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In Black and Gold: Jean Jullien

Posted in Calendars, Covers, Museums, Type, Yale by Gluekit on August 9, 2009

Jean Jullien's Cover for the Yale University Art Gallery Summer 2009 Calendar

Jean Jullien’s sweet summer goblin cover for the Yale University Art Gallery 2009 Calendar!

Jean is a mega-talented London-based illustrator & designer who has a penchant for cuddly characters, costumes, and cut paper. His three-dimensional cover for Victionary’s 2008 Stereographics: Graphics in New Dimensions caught the eyes of the design world, and he’s since finished a number of projects and produced new exhibition work that explores an expanding galaxy of characters and his own playful visual language. Jullien gradated from Central Saint Martins just last year and is now studying at the Royal College of Art while continuing to produce a steady stream of colorful commerical work for clients like Print Magazine and The Guardian.

Days of Summer

Posted in Color, Illustrations, Published by Gluekit on August 4, 2009

Gordon-Levitt and Zooey D. for EW - Illustration by Gluekit, 2009

Gluekit’s illustration for Entertainment Weekly, featuring the stars of (500) Days of Summer, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel!

In Black and Gold: Non-Format

Posted in Calendars, Museums, Type, Yale by Gluekit on August 2, 2009

In Black and Gold: Non-Format - 2009 Summer Calendar Cover for the Yale University Art Gallery

Non-Format’s stellar cover for the Yale University Art Gallery’s Summer 2009 Calendar!

This gem of a design sparkles with custom typography that Non-Format designed specifically for the YUAG cover. What’s wonderful is how the gentle abstraction they deployed to create the letterforms lends itself to the satisfying activity of decoding the expected series of words, yet the overall design can be appreciated on a purely formal level.

Non-Format is the international design super-team of Kjell Ekhorn and Jon Forss. Working together for nearly ten years, the pair have produced a steady stream of innovative design and illustration. Their list of clients is star-studded with names like Coca-Cola, Nike, M&CSaatchi, Graniph, the Tate Modern and EMI (among many others). They haveĀ art directed the independent music monthly The Wire and also Varoom: the journal of illustration and made images. In 2007, Die Gestalten Verlag published Non-Format Love Song, an artist monograph that features their award-winning work.

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