The legendary NYC graphic designer Paul Davis has recently opened the Sarajevo 100 poster exhibition at the Sarajevo Collegium Artisticum gallery. The project marks the 100 years since the beginning of World War I and strives to contribute to a more positive image of Sarajevo in the context of European cultural and historic heritage.
Bruketa & Žinić in the Belgian Le Vif
Le Vif, the main news magazine in the French-speaking Belgium has published a list of most unusually designed books among which is Well Done, an internationally awarded annual report created by Bruketa&Žinić OM for Podravka in 2007.
B&Ž and Brandoctor in ComputerArts Annuals
The agency’s projects Adris group annual report In Good Hands and Valtida Piccola olive oil packaging have been included in the Computer Arts Graphic Design Annual 2014, and Brandoctor’s Anja Bauer Minkara wrote for Computer Arts Branding Design Annual 2014.
Miran Tomičić’s typography selection in the German Page
B&Ž Creative Director Miran Tomičić participated in the selection of the best new typography published in the new issue of the German Page magazine. MiranTomičić has chosen Nocturno, the work of the esteemed Croatian typographer Nikola Đurek (Typonine).
Bruketa and Žinić speakers at Eurobest
Davor Bruketa and Nikola Žinić will be speaking at this year’s Eurobest Festival, also known as Cannes for European agencies, happening in Lisbon for the next three days.
Renowned British D&AD on Bruketa & Žinić
D&AD has published an interview with Davor Bruketa featuring the agency’s projects awarded at this year’s D&AD competition, but also about what it means to be an independent agency.
Exhibition 'Hungry Designers' in Vienna
The exhibition 'Hungry Designers' with works on gastronomy in tourism by twenty Croatian designers and companies will be presented in Vienna MAK Museum within international fair for furniture, fashion and jewelry Blickfang taking place from 18 to 20 October.
Ad Stars bronze
wine, a project created by Brandoctor and Bruketa&Žinić OM has won bronze at the Ad Stars
, the largest Asian advertising festival held in South Korea. Ad Stars awards projects created through all communication channels available, from print and TV to interactive and mobile solutions – 24 categories in total.
Red Dot Best of the Best
Winners of the Red Dot
Communication Design competition were pronounced in Essen today. Red Dot is among the largest and most prestigious global competitions in visual communication design. Adris group and Bruketa&Žinić OM have won Red Dot Best of the Best
award for the annual report In Good Hands
, meaning how this project was pronounced best in its category.
Croatian for beginners
During the next couple of days the Viennese will have an opportunity to learn some Croatian, as the posters Croatian for Beginners will be published all over town. This is actually a project by the newly opened agency Bruketa&Žinić OM Wien.
A slice of D&AD
For the third time, Bruketa & Žinić agency has received an award from one of the most prestigious professional festivals D&AD London. This time the awards went to Adris Annual Report In Good Hands and Stina wine branding and packaging.
Adris at the Milan exhibition
Good Ideas Glow in the Dark annual report which was created by Bruketa&Žinić OM in cooperation with Predrag Grubić, Kristina Miljavac and Hrvoje Patajac from Adris group, is displayed in the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in Milan as part of the Intorno al libro (About the Book) exhibition held during April as part of the Salone del Mobile (the furniture fair).
Čadež and Kadoić in the New York Festivals Jury
Bruketa&Žinić OM Creative Director Ivan Čadež and Tin Kadoić, Creative Director in the digital agency Brlog (part of B&Ž group) will be part of this year’s New York Festivals (NYF) jury.
Twelve pages on Bruketa&Žinić OM in Chinese magazine Bao Zhuang
Chinese magazine Bao Zhuang published a 12 pages article about Bruketa&Žinić OM in its recent edition. Package&Design is a Chinese national professional publication dealing with marketing communication, packaging and design, with a 40-year tradition.
Exhibition UK/Croatia Extra/ordinary Design Workshops
The exhibition UK/Croatia Extra/ordinary Design Workshops is on view from 10 to 27 January at the London base of British Council. The exhibition will be opened by the Croatian Minister of Culture Andrea Zlatar Violić and the Chief Executive of the British Council, Martin Davidson CMG.
Bruketa and Žinić at SOS design festival
Sarajevo hosted the first SOS Design Festival
(Students Organize Sarajevo Design Festival) from October 31 to November 4. The Festival was organized by students of the Academy of Fine Arts and they gathered some of the leading names of design from the region: Slavimir Stojanović, Boštjan Botas Kenda, Numen / For Use, Feđa Vukić, Dejan Kršić and others, who held lectures, workshops, round-table talks…
Boris Bućan exhibits in Paris
Posters by Boris Bućan in Paris will be on view from 9 October, 2012 to 9 January, 2013 in the Parisian Gallery Le Lieu du Design. The exhibition is accompanied by special bibliophile edition edicija Beaux Arts dedicated to Boris Bućan with texts by Laurent Gervereau and Nada Beroš.
Exhibition 'In a Nutshell' on view in Maribor
Maribor, European Capital of Culture for 2012, will host the exhibition of contemporary Croatian design 'In a Nutshell' within the programme "Cultural embassies". In a Nutshell will be shown in the Gallery Vetrinjski dvor, Vetrinjska cesta 30. Official opening is on November 6, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Advice on effective creativity by Bruketa&Žinić OM
Bruketa&Žinić OM agency has edited the third monthly issue of Global Insights Magazine from E3 Agency Network, entitled “Ideas that Sell”. The issue focuses on creativity, and provides tools on how to reach effective marketing campaigns that sell the client’s product or service by combining strategic thinking and out-of-the-box creative solutions.
