Hong Kong Kino

Hong Kong Kino

Hong Kong Kino

Hong Kong Kino


The official cinema of Zurich (Filmpodium) honored the Cinema of Hong Kong with a program from its golden years. The poster for the revival series brings the vibrancy of Hong Kong to the streets of Zurich. With Latin and Mandarin in chaotic harmony, it merges cultures.

 

Poster (F4) · 2017 · Commissioned by the Filmpodium Zurich as a student competition at the Department of Visual Communication from the Zurich University of the Arts · Collaboration with Julius Åsling, mentored by Martin Woodtli and Jonas Voegeli · Typefaces: Neue Haas Grotesk by Max Miedinger and Christian Schwartz and PingFang HK by DynaComware (customized) · Winner 100 Best Posters of Germany, Austria and Switzerland 2017 · Shortlisted in the student competition

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Untitled Booklet

Untitled Booklet

Untitled Booklet

Untitled Booklet

Untitled Booklet

Untitled Booklet

Untitled Booklet

Untitled Booklet


Back troubles forced me to always mind my body. Out of this awareness I created the Untitled Booklet – a homage to human physicality. It is viewable from either side, as it has a flexible spine.

 

Booklet (A4, laser print, 32 pages, thread stitched) · 2017 · Student project at the Department of Visual Communication from the Zurich University of the Arts · Mentored by Alex Hanimann and Viola Zimmermann · Paper: Heaven 42 Softmatt, 200 g/m²

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Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes

Books vs. Cigarettes


Orwell proves: reading or not reading is a question of priorities, determined solely by ourselves. The firm flatbook with thick, solid pages embodies the fundamentality of his argument. As it regards the present (Amazon’s best sellers), the “I” rules the layout, weighing up the numbers.

 

Book (20 x 33 cm, laser print, 30 pages, flat-bound) · 2017 · Student project at the Department of Visual Communication from the Zurich University of the Arts · Mentored by Jonas Voegeli and Daniela Mirabella · Text by George Orwell, 1946 · Typeface: Favorit by Johannes Breyer and Fabian Harb · Paper: Gmund Tactile Beige, 170 g/m² (= 340 g/m²)

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Miras’ Planetarium

Miras’ Planetarium

Miras’ Planetarium

Miras’ Planetarium

Miras’ Planetarium

Miras’ Planetarium


The flyer for a private rave at a secret location by the Miras Collective materializes the theme Planetarium. It not only tells just enough to make the guests curious and wordlessly guide them to (the) space, but also functions as entrance ticket to a mystic experience.

 

Flyer (A7, laser print) · 2016 · For the Miras Collective (Zurich, CH) in cooperation with Lázaro Conde · Typeface: FF DIN by Albert-Jan Pool · Paper: Heavymetal Silver, 170 g/m²

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Werkschau VVK

Werkschau VVK

Werkschau VVK

Werkschau VVK

Werkschau VVK

Werkschau VVK


Werkschau is the annual public exhibition by the Department of Visual Communication (VVK) from the Zurich University of the Arts. The event poster deals with the topics of visibility and invisibility and ambiguously moves between analog, digital, 2D and 3D spheres. It not only promotes, but literally pulls the viewers in.

 

Poster (A1, offset print) · 2016 · Commissioned by the Department of Visual Communication of the Zurich University of the Arts · Collaboration with Pascal Hartmann, mentored by Jonas Voegeli and Daniela Mirabella · Typeface: Trivia Gothic by František Štorm · Paper: Magno Satin, 90 g/m² · Winner 100 Best Posters of Germany, Austria and Switzerland 2016 · Nominee ADC Students Awards (CH)

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ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week

ADC Creative Week


The Creative Week by the Swiss Art Directors Club is an annual event for the creative industry of Switzerland. It includes speeches by several internationally renowned professionals and a national award show. The promotional visuals respond to the 2017 motto „Story Rules“ in numerous ways simultaneously, all together forming a ruling presence in its countless print and digital applications.

 

Promotional campaign (200+ subjects on 30+ formats in print and digital) · 2017 · Commissioned by the Art Directors Club Switzerland as a student competition at the Department of Visual Communication from the Zurich University of the Arts · Collaboration with Sebastian Bayer, Filip Despotovic, Nicole Jara Vizcardo and Aline Meier, mentored by Jonas Voegeli, Daniela Mirabella and Dennis Lück · Typeface: Founders Grotesk by Kris Sowersby · Winner 100 Best Posters of Germany, Austria and Switzerland 2017

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Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich

Art Container Zurich


The Art Container society revitalizes old shipping containers as urban art space in Zurich. By transferring harsh forms and practices into sensitive design, the visual identity refers to the industrial heritage and creates a credible, fresh appearance, playing with typography and space.

 

Visual identity (logo, print equipment and signage) · 2017 · Commissioned by the Art Container Zurich · Typeface: Zurich by Adrian Frutiger · Paper: Rebello FSC® (recycling)

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FUBU: Grilli Type

FUBU: Grilli Type

FUBU: Grilli Type

FUBU: Grilli Type

FUBU: Grilli Type

FUBU: Grilli Type

FUBU: Grilli Type

FUBU: Grilli Type


The promotional graphics for the lecture by Swiss typefoundry Grilli Type at the FUBU workshop series set a strong focus on typography. Playing with distance and dimensions, the work describes the foundry’s character(s), acting bold and resonating details at the same time.

 

Posters (A2, laser print) and stickers (14 x 5 cm, laser print) · 2016 · Self-commissioned as part of the FUBU (For Us By Us) graphic workshop crew at the Department of Visual Communication from the Zurich University of the Arts · Collaboration with Dorian Delnon · Typeface: GT Walsheim by Noël Leu

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i/ch

i/ch

i/ch

i/ch


To express how digitalization alters my perception, I processed myself through digital devices: video camera, screen, scanner and printer. The book of output images brings the abstract matter to physical reality.

 

Book (A3, laser print, 159 pages, glue-bound) · 2014 · Student project at the Zurich University of the Arts · Mentored by Kristin Irion and Istvan Balogh · Paper: Munken Print White 18, 80 g/m²

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Hong Kong Kino,

Untitled Booklet,

Books vs. Cigarettes,

Miras’ Planetarium,

Werkschau VVK,

ADC Creative Week,

Art Container Zurich,

FUBU: Grilli Type,

i/ch

Arjun Gilgen

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