Visual Identity Project for Refinado

Branding / Website UI design

Refinado is a Chinese company for Panama hat retailing. Their slogan is 

Refine Quality From Nature.

Panama hat is a cultural heritage from the Equator. The main process of making Panama hat is weaving and blocking. According to popular lore, a 'superfine' Panama hat can hold hot water and, when rolled up, passing through a wedding ring.

The keywords to emphasize in my design process is 

HANDWOVEN

BLOCKING

 

ROLLED UP

NATURE

 

​QUALITY

​Design Process

The logo could be read as 'R' and a hat. By combing R and the hat, the logo emphasizes the weaving feature, the natural materials and the minimal but classic design

Logo with a altered 'R' can be read as a panama hat is being woven.

​The yellow line in the middle interlace through letters gives a sense of weaving, blocking, and nature.

Refinado Tag

Refinado Website 

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