• Graphic design
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  • The making of the gift boxes for the studio’s stores

    Overview   Process  

    Measuring the gifts and determining three optimal sizes.

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    Thinking up the patterns, drafting.

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    This “mother-of-pearl inlay” hides the skull & crossbones and hammer & sickle among birds and butterflies.

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    This sketch contains encoded word “хуй”—a cult Russian “four-letterer”—screaming to be set in imperial style.

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    The berries and insects fashioned out of Russian coins in all denominations.

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    Sketching the “trashed” theme.

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    Drawing it out in vector.

    Dipping a hook and fishing bobber in the fish pond.

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    Topping the crown off with a special vehicle siren.

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    A processing computer’s glitch.

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    Coloring in.

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    The Russian Hieroglyph pattern has an excessive white space. Filling it in by placing a fruit compote and badminton shuttle.

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    Art director: Need to embed the studio’s logo.

    Incorporating the logo into the motif.

    Illustrator: This’s probably too much, right?

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    Art director: It’s not. In fact, go bolder.

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