For all ages, Origami Buddy is a blind box toy series where the individual receives a little animal figure to play with. In addition they also get to recreate the animal through origami, the art of paper folding. Instead of being on digital devices, the overall purpose of this package is to bring back the craft of creating with your hands and to just have fun with toys again.
Global Festivals focuses on twelve lesser known festivals that happen throughout the year. The infographics explores the diversity around the world through festivals to not only show what goes into planning a trip to have fun and explore a new country, but also the learning experience of the culture and history of the country that comes with it, making the overall experience more unique for the traveler.
Sometimes images aren’t always in focus or even in color. As much as I love playing with color, I find it as important to see things in black and white, allowing the viewer to focus back on the details again. What’s in Focus explores what I see through the camera lens and my perception of the world.
Originating from the finish of a guitar, Sunburst is not just a guitar brand, but also an organization where it gives back to charities through selling various guitar equipment and accessories. The connection and healing people receive through music is how this organization wants to give back to society. This is also alluded through the accordion package for the strings, mimicking people coming together.
Serenitea hopes the customer will experience a sense of serenity at the teashop. The tea is packaged in a delicate box with an origami flower topper. The practice of folding origami’s intricate folds is known to be soothing. The mind can settle down and connect to what is happening in the present.
Marian Bantjes’ TED Talk, Intricate Beauty by Design, explores the concept of seeing design as a puzzle, and how personal interests can be integrated within the design. The approach taken with this narrative and type specimen was to create abstract puzzles with the callout quotes, by omitting or blocking parts of the letters to have the reader figure out what’s really there.
“Rice ball please” is what “Onigiri Onegai” directly translates to. Onigiri Onegai is a food truck that sells Japanese rice balls, a dish that is usually in a triangle shape, mixed with rice seasoning or wrapped in a seaweed sheet, with a meat or a pickled vegetable filling inside.
A typeface influenced by the electric and rhythmic qualities of Glam Rock and modified from Franklin Gothic, Rhythm Font is a typeface implemented through the Java Vibe cafe. The cafe has typographic designs and CMYK color palette to keep the overall designs minimal and modern.