Hanns Lohrer was a German painter and commercial graphic designer based in the city of Stuttgart. In spite of his … More
SPARKLING COLLAB: TAKASHI MURAKAMI BRINGS “SUPERFLAT” TO A PERRIER BOTTLE NEAR YOU!
It was only a matter of time until we see a contemporary art superstar lend their artwork to a major … More
CAFFEINATED DESIGN: CRUSHING HARD ON THIS COFFEE BRAND’S DUSTY PINK PACKAGING!
If you’re a regular visitor to this blog then you probably already know by now how obsessive we are when … More
CRYPTIC: HIPSTER-BEVERAGE GUERRILLA MARKETING AS STREET ART!
We saw this wheat-pasted poster on an electricity utility box on Fairfax Avenue in Hollywood on Monday. And we thought … More
WHOPPER: GLOBAL FAST-FOOD CHAIN ROLLS OUT NEW LOGO AND BRANDING!
Worldwide fast-food restaurant chain Burger King has revamped its brand identity, including its iconic burger logotype, color palette, typography and … More
DESIGN: THE LOOK OF THE THE FIRST TOKYO OLYMPICS
It’s now August 2020, which is when, had the global COVID-19 pandemic not upturned life as we knew it, the … More
EXPOSED: THE STARBUCKS LOGO HAS A MAJOR DESIGN “FLAW,” BILLIONS AFFECTED, ETC.
Yes, savvy reader, it’s true. Almost everybody’s favorite Seattle, Washington-based, international speciality-coffee chain has a design flaw in its familiar, … More
GRAPHIC DESIGN X MATCHES — LIT AF!!!
Our annual New Year’s ritual of doing some house cleaning and organizing, throwing things out and making room for all … More
CAPITALISM: JEFF KOONS AND LOUIS VUITTON MAKE A BABY BUNNY
The unthinkable has happened. Yes, savvy reader, bona fide post-modern rockstar artist and art-world darling Jeff Koons has collaborated with … More
The Hotness: The Sexiest Airplane Tail in the Friendly Skies
Hands-down the the Hawaiian Airlines airplane branding is the sexiest ever in the goddamn history of the world. Period. It’s … More
Heyyyyyyyy … It’s Been Awhile
Hey, Everybody! Regular readers of GlobalGraphica (GG) will have noticed that we haven’t posted to this site in a few … More
“Black Cat” Logo
The logo for Intelligentsia Coffee’s “Black Cat” Espresso is the head of a black cat. It’s a bold and literal … More
What the Original Gold’s Gym in Venice Looks Like Now
The original location of the iconic and legendary bodybuilding mecca Gold’s Gym is a block away from the sands of … More
WHAT THE HELL IS “COLD OPEN”?
This beautiful old-school graffiti art is on a corrugated metal fence next to the Venice Beach offices of an advertising agency … More
Wes Anderson Directed a Christmas Commercial for H&M
Auteur film director Wes Anderson has produced an amusing short Christmas film (see below) as long-form commercial for the global … More
“But First, Coffee” Curb … Silver Lake, Los Angeles
The curb in front of the Alfred Coffee in Silver Lake, Los Angeles has been cheekily employed as signage, and as such a … More
Cool Design … Matchbox from Santa Monica Yacht Club
The beautiful nautically inspired design on this box of matches is for the Santa Monica Yacht Club, which is a … More
Re-Purposed Shipping Container at Iron & Resin … Ventura, California
On the Scene … Customers Waiting in Line at BriGela … Kiyosumi, Tokyo
Design … Boxes of Juice and Water at Butcher’s Daughter … Nolita, New York
For decades mass-market juices and milk were sold in paper-box cartons, but in recent years all sorts of other juices … More
Shiny Cool Super-Minimal Unbranded Bag of Bear Pond Espresso Beans
On our recent visit back to Tokyo, we picked up a bag of freshly-roasted espresso beans from Bear Pond Espresso … More
New York Street Art … Gucci-Styled Cartoon Ghosts
Funny … “This is a Generic Brand Video”
This short video titled “This is a Generic Brand Video” was created entirely from stock video to go with the … More
Our Favorite Commercial of the Past Year
Our favorite TV commercial of the past year is this little seen spot for Hennessey Cognac that was dreamt up … More
In NYC … “I Am a Deus”
Among these billboard postings on Broome Street in New York’s Lower East Side is an ad for local classical-music radio … More
Super Awesome Interactive British Airways Billboard
This billboard ad for British Airways in London’s West End is absolutely brilliant.
The Gucci-Branded Fiat
It lives … The Gucci-branded Fiat 500. We spotted this one in New York City’s East Village on the weekend. … More
“Smart Air” by Artist Raemann … New York
A sparkly fresh new wheat-paste street art piece by the artist Raemann on Lafayette Street in NoHo, downtown New City. … More
Super Minimalist Bianchi Bicycle Magazine Ad
Brand-awareness ads in magazines rarely come as simple, bold and minimalist as this two-page spread for the Italian bicycle maker … More
From Tokyo … Seibu Shopping Bag Design
A friend of ours gave us a small gift from Japan and it came in this Seibu department store bag … More
The Wonderful Design of Fooding Magazine
We were in Paris a few months ago when some ad agency friends in the French capital turned us on … More
Vintage-Modern Air France Sign at Flea Market … Paris
A super-cool, vintage-modern Air France airport sign for sale at the famous vide-grenier, a type of French flea market (or … More
“And Then Jamaica Conquered England” Puma Billboard Featuring Usain Bolt
The Rejected Design of Brazil’s Famous Flag
The modern flag of Brazil was adopted in 1889 and its distinctive graphic design has become one of the most … More
Old urban centers in the United States are filled with small shops that do business for decades without ever giving … More