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
MARKATOS & MOORE is a San Francisco brand design firm specializing in crafting experiences for digital and analog worlds. Their focus is on building brands that tell an authentic story. Conceived from rich dialog, MM tell these narratives through concept, detail, vision and execution. One of the most used colors at MM is blue and The Battery is no exception.
"The Battery is a private establishment aimed at the nurture and embrace of forward-thinking minds in the arts, technology and other thriving industries and passions. Michael & Xochi Birch came to MM for us to provide a solid brand foundation & become the firm to craft the story from the ground up. After a deep research phase and diving into the rich history of the building, we began slowly unpeeling the layers that would assist us in visually telling the narrative."
Posted by Justin Nowak with an assist from MR. CUP