Threaded is for creatives by creatives – curated using the construct of the interview and the medium of print as vehicles to disseminate insights into practice. Threaded’s focus is on practice itself. Threaded showcases the work of designers and the process and thinking that sits behind what we see. These insights into a range of practitioners and their practices bridges the gap between established and emerging creatives.
Building Memories is an interactive art book documenting the histories and memories of four public buildings which have helped shape Singapore – the National Library (1960), the National Theatre (1963), the Singapore Conference Hall and Trade Union House (1965) and the National Stadium (1973). Design elements such as a replicated library card, event invitation, architectural pop-up, photographs and comic strips were combined with historical information that engages the visual and tactile senses, creating an immersive experience that encourages recollection and reliving of memories.
The book is categorized to agriculture, people livelihood, agricultural and sideline, agricultural finance and agricultural policy. By way of categorized design, the book is more cater to the aesthetic demand of people. In order to be closer to file, a full enclosed book cover was designed. Readers can open the book only after tearing it. This involvement let the readers experience the process of opening a file. Moreover, some old and beautiful farming symbols such as Suzhou Code and some typography and picture used in particular ages. They were recombination and listed in the book cover.
Viliam Kitanov is professionally biased in favour of the logo creation and decided to take a similar approach to the magazine making it more distinctive as well as his job more interesting. The key element is the idea behind the graphics. A graphic wit could be a letter, a word or a drawing, but it's always related to a design topic. As a result the magazine is not only the bearer of a certain information, but has its own additional value.
The book is about the living descendants of the great Hungarian poet, Sandor Petofi. It documents the vast amount of research the author did, ranging from interviews, archive photographs to detailed family trees. The book is divided between two families(the poet's mother's and father's branch). These are marked in the middle of the spreads with the page numbers. Each chapter starts with a fictional writing of the poet, as if he was commenting on his descendants. To show the relationships, family trees were drawn and placed on fold-out pages.
This issue celebrates Matariki, new beginnings and acknowledges influences and learnings; past, present and future. This edition’s intention is to increase awareness of contemporary Māori Art and Design but more importantly connect communities and industries locally and globally. This issue is a collaboration and co-edition with Ngā Aho featuring 10 of New Zealand’s most contemporary Māori artists and designers; Carin Wilson, Lisa Reihana, Rangi Kipa, Jack Gray, Elisapeta Hinemoa Heta, Lonnie Hutchinson, Natalie Robertson, Janet Lilo, Jessica Sanderson and Martin Awa Clarke Langdon.