Minimalist Bundle

Truly Nordic + Made in Japan + Less Is More

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Truly Nordic

Editor: Victionary

Specs: 192 x 255 mm, 312 pp

Format: full colour, softcover

Language: English

ISBN 978-988-77747-0-9



Less is More

Editor: Victionary

Specs: 190 x 255 mm, 256 pp

Format: Softcover with dust jacket, with two covers options (Pink & Gold)

Language: English

ISBN 978-988-13204-9-0


Made in Japan

Editor: Victionary

Book Specs: 175 x 230 mm, 296 pp

Format: full colour, softcover

Language: English

ISBN 978-988-77747-3-0



Original price: USD 39.95 / £29.95 / HKD 308 each



The word “minimalistic” is frequently used to describe Nordic designs. Efficient and simple, they are known for their clean lines and cheerful yet strict palette. But with all minimalist designs, the conscious decision of what to remove while still communicating its essence must be made. This process is the true essence of Nordic design. Profiling over 140 cutting-edge projects by creative units residing in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, Truly Nordic explores and examines contemporary designs that value clarity and practicality above all else. Through recent work spanning from brand identities to set designs and everything in between, the showcase vividly demonstrates how concepts and values are balanced in these timeless yet versatile designs.





With the spotlight on 40 local creatives behind all sorts of different projects in different fields, Made in Japan spans from brand identities to spatial design to illustrations and more, examining how variety is held together by the influence of a common culture.





Less is More collates about 120 projects that use only a few colours to attract the eye. In three chapters, categorised by the number of colour inks applied, these creative solutions or visual experiments represent a refreshing departure from mainstream designs that play with selective colour formulations, materials, special printing and graphic details and make a unique appeal. They are tailored for clean and effective brand identities, packaging designs, publications and events, large and small. Whether it is for affordability, visual economy, a non-existing colour stock, or a tribute to modernist art, it is a proof that designs can speak more with less.

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