Named by Apple as one of the best apps of 2012, Cobook is a contact management app that’s simple, powerful and actually fun to use. We collaborated with Cobook to design icons, website layouts and iPhone app graphics.
Welcome to Latvia
Our team was entrusted with shaping our country’s image by creating the official website of Latvia. In collaboration with the passionate Latvian Institute’s team, we redesigned and developed Latvia.eu. It is the place where you can read the recent news and look up various topics & facts about history, economics, culture and much more.
Mukusala Art Salon
Our favourite art gallery was in a need of a serious web enhancement. By choosing a road less traveled, we were able to design and develop a unique web experience which extends the one of the gallery itself.
Visvaldis Ziedins. Movement
A hitherto little-known artist from the second half of the 20th century Visvaldis Ziedins is on of the most astonishing discoveries in Latvian art scene. The 400 page book, we were honored to design, offers an insight into the creative activities of the artist throughout his life.
Rhythm Church Miami is a community of people following Jesus and living in the rhythm of God’s kingdom. We joined in to help deliver an identity and website that reflects the spirit of Miami and the new congregation.
Our friends in Norway asked us to create a visual identity for M4 – a four module training tool that helps Christ followers start new Gospel-based missional communities and churches. Each “M” stands for different focus area – Master, Mission, Multiplication and Movement.
7Guru, the leading PR / Ad source of Latvia’s industry news, asked our gurus for a makeover. They were up for a creative approach, so we brought out more of their personality with a fun yet thoughtful logo. With the launch of a shiny new site, the brand was able to mark their 5th anniversary in style.
Our first iPhone & iPad game Mailboxing is now available on the App Store. A single-tap 3D arcade that lets you become the neighborhood hero chasing after the sneaky postman in a frenzy, smashing every mailbox standing in the way. Unlock new characters, avoid traffic and obstacles, and collect gas cans to prolong the ride. Oh, and look out for the cops and the detonated mailboxes!
Instrumenti debut album – TRU
‘TRU’, the debut album of Instrumenti is an eclectic mix of different genres and overtones. Their sound with each new track so we decided to let the music paint the picture. Every piece of the album artwork was created by the song itself. We might have helped by pouring paint onto blasting speaker membranes and catching the paint spills on paper, we might have helped by playing the drums with paint splashing drum sticks, but the real artist was the sound. We were just instruments.
We love our city Riga – a place where we breathe, work and do life. Initially, we did just a few shirts as a tribute to our city, but responding to the fellow-citizen demand, it has turned into a project that has gone beyond our expectations. Join Riga movement and get your RIGA at MIESAI online store.
Latvian Architecture Since 1991
We love books, so when an opportunity presented itself to work for the new book – V*X, Latvian Architecture since 1991, we jumped on board right away. The book assembles essays from five architectural critics of different generations, experiences, opinions and world-views to give an interesting and extraordinary insight into contemporary Latvian architecture. Our aim was to extend this extraordinary view through design, typography & various materials.
Zane Tetere & Open AD are one of the most recognized architects in Latvia with a considerable portfolio. We gave them a web site that’s designed with cross platform compatibility in mind and looks as good from your desktop computer as any mobile device or iPad. Now they have a appropriate site to showcase their beautiful images.
Betsy Works is a production company specialising in high-end moving image for the world of advertising and beyond. We came along and designed their new website–simple yet elegant portfolio with a clear focus on the produced videos.
The legendary Palladium Cinema located in the very heart of Riga has been reborn into a remarkable concert hall. We were glad to be a part of this venture by redesigning the old logo and giving the identity a fresh spark. We’ve perfected the old letterforms and expanded the identity to suit different artists, moods and events that will charge up the venue.
Baltic Film Services
Baltic Film Services delivers film, tv & commercial production services in the Baltic region. Their clients are looking for clarity, punctuality & efficiency so we designed an identity that communicates these qualities in a well-defined way by using clean typography and a simple grid system. The website incorporates these ideas with a clean layout, gorgeous shots from behind-the-scenes & smooth navigation.
Veto Magazine contribution
We were approached by Latvian music & culture magazine Veto to contribute illustrations & art direction for two consecutive issues. They gave us freedom to experiment & play around so we mashed up different styles, shapes and techniques for your eyes to rejoice.
British Council CCE
The British Council asked us to create a graphic identity for Creative and Cultural Economy programme, which recognizes the centrality of creative entrepreneurs to the development of a sustainable and competitive creative economy.
For the new identity of eParaksts (eSignature), we’ve taken the original medium of a person’s signature – ink – and expressed it in its digital context – a pixel. Everyone has a unique signature. So does the eParaksts logo is versatile with countless color and pixel combinations.
DS Magazine Cover
We used eleven different typefaces to design the cover of DS, the latvian design magazine. The issue’s main theme being based around Latvia’s identity, we entertained a variety of typefaces from the Baltic type showcase – Burtustype.com. We maintained the theme throughout the magazine by typesetting article titles in the same fashion.
Originated in London, Seeks Music is a homemade independent eclectic freeform internet radio station made by music creators, bloggers, promoters, and obsessives. We like what they do, so we spent our summer vacation designing & developing their website.
Warning Lights App
Occasionally we found ourselves in daily-life situations where we thought, what if we had… a rotating warning light. Our lives have never been the same ever after.
Latvia World Expo 2010
Creating the graphic identity of Latvia for the World Expo 2010 has definitely been our biggest project so far this year. Moving away from the old and worn-out traditional patterns, we’ve taken a different look at our nation and ignited a new spirit of happiness into its identity to help present the country in a different way. Latvia – Technology of Happiness.
In collaboration with creative director Armands Leitis, we spent months of sleepless nights designing the new weekly magazine “ir” (is). This was an entirely new experience that made us fall in love with magazines. In addition, we were also asked to design the website for ir.lv.
Kalnina Mammas Tejas
Kalnina Mammas Tejas (Kalnins Mom’s Teas) is our newly developed brand introducing hand picked tea from Latvian fields and forests. In collaboration with pharmacist Lillija Kalnina, we’re bringing the purest leaves and flowers to the city.
IVA – Desert Gardens
IVA asked us to design their debut album cover. The plain, deserted sleeve makes way for the intricate gardens that unfold within, bringing the title “Desert Gardens” to life, and letting us to play with origami at work.
Carlos Martiínez – mime actor
We made the first version of a Spanish mime actor Carlos Martinez website in 2003. In 2009, we created the new version of the site based on the initial concept. The purpose of the website was to create an online experience of the actor’s live performances and display the same colors, various face expressions and simplicity that the actor is bringing into play during his shows.