Taikin is a high-end Asian restaurant in the city of Doral, FL. The visual identity was developed through illustrations and graphic elements. The name of the restaurant is the Japanese word for “good fortune” and it’s also related to the Tanuki; an emblematic character on the Japanese mythology who represents prosperity and wealth. Based on that synergy, the concept brings to life the significance of both elements and creates the graphic story that represents it.
This debating competition is held by Nanjing Audit University. Every year,many universities from different countries come to participate in this debating competition,so the designer wants to convey an enthusiastic and logic feeling from the Chinese symbol which means debate.Three basic symbols respectively symbolizing the debate between the proposition, opposition and judge was strictly organized in the box to form a Chinese character.
7 Drawings, one for every day of the week. The girls are a personification of the day. I made a drawing every day of the week and posted them on my blog/site: stefrymenants.be To create dept and a natural feel to the drawings do I always start with a pencil drawing that I scan and color digitally. Afterwards the drawings are printed.
Cute and warm thread illustrations for the Fund’s brochure, along with short poems for children, describe the programs and projects of the Fund in a kind and funny way. It gives the right tone to the brochure and makes the reader feel back in childhood, when parents were reading books to him or her. The design atmosphere is warm, the reader (former child) feels loved and secure.
This map shows a hybridism of observational drawing and cartographic code. It is inspired by the old Portulan charts, in which the rose of the winds marks the location of the navigator / observer towards the landscape. The observer in the center of the map is framed by a 360 degree panorama of the city landscape, offering a direct relationship between the map and the surrounding landscape, stimulating the sense of place. Reading upside down, breaking the convention of North in the top, allows to better know the world.
This is an interesting Christmas card that interacts with the receiver. The concept is quite unique with the ability to deliver different Christmas messages using the puzzle technique. The colors and minimalistic design is a good approach letting the receiver to focus on the mechanism of the card design.
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