Farewell Company – Good Road to Travel

Farewell Company – Good Road to Travel is the result of a one-week collaboration between Canadian-born South Africa-based designer Ben Johnston, and graphic and product designer Taarique Latiff. Combining branding, typography and product design into a ‘gentleman’s travel kit’ for a leather goods company, the project serves as a slick showcase of the pair’s design skills. We sat down with Johnston to find out they brought the branding to life…

Computer Arts: Tell us a bit about yourself…
Ben Johnston:
I’m a Canadian-born 26-year-old self-taught designer who grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. After a brief stint in industrial design, I started focusing on traditional graphic design, with a preference for creating typographic/lettering illustrations from scratch. My industrial design experience gives me the ability to break the confines of 2D and 3D, enabling me to bring my designs to life.

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