More design: I’d love to be able to move on to actually selecting print stock instead of faking effects.
Here’s the brochure for EU Leavers’ Day. The typography was subconsciously inspired by The Designers Republic. The retro-tech tubular contraption is a drawing of Kennington station in the London underground. It’s from some guy who has collected stacks of railway maps (helped by this guy). These London railway schematics became […]
Here’s the finished brochure cover. Jesus is courtesy of Puppet Revelation.
“Meet Jesus at uni” is the slogan for the brochure I’m working on, for the 2008 AFES Commencement Camps SA. I’ve been trawling the web for images of Jesus, trying to find something in between gritty and fun. Who wants a sop-bag? WANTED Jesus. Must be able to transmit God’s […]
The X-Files told us that The Truth Is Out There. The search for meaning is one of humanity’s defining features. As far back as we can trace, human societies have in this sense been essentially religious. Prehistoric burials and ancestor worship indicate our grappling with life and death from the […]
One of the main themes that Contact deals with is religion. Through the extremist preacher Joseph (right), the film shows that religion can be a very destructive force. Yet we also see a benign expression of religion that is knowledgeable and sophisticated. Palmer Joss (Matthew McConaughey, below) is Contact‘s poster-boy for […]
How can we know reality? As a SETI scientist, Ellie Arroway is in the business of quantifying and measuring things. For Ellie, something can be known if it can be measured. God — whoever or whatever that is — cannot be dealt with in these terms, so Ellie is unwilling […]