems fresh but not fast-foodie, and a range of print and online collateral that maintains a sense of fun, but makes it clear that Bacoa isn’t just a run-of-the-mill burger joint. Everything’s also approachable enough to be enjoyed by folks with little interest in design, using bold colours and punchy typography to lure you into what looks like a pretty great eatery. Delicious.
- Kyle Platts and Andy Baker's animation takes us on a kaleidoscopic trip through the park
- Casper Balslev shows ballerinas wielding AK-47s in his ad for the Royal Danish Theatre
- An unusual custom typeface and great layouts for new print mag Migrant
- Bold, minimal-leaning graphic design from hot new studio Vrints-Kolsteren
- Daniel Savage’s monochrome animation plays with geometry and space
- Waverly Labs launches an earpiece that translates languages in real time
- Anna Ginsburg explores sex and female orgasms in this hilarious animation (NSFW)
- Arne Svenson’s portraits of his New York neighbours taken through apartment windows
- Milton Glaser: we talk drawing, ethics, Shakespeare and Trump with the graphic design legend
- The Co-op returns to its old “clover leaf” logo from the 1960s
- Strange posters and superb typography from Venetian studio Tankboys
- Should designers specialise early, or have a “portfolio career”?