Edwin’s basic design approach is clear-sighted while playing with the opportunities that arise within different creative concepts. He is always looking for an alternative twist in every assignment he undertakes.
“To maximize our output, we are also very happy to work on our own projects to try out new methods and approaches to benefit our day-to-day work, which includes creating fonts, installations, posters, textiles and other crafts produced and published in limited editions.”
“Typography is really important in Photo Quote. After thinking up an appropriate quote, the image of the typography just seemed to appear. I would make some adjustments to the original fonts, or a hand-made font to match the photo, even using hand-writing sometimes. It depended on my mood at the time, this affected the style of Photo Quote every day.”
For me, a good design is a very specific result of a unique encounter of things: certain people, certain places, a certain moment in time, certain technologies and certain monetary conditions meet for a certain production.
Based in the cosmopolitan city of Singapore, the studio assembles a bespoke team for each project and has presented over 50 projects in six cities - made possible through a growing network worldwide that consists of writers, thinkers, strategists, designers, artists, architects, spacial designers, fashion designers and more.
Good design is all about good ideas, and after that, aesthetic solutions are important. If you have a good idea, it’s easier to present it with an appealing aesthetic. It makes you different from the others.
Le Noir is a series created entertaining the spills and thrills of life, it’s a play on the fast and disposable living, ‘here today gone tomorrow’. It’s all about the bold baby. Taking things back to the basics with black ink and ideas. Gio says “It’s really refreshing to work this way, and really frustrating at the same time, it helps capture attention fast and quick with no time for mistakes. The series is my interest in those cold winter nights, depressed grey days and that lavish, rich but sleazy lifestyle we think is cool…is it as appealing as it seems?”
Tobias Schult shoots Jürgen Vogel (Berlin, Germany)
Photographer Tobias Schult was born and raised in Belin, Germany. He recently did an editorial shoot for German actor, screenwriter, film producer and singer Jürgen Vogel for lifestyle magazine, Provocateur.
Nowadays, more than ever, the opening sequences of a movie or TV show are a crucial way of distinguishing them. And with contemporary technology, the sky’s the limit when it comes to creative ingenuity. We bring you the work and words of three of the most talented exponents of the art of modern title design.