50 years ago in Woodstock a legendary music festival took place and some of the most exciting artists of the time performed. We always loved the music of the time and the very myth of Woodstock, with its celebration of love and peace and rock’n’roll, and we’re celebrating the anniversary with a poster.
Photographer Dariusz Kula, whose work we often used for the publications of the Museum of Gdańsk, asked us to update his identity and we were happy to help.
We designed a logo which combines the letter K with the gesture of framing an image with your fingers to determine the composition. The resulting logo includes a negative space – an inside of a frame, as it were – that can be filled with various images taken by the photographer or with their fragments. More images of the applications to come soon.
Almost exactly 50 years ago, on the 20th of July 1969, man first landed on the Moon. In the heat of the space race president John F. Kennedy declared that Americans would land on the Moon by the end of 1960s, and what do you know, they did*.
A giant rocket Saturn V was constructed, capable of carrying space ship Apollo 11 to the Moon. We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of this momentous moment with a poster illustrating Saturn V.
The poster is available in our store.
(* Some people might still disagree but we don’t hold with conspiracy theories and are all the happier for it.)
Filmowa Stolica Lata (Summer Movie Capital) is a film festival that takes place in Warsaw every summer. Movies are played in the open air in various districts of the city. This year again we had the pleasure of creating the lead illustration for the festival and all the materials based on it. The only suggestion we got this year was to use exotic animals – and, of course, we were all for it.
We chose the tiger because the stripes can be easily turned into film reel and because it is such a beautiful animal. The illustration is inspired by old Chinese presentations of tigers but simplified and geometricized. The typography lightly references Chinese lettering.
One of the posters, with movie listing for one of the screenings.
This year for its holiday program Experyment Science Center focuses on space travel and flying. We were asked to design a poster which would combine this theme with play and experiments. When we told them what we wanted to do, we were given three boxes of fun stuff: science toys, microscope parts, lab equipment, a model of the solar system. We also raided our son’s room for toys and then constructed a rocket of all those bits and pieces we chose.
Projects like this are awesome for reminding us that design is more than being stuck to the computer screen and can be fun in more than one way.
The flashlights-as-rocket-engines might be our favorite part.