November, 2009 Archive

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Woefully Inaccurate

I held off posting these photos because I didn’t want to inadvertently promote the Star Wars exhibit at Melbourne’s Scienceworks. But it’s finished now so there’s no danger of that.

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Nov
17
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The Black Spur

Seeing the Forest and the Trees

These business cards were made for Thomas Fairman, a Forest Scientist from the University of Melbourne working on land carbon reserves in Victoria.

The design was done by yours truly with printing by West-Australian company Saltprint. They offer a range of 100% recycled paper stock which use a mix of totally chlorine-free and elemental chlorine-free pulp fibers and part of their commitment to the environment includes planting one native tree for every order to offset the carbon cost of the printing. They also use renewable energy sources like wind and hydro for most (92%)of their power requirements.

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Nov
16
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Lens Flair

I updated my print folio with this promo poster for ‘Lens Flair’- a fund raising event I helped organise on behalf of latenitefilms.com.

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Nov
12
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The central cemetery in Dili- site of the Santa Cruz massacre in 1991 in which Indonesian troops killed more than 250 people gathered to mourn the death of Sebastião Gomes a young supporter of an independant Timor.

Visiting the Graves

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the Santa Cruz massacre.

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Nov
11
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Green Ties

NewPage Corporation is one of the largest pulp mill and paper distributing companies in the world and, at first glance, it seems to be a company that is taking its corporate responsibility seriously. Much of their website is devoted to the policies and systems put in place by NewPage to offset the carbon ‘footprint’ of the organisation. Their stated intentions are certainly commendable. Often times it is a lack of transparency and oversight that allow large companies to continue practices with high short-term returns at the expense of the natural environment in the long term.

In lieu of that, NewPage appears to be doing just what their name suggests; stepping up and educating the public and retailers on best practices when it comes to sustainability.

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Nov
11
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Living Light

Living Light is an interactive architectural installation in South Korea’s capital Seuol designed by American and Korean architects David Benjamin and Soo-in Yang. It’s part of an ambitious project aimed at creating structures that respond to both the physical and cultural environment. In their words the Living Architecture Lab aims to “to make visible the invisible forces that shape our world”.

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Nov
06
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JB sound desk design

Logotype; Jacob Battista

Here are a few initial proofs for a logotype for sound and lighting technician Jacob Battista.

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Nov
03
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Zumalai

I put together this short montage of life in Zumalai. Read more…