The team behind creative studio Toby & Pete are masters of versatility. Whether it’s a still design, motion piece, or interactive animation, the studio never fails to knock it out of the park. Case in point: this hand-lettered typographic wonder created for Holly Black’s new book, “The Darkest Part of the Forest, was rendered painstakingly […]
For New Order’s latest gig in San Francisco, La Boca came up with a one-of-a-kind design that captures the new-wave essence for which the band is revered. Quite literally, in fact, with the use of colorful rings reminiscent of sound waves to make a powerful graphic statement. The progress shot below shows how a simple […]
UK based design studio, La Boca, recently lent their stylistic approach to put a new twist on an old classic. Below is their conceptual redesign for The Deer Hunter’s film poster. The standard printed edition will initially be used in cinemas across the UK for the re-release of the movie. At the same time, Dark City Gallery […]
Sean Freeman is passionate about typography, much like the former foundry, Hoefler & Co.; a New York City design giant for over twenty years. As a designer, Sean consistently gravitates toward the unexpected by incorporating new techniques in his work. For an article in New York Magazine‘s latest issue, he took the Gotham typeface put on the map […]
Brian Eno and Karl Hyde aren’t strangers to the marriage between music and stunning visuals. For their newest album, they took that union one step further by teaming up with creative studio, Toby and Pete, as well as technology and interactive guru Lukasz Karluk, to bring ‘Someday World’ to life through an augmented reality app called Eno • […]
Sean Freeman and creative producer Eve Steben went above and beyond on their latest project: a gig poster for The National. They gathered a few friends and a whole lot of plaster to arrive at a finished product that combines elements of sculpture and typography. “For this special creative commission, with their music in mind, we […]
The ever-groovy Mogollon created this mix just for It’s Nice That. MOGOLLON – IT’S NICE THAT : FRIDAY MIXTAPE by Francisco Lopez on Mixcloud
Next time you look at a piece of album art, consider the following: designers often go through hundreds of variations on even the most simple of designs in order to achieve the perfect harmony of graphic color, typography, and composition. Perhaps then, it goes without saying that the basics taught in design school for years […]
Illustrator and designer Alex Trochut is known for his binary prints which explore the duality of two-dimensional work on paper. He invented a process through which two completely separate images could be shown on one surface- one which appears in light, and one which appears only in the dark. For the first time, Alex will […]
Mogollon is Spanish slang for “a lot”, but the work coming from Francisco Lopez and Monica Brand’s studio is never too much, effortlessly capturing the qualities of imagination and new-age whimsy in everything they produce. After only a short visit, it was clear that their success stems from staying true to themselves and following their […]
Adam Larson of Adam & Co. created this exquisite poster for Ellie Goulding’s April 19th performance at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. “To me, there is a sense of sophistication mixed with limitless optimism in Ellie’s music. I wanted this to feel like it was post celebration where someone took a lavish bouquet […]
James Day landed the cover of Vanity Fair UK’s spring 2014 design issue with this still life photo he shot for the annual time piece feature. James and set designer, Brigit Hegarty, were asked to create images based around five different movements from the history of art; Cubism, Biomorphism, Popart, Surrealism and Brutalism.
Sean Freeman was commissioned by The New York Times Magazine to create this type treatment for the opener of their most recent cover story. Sean applied a wood-block texture to each letter, giving the work a completely custom, hand-crafted feel.
We’re proud to announce the launch of our new Artist-in-Residence program in association with ADC Young Guns 12! With the goal of advancing the careers of emerging talent, up to five YG 12 winners will be invited to be on a special roster at Levine/Leavitt called Artists-In-Residence. The agents here at Levine/Leavitt, along with an advisory board consisting of […]
As Levine/Leavitt’s newest intern and part-time design geek, I relished the opportunity to speak with Craig Redman of iconic design team Craig & Karl. We met in Craig’s Lower East Side studio space on a chilly February afternoon, surrounded by in-progress designs and fantastically colored knick-knacks that seemed to belong in their own quirky Craig […]
Alex Trochut reworked the fashion cover story of Redmilk Magazine‘s Creative Visionaries issue with a series of drippy graphics and playful type. See below for Redmilks’ video interview with Alex about his method, process, and inspiration.
Alex Trochut was recently hired by Adobe to redesign their famed logo using the technique of his choice. Adobe then invited him to speak about his work this past November at their Create Now New York conference. Stemming from his love for liquid textures, Alex experimented with a variety of new materials- specifically NeverWet, a super hydrophobic […]
Using CGI, Toby & Pete created and directed this trippy music video for Flume’s new single, The Greatest View. Experimenting with various 3D surfaces and textures, Toby & Pete constructed an alternate reality where the vocalist’s face emerges from the landscape. _ What was your process from start to finish? This clip was entirely 3D […]