The task was to present an internet food blog printed in a magazine. The layout is inspired by the placement of the photos and the layout grid of Screen Design. The strengths of print compared to the internet are played out.The most important cornerstones of the magazine are haptically appealing paper, elaborate binding, design with a lot of empty space and outstanding typography. Traditional visual habits are broken. The resulting visual tension accompanies the reader through the magazine. Each recipe is prominently presented on a double-page spread.
Illustrations and catalogue design for Simple Wine company, which import and sell alcohol and water. Main task of this illustrations was to show organic, sustainable and natural wines, which company offering to clients. All illustrations realized in "paper cut" style where main contour and color sketch was created in Illustrator, and after that was painted and finished in Photoshop.
The 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is a graphic representation of the real-life collage technique. Combining seemingly-unrelated elements into a new landscape with the purpose of problem-solving, the illustrations and data representation of this document translates the complex concepts, procedures, and policies into fantastic and beautiful surreal worlds. The unfamiliar elements work in sync to simplify and materialize the diverse essence of the University of Illinois at Chicago and creates and fosters knowledge that transforms the views of the world.
How long will plastics stay with the world in the future and how much influence will they have on the future generations of the earth? This is a question worth pondering. Designers set out from this question, using the waste plastics in their lives as materials, designing and cutting purely by hand, and made a unique "plastic book". In the book, they imitated children's handwriting to trigger a warning of plastic pollution to all mankind.
This project is the final documentation of Hsiao-Wen's thesis research on craft making as a preservation methodology in the current digital age. The book consists of three parts, examining the transition between the physical and virtual, material and data, user engagement and experience from the perspective of craft making and preservation. As the world transitioned from physical activities to virtual interactions, new needs and forms of engagement with our surroundings were prompted. Such change not only exhibits via the object and the technology, but also the whole culture at large.
The Seeds of Faith - The Design of the Admission Letter for BFU, 2018. The whole set includes an admission letter, a notebook and an enrollment guidance. Four types of the letters illustrate stages of the growth process: Breeding, Germinating, Growing and Flourishing. The letter is colored dark green, with silver and golden dots or seeds. The concept of this design is the power of seeds, the research objects for Beijing Forestry University. College students in BFU are seeds, that, with the cultivation and irrigation, can release power to make important contributions in the future.
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