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Song Room Air Instruments

July 8, 2011 | No Comments

Designed by Designworks | Country: Australia

“The Song Room is a charitable organisation who help ensure that underprivileged schools can allow their students to partake in creativity as part of their set curriculum.

As well as rebranding the identity for The Song Room, Designworks Melbourne was also involved in designing the packaging of Air instruments as part of The Song Room’s Play Air Campaign. The campaign, which helped raise money for the organisation, also received this years State Award for the Fundraising Institute of Australia’s National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising and is now nominated for a Cannes Lions award for Promo & Activation.”

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Student Work – Kathryn Brylinsky

July 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

Designed by Kathryn Brylinsky | Country: United States

Mail order redesign of the Beck album The Information.

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Student Work – Susanna Tremaine

May 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Designed by Susanna Tremaine | Country: United States

“As a three book series about Vinyl covers of the seventies, this box set promotes Hipnosis, Roger Dean, and Paula Scher. Each book cover displays some of the most popular vinyl covers designed by each artist. The box set comes in a compact case, all to scale with an actual record.”

Student Work – Monica O

May 25, 2011 | 2 Comments

Designed by Monica O | Country: United States

“This assignment was to create a game called Tower of Babble which is a building block game for a language of our choice. I decided to choose Basic Korean for children ages 1-2 that requires them to put these blocks together to form an image. Once it is done, you flip the game pieces to find the corresponding word in Korean and the English translation. I chose to illustrate kid-friendly illustrations and chose a color palette that references the Korean flag.”

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Student Work – Matt Smiroldo

May 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Designed by Matt Smiroldo | Country: United States

“From pesky pup to mopey mutt, Jekyll & Hound is the perfect fix of natural remedies that balance every mood. Your dog will be howling for more.”

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AIAIAI

May 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Designed by AIAIAI | Country: Denmark

Packaging design for AIAIAI’s Tracks Headphone Collection for Spring/Summer 2011.

“The Tracks Headphone is an award winning, supra-aural headphone with a subtle design focusing on elemental lines and an overall iconic shape. The simple brace design is easily adjustable and ensures a comfortable and secure fit. The customizable slider comes in 3 different colors and the 40mm speaker offers a better frequency distribution and a full-spectrum sound quality with a lighter bass and detailed high frequency notes.”

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AER20-200

April 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

Designed by Antti Kangas | Country: Finland

“Record cover for the debut 12″ vinyl EP of my personal electronic music project, AER20-200. The aim was to create an interesting, unique and catchy package, which would also be in line with the style of the music.

In this design, the cover consists of an outer sleeve made of white cardboard and an inner sleeve made of red paper. On the outer sleeve, all of the text, such as the names of the artist and the tracks is written by cutting out letter with a laser allowing the red inner sleeve to show through. There’s nothing printed on the outer cover itself – it’s pure white. As is the actual record. Only small engravings near the blank white center label tell which side of the record is which. The music itself is electronic and falls between styles such as glitch, idm, noise and techno. The machine made nature of the album is represented in the simplistic and almost mathematically precise form of the cover.”

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Student Work – Ryan Chung

April 18, 2011 | 2 Comments

Designed by Ryan Chung | Country: Canada

“The brief: To create an identity for a line of vitamins sold in upmarket health food stores and organic markets. Design a logo and packaging.

The solution:The wordmark’s hand-cut feel, paired with modern typography communicates quality. Deckle-edged labels with die cuts reveal the contents of the bottles. The warm brown of the bottles adds a nostalgic touch while protecting the contents from the sunlight.”

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Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology

April 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

Designed by Visual Dialogue | Country: United States

“Problem: How do you put the history of jazz in a box? Not an easy task, but one Smithsonian Folkways Recordings was eager to take on. Using the historic compilation The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz as the starting point, a team of over 50 experts set about selecting 111 tracks tracing 100 years of jazz. In addition to the music, the set need to include liner notes by 30 leading writers and a treasury or rarely-seen jazz photographs.

Solution: Visual Dialogue referenced the graphics and color palette of original Folkways JAZZ LP covers in creating an entirely new design for Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology. The package combines a 200-page book and 6 CDs inside a translucent slipcase, befitting what Time magazine reviewed as “the single best introduction to America’s great musical form.”

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Student Work – Oussama Mezher

March 24, 2011 | 5 Comments

Designed by Oussama Mezher | Country: Canada

“Although CD and DVD formats will certainly be replaced in the near future, I worked on a classification system which reduces the handling of plastic cases and complex envelopes, gathering all of the discs into a standard sized DVD box. The material used is made of simple recycled kraft chipboard, uses no glue and is printed in one color. The design allows generous space for the identification and description of content.”

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