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Creativities Unfold 2015

'Shift decode design disrupt’ is the title of Creativities Unfold 2015, the biggest creative symposium held annually in Thailand. The design team had designed the key visual, program leaflet and the whole venue for the event. Their goal was to intertwine the content of the symposium, involving Big Data, Digital Fabrication, Co-creation, with their design process, input and output. The team took and inspiration from the concept of adaptability as they created plants for the key visual of CU 2015 where each part is different in form, texture and material. The big idea was to ‘shift’ to survive.

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NFLxFIT

The primary visual element in this design system is "shield x dot," which was inspired by the logos of the two main brands, the National Football League (NFL) and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). The secondary element is a grey pattern consists of iconic shapes extracted from all 32 NFL team logos. The core design concept is to create a sophisticated unification of the visual identity from all organizations involved through a symphony of shapes. This event identity system was designed for the NFLxFIT Visual Identity Design Exhibition and Award Ceremony.

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Watson Vegan Truck

Watson Vegan Truck is a vegan food truck selling burgers on Swiss roads. Vegan products and burgers being extremely popular in recent years, the Watson Vegan Truck (in memory of Donald Watson - founder of the Vegan Society in 1944) targets vegan or flexible consumers willingly to taste vegetarian burgers. The burger dishes on the menu are named after historical figures who adopted a Vegan lifestyle.

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Bengal Classical

The 5th edition of South Asia's largest classical music event "Bengal Classical Music Festival" took place in November 2016, and it came with a beautiful set of visuals. The communication design for the event was based on a study on different RAAGAs based on different times and the color pallette were derived from this concept. The key visual expresses a wave of energy flowing around the artist and towards the listeners. The expression is simple yet strong.

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SpaceTime Coordinates

The SpaceTime Coordinates Art Prints depict the Solar System at any point in time, to commemorate a historical event or celebrate the life of a dear one. As no two dates produce the same design, each print is truly a one of a kind piece. The STC Orrery use the same complex data and algorithms that are used by NASA to predict eclipses and to compute spacecraft trajectories. The project launched on Kickstarter in late 2017 and raised CA$ 79520 from 913 backers.

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Eternal Bond

Inspired by Rabindranath Tagore’s rendition of the impish yet tender bond between a mother and child in Champa Flower, a blank wall, becomes a canvas for story-telling, by transforming itself into a veritable grove of Frangipani, whose low branches evoke images of children hanging by them, or scaling the tree images of laughter and play and childish whimsy. The landscape begins at one end of the passageway and terminates at the other, with the marquetry continuing in the fore and background, with semi precious blossoms and birds ,seamlessly folding around the jambs of the fluted brass door.

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