Popping Up All Around the Paper World

re-strzelecki-05Ugh, late again, but please bear with us, this summer is very busy. Today untypically we wanted to share with you recent work, a poster for a competition organized by the Museum of Emigration in Gdynia that we’re rather happy with. The competition asks participants to, while traveling, find a cool Polish emigrant abroad and take a picture or make a movie about them. The tagline is “Man above Borders” and we decided to focus the illustration on this (and, I guess, on focus).

We were pleased to have a chance to do something out of paper and spent a good part of a Saturday cutting out the world and people popping out of it. And then we also spent a Tuesday on doing it all over again when the idea changed some. That’s fine, though, we’re easily amused, as I tend to repeat.

Orange is a brand color for the Museum, which allowed for the unusual color scheme (we tried blue, but orange won). We focused (there, I did it again) on details, too, like placing the Museum logo so that it’s exactly below the focus frame. And we even managed to add small illustrations. It’s always a lot of fun when a project leaves us enough freedom to try out more unusual solutions.

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Not exactly the making of, but bits and pieces of the poster:

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And the whole poster:

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10 comments
  1. This is really fantastic and I love the craftsmanship of the piece. I love artwork that bucks tradition. I’ve added this blog to my feed. If you have a chance checkout my blog that I just started @ noprobllama.wordpress.com.

  2. Brander said:

    This is incredible! Absolutely love the vibrant orange too.

    • Well, that comes from the identity, but it certainly allows for unusual choices in designs.

  3. glanzundgloria said:

    Nice Idea, looks difficult to make😉

    • Maybe not that difficult, but time consuming for sure:)

  4. abuchon said:

    Excellent work! I LOVE your concept and design for this poster. It is wonderful!

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