Robert Kuhar Corporate Design

Robert Kuhar, Corporate Design

consultant | creative and art director | designer & illustrator

Robert Kuhar is one of Slovenia’s foremost corporate designers. He creates visual design, branding and logos for official bodies and companies large and small.

In 2008, he created the visual design for Slovenia’s Presidency of the European Union, and also for the state visit to Slovenia by HM Queen Elizabeth II. He has worked for Lek Sandoz, Iskra, Adria Airways, the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, Elan, Slovenian government ministries, and a wide range of other entities in Slovenia and abroad.

 

  • Robert Kuhar Corporate Design® provides top-quality consultancy, preparation, management, creation and execution of complex projects in the areas of visual perception, identification and communication.
  • he is a Designer of communications, things and events on all levels
  • his clients are top companies, and respected institutions and individuals in Slovenia and abroad
  • if required for individual projects, he draws on the services of associates with a broad range of focused complementary skills

 

EDUCATION

  • in his first year of university, he became the first storyboard artist for Slovene advertising spots
  • as an undergraduate student, he won tenders for the visual images of the Portorož seaside resort and the coat of arms of Grosuplje; designed first graphical visual identity systems; worked as an illustrator
  • graduated from the Ljubljana Faculty of Education, Department of Fine Arts, with a project in graphical visual identity based on his own creations
  • worked as a freelance, later creating his own company
  • acquired extensive knowledge and experience in video, graphical and internet production, as well as business management

 

CLIENTS FOR WHOM ROBERT HAS WORKED

 

  • NUK National and University Library (consultancy, identity system and applications of the central cultural event at the entrance SLO in the EU: an exhibition of Slovenian culture Birth Certificate – original Freising, Stična, Čedad and Celovški manuscripts – competition, identity system, layouts and applications of exhibitions Trubarjev and Ungnad gift to Europe + New Trubar – competition, designing of a monography Treasures of the library)
  • The General Secretariat of the Government (Identity system of Partnerships Slovenian Presidency of the EU 2008, applications, consultancy)
  • Prime Minister’s Office (Identity system of the green border SLO / HR – contest, Gov.scoreboard 2010, Gov. press conference backgrounds, apps)
  • Office for Communications (Creative management, identity system and applications of Slovenian Presidency of the EU, the introduction of EURO 07 events, the event identity of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II. 08, event identity of the 20 07 presidential elections, projects: the EU, NATO – competition, consultancy)
  • The Ljubljana Stock Exchange CEESEG (identity system and aplications and the sub-brand system – competition, consultancy)
  • Slovenian sovereign holding exSOD  (applications)
  • Ivančna Gorica (municipality as a destination, concept and identity system, applications, consultancy)
  • Telekom Slovenia (internal weekly and monthly in-house magazine, cartoon TIC, applications)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Identity system of the event Mediterranean Meeting of Ministers of 07)
  • Association Femmes d’Europe Aisbl Brussels (applications)
  • The Council of Europe Brussels (applications)
  • Wiener Staedtische Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group, Branch Slovenia (internet, intranet apps.)
  • Iskra Sistemi (Urban Knight – traffic radar design, consultancy)
  • TEM (identity concept of brand Touch, applications, consultancy)
  • Belimed (grand new HQ&prod. opening, applications, consulting)
  • Lek Sandoz (identity system of Lek dd, sub-brands, all applications, illustrations, consultancy)
  • Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia (Exhibition of PEU08)
  • Chamber of Craft of Slovenia (Image of business license applications, applications)
  • Consulate of New Zealand in Slovenia (applications)
  • RAN, dentistry (visual identity system, applications, internet, consultancy)
  • ELVEZ (identity system, internet, applications, illustrations, korpo video, consultancy)
  • Bankart (identity system Bankart, applications)
  • Emporium – Magistrat International (applications)
  • Grosuplje (identity system Grosuplje – competition)
  • The Association of Public Relations Slovenia (identity systems Primus, Skoj, Prizma, conferences, applications, consultancy)
  • Cankarjev dom (applications)
  • The Ministry of Work and Family RS (applications)
  • The Ministry of the Economy (applications)
  • Society of Geneva Slovenes (internet)
  • British-Slovene Society (Identity system, internet, applications)
  • Trade Union of Workers of transport and communications Slovenia (visual identity system, applications)
  • ZSSS (applications)
  • Marcus Ferrar Business Communications (applications)
  • Family Resort Podgora (identity system, applications, advertising, consultancy)
  • Gallery ARS (applications)
  • Novo Nordisk (advertising on the 15yr in Slo)
  • Adria Airways (applications)
  • Elan (applications)
  • DDC (applications)
  • BTC (applications)
  • DrogaKolinska exDroga (identity system, applications)
  • Zavarovalnica Maribor (applications)
  • FIMARA (visual identity system FIMAR doo applications)
  • Višnja Gora (Jubilee, image, slogan, applications)
  • City swimming pool Višnja Gora (identity, applications, consultancy)
  • SDE Slovenia (visual identity system SDE Slovenia, consultancy)
  • KNG Slovenia (applications, illustrations)
  • etc

In Slovene, with links to some visuals:

