The Great Blandini

July 10, 2011 | 7 Comments

Designed by Mike Rigby | Country: Australia

“Steve Bland is a re-toucher extraordinaire. Multi skilled in the mysterious ways of photoshop and a true Mac wizard. He asked me to create an identity that stood out from the usual, would appeal to the creative industry and reflect his sense of fun and humor. And so, plain old Steve Bland became ‘The Great Blandini’ and an engaging, Victorian inspired typographic identity unfolded. Referencing an era when magic was still truly magical.

The identity includes ‘playing card’ business cards, featuring a different photoshop trick on each one and magic wand poster proofing tubes.

Designed at Interbrand with Malin Holmstrom, Andrew Droog and Mike Reed.”

Comments

7 Responses to “The Great Blandini”

  1. Igor Melgaço
    July 12th, 2011 @ 1:58 pm

    Very nice!

  2. Nina
    July 14th, 2011 @ 3:43 am

    Love the funny texts mixed with the old school styled design!

  3. Nick
    July 14th, 2011 @ 7:05 am

    Genius. Very gimicky, so would need evolution to keep it interesting, but very – very inventive !!!

  4. Sarah
    July 18th, 2011 @ 1:29 pm

    AMAZING! So creative and inventive… would be a top 10 biz card design in my opinion.

  5. Danelle
    July 27th, 2011 @ 1:36 pm

    Love this. I have extreme design envy right now.

    The custom logotype is BEAUTIFUL.

  6. Austin
    August 1st, 2011 @ 8:06 am

    So is this website dead? It’s coming up on a month since a new post. I used to check it everyday!

  7. Michelle Sorensen
    August 5th, 2011 @ 8:51 am

    why did the posts stop?
    i love this blog.

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