Author Archives: Svalander

Olismo – a fresh design for a wellness company

Olismo Hälsa - web design for a wellness and personal health companyCustomer: Olismo Hälsa & Inspiration

Business: Wellness and personal health.

Platform: WordPress

Where: Mariestad, Sweden

From: 2011

URL: www.olismohalsa.se

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Olismo

Olismo logotype - a wellness and personal health companyClient: Olismo Hälsa & Inspiration

Business: Wellness and personal health

Project: Corporate identity, website design and social media consultation.

Where: Göteborg, Sweden

From: 2011

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Norrqvarn Hotell och Konferens – a new look

Norrqvarn Hotell och Konferens - a web design for the Swedish hotel and conferens centerCustomer: Norrqvarn Hotell och Konferens

Business: A hotel and conference center focusing a lot on seasonal flavors and services.

Platform: WordPress

Where: Mariestad, Sweden

From: 2010

URL: www.norrqvarn.se

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Delia Gothic – a preview of a new typeface

The capital 'A' of Delia Gothic, my new typeface.The lower case 'a' of Delia Gothic, my new typeface.Yesterday I started the design work on my new typeface I have been thinking of for a long time. I always wanted to design a gothic with a modern twist, and here is the first of many previews along the …

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Good graphic design matter

As a graphic designer, this point of view is of course thoroughly biased, as the profession itself builds upon it. But aside from the argumentative side to it, most people don’t need much time to come up with one or …

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Why avoid trends in design and communication?

Why should we avoid trends in design and communication? There are many reasons to not follow trends, but there can be reasons to actually dig deep into them. Let me explore that thought.

But before I begin, to be answer that question, you should probably ask ‘Why are there trends in design and communication?’ and even more important ‘What is a trend?’. Continue reading

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Web design for Primate Division

A web deisgn for an upcoming design and tech communityCustomer: Primate Division

Business: A design and tech community

Platform: WordPress

Where: US (through 99designs)

From: 2010

URL: (not launched)

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Web design mockup for Luminious

Customer: Luminious High Definition Soft Contact Lenses

Business: Contact lens manufacturer

Platform: n/a

Where: US (through 99designs)

From: 2010

URL: (not launched)

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Web design mockup for Natare

A mockup for NatareCustomer: Natare

Business: Luxurious pool manufacturer

Platform: n/a

Where: US (through 99designs)

From: 2010

URL: (not launched)

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CSS – when at it’s greatest

Recently Ivan Vanderbyl made a great CSS progress bar I felt like sharing. It is completely built on CSS 3 capabilties and very lightweight. As Ivan says:

This is best viewed in a Webkit based browser, Chrome is good, also

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