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
Soap packaging needs to be appealing and beautiful but also allow the scent of the product come through. Designer, Andrew Cruz approached this packing project with vintage typography inspiration. Using the type face "Brothers" and a clever die cut, he was able to capture the elegance of soap.
“To design a unique, tactile box with a handcrafted feel that would allow the product to be seen, and the scent experienced. These small batch handmade soaps are produced with the finest natural ingredients. Rich with essential oils and botanicals, the products are gentle, sulfate free, pthalate free, and hypoallergenic.”
Fun Fact: Soap originally was created from ashes and oils and dates back to Ancient Babylon.