After discussing my signage ideas with Angharad and the rest of the studio I went to the letterpress room to develop both the typography for Impression as well as the manicule that I intended on using as a directional device.
Today looked at the work of Wim Crouwel and the way he designed type and posters in order to take inspiration for the creation of the signage for the Summer Show.
One of the elements that has to be in our Collection publication is exhibitions, talks and visits that we have been to this year. I felt that because the Collection was my portfolio I didn’t want this element to be in the publication so I thought about using the riso printer to create a pull… Read More CIP: Exhibitions, Talks & Visits
I already had the idea of using a manicule with the Impression signage so the next stage was to actually come up with a type to write the work Impression with.
For our last CIP brief of the year we were back in our groups from the Market Ready project, and while group projects can be a bit of a pain I’m lucky my group’s alright!
To think about ways of using the riso printer for the Riso Show project, I looked at Rollo Press to get an understanding of how they use the printer to produce publications.
Myself and Hannah were given the task of creating the signage for the Impression studio. For my proposal for the signage I really liked the idea of using the manicule or ‘printer’s fist. This would then be placed next to the word Impression.
Today we completed a riso workshop where we looked at pattern and layering. Having a chance to experiment with a three layered riso print was invaluable and also gave me an opportunity to print on different coloured papers.