Author Archives: nk
Walking along the Potsdamer Straße in Berlin one can’t help but notice busy building works. The street entry through to the beautiful ‘Stiftungshaus’, a red brick building from 1893 in which the letterpress workshop was established by Erik Spiekermann and his collegues, is covered … Continue reading
A few years ago, whilst working on the Albuera Primary School design project, I was inspired by the organic forms and wanted to weave some of it into a typeface. Aiming for a geometric form that derives from an organic framework, two … Continue reading
The smallest comics festival with the longest name, or so it seems. Fun creating some design again this year for such a team of passionate people. No 3 : Her Majesty’s Favourite Really Great Graphical Festival program.
British (based in New York) avant-garde artist and minimalist Anthony McCall was commissioned by Dark Mofo to show three groups of works in Hobart, Tasmania: Landscape for Fire (1972), Solid Light Works (2005–13) and a new work, he had especially developed for … Continue reading
Stoked ‘novum’ picked up the book design for David Walsh’s autobiography:
My other project I have been running together with Joshua Santospirito is SanKessto Publications. It’s a small Hobart based indie publishing house dedicated to provide a platform for discussion and promote Tasmanian Art(ists) and Design(ers). It started with our love for … Continue reading
In the latest newsletter Constance listed some past and recent board members’ achievements. I volunteered a few years on this incredible Hobart Art Institution, which has been a great platform for experimental and new art for many artists over the … Continue reading
‘A Bone of Fact’, David Walsh’s autobiography, is one of the books I have designed in 2014. It was reviewed in The Australian. It’s quite a nice write-up, check out the article here or click on below image. DW-book-review-TheAustralian-Dec2014
The Tasmanian newspaper ‘The Mercury’ published this article featuring my latest book design ‘Chen Ping – Unseen Mountain‘. It contains paintings by local artist Chen Ping, who exhibited his work as one of the Australian artists at the Venice Biennale in 2013, … Continue reading
A communications Primer by Ray and Charles Eames is still a classic short film, which beautifully illustrates the basics of the communication process, sixty years ago and today.