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Caroline Wolewinski is an independent, Brussels-based, graphic design studio founded in 2016. She received her master's degree from ERG, BE in 2014 and graduated from a two-years residency program at the Werkplaats Typografie, NL in 2016. From artists and institutions to local businesses and brands she designs books, visual identities, websites, signage. She is teaching at ERG, Master 1—installation / performance.
Pierre-Emmanuel Vandeputte, identity (logo, business card, postcards, brochure, website) — 2017
Pierre-Emmanuel Vandeputte is a belgian designer. He opened his own studio in 2014 during a residence at MAD in Situ in Brussels. The goal of his work is to give the user an experience. His design is an enigmatic one that attempts to challenge the evidence, proposes to change the habits and calls for a new perception of reality. From its roots, the designer kept the surrealism and crafts. His work has indeed the ability to associate the urge to break and originality to the nobility of materials.
Koekkoek haus museum, identity (logo, business card, compliment & gift cards, postcards, packaging, letterhead, enveloppes, thankletter, bookmarks, invitations, brochure, stickers, tape, posters, banners, website) — 2017
The Museum B.C. Koekkoek House is the former home of the Dutch painter Barend Cornelis Koekkoek and his family. The building in Kleve, has been used as a museum since 1960. Under the name Städtisches Museumhaus Koekkoek it served until 1997 as a museum of the city Kleve. Since 1997, when the Museum Kurhaus Kleve became the municipal museum, it became the foundation B.C. Koekkoek-Haus as well as a special museum for the Dutch romantic painting around B.C. Koekkoek and his circle.
Untitled, book design, 42 x 29,7 cm — 2016
Self-initiated project. Softcover with die-cut, and blue edging.
CAN PEP REY, art direction/identity — 2016 (logo, business card, packaging, hang tags, letterhead, thankletter, stickers, website)
CAN PEP REY is a womenswear brand based on the relative concept of living space, fashion and art. A wardrobe, kind of ideal, taking its influences from menswear and iconic items to contrastive intimate clothes and sportswear.
Lisa Foerster, art direction/identity — 2016 (logo, lookbook, website) www.lisa-foerster.com
Lisa Förster is a German fashion and knitwear designer. She graduated from ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem, NL and presented her final MA collection 'Wardobe One' duringParis Fashion Week at the Atelier Néerlandais. 'Wardobe One' : What if your garment remembers the first movement you have made in it, the first moment the garment embraced your body?
Hymn to the mundane, book design, 153 pages, 20 x 27 cm — 2016
Research and compilation of personal writings & texts about the everyday life. Questioning the banal, the obvious, the common, the ordinary, the infra-ordinary, the background-noise to quote Perec’s terms. What happens when nothing happens? What happens when we start describing things that we generally don’t notice or don’t even give any credit to? Seeing the extra-ordinary within the ordinary itself by analyzing and devoting an excessive attention to this usual surroundings.
Hymn to the mundane, art direction/performances, invitations, 21 x 29,7 cm — 2016
Series of performances which took place inside the building of the Werkplaats Typografie, NL each Monday of march 2016 with the participants of the program, trying to understand the everyday and social spaces from a different angle.
Labor jackets, 4 jackets, silkscreen on denim — 2016
Print design and fashion design.
Nalebinding, art direction/identity — 2015-2017 (logo, business card, packaging, hang tags, letterhead, thankletter, stickers, lookbook, posters, postcards, website), www.nalebinding.be
Nålebinding is a Belgian brand of knitwear created by Marie Herlin, a young textile designer. It all started with Marie’s inroad into the seemingly opposite universe of Denim. She soon realized that the most widely produced fabric in the world owes its huge success to underlying attributes or ‘codes’, deeply ingrained in the human subconscious. Such codes are timeless and universal, and yet allow every individual who wears a pair of jeans to express her/his difference.
L'oeil qui écoute, Marie Jambers, book design, MAD Brussels, 59,4 x 42 cm x 8 posters — 2016
Marie Jambers is graduated from La Cambre, Brussels in the Textile Design section, Marie places the fabric as the "root" of her research. Curious and instinctive, she engages a colored work inspired by the domain of habitat and form. Linking the body to space, she interrogates different mediums such as drawing, weaving, screen printing, mesh, ... and thus leaves her hand traveling through materials and concerns questioning the nature of things and human beings.
'A project for later', Pauline Miko, book design, 35 pages, 27 x 36 cm — 2015
'In 2003, at the age of twelve, I buried a metal box in the garden of a friend. The box contained two photographs and a letter I wrote to my future self. Ten years later, the box was dug out of the ground and its content was revealed. In 2013, I decided to start burying new boxes. So far there are five boxes buried underground in different places of the world. Each box contains printed photographs, texts and small objects. They all tell a personal, yet lacunal and partly fictional story.' Pauline Miko
'Contemporary Culture', book design, 52 pages, 21 x 29,7 cm — 2015
This journal is published on occasion of the course 'Contemporary Culture - Ten Questions About Berlin' at the institute for Art and Visual Studies, Humboldt University Berlin, September 2015.
NY Art Book Fair, 'You may also like', art direction/installation — 2015. Project in collaboration with Olya Domoradova and Maud Vervenne, Werkplaats Typografie, MOMA PS1 — New York, September 2015.
“Can a pdf replace a book? Can a publication be summed up in a jpg? Can a book and a digital file be equally worthy? You may also like employs the language of an online shop as a platform for selling physical items through a strictly non-physical path. For You may also like the Werkplaats Typografie creates an environment at the NY Art Book Fair that equally embraces both the tangible and the intangible without emphasizing either.(..)"
'Abstract Carbonara', Sean Crossley, book design, 28 pages, 21,5 x 28 cm — 2014
Publication in the occasion of Sean Crossley's show at Hekla, Brussels on december 2014. Texts by Beau Deurwaarder (writer based in Melbourne) and interview by Jana Haeckel (art historian and writer based in Brussels).
'Superblack', Jordan Tate, (in collaboration with Manuel Buerger) book design, 58 pages, 22,5 x 30 cm — 2014
Softcover with die-cut, and black edging. In collaboration with Manuel Buerger. This book functions as an instruction manual for the artwork for which it is named and is an art object in its own right. Exploring the nature of blackness and the void, this volume includes an interview by Lisa Kurzner with Jordan Tate, an essay on nothingness by Nicolas O’Brien, an excerpt from Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, a photo essay by Jordan Tate using an electron microscope and a glossary of all things black. Published by Transformer Station in an edition of 500 on the occasion of Jordan Tate's exhibition SUPERBLACK.
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