KOOL SAVAS, PRINZ PI AND KREATOR
Created this advertorial for SONY/ATV Music Publishing Germany who congratulates their nominees for the German Musikautorenpreis 2018. The nominees include Prinz Pi, Kool Savas and Kreator. The ad which is featured in Germany’s professional music magazine MusikWoche plays with concave and convex shapes and typography.
SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING GERMANY
For SONY/ATV Music Publishing Germany JOTOPIA | Johannes Bayer created this double CD tray featuring music by nobel laureate Bob Dylan as a gift for special partners and friends of the company. As the first CD contains originals by Bob Dylan the second one encompasses cover-versions by artists such as Beck, Sufjan Stevens, Queens Ot The Stone Age, Jeff Buckley and Rage Against The Machine.
The artwork is taken from the original music video Subterranean Homesick Blues from 1965 and features quotes by Bob Dylan depicting the original type of the plates shown in the clip.
SUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK BLUES BY BOB DYLAN FROM 1965
LAUT LEISE DOUBLE VINYL ARTWORK
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is the leading music publisher with a catalogue of more than 3 million copyrights, ranging from songs by iconic names including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Queen and The Rolling Stones to contemporary superstars such as Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran.
Jotopia | Visual Noise was commissioned to develop the artwork for Sony/ATV’s latest christmas giveaway double vinyl LP for customers named “Laut Leise” featuring a collection of rather gentle songs (white LP) contrasting a tracklist of louder songs (red LP). The artwork which shows Kate Bush, John Lennon, Michael Jackson and Mick Jagger drawn with only one line makes use of UV-varnishings and cuttings.
Jotopia | Visual Noise developed the artwork for the latest program flyer of Mannheim’s local radio-station Bermuda Funk. The artworks are designed by different artists each time.
Jotopia | Visual Noise was invited to provide some „Stickerbomb X Jotopia“ logo interpretations for Stickerbombworld. Also read a small Q&A with Jotopia at Stickerbombworld.
ON SUNLOVER RECORDS
Logo design for the production company Team A Media. After more than one hundred handwritten versions and variations the original handwritten lettering was vectorized point per point.
FOR DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
Salz und Silber is the first online gallery specialized on documentary photography. A place to purchase pictures from famous photographers – for art lovers and collectors. Amongst them, for example, the documentary photographer Daniel Biskup as well as photo artist Maziar Moradi. Every single photography offered by Salz und Silber is merely available in a strictly limited edition. The original signature of the artist confirms the authenticity of each photography.
Jotopia | Visual Noise developed the logo, the corporate design and the screen design for the Salz und Silber online store. In line with the subject of documentary photography, the online gallery has just launched the blog Fotografie der Zeit, where you can find exciting news from the scene, the photographers and most useful infos on buying art online. A must-see!
Read more about the documentary works from Daniel Biskup magazine.chickenorbeef.de.
Mareefield just released their latest album called “The Flood“. Jotopia | Visual Noise developed the cover artwork and designed a special modular font which allows to build giant digipack puzzles if you own a few more copies of the album than just simply one … The font is inspired by traditional Peruvian weavers we met on our journey to South of America and is featured in Typodarium 2014 – The daily dose of typography released by Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz. Moreover see some updates in the graphic-design-area.
Short making of the corporate design for Augsburg based media agency Hutter & Donner. To get the perfect look for the brand Jotopia | Visual Noise developed more than 100 handwritten versions of the logotype. The final version had been generated point per point, path per path …
Created this illustration on the theme of “evolution” to participate in the anniversary edition of the SemiPermanent books from Australia featuring artists, illustrators, graphic-designers and creatives from around the globe. The design is inspired by Charles Darwin’s theories about evolution and Darwin’s finches we got to know on our travels to the Galapagos Islands last year.
Moreover see some updates in the graphic-design-area.
Had mad fun on a workshop about “Experimental Typography” initiated by local poster matador Götz Gramlich! Here is one of the results. Another one will be used for a very special occasion. More about this soon. Get an impression about the original size on magazine.chickenorbeef.de. Thanks a lot Götz!
AND FILIGRAN-LASER JOINED FORCES …
… to build a tricky pop-up relaunch of the Jobot by Jotopia | Visual Noise, which travels around the world since 2004. The pop-up had been exhibited at this year’s Creative Paper Conference in Munich and is available with the current edition of Germany’s graphic design magazine NOVUM (12|12).
