An Escape kit is a ticket from job to job in the industry I work in. Join me on my journey to find work that I wish I put in my kit and share the work you put in yours.
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red,
To commemorate the centennial of Britain’s involvement in the First World War, ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper conceived of a staggering installation of ceramic poppies planted in the famous dry moat around the Tower of London.
American photographer Ben Geier has captured beautiful landscapes of Grand Teton.
Mexican design studio Anagrama has created the identity for MAMVA is a popular health-food restaurant located in San Pedro Garza García, Mexico that serves fresh smoothies, juices, salads and paninis
Canadian artist Joel Brochu, a fine art student, meticulously created the piece using 221,184 coloured sugary balls usually used on cakes and ice cream. Using double-sided sticky tape to attach the myriad sprinkles to a board using a customised template.
Set designer Nicola Yeoman has created a series of artworks, installations and set design for both editorial and advertising campaigns.
The Hungarian Guggenheim
Hungarian designer Krisztián Lakosi has created the identity for The Hungarian Guggenheim. Which is based on a fiction: an ideal Guggenheim satellite, the Hungarian Guggenheim is appearing in Budapest. The question asked about the apparition is: how it takes shape in today’s Hungary
Italian designer Tommaso Guerra has created beautiful handmade chalk typography.
The Land of Lava and Ice
Finnish Photographer Kimmo Savolainen has captured beautiful landscapes of Iceland in his recent series titled “
The Land of Lava and Ice.”
Peace and War
New York-based artists ICY and SOT have created a series of striking stenciled street art. Their works are mostly about peace, war, society issues and human rights.
American student designer Justin Ross has created an identity for a fictional company Mr. Milk. His goal was to merge the past and the present by pairing the classic milk bottle silhouette with modern design elements.
Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos in his ongoing series has been wrapping animals in five-needle lace, handmade cotton crochet. But these aren’t any old animals. Vasconcelos has appropriated the ceramic artwork of Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro (1846-1905), one of the most renowned Portuguese artists of the 19th century.
Designer Yevgeny Yermakov features tiny interviews with designers asking them all the same five questions
The project is based on one main principle. The less useless words, the better. The goal is to give readers as much useful information as possible. Less is more.
Great free advice/insight from established designers.
American Designer Verena Michelitsch has created the idenity for Ada Blackjack, handcrafted bags, made in Barcelona by Ivonne Schippers. The brand is inspired by Ada Blackjack, an Inuit woman who was the heroic and sole survivor of a two year expedition on the uninhabited Wrangel Island in northern Siberia.
Elements of Design
A short film from Matt Greenwood on the elements of design.
Canadian design collective Daily Tous Les Jours have designed a musical light swing installation, The swings are built with illuminated light panels at the bottom of the seat, and serves as an instrument that would produce different audible tones as people swing on them, creating a harmonic musical light show.