The essays book commissioned for the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Polands independence restoration. The layout and materials are minimalistic and exclusive. The design colors refer to Polands white-red flag. The red was used in details and white was replaced by silver on the cover, which combined with the minimalist typography of the title in red gives the feel of elegance and dignity. The handwritten quotation on cover was made in a hotstamping technique with a silver foil and a blind stamping. Digitalized in 2018 font Bona Nova used in publication was made in Poland (1971).
Being a responsible corporation, Towngas will aim at pursuing a greener and better future for all by achieving sustainability development. The project initiative began with interviews with key Towngas stakeholders, from this process came an analysis of the Towngas sustainability development vision and mission. After the discovery stage, Urban Air Design developed a new concept and overall design language to represent Towngas core sustainability value: The feathers opening animation of a peacock implied the meaning that Towngas has been extending its past corporate vision to a Greener Future.
The designer choice of the objects to be used as stalls, the way of displaying, the “daily design” of the handwritten signs and the relationship between people and objects, are the most prominent features the book want to show. The design of the book also well conformed to the creator’s intention- “simply a presentation”. The whole book is divided into eight chapters:: location, market, signs, stalls, oral accounts, goods, price and vendors according to the elements of a local market. The idea is to minimize the design and restore the scene of the marketplace by every independent chapter.
Wanja textbooks are designed to convey the brand message of bringing happiness to everyone. They are designed with vividly rendered graphics and Minecraft stylized characters that visually represent the Powerbox Learning System, which highlights and organizes study contents with boxes. The Wanja’s brand book includes a design guide that clarifies the Wanja identity to create synergized products. As a result, Wanja books have been created to carry a consistent design throughout the entire series.
This book sheds new light on the link between the individual and society in the modern age in analogy with that of the society and university. It’s minimalistic design helps it blend with the home interior and bookshelf. The pure white appearance is suitable for a research book as it evokes a rational sensibility. The motif of two overlapping circles reflects the book’s theme of the individual-society link. A special QR code on the back cover allows easy access to e-books on digital devices.
The monograph is made in close collaboration with Tadao Ando Architect and Associates. The design is inspired by Ando's poetics. Covers of the book are based on his landmark signature – concrete with visible traces of formwork – the recorded process of genesis that becomes a shaping quality and reflects Ando’s spirit by a minimalistic and purified form. Use of tracing paper at the beginning of each chapter gives an impression of airiness and play of light and shadow, which evoke the gradual sensory adaptation provided by the design of the architect.