Everyday brand inspiration




In our journal, the empty space belongs to the most imaginative and inspiring brands. We'll point out which brands and ideas made us look and we will be happy if you'll share yours with us!

Just Grow It


A French artist known as Monsieur Plant is living up to his name with his very own line of Nike sneakers made out of plants, dirt, bark and moss. The creations are the artist's way of showing the dichotomy between marketing, media and ethics.

I Forget Where We Were


Singer/Songwriter Ben Howard has made his directorial debut for 'I Forget Where We Were' starring artist Danny Fox.

Cocktails for dummies


The B4RM4N, as it's called, is a sensor-studded three-piece cocktail shaker that aims to streamline the process of mixing drinks.



The stay-brella is an umbrella whose handle makes it not only stable when in use, but able to stand on its own when turned on its handle. The handle's unique shape also allows it to hang securely from tables and stay propped up on a wall when not in use.

Simple and smart. 

Leaf beasts


Baku Maeda is an artist in Sapporo, Japan. With just a few alterations, his Japanese Bigleaf Magnolia tree leaves turn into animals of the autumn forest.

Sissi and Franz Joseph 2014


Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams make for an attractive couple in the teaser clip for Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel short film «Reincarnation».

The film, which will be released on December 1st, retells the story of Gabrielle Chanel's visit to a resort in Austria in 1954 where she was so transfixed by the hotel elevator operator's jacket it became the basis for the classic Chanel jacket. 

Pharrell Williams plays the lift operator as well as a reincarnated Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria. Cara Delevingne acts as the Emperor's wife, Elisabeth of Austria, better known as Sissi. Delevingne duets with Williams for the film's original Pharrell composition «CC the World». 

A Karl Lagerfeld version of history. We'll stay tuned.

Goldfish teabags


The Taiwanese brand Charm Villa created this delicate little goldfish tea bag. An original and playful idea that makes sense when the fish is immersed in water, its natural habitat.

Fruit Toilet Paper


A lot of Japanese companies and stores offer toilet papers to their clients in order to show their appreciation. With «The Fruit Toilet Paper», Japanese design studio Latona Marketing Inc. has imagined four packagings for toilet papers as fruits: kiwi, watermelon, strawberry and orange.

Source: www.fubiz.net

Still lives made with plasticine


Alexandra Bruel is a Parisian art director who makes ‚Äč plasticine set design. With great precision, she creates still lives for jewelry brands or specialized magazines. Find more of her colorful work here: https://www.behance.net/alexandrabruel

Hair Highway


What if you could use human hair as an alternative to diminishing natural materials? Studio Swine travels along the Hair Highway to explore the hair trade and its potential as a future resource.

Natural jewelry


Pieces of plants such as flower petals or dandelions are collected and kept in miniature glass bell jars to create this romantic and delicate jewelry accessories by RubyRobin.

Stitch big


WALL STITCH is a proposal of new sign design by YOY and K's Design Lab. With the latest modeling technique and hi-res 3D printing, they make signs just like embroidery done on the wall.

You eat what you touch


Photographer Jeremy Wong created these funny ads in collaboration with Life Buoy Hand Wash. A great campaign about the importance of washing your hands.

Source: http://tinyurl.com/o72lb9g

Animated GIFs


German graphic designer Rafael Varona created a colourful and eclectic series of animated GIFs to discover in the source.

Source: http://tinyurl.com/mmuvx3e

Internet high five


Try it. It's fun: http://sendamessage.to

The Brander is a publication of the Branders Group