Archives for the month of: June, 2012

Hi everyone!

So remember that little sneak peak I shared of the poster I was working on a few days ago? I kind of left that dangle somewhere and jumped to something else… >___<  But that’s how things with me! Sometimes I have to be working on several projects at once to regain some creative juices. The real reason was, yes, I got stuck with where to go with it and I couldn’t make certain things work.

So instead, I started a new one and finished that today. It’s more of a fun, experimental piece. I was talking with my sister a few days ago about what sort of projects I should do to stay creative and she mentioned typography. That rang a bell in my head- I love typography! So that’s what I did, a relatively fast typographical poster playing with creating text with shapes and lines. Here’s how it came out!

Its not the most spectacular piece I’ve done…Because again, this was done pretty fast and just for fun. Feel free to check it out on my behance here.

Once more, I hope you are having a spectacular day! It has been raining here all this week, so I’ve been pretty much stuck in the house. But I guess that’s what I’m usually doing anyway    >n<

I’ll post some more stuff soon,

till then, Take care!

Hello everybody!

Its time for another post of my most recent projects! Today I will be sharing the wrapping paper I designed for the imaginary company Wrap Happy (which I also invented :P)

To start things off, let me tell you a little about the company. Wrap Happy is a gift wrap company that focuses on the emotional aspect of gift-giving and receiving gifts. The emotions that prompt us to give gifts are displayed and illustrated through these papers. People give all sorts of gifts, from birthdays and holidays to the simple “just because” gift. I designed four different lines of paper for Wrap Happy but kept with a common style of illustrations and limited color palette to tie them all together. Since my project only required to make four different papers, I did mine on some basic themes such as love/romance, friendship, the winter holidays, and an everyday multipurpose wrapping paper.

I also had to create the packaging that the rolls of paper came in if someone wanted to buy them as a set. My original idea for the packaging was SO different from the actual outcome, due to my inability to find the right materials… So that evolved into another idea…which then was changed into ANOTHER idea because the measurements of the board I got was off. So basically, I had lots of trouble with the packaging but it didn’t end up too bad, considering how last minute I put the whole thing together (please don’t pay attention to the horrible craft quality! >__<)

You can also see more info and pictures of this project on my behance portfolio >>>> HEEERE

I hope you guys enjoyed this project and I’ll talk to you soon!

Good Morning everybody!

So I realized that I haven’t posted my more recent works…although by now, they aren’t so recent anymore. This is the book I did after “Irony of Psychology” titled “In Parallel.”

This is a Leporella (fold) style book, which unfolds like an accordion. I made a quick slip case cover at the time but I now know how to make a much better one, so I’ll try to make a new one in the future.

This book has two sides (when opened completely, front and back) each side representing myself and my twin sister. It’s told as a sort of metaphorical story of the journeys we’ve taken in our lives thus far and how they may have started out similar but end differently.

The book was made so that various sentences could be made between the pages. For example, you can change the meaning of a text by folding different pages as such:

The purpose of this effect was to demonstrate the complexity of words, and how words hold underlying meanings. Its also done to contain more content than what it appears to be and how different situations can change a perspective.

You can’t see it in the pictures but I also added some silver into the pages to give an extra touch (can’t keep it boring!)

The book makes a full circle, meaning the final page connects into the first page, with the statement “no exodus I am reborn again.”And that’s it! I’ll update another “book” I made after this one. I say “book” in quotations because the book’s form doesn’t look like a traditional book, but still functions as one…yeah I’ll tell you more about it in my next post! Haha

If any of you are interested in this book, here’s the link to the project on my Behance portfolio: Click MEEE!

You can check out some of my other projects there as well if you’d like. I’ll be posting them up here as well in the future. Till then, take care guys!

Hey all!

I’ve been pretty busy this past year, mostly because of the huge workload I’ve been getting and now with a job underway, I’ll be more swamped than ever! I still want to keep up with some of my own posters though so I started working on one again. Here’s a little sneakpeek at what I’m working on:

I haven’t actually done a lot yet, I still consider it in the very beginning stages (so its not much to look at!) I’ll have to see where this one goes since it isn’t exactly something I had in mind of working on.

Happy Saturday everyone, and a special shoutout to my sister: Happy Birthday Keia [Kato-Berndt]!!   Hope the day is planned with special festivities. Wish I could be there.