Saturday, 28 July 2012

Olympics symbol at Opening Ceremony London 2012

Brilliant interpretation of the Olympics Rings symbol during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics last night. The rings were cast in 'molten metal' then levitated into the sky above the stadium where they came together to create the symbol. Wow! Photo JC Hong Assoc Press
The Queen's and 007's parachute jumbo as well as Rowan Atkinson's contribution to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's concert were also highlights.

Monday, 23 July 2012

Retail design since 1660 in St Jean de Luz

Facade of Maison Adam - Epicerie Fine, founded 1660, entirely covered in chili peppers from Espelette and the Maison Thurin famous for Jambon de Bayonne. St Jean de Luz.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

M C Escher inspired 3D typeface design

This excellent 3D optical illusion typeface was created by Alice V in my typographic design course.
Starting with a principal of 3D construction, every letter is built in volume creating an intriguing Escher like illusion. The sketches are worth studying.

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

D2 Delicatessen Brand Design at Strate College

In the Branding, Packaging, Merchandising Design programme at Strate, I have run a workshop creating a new delicatessen brand. 1001 Flavours is a premium collection of exotic Arab foods, exploring oriental design codes. Lumi is a brand of food from Finland that communicates Nordic authenticity and purity.
Design by Morgane L and Justus K.