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Omdesign 2017

In order to celebrate the 165 national and international awards Omdesign has won in the last three years, they decided to create this packaging to reinforce their commitment to the future. This package made of burnt wood carries a strong message with a simple gesture, meaning that by working together, people can help return to the forest part of what was destroyed by the fires, as well as what Omdesign takes from it to develop the solutions they create every day. This caricature of a water dispenser, doling out water drop by drop, illustrates Omdesign environmental concern.

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Paper Flight

This kinetic art object highlights all the possibilities that a great materiality provides to graphic design. The creative challenge consisted in designing a visual scenario of delicate finishes. Each flight, seeks to break with the static and bi-dimensional condition of the impression, presenting itself as birds in full flight, through the aesthetics of the movement that occurs when sliding the inner sheets under the paper screen of the cover stimulating the eye through simple visual effects.

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Love and Blind

“Visually impaired people” are not completely blind. They are individuals who still have ideas, dreams, and still want to accomplish goals with the strength of their hands. The SPARKLY design concept is based on love and environmental protection expressed in the theme “LOVE & BLIND (love is not blind).”The design takes the ubiquitous Snellen eye test chart as its point of departure. For the product packaging material selected boxes made from recycled cardboard, the size of a stationery box. Consumers can keep the packaging for future reuse, adding another eco-friendly touch.

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Souryu

Quality of water leads the most important part to make Japanese sake. The new package has three types of label and all of them are designed to express a stream of its water and wabi-sabi, aesthetic sense in Japanese art emphasizing quiet simplicity and subdued refinement, by calligraphy to appeal smooth taste of the sake. The company new logo is designed with a hope for the brewery to continue their over-300-year tradition for next hundreds of years.

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WKS Group

The WKS Group focuses on rotary web offset printing in German-speaking Europe and environmental protection plays a central role within their company. Since the goal was to make their new environmental statement available primarily as a digital publication, the analogue, haptic world (paper structure, cut edges, etc.) was transported into the digital world. For the individual chapters, environmental symbols were made of paper collages, photographed and used as key visuals. At the same time, the linear graphics and illustrations form a design counterpoint to the factual part of the explanation.

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LIFEWTR Series 6: Diversity in Design

Focusing on Diversity in Design, LIFEWTR highlights how diverse perspectives can enhance our collective cultural experience through the work of Ji Won Choi, Jamall Osterholm, and Daniel Cloke. These emerging international artists use design as a medium to express diverse backgrounds, share original perspectives, and inspire positive change. Through a partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America, these young designers were able to show their collections during NY fashion week.

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