Curating the best monochromatic graphic design from around the world. Pick a color family and get inspired.
About // Topswatch is the only blog dedicated to discovering the best monochromatic design from around the world and sharing it with you. The blog is run by four graduates of Tyler School of Art.
Max Amato never loses his temper, unless he loses a game of ping-pong. Though many designers try to follow in his footsteps, they simply can’t because he has too many shoes. Favorite swatch: PMS 572C. Portfolio: www.maxamato.com
Nicholas Lomboy’s bedhead has inspired many a designer to throw away their conditioner and comb. Preferring the road less traveled, he aspires to skate switch. Favorite swatch: PMS 485C. Portfolio: www.nicholaslomboy.com
Brendan Mcauliffe is our rep from the Pacific Northwest. A world explorer, his favorite method of transportation is his bike, Josie (like the Blink song). Favorite swatch: PMS 651C.Portfolio: http://www.brendanmcauliffe.com/
Justin Nowak spends his free time playing first-person shooters while cuddling with his hamster, Snuggles. An aspiring egg chef, he still has Dominoes on his speed dial. Favorite swatch: PMS 7494C. Portfolio: www.nowakcreative.com
Packaging design in todays market is all about standing out. This is not the easiest concept to understand when you are first learning about graphic design but it almost always comes down to "what will the consumer see." RESTORING is a packing project done by a student that collaborated with Dzintars Ltd. The goal was to focus on both the internal and external signs of aging. The designer captures the beauty of packaging design as well the product.
This is achieved by using the well - known main component of the product line - Kombuchka black tea ferment. The visual nature of Kombucha’s micro world is very beautiful, yet simple - there is a notion of landscapes and figures made of various organisms that are visible in the shapes of extended and compressed dots and tubes. This visual language is taken as a basis of the packaging design project for the new anti - ageing product line Restoring.
Posted by Justin Nowak with an assist from Pinterest