July

July’s best work includes Falcon’s screenprinted packaging, and app that lets children be the backseat driver, and giant 3D paper sculptures

IN PIECES – GREY LONDON

Music video directed by Josh Cole featuring stunning footage of African street dancers.

FALCON ENAMELWARE PACKAGING – MORSE STUDIO

Screenprinted packaging for this range of emamel cookware.

TWENTY YEARS OF FOURTH FLOOR – NORTH

A 154-page limited edition cloth-bound book marking the 20th anniversary of the London hairdresser.

TOYTOYOTA: BACKSEAT DRIVER – PARTY INC

App that alleviates backseat boredom by allowing kids to drive along with their parents’ car using in-built GPS.

ANDROP: BRIGHT SIREN – PARTY INC

Hundreds of remote-controlled cameras with flash units create a display, generating animated text and images as they are fired in sequence in this music video. Fans of the band could also send their own messages via the web.

LIFE – JOONHO KWON (ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART)

This installation records the stories of escapees from North Korea. It takes its form from the machine used to torture one of the contributors.

FORGET ME NOT – UNIT9

In this interactive music video, users can choose to either view the regular video or follow links to four different old sci-fi movies triggered by lines from the song’s lyrics.

DRY THE RIVER: HORSES – FOAM

3D flyposters featuring giant paper sculptures were placed around London to promote new band Dry The River.

IN BRIEF – HAT-TRICK DESIGN

Miniature self-promotional book featuring a selection of Hat-Trick projects.

IMAGE MECHANICS – SONS & CO

Self-promotional website for Sydney-based digital agency.

HIGH ARCTIC – UNITED VISUAL ARTISTS

Commissioned by The National Maritime Museum Greenwich, this installation examines the effects of climate change on the Arctic. Poetry and graphics are triggered by the beam of an infra-red torch when shone on blocks that represent disappearing glaciers.

 

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