An Escapekit 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.
Yes I Know
Russian based design studio Viewpoint helped out Fashion2Customer when it needed to unite several Scandinavian clothing brands in one single multi-brand store, creating “Yes, ! Know.”
Artist Ian Strange’s new installation shows a completely black house that looks as though it is being swallowed up by the concrete pavement. It was commissioned for the 2014 Biennial of Australian Art, which is currently being held at the Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide til 11 May.
Philippines based design studio Plus63 Design Co. created the identity and store shop design for a local restaurant in Manila. They worked on the project from start to finish, from brand consultation up to production.
Qian Hu Fish Farm
This project’s direction uses 1980s ' cheesy ' nostalgic aquarium imagery and vibe to explore on Qian Hu’s rich history. These imageries have been given a modern reintepretation and twist , whilst keeping its nostalgia. Cyan, a conventional color for water, was used as the main corporate color to represent Qian Hu’s firm beliefs in tradition and straight-forwardness.
World War II garage repurposed
The bright, eco-friendly design was developed by Graypants, Inc, a firm based in both Seattle and Amsterdam who strive to produce thoughtful projects that tell a good story. Sitting along the edge of the Puget Sound in Washington, the post-World War II garage was filled with a rich history. To maintain the essence of that past life, Graypants repurposed many of the existing materials to combine old and new into the beautifully open design
The work of Pejac
Street artist Pejac makes clever use of the urban environment in his works.
The Ten Minute Type Project
UK designer Shaun Swainland creates beautiful typography ranging from single letter designs to full blown type posters. I’ve posted just a few of my favourites but there is a ton more on his Behance page.
Reflect: Convicts’ letters to their younger selves.
The captivating portraits offer a rare glimpse into the minds of convicts who will spend much of their adult lives behind bars. Bell and digital retoucher Timothy Holt spent the day at a Maine State prison photographing individual inmates who were also offered the opportunity to write a letter to a younger version of himself. Holt then worked extensively in post-production to transfer the words of each letter into a perfect silhouette around each compelling portrait. In addition to the large, still photographs, live interviews with the inmates were also documented in a powerful video.
Watch the video below
Architect’s assemblageSTUDIO has designed this beautiful home in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. At Tresarca, the materials develop a layering of mass as you move from the basement to the private realm. Each layer is representational of the stratification of the nearby Red Rock Mountains. Change of materials provides the variety of textures associated with the rock formations. Crevices between the masses form an oasis where landscape and water cool the space.
Geometric Animal Sculptures
Industrial artist Ben Foster creates life-size recreations of animals in geometric form.
A newly founded design studio based in Bulgaria, run by a group of friends that share a common passion for creating beautiful, functional solutions. They focus on developing brand identity systems, user experiences and visual design that people love and use.
Student designer Zan Barnett designed Hip Hoptimism, a book which focuses on hip hop lyrics with positive, motivational messages, for his graduate seminar class at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA.
Retro Movie Posters
Brussels-based illustrator and graphic designer Laurent Durieux takes classic movies and has made a series of intriguing movie posters.
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Blue Plate Restaurant