PRESS INFORMATION BY IGGESUND
“In partnership with novum magazine, the paperboard producer Iggesund is showing the creative potential inherent in paperboard as a working material. At the Creative Paper Conference, the producer will present for the first time eight different robot models designed by famous German designers especially for the premium paperboard Invercote. ( … ) The designers were given free rein and the results are correspondingly diverse. The spectrum ranges from the powerful android by the designer ‘Jotopia’ to the classic humanoid model by Maikranz Design.” – Read the full press info here.
DOWNLOAD THE CONSTRUCTION KIT AT DOWNLOADS.JOTOPIA.DE
In case you haven’t been fast enough to catch one of the pop ups you are able to download a diecut sheet of the model here. Build you own paper model and take pictures of it in front of famous landmarks or from different countries and get published in our online gallery.
Did this information graphic about emissions trading as an art director at signum-communication for Commerzbank’s employer magazine.
Jotopia Visual Noise developed the corporate design, key visual and finally the basic concept and design for the website of the project WIR! Mannheim as an art director at Signum communication. The project by the cultural office of the city of Mannheim is sponsored by the H.W. & J. Hector foundation and supports young, creative and talented people who are into music, dancing and art. So if you are one of these, don’t hesitate to join the rising WIR!-crowd.
Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz releases Typodarium 2012 featuring the font Racetrack by Jotopia | Visual Noise. This font is inspired by childhood memories and carrera slot car battles together with dad on christmas eves back in the days. There is a 2D cut as well as a 3D version which allows to build custom racetracks.
Zeixs releases three new design books called Websites 3, Graphic Design 3 and Letterheads & Business Cards 2 featuring about 26 pages full of designs and creations by Jotopia | Visual Noise.
Moreover see the pictures of the latest Jobot-Invasion in Zurich/Switzerland by Luckybugs and Rennwiese (many thanks for that!!!) and some updates in Art.
Good things in life come to those who wait: two years after the announcement, seven kilos of pure Graphic Design Inspirations arrived just in time before Christmas! There’s also a CD-cover by Jotopia (done for Livingroom about five years ago …) featured in the book, which is published by daab. More information as usual in the Publications-area. Merry Christmas!
Building Jotopia is the companion piece to the Destroying Jotopia illustration. For those who haven’t realized yet: it’s also inspired by a rather well known movie poster…
UPDATE: Fresh from the printer: the new dark-chocolate-4-color-screenprinted Building Jotopia shirts with woven label in the neck and additional label on the back seam. Get them at KatRock’s superstore for shirts, prints and art ChickenOrBeef.de
Frohes Noise and a happy new year which starts with the destruction of Jotopia. The T-Shirt-design which will be available in spring was inspired by an old 60’s movie poster (“Gorgo”). It shows a godzilla-like creature having fun while playing around with the tiny buildings of a large city. Will keep you updated…
UPDATE: Get this illustration as a handprinted, limited, numbered and signed 4-color-screenprint at KatRock’s superstore for shirts, prints and art ChickenOrBeef.de
Jotopia-Posters have been exhibited in the category “Unpublished posters” at the Third International Biennial of the Poster in Bolivia. The exhibiton in a recently refurbished monastery in the heart of the city of La Paz was opened with the presence of the German embassy and showed posters by 15 selected German designers/ studios. Many thanks to Julius Wiedemann from Taschen for the invitation and providing the photos.
Ladies and gentlemen, the Jotopia Table Soccer Federation: Danny Boy Schmitz (33), Magellan (8), KatRock (15) and Zehn (JO) – Logo design and apparel.
Typographic experiments Part II. Moreover you have the chance to vote for the “If My Eyes Were Blind”-T-Shirt-design at RiotCreations.
Jotopia is featured in “Graphic Design 2″, “Best of Poster Design” and “Logo 2″ of the Design-Cube-Series by Zeixs. More information in the publications-area. Note: There’s a little typo gremlin in the book “Logos 2″ – the logos on page 434 are designed by Volker Neumann, whereas the Jotopia-Crest on page 72 (erroneously revealing to Kai Dlugosch) is an absolute Jotopia-Originial… ;-)
Logos designed by Jotopia are featured in Gestalten’s latest logo coup “Los Logos 4″. More information in the publications-area.
“Creative-Spiritus-Rector” for RiotCreations. Feel free to submit your favourite shirt-designs for different competitions and get them produced!
Another collection of logos, designed in the recent past. “I Love You”-design may be available as textile-print soon ;-)
Jotopia music-artworks are published in “Superonic – Visuals for Music”, by Die Gestalten.
Cover- and Logo-Design for Livingroom’s latest release: Displaced Dreamings.