Many Artists, “One” Booklet

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In addition to the regular design work, a half of us teaches an introductory course to graphic design in the Academy of Fine Arts. Last year with the students of the then first year we did a project inspired by both the Beatles and the projects Vaughan Oliver did with his students on the Pixies. We did a booklet inspired by the Beatles’ One.

Each student drew a title of one of the songs and was supposed to create a photograph including the title and the time of the song, juxtaposing it with the lyrics. While the lyrics remained unornamented, the photograph had to create a scene whose atmosphere would comment on the song – on its lyrics or particularly on its mood. It was important to show how you can use typography, light and composition to create a mood of a design.

Here you get a chance to see the results and let me tell you, they surprised us with their maturity.

Bernard Kiedrowicz and “Yellow Submarine,” making use of our seaside location and Lego blocks.

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Ula Aksinowicz and “Lady Madonna” made of rose petals and thorns.

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Weronika Płucienniczek and the nostalgia for “Yesterday.”

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Marta Zaparucha and “Eleanor Rigby” in a meditation on old age.

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Aleksandra Bołbot and “Hard Day’s Night.”

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Julia Jaros and the hippie life in “The Ballad of John and Yoko.”

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Katarzyna Cur and the play of light in “Let It Be.”

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Zuzanna Harat and “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” made of colorful candy.

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And another take on candy: Nikola Kądziela and “Hello, Goodbye.”

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Marianna Pawłusiów, paper hands and “Help!”

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Natalia Szenborn and “Eight Days a Week” on a wall.

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Magda Bujara’s “All You Need Is Love” among the padlocks on a bridge of love.

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Magda Misztal’s “Hey Jude” in a letter.

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Paulina Zubowicz and “From Me to You” in glitter.

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The cover (the first photo on the top), together with the back cover and the inside spread (below), with a lovely, somewhat surreal use of fake fur by Paulina Wiczanowska.

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