  • NUK Nacionalna in univerzitetna knjižnica (Svetovanje, Projekt podobe osrednjega kulturnega dogodka ob vstopu SLO v EU: razstava Rojstni list slovenske kulture – izvirniki Brižinskih, Stiških, Čedadskih in Celovških rokopisov – natečaj GG, Projekt podobe, postavitve in aplikacij razstave Trubarjev in Ungnadov dar Evropi + Novi Trubar – natečaj G, podoba monografije Zakladi NUK G)
  • Generalni Sekretariat Vlade RS (Projekt sistema vidne podobe Partnerstva Slovenskega Predsedovanja EU 2008, svetovanje, aplikacije)
  • Kabinet predsednika Vlade RS (Podoba zelene meje SLO/HR – natečaj, Semafor vlade 2010, press ozadja) GG
  • Urad Vlade RS za komuniciranje (Kreativno vodenje, sistem podobe in aplikacije Predsedovanja Slovenije EUSG, prireditev uvedbe EVRA 07 GG, podoba obiska britanske kraljice Elizabete II. 08, podoba predsedniških volitev 07, projekti: EU G, NATO – natečaj, svetovanje)
  • Ljubljanska Borza CEESEG (Sistem in kreativno vodenje vidne podobe Lj.Borza d.d. in sistem podznamk G, aplikacije G – natečaj, svetovanje) G
  • Občina Ivančna Gorica (Koncept, sistem podobe destinacije, aplikacije) G
  • Telekom Slovenije (podoba in izvedbe internega tednika, interni mesečnik, strip Tič G)
  • Ministrstvo za zunanje zadeve RS (Podoba in postavitev dogodka Srečanje mediteranskih ministrov 07) G
  • Association Femmes d’Europe a.i.s.b.l., Brussels (aplikacije)
  • Svet Evrope (aplikacije)
  • Wiener Staedtische Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group, Podružnica Slovenija (internet, intranet, )
  • Iskra Sistemi (Urbani vitez)
  • TEM (Korporativni koncept, znamka Touch, aplikacije, svetovanje)
  • Belimed (Otvoritev, aplikacije, svetovanje)
  • Lek Sandoz (Sistem in kreativno vodenje vidne podobe Lek d.d. G, podznamke, vrsta aplikacij, ilustracije, svetovanje)
  • Muzej novejše zgodovine Slovenije (razstava) G
  • Obrtna zbornica Slovenije (Podoba Obrtnega dovoljenja, aplikacije)
  • Konzulat Nove Zelandije (aplikacije) G
  • RAN, zobozdravstvo (Sistem vidne podobe, aplikacije, internet)
  • Elvez (Sistem vidne podobe Elvez d.o.o., internet, aplikacije, ilustracije, podoba objekta, korpo video, svetovanje) GGGG
  • Bankart (Sistem vidne podobe Bankart)
  • Emporium – Magistrat International (aplikacije podobe in oglaševanje) G
  • Grosuplje (Sistem vidne podobe Grosuplje – natečaj) GG
  • Društvo za odnose z javnostmi Slovenije (Sistemi vidnih podob Primus G, Skoj, Prizma, konferencG, aplikacije)
  • Cankarjev dom (aplikacije)
  • Ministrstvo za delo in družino RS (aplikacije)
  • Ministrstvo za gospodarstvo RS (aplikacije)
  • Društvo ženevskih slovencev (internet strani)
  • British-Slovene Society (Podoba, internet, aplikacije)
  • Mestno kopališče Višnja Gora (Podoba, aplikacije, svetovanje) G
  • SDE Slovenije (Sistem vidne podobe SDE Slovenije, svetovanje)
  • KNG Slovenije (aplikacije, ilustracije)
  • Sindikat delavcev prometa in zvez Slovenije (Sistem vidne podobe, aplikacije)
  • ZSSS (aplikacije)
  • Marcus Ferrar Business Communications (aplikacije)
  • Družinsko naselje Podgora (Sistem vidne podobe naselja, aplikacije, oglaševanje G, svetovanje)
  • Galerija ARS (aplikacije)
  • Novo Nordisk (oglaševanje ob 15 let v SLO)
  • AX elektronika (Sistem vidne podobe AX, aplikacije)
  • Zavarovalnica Maribor (aplikacije)
  • Fimara (Sistem vidne podobe Fimara d.o.o., aplikacije)
  • Višnja Gora (jubilej, podoba, slogan, aplikacije) G
  • Adria Airways (aplikacije) G
  • Elan (aplikacije) G
  • Forming studio (aplikacije)
  • Forming studio design (aplikacije, oglaševanje) G
  • Domodrom (oglaševanje) G
  • DDC (aplikacije)
  • BTC (aplikacije)
  • ex Studio Etic (Sistem vidne podobe Etic, aplikacije, ilustracije)
  • Mond (Sistem vidne podobe Mond d.o.o., aplikacije, oglaševanje, svetovanje)
  • ex Peras (Sistem vidne podobe Peraso.o. G, aplikacije, aplikacije Furla G in Alberto Guardiani, podoba DUX G, oglaševanje G, aplikacije, svetovanje)
  • ex Emona Obala (Sistem in kreativno vodenje vidne podobe Emona Obala d.d., vrsta aplikacij – natečaj, svetovanje) GG
  • G3 spirits (aplikacije) G
  • Allied Domecq (aplikacije)
  • A7 (aplikacije)
  • Hobby program, Tukano (aplikacije)
  • Papirnica Vevče B&B (aplikacije)
  • ex Droga (aplikacije, ilustracije) G
  • Gallus Carniolus (aplikacije)
  • ex Lek Kozmetika (aplikacije, oglaševanje) GG
  • Luna, Studio Marketing (storyboard, ilustriranje)

 

Art vs. design 

Art, even art which specifically aims to convey a specific message, is at its core an aesthetic endeavour.  

Design is the application of artistic principles to technology, utilising techniques proven by data to provide a measurable solution.