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Nissan Fairlady Z

Fairlady Z is a sports car with stable popularity both in Japan and North America even after nearly 50 has passed from its first release. A new 370Z Heritage Edition is now added to its lineup. This model is a remake of 280Z special decoration package design, which was popular in North America back in 1977, and has contemporary- arranged racing stripes. This brochure is created to feature this special Z without having too many retro-inspired aspects in the creative. Our focus was to present the perspective of modern sports car. The overhead view image on the cover shows the racing stripes.

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WKS Group

The WKS Group focuses on rotary web offset printing in German-speaking Europe and environmental protection plays a central role within their company. Since the goal was to make their new environmental statement available primarily as a digital publication, the analogue, haptic world (paper structure, cut edges, etc.) was transported into the digital world. For the individual chapters, environmental symbols were made of paper collages, photographed and used as key visuals. At the same time, the linear graphics and illustrations form a design counterpoint to the factual part of the explanation.

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LIFEWTR Series 6: Diversity in Design

Focusing on Diversity in Design, LIFEWTR highlights how diverse perspectives can enhance our collective cultural experience through the work of Ji Won Choi, Jamall Osterholm, and Daniel Cloke. These emerging international artists use design as a medium to express diverse backgrounds, share original perspectives, and inspire positive change. Through a partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America, these young designers were able to show their collections during NY fashion week.

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Awanama

Unrefined sake is not widely known abroad. Awanawa's mission is to provide genuine sake to people all over the world in a whole new style. The design aims to make this new brand a different genre than Japanese sake. In Japan, distribution in a new technology complex bottle, which has never been done before, can be used to reduce the weight of the product, to shield the light for quality retention, and to represent the fine texture that could not be expressed with conventional technologies. It was possible. With this design, designer wants people overseas to experience the fresh taste of sake.

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Kaishan Chinese Spirit 18

KAISHAN 18 chinese spirit, allows the customer to drink a dream with the blue and tranquil mountain scene. The blue gradient on the shoulder would reflexing blue aura on the Crystal Mountain - Dragon Mountain of China, Tianshan. Together with the Lucid pattern on the box abstracted from Dunhuang cave painting, the wood Chinese traditional stopper as a contrast, the design shows an heavenly peace of Chinese Aesthetic.

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Pepsi Generations

The design strategy for the Generations campaign was to tap into Pepsi’s equity as a dynamic, evolving brand and celebrate its ever changing expressions that remain iconic today. The designs celebrate specific generations and the unique contributions made to pop culture. Pepsi packaging has changed over the years, and a digital archive doesn’t exist for vintage designs, so the design team revived these iconic designs from the product archive to fit today’s manufacturing standards. The designs were created in multiple languages and new formats.

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