Here are some photos of the Cup of Heroes logo at its launch at the annual Cup of Heroes final event this fall. We were excited to see it in action!
While continuing to collect and catalog a wide-range of examples of graphic design for sport (a monumental task and some of which we will post here once more organized) I managed to fit in beginning of a few of my own visual experiments this summer. Working with silhouetted images of athletes in motion (lores for … Read more
Since returning from Cape Town in July, back here at 8pointstudio in New York we have been working long distance with SCORE on the further development of the Cup of Heroes logo. Our focus has been on capturing the team spirit of the event and the notion of group achievement while designing within the parameters … Read more
Here are some images of World Cup-related graphics designed by Amicollective. I am loving their work. Kaiser Chiefs are one of Soweto’s professional soccer teams (“Amakhosi” means Chiefs in Zulu). Laduma means “to thunder” or “be famous” in Zulu and is cheered when a goal is scored. Also, for those interested, a friend and co-SCORE … Read more
Here are some of the images I took of graphics and visuals surrounding the World Cup in Cape Town.
Since my return from Cape Town I’ve been busy writing a short article posted this week on Design Observer about my trip to Khayelitsha and the related design work I did for SCORE while there. http://changeobserver.designobserver.com/entry.html?entry=14788
I am trying to get everything in place before leaving for Cape Town this coming Monday morning (28th). We have been working with SCORE on initial logo designs for their Cup of Heroes initiative where community teams score points for cultural displays, fair play and community service in addition to their on-field performance. This year’s … Read more
At the end of April 2010 I applied for and received a faculty grant from Mercy College to research and produce design work around the topic of graphic design, sport and inspiration. This grant specifically provides funding that allows me to return to Cape Town, South Africa this June/July to begin work on a series … Read more
In the studio we have just begun exploring ways of translating the inspiration of sport through graphic design working with both physical collage and in Illustrator. More experiments (with materials, visual inspiration and motion) will follow this summer (when I return in July from South Africa and World Cup 2010.) I am interested in ways … Read more
In just two and a half weeks, on June 28th 2010, I will leave to spend twelve days in Cape Town, South Africa on a faculty grant as part of my research into how graphic design can express the inspiration that sport embodies. As part of this project, over the next year or so I … Read more