Friday, 28 May 2010

PDP Reviews - Page 3

Finally, on the post you can read reviews on the Inglorious Basterds poster, Saul Bass - Vertigo poster and Essential English for journalists, writers and editors.

PDP Reviews - Page 2

Reviews for the following - The Dandy Book - 1975, Banksy - Wall and Piece and 45 RPM a visual history of the seven-inch record.

PDP Reviews

Above are reviews for the following books related to design, A Bathing Ape, Art of Modern Rock and The Art of Looking Sideways.

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Little Joy Website - Releases Page - Web & Motion Classes

This is the final page for the website, i'm sticking with the phrase "if it's not broken, don't fix it" throughout the whole design process. In my opinion the website is consistent with it's structure and colour scheme. I have tried to use colours that compliment each other very well, whilst still trying to stick with the bands two main colours (Light Blue and Dark Lilac. Typographically, i have used a thick script typeface, as it matches the whole 'retro' look i was trying to achieve.

Little Joy Website - Pictures page - Web & Motion Classes

A band website would not be complete without a pictures page, so ive created one for Little Joy. Again i have stuck with the same rectangular structure and colour scheme which closely sticks to 70's influence. The main difference with this page compared to the others, is that the watermark is now placed central and contains all band members.
Little Joy Hub Page - Web & Motion Classes

This is the second website page i have created using illustrator, as you can see i have stuck with colour theme which was used in the front page. For the tabs i have chosen a simple white, the main reason for this was its increase in both legibility and readability. On each page i have also added a watermark of the band members, which is purely down to its stylized feel.
Little Joy Website - Web & Motion Classes

We were asked to create a band website for this class, so i decided to steer away from the well known bands and opted to design a website for a band called Little Joy. i have tried to stick with a 70's theme throughout the website.

further parts of the website will posted shortly.

Sonnet Brief 2.

second part of the storyboard.

Sonnet Brief.

For this brief i created a storyboard, the reason being the difficulty of After Effects, as enjoyable as it is learning it, it does get quite stressful. The enjoyment of this brief came from many hours of reading Shakespeare Sonnets. The first half of this brief required us to create storyboards using one of Shakespeare sonnets and relating words to everyday things and surroundings.

Barcelona 2010

Back in February i made a trip to Barcelona with a group of friends. We were only there for a week, but in that week we covered all four corners of the city. The two highlights of the holiday for me was visiting the Camp Nou, i had always wanted to go as child, growing up watching FCB playing bitter rivals Real Madrid. And finally visiting and exploring Montserrat.

Metro Brief Storyboard.

I struggled with this brief because i didn't feel comfortable using Flash as i do with Illustrator, whilst struggling with software, i spoke to my tutor who then provided me with other possibilities. This is the outcome, i have created a storyboard showcasing my ideas and what each button can do. i have used a mix of digital media and hand drawn.
Friday Shindig Poster

I created this poster for a party Flat A3 in Cosmo were holding, i went for a traditional theme in terms of typography and the overall look of the poster. I decided to highlight important information in a vibrant colour to make it readable.

Wednesday, 26 May 2010


Above are a set of two postcards created in-conjunction with both the articles and posters. The postcards were inspired by football analysis & tactic boards, which can be seen with arrows showing player movement and passing. The top left postcard contains, who i believe to be the best players in in each position from defense to attack. The bottom right postcard shows the German national team player movement and passing.

World Cup Articles - Yoann Gourcuff

To differentiate my articles from the 1st - 10th, i have placed a star above the players rank which is similar to World Cup winning nations such as Brasil, Italy and England etc...

World Cup Articles.

here is one of my 10 articles which i have designed for my 2nd year brief, i have used a simple layout which uses a rectangular structure behind a grid. The rectangular structure was inspired by the early Panini Stickers which i have updated to look thicker and fuller. The centre of the article contains the main body of text which describes why i have chosen the player, his main attributes and talents.

This is the second poster, ive switched the colour and highlighted the 10 players which i believe will make an impact in South Africa.

Self Promotion Brief Posters.
The above posters were created for my final 2nd year brief which was based around self promotion, where each student had to create a message. With football being my greatest passion, i decided to link this design brief with football. My message for this project was directly linked with the upcoming 2010 World Cup, where i asked the question "Who will be the 10 best players in the World Cup". For this brief i created the above typographical posters and a set of 10 Articles on players from various national teams.