Making: is the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2014 conference. Working in collaboration with creative directors Sam Crawford, Adam Haddow and Helen Norrie, Sydney based design studio Garbett developed a brand identity for the conference, which included logo, lanyard, merchandise and print design, that explores the role of the architect as maker of environments and connections that extend beyond the bounds of traditional practise. This was expressed visually and dynamically in print and online using handmade detail, an alphabetic ‘matrix’ that creates imagery when words are input, dot-to-dot portraits of the speakers, animations and a stop motion video.
Believe In recently published images of their print and brand identity work created for the Mall Galleries’ exhibition Colours Of The Kalahari, the first major display and sale of southern African Bushman art ever to be held in London. The exhibition represents the latest generation of contemporary San artists from an unbroken line that stretches back 20,000 years, and includes 150 pieces from 30 leading artists, each honouring their ancestors and their ancestor’s way of life through oil, lino cut, intaglio, embroidery, print, Xhosa or photographic approaches.
Flatpack is a film festival that sets up its projectors at interesting locations throughout the city of Birmingham during March and describes its events as a mixture of film, performance, contraption and surprises. Flatpack has been running annually for ten years whilst also developing year-round initiatives that include community archive projects, pedal-powered screenings, bespoke short film programmes, pub gigs and animation workshops.
London based design studio Dot Dash were commissioned to develop a new visual identity for this year’s Flatpack festival, which included a new name, logo, programme, promotional materials and merchandise, that would establish a strong, recognisable and flexibility foundation that could be built upon with each new event.