Woonwaard is one of the largest housing corporations in the Netherlands with a large number of social rental homes. Our DNA program showed that the new identity had to be modern, yet serious, and radiate peace and serenity. The identity also had to represent the diversity and inclusiveness of the tenants and the positive aspects of renting. The designers also wanted the organization's passion to shine. The result is a unique colorful identity system, which plays an important role for the diversity and inclusiveness of its tenants.
Black paperboard is carried out laser cut precisely, come out 12 pieces of differently designed monthly calendar cards, mounted each one in a slit of wooden cube. Each abstract object represents a scene or a moment in changing seasons in Japan, but regardless of age or nationality, inspire people free imagination. It is worthy for observation as a paper sculpture, perceive a sharp outline attractively at back light. In every moment, the casted shadow forms various shape different from the paper itself according to the light come in, add a little entertainment in everyday scene respectively.
The design emerges from the vision of the local government called Ciudad Dulce (Sweet City); its purpose is to promote a positive experience for all citizens, by seeking inspiration in nature. Hence, it is from nature that this liquid brand arises; it is built from shapes in repetition, patterns, organization, and structures present in the natural environment, just like honeycombs. These patterns support a flexible, vivid and easily identifiable visual system that helps the brand connect with a wide variety of audiences with which it interacts.
The Accademia of Perugia, needed a new visual identity to reflect the institution's desire to move quickly into the future. S&P worked with ABA's staff and students to involve different departments and aspects of the Academy. Designers' challenge was to create a unified kinetic brand identity and architecture that also gave individuality to the single courses. They created an energetic, robust, and positive identity system that works across the different arts avoiding the typical clichés and conventions.
Muse is an experimental design project studying the musical perception of the human through three installation experiences which provide different ways to experience music. The first is purely sensational using thermo-active material, and the second display the decoded perception of musical spatiality. The last is a translation between music notation and visual forms. People are encouraged to interact with the installations and explore the music visually with their own perception. The main message is that designers should be aware of how perception affects them in practice.
The three information graphics serve as a basis to introduce the topic of the Lazarus-Effect. They include "The Six Major Mass Extinctions", "Death Watch of the Species", as well as an information graphic of the "Local Fern Plants and Flowering Plants" (based on the Rote Liste, 2018). The Lazarus Effect is based on the theme of the Lazarus-Effect, as coined by paleontologist David Jablonski. This pertains to the unintentional rediscovery (by accident, through expedition or through relocation projects) of a previously lost or considered extinct form of life.