Nov 05, 2008 |
Our newest poster, We Made History, celebrating Barack Obama's Presidential election victory last night, is on the front page of LeTemps, the website of a leading Swiss newspaper. Deroy designed the poster as election results came in. A limited edition of 100 signed, silkscreen prints is available for each of four color com ...
Nov 01, 2008 |
Deroy is in Geneva, for the opening of our 'New Hope' exhibit at the Flux Laboratory. The show is getting some love from the Swiss press. He was interviewed by Television Suisse Romande (TSR), the main French language channel in Switzerland. Le Temps, one of Switzerland's leading daily newspapers printed a half page article ...
Oct 28, 2008 |
Once again, the Miss Jessie's packaging is getting some love from the blogs. This time, Smashing Magazine's website is featuring the Curly Creme packaging in their Vintage and Retro Typography Showcase, which focuses on how certain styles of typography have continued to permeate the modern design world.
Oct 27, 2008 |
North Star Fund's 'Tools For Democracy' annual report gets yet more blog luvin from graphism. 'C'est hype, c'est typographique, c'est Hyperakt!' Merci beaucoup, Geoffrey Dorne! Check it out. Check it out in English!
Oct 27, 2008 |
Design blog Creattica Daily recently had some niceness to say about the North Star Fund Annual Report, 'Tools For Democracy.' As usual, Julia's unique illustration style grabs attention. Her concept of placing related words into the shape of tools elevates a plain-old annual report into art. Thanks to Niki at Creattica fo ...
Oct 25, 2008 |
Throughout this election season, Hyperakt has been inspired to design artwork that reflects the current political atmosphere that is piercing the collective consciousness in most of the world right now. One of the pieces we created, KidsVote2008, is a flash-based site that allows kids to 'vote' for their favorite president ...
Oct 24, 2008 |
DESIGN AND DESIGN will be featuring two Hyperakt projects in their upcoming book, 'DESIGN AND DESIGN BOOK OF THE YEAR'. Apartment 138 and Breakthrough are being honored and will be included in the book, which is being released in January 2009. The book is published by INDEX BOOK and will feature 768 pages of design excellen ...
Oct 06, 2008 |
Hyperakt has been invited to exhibit its political posters and socially engaged art work at Geneva, Switzerland's Flux Laboratory arts & business gallery. The show, entitled 'The New Hope,' will open November 1, 2008 and run until November 17, 2008.Read the Press ReleaseCheck out our flickr photostream for more images.
Sep 24, 2008 |
Design junkie website Graphic-exchange recently featured their favorite Hyperakt design campaigns and pieces, including Miss Jessie's and Apt. 138 branding and North Star Fund's 'Tools For Democracy' annual report. We appreciate the nod to our quickly growing collection of logo and branding work!
Sep 22, 2008 |
French magazine etapes recently featured our design for Miss Jessie's hair care packaging in their September '08 issue. The issue focuses on advertising, packaging and artwork that promotes Afro-centric products and culture. While Miss Jessie's products do come from a proud African-American heritage, they'd tell you that th ...
Aug 18, 2008 |
Deroy's 'New Hope' posters have gotten a lot of attention from all over the world ever since we posted them up on our blog. Recently, we were asked by the Manifest Hope Gallery to submit the poster for display in their exhibit at the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO. Partnered with MoveOn.org, the Manif ...
Jul 22, 2008 |
Design blog Faye & Company bestows some praise for our branding of Camp, Brooklyn’s favorite woodsy-themed watering hole. They also had some love left over for our website. Nice quote, btw. Someone at Hyperakt sure knows how to write her (ahem) stuff ;-)! Check it out!
Jul 03, 2008 |
Here are the latest places that Hyperakt is taking up virtual space:Chek Group on random inspirationDowntime Baby on random inspirationBrooklyn Arts Council's Folk Feet on Why We RockAnd check out our fancy new business cards on iainclaridge.net.
