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.
A million times
Swedish designers Per Emanuelsson and Bastian Bischoff of Humans Since 1982, have created a kinetic installation using clocks 288 analog clocks. Each arm is controlled to turn and form wonderfully hypnotic visual patterns.
Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2013
AKU a design agency based in Tallinn, Estonia created the identity for the
Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2013.
The work of Bordalo II
Portuguese artist Bordalo II has been stalking the streets of Lisbon looking for heaps of trash. Using mounds of discarded plastic sheeting, old tires, shingles, and tangles of electrical cable, he carefully repositions everything before spray painting it to resemble animals and insects.
The Dancing Traffic Light
Smart attempts to redesign the humble traffic light by making it a bit more interactive. The team built a nearby dancing booth rigged with cameras that translates the dance moves of real passersby into a pixelated ‘don’t walk’ silhouette inside a crosswalk light.
Don & Brook
Norwegian designer Daniel Brox Nordmo created the identity for Don & Brook a Cairo based menswear and lifestyle brand.
Designer James Victore took a tour around Brooklyn and Queens in an old jeep to give honest comments about the different typographic signage that are found on the streets.
Damiani-Holz & KO Headquarters
Italian studio MoDus Architects created this stunning building for timber construction field, Damiani-Holz & KO headquarters. The building features a system of vertical plywood fins that cover the structure and create a unique-looking facade. Each piece of wood has a specific way that it’s cut, and when they’re placed together it produces an undulating effect that ripples along the building.
Mexican design studio Anagrama has designed a red hot identity for Red Berry, a shoe store looking to adopt the typical American footwear retailer / outlet store vibe. The idea of the store is to introduce the American concept of providing branded footwear at affordable prices for the general public.
New York letterer and illustrator Lauren Hom known for her Daily dishonesty work has a created a new line of inspirational gift tags. All cards can be purchased here.
Washington-based designer and illustrator Tracie Ching creates awesome movie posters for some of her favourite movies. She’s also produced licensed posters for properties such as Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, AMC’s The Walking Dead, Doctor Who, and Community, but she has become more commonly known for her limited edition silk screen prints of alternative movie posters.
Brazilian graffiti artists Os Gemeos who were invited to the Vancouver Biennale to turn six multi-story silos on Granville Island into their trademark ‘Giants.’ The murals on the 70-foot towers are now the largest paintings ever attempted by the pair, an astounding feat considering Os Gemeos completely donated a month of their time to create the non-profit art project.
Quilled Paper Illustrations
Paper artist and graphic designer Yulia Brodskaya creates amazing pieces of art completely out of paper.
Deceptively three-dimensional type
Berlin-based artist Cyril Vouilloz, also known as RYLSEE, has hand-drawn a series of creative typography that looks deceptively three-dimensional.
Identity design for a Hungarian jazz festival created as a graduation project for designer Dániel Nagy at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts.
Antique landscape dinner plates
Helsinki-based artist Caroline Slotte manipulates artwork found on acquired antique ceramics to create layered landscapes and isolated images.