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Before the Midnight Hour

A series of black and white illustrations commissioned by Marc Krusin and featuring his most prominent furniture designs for Knoll and Desalto. Inspired by comics and noir cinema, the project breaks the conventions of furniture illustration by bringing narrative to the scenes, use of exaggerated perspective and a moody noir aesthetic. The lack of human presence and scattered objects add an element of mystery and suspense to the story, while the protagonist is revealed in a surprise ending. All images were drawn digitally in Adobe Photoshop using Wacom Cintiq tablet.

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Terra

The curvilinear logo design with the theme of aroma drifting from the environment expresses a natural and high quality coffee experience. The individual labels are designed with a collage of local photographs that connect the producer's face with the place of origin, environment and consumers, and convey the individuality and charm of the unique coffee produced in each region.

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Dona Vitamina

The Dona Vitamina logotype is the representation of a timeless woman: a fun lady from the english Victorian era who allows herself total relaxation when drinking juice. She is owns her desires and her decisions, because "dona" is owner in portuguese. To enhance this characteristic of female empowerment in the brand, several other graphic representations of "dona" were created: girls and women of all ethnicities on communication materials, composed of illustrations, balloons with fun phrases and colors, showing a set of multiple feminine facets.

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Cloud Mountain Type

The Cloud Mountain Type inspired by Zhang Jiajie, the Chinese cloud-fog mountains and ancient Chinese landscape painting. Combined the traditional Chinese clouds landscape with western character. The Chinese saying: “ You cannot recognize the shape of a mountain when you stand on it.” When you stare at the details of the font, you even can’t recognize the letter itself, that is because you have already stand on the cloud-fog mountains.

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SP Saffron Grotesk

Saffron is an elegant contemporary neo-grotesque sans-serif typeface with strong stylistic geometric contrasts, drawing on the aesthetics and the typographic standards of Swiss modernism. The distinctive wide-open stance was designed to give the right visual consistency for branding and communications. This authentic and original typeface represents a shifting contemporary aesthetics. The specimen is divided into sections, with ring binder posters inside the pack.

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Across

The rock art of the Holan Mountains is a cultural heritage of China and the world. It is gradually disappearing under ecological destruction. This designer plans to organise a digital art festival on the theme of Cross at Holan Mountain. They modernise the ancient rock paintings and express the theme through special materials so that this culture can be disseminated and applied in contemporary times, bringing into play the contemporary values of the ancient culture.

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