Bad Girls – the very talented illustator Ann Shen

Quirky work by LA based illustrator Ann Shen.

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there is something about NYC


 

Anni Kuan Hanger
Fashion brochure for New York designer Anni Kuan, celebrating New York laundromats. We really only had the budget to print a post card. But a friendly designer told us about a really cheap newspaper printer. He could do the entire run for under 500 dollars. We then bought wire hangers (2 cents/piece) and corrugates boards (12 cents/piece). Got a shrink warp machine ($ 500) and the client hired a student to put it all together.

Art Direction: Stefan Sagmeister
Design: Stefan Sagmeister, Hjalti Karlsson
Photography: Tom Schierlitz
Illustration: Martin Woodtli
Client: Anni Kuan Design
Date: 1999

 

 


Weave Type

Such a cool and creative idea by Zim and Zou.


Fonts

Here is some of the font experiments for my chosen cities.

I wanted to keep Helsinki light, sleek, simple and modern. Colour palette that I had in mind could be light blue and white, also pale grey.

Moscow is bold and something quite masculine looking, also a has a cyrillic look to it. Something rigid and angular.  Colour palette could be red, dark/ pale grey, white and black.

San Francisco bit rounded and light and fun looking. Colour palette could be burnt orange and grey, maybe some white.

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Letter A


21/09/2011

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