31 titles selected for the exhibitions Book Art International and Best Book Designs From All Over The World
The National and University Library in Zagreb finally closed the call for proposals Hrvatska lijepa knjiga. The applications were invited for the purpose of making a selection of books by Croatian publishers which will be included in Book Art International, the exhibition which will be held as part of the International Book Fair in Frankfurt from 10 to 14 October 2012, and the exhibition Best Book Designs From All Over The World, scheduled to take place in March next year in Leipzig.
Davor Bruketa in the London International Awards Jury
Davor Bruketa, the Creative Director of the Bruketa&Žinić OM advertising agency, leaves for Las Vegas by the end of September, where he will be judging the London International Awards (LIA) for the second time.
Tourism meets Croatian Design at Exhibition in Hvar
A selection of Croatian product design is on show for the first time to tourists in the town of Hvar on the Dalmatian island of the same name as the exhibition "Reason & Feelings" opened on Saturday at Gallery Loggia, one of the main Renaissance buildings in Dalmatia, writes daily newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija.
Silver Bra Award for Dario Dević and Hrvoje Živčić
Designers Dario Dević and Hrvoje Živčić are the recipients of the Silver Bra Award in the category “cut through” – OUTDOOR at recently ended International Festival of Creative Communication Magdalena for their poster made for Ganz Novi Festival in the production of Culture of Change.
Bronze at the ADC New York
The agencies Brandoctor and Bruketa&Žinić OM won the bronze medal at the prestigious competition Art Directors Club New York
for the brand they developed for a wine from the Island of Brač. With this award, the Croatian wine Stina found itself in the company of many of the world’s leading brands, such as Google, New York Times Magazine, BMW, Deutsche Bank, IBM, Samsonite, Land Rover, Daimler, Lady Gaga and others.
“Well Done” most-read article on Dezeen
Dezeen Book of Ideas is a publication featuring the most interesting creative ideas selected by the editors and journalists of the world’s most-read online magazine about architecture and design – Dezeen.com.
Croatian Holiday 2012 exhibition at Milan Design Week
Croatian Designers Association presents the exhibition Croatian Holiday 2012 curated by Ivana Borovnjak and Roberta Bratović with a wide range of respectful Croatian designers at the Milan Design Week, which is set to take place from April 17 to 22. The opening of the exhibition is scheduled for April 18.
Famous designer Max Kisman in Rijeka
Internationally renowned Dutch designer Max Kisman will hold an educational workshop entitled "The Complexity of Simplicity" from 19 to 21 March in the city of Rijeka on Croatia's nothern Adriatic coast.
ZGRAF to open in Zagreb
ZGRAF, the international exhibition of graphic design and visual communications is set to open in the Croatian capital Zagreb on 15 March. The triennial exhibition which has been held since 1975, is the biggest and most important exhibition of graphic design in Croatia.
Bruketa & Zinic's Adris Results in HOW Magazine
The recent annual report from Adris Group, simply called Results, has been published in the American magazine HOW, as part of their annual design review. The same issue for March features projects for Coca-Cola, Motorola Solutions, Viacom, United Airlines, Starbucks, HBO, Kellogg’s and others.
Oblo puzzle spheres at Ljubljana Design Expo
Croatian product designer Marko Pavlovic partakes at the Month of Design, which is taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 13th October till 13th November. Marko Pavlovic will present his Oblo puzzle spheres, produces by Ku ku tre company from Zagreb.
Aha!Studio wins Red Dot!
Aha!Studio for graphic design won the Red Dot Communication Award for packaging design, for the Kulinarijat Delicacy Food Product Line.
Books for exhibitions in Leipzig and Frankfurt Book Fairs
Books that will represent Croatia on the exhibitions Book Art International (October, Book Fair Frankfurt) and Best Designed Books All Over The World (Match, 2012, Leipzig Book Fair) have been selected by a panel of judges, organized by the National Library in Zagreb.
new edition announcement
Nenad Hancic created a new high quality Croatian Glagolitic font for Windows
Nenad Hancic from Germany, Duesseldorff, created a new Croatian Glagolitic font for Windows. The lower case letters of the font “Glagolica Missal DPG” are oriented on the “Missal from 1483”, the first Croatian printed book (incunabulum), while the capital letters are oriented on those of “Transit of St. Jerome”, a book printed in Croatian Glagolitic characters in the town of Senj in 1508.
Bruketa and Zinic in Copenhagen
Danish School of Media and Journalism has invited Davor Bruketa and Nikola Žinić to hold a lecture in September as part of the contemporary creative communications conference.
'Fragile Harmony' in Budapest
The Iparművészeti Museum in Budapest, Hungary, will be the host of the new exhibition of Marton Museum titled 'Fragile Harmony'. The exhibition will showcase a representative selection of Viennese Neoclassical porcelain from the holdings of Marton Museum.
Lina Kovacevic in London
Croatian designer Lina Kovacevic presents on 18 April at the Apple Flagship Store
in London her final MA project on St.Martins School of Art and Design - A Set for Online Romantic Dinner, which is particularly interesting since it is designed for laptops exclusively.
new edition announcement
Filip Cvitic created Epistula Croatica font for Croatian Glagolitic Script
Filip Cvitic created Epistula Croatica font for Croatian Glagolitic Script recently. Epistula Croatica represents the first phase of a larger project which will be revealed in some time in the future. The aim of the first phase is to spread information about the Glagolitic Script.
Davor Bruketa jury member of ADC New York
Davor Bruketa, co-founder of Bruketa & Zinic
Design Company from Zagreb, was a jury member at recently ended ADC - Art Directors Club New York competition for designers. Bruketa is the first designer from Croatia invited to this jury, after Mirko Ilic, who normally lives and works in the United States.