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Vancouver House – A Total Work of Art

Vancouver House – A Total Work of Art | Red Dot Design Award

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This print medium realises the task of creating a marketing portfolio to publish and promote the first Canadian architectural project by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). At the centre was the objective of expressing the philosophy of a “Gesamtkunstwerk” (total work of art). To support this concept, an artful, contemporary portfolio was created to house a system of books and folders. The highly distinctive, sculpted debossed covers, highlight a “pixel expression” of the building’s facade, with copper and silver ink symbolising the core building materials of copper and aluminium.

Red Dot Design Award

  • Client:
    Westbank Projects Corp., Vancouver, Canada
  • Design:
    Zacharko Design, Vancouver, Canada
  • Creative Direction/Production:
    Zacharko Design, Vancouver, Canada
  • Research/Writing:
    Trevor Boddy, Vancouver, Canada, Michael Braun, Renata Li, Westbank Projects Corp., Canada
  • Printing:
    Metropolitan Fine Printers, Vancouver, Canada
  • Binding/Finishing:
    Northwest Book, Bellingham, USA, Pacific Bindery, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver House – A Total Work of Art | Red Dot Design Award