Jul 01, 2008 |
QBN, a site that presents the current most progressive and interesting websites around, chose to feature Hyperakt's website on their homepage as an editor's choice today. We share their philosophy about design and how it contributes to the landscape of our world, so we're very excited that they chose our site. Thanks (again ...
Jun 30, 2008 |
We recently got posted on Computerlove, a web source for online inspiration. We're really happy that our site is a positive influence on the design community. Thanks, Paul! Check it out!
Jun 26, 2008 |
Index Book's newest publication, Well-Seasoned: Best of Restaurant Graphics poses the question: Can the graphic identity of a restaurant transmit the aromas, colours and flavours of the dishes presented in a menu, even before the first dish arrives at the table? Well, sure. Perhaps that is why Hyperakt's branding for Apartm ...
Jun 04, 2008 |
Hyperakt's poster design for fashion branding firm Chek Group has been selected to appear in Graphis's upcoming 08/09 Poster Design Annual Book as a winner in the 'Gold' class. Thanks to Graphis, the international design journal, for the recognition and to Chek for giving us room to play on this one. This is Hyperakt's firs ...
Jun 02, 2008 |
Thanks to Smashing Magazine's blog featuring beautiful and expressive packaging design, Hyperakt's design for the Miss Jessie's hair care product line continues to feel the love from design blogs with an appreciation for elegant packaging and carefully crafted typography.
May 30, 2008 |
OK, we haven't done this in a while, so its time to collect a few links to recent recognition for Hyperakt work on the blogosphere. Check out who's been talking about us!
Dirty MouseOn YongoTheeyedropperVisual EvasionLe Club-ClubDesign FlakesGroundswell CollectiveWe Heart ItZen BlogPain d'epice
May 23, 2008 |
Inspired by our love for serious cocktails, rock & roll and graphic design, we bring to you a set of four limited edition coasters. Guess the bands that inspired each coaster and you'll get your very own set delivered to your door!
May 09, 2008 |
We just got us a snazzy new Zazzle store! First up, some Barack Obama to support the campaign and show our love for the soon-to-be Presidential candidate.
Apr 23, 2008 |
Hyperakt's website is currently ranked #2 in Brooklyn and #10 in NYC on CommandShift3, the Hot or Not of the website design world. CommandShift3 allows users to vote on their favorite sites, see the best-designed sites in various
categories, and submit and vote for the top website designs. As they say themselves, it's
Apr 14, 2008 |
We love our information at Hyperakt. From design blogs to technology, music and pop culture, we are constantly devouring new information. To make things a bit more efficient, we've created a Netvibes Universe with all our favorite feeds; all nicely organized, and best of all, its public.
Mar 04, 2008 |
Now you can travel outside our cozy little Brooklyn borders to see what other shenanigans Hyperakt gets into as you peruse the brands we work with whose reach extends beyond NYC and into the broad spectrum of consumer advertising. Hyperakt works with ad agencies on projects for global brands like the NHL, Ford, Colgate and ...
Feb 11, 2008 |
Death By Kerning, a blog dedicated to the art of typography "that is smart, memorable, or simply beautiful," gave Hyperakt's work on Miss Jessie's hair care product packaging some kind words for its stylish homage to the brand's "old-school" roots. Check it out!
Feb 11, 2008 |
Touted as 'The world's leading package design blog' (and who are we to argue?), TheDieline.com recently presented Hyperakt's design for Miss Jessie's hair care product packaging with the simple acclaim of 'beautiful design' on their website. Thanks Dieline! Check it out.
Feb 08, 2008 |
Deroy's interview with Spraygraphic, the design blog, was published and then recorded again for posterity in Parsons' Illustration Blog.
Jan 22, 2008 |
Spraygraphic, a visual arts-centered blog, recently got inquisitive with Hyperakt principal Deroy Peraza and is featuring the interview on its blog. Deroy shares some wisdom about his creative process and the collaborative environment of the design studio.