Stone Cars

Poster Design for Stone Cars, a film by The Green Brothers.
Stone Cars is a coming of age love story set in the shacks of Khayelitsha township, one of the most dangerous areas in the world. April is faced with a decision that ultimately she will have to live with the rest of her life.



Written and Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green

Produced by Chiara Bernasconi

Starring Olwethu Anita April, Lungisani Dyalvani, Anura Tokzen Mfundisi

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Josefina Scaro

Josefina Scaro is a film and theater actress with a long trajectory in both fields.
Strongly attached to be in front of the camera, the look and feel of her website highlights the fact of her being an actress and an artist in the other side.
www.josefinascaro.com

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Annual Appeal Postcard

Paper cut handmade collage for the Annual Appeal Postcard from CUP (Center for Urban Pedagogy).  

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Don’t Get Iced!

"Getting arrested can have serious consequences for non-citizens living in the United States. Even a minor crime or dismissed case could lead to deportation. But many non-citizens, their families, and even the lawyers representing them, don’t know about the potential immigration consequences of their cases. An uninformed decision can be the difference between going home or being deported."

We collaborated with CUP, The Immigrant Defense Project (IDP) and designer Petra Farinha, to produce this interactive graphic to help non-citizens, their families, and lawyers to navigate the legal system and avoid deportation. A digital choose-your-own adventure, Don’t Get Iced shows what can happen to non-citizens who have been arrested. The site also provides information for lawyers to learn how to better advise their non-citizen clients.
(www.welcometocup.org)



CUP Project Leads
Clara Amenyo, Christine Gaspar

Immigrant Defense Project Advocacy Partner
Mizue Aizeki, Josh Epstein, Alisa Welleck

Petra Farinha Designer

Lau Giraudo Illustrator

Jon Gronberg Web Development

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Grillo Matto

Sleeve design for Grillo Matto's eponymous debut album. Our aim was to convey, aesthetically, the sharp nature of their music and the darkness of the lyrics. The composition is crossed by metalanguage, and is meant to be read in layers, to be explored.

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Atlantic Avenue Bid

[finalist pitch on New Brand ID and creative for Atlantic Avenue]

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From the concept ‘Brooklyn Chic’, we’ve gone a few steps back to see what makes Atlantic Avenue be Brooklyn Chic.
We’ve arrived to the conclusion that it represents the conjunction of two ideas: Best Of and Mixing.
Mixture, one of Brooklyn’s standout attributes, is the reason why Atlantic Avenue has so much to offer… but it’s not the procedure of mixing what produces a fine product, but the quality of the elements used.
And this is what makes Atlantic Avenue different: we’re not just mixing, we’re mixing the Best of Brooklyn. This mixture can only happen in the appropriate place, somewhere where all the conditions are given to produce a successful product, and that place is Atlantic Avenue, for it’s geographical convenience, strong appeal and trendy attitude.
“Unlike neighboring shopping areas, our product is a beautiful boulevard with very high quality goods and casual, friendly, neighborly service”
The branding should reflect the concept, but in a subtle way; the idea of combining two or more elements -or part of them- to generate a unique symbol that conveys both a sense of mixture and a high end feel.

The two most remarkable aspects of Atlantic Avenue are:
1. The fact that it is a shopping street (boulevard) and
2. The high quality of the products being offered.

To build this brand, we’ve decided to blend parts of two different typefaces: one with a strong urban and historic feel (A), and the other charmful and refined (B).
Typeface A is a modern approach on the old hand painted street signs, still visible today in some subway stations, while Typeface B relates to the fashionista character and high quality of products and shops of Atlantic Avenue, the kind of typography that has been long-time associated with high end products, shops and services.
The result is a mix of these two characteristics of Atlantic Avenue, being 100% original and trendy yet fun.
This characteristics may not be obvious to the reader but are unconsciously linked to collective knowledge and are easily recognizable.

For the wordmark, we’ve decided to use one of the typefaces used in the construction of the brand; it emphasizes the nature of our product (a street), but with some slight alterations in spacing and the balance between visual weights, thus resulting in a contemporary and elegant take on the historical street sign.
If necessary, it could work as a standalone application of the brand.

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Yuppy Cakes

We were commissioned by Buenos Aires-based La Golondrina Studio to develop the branding and packaging for an upcoming bakery focused on cupcakes. The goal was to achieve a classic yet current product, with a funny feel to it, and at the same time distance Yuppy from their competitors.

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Narcizo NYC

Narcizo NYC is designer Constanza Fuentes' textile jewelry brand. The products at Narcizo are modern, simple and polished yet with the coziness of traditional handcrafting.

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Bit.arquitectos

Branding and stationary design for Bit.Arquitectos, a young architecture firm founded by Matías Cordoba and Darío Cohen Imach.

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Irving Flores Danzon Jazz Trio

Irving Flores commissioned us trough Corey Wascinski to create the art for his latest album, "American Influences". The music in it has a strong danzon jazz signature with influences from american jazz, represented in the artwork by the Cuban Poster aesthetic approach.


Irving Flores is a San Diego-based accomplished pianist, composer, arranger and music producer, born in Veracruz, Mexico.

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Parque Lezama

Parque Lezama is a Theater play adaptation from the original "I'm not Rappaport" (late became a movie) of Herb Gardner. Adapted and directed by the Oscar award winner Juan José Campanella. Starring Eduardo Blanco and Luis Brandoni.

We were commissioned by 100Bares Productora to create the identity and collaterals for the first Theater play of the Oscar's winner Director Juan José Campanella.


Director: Juan José Campanella;

Translation and Adaptation: Juan José Campanella;

Scenario & costumes design: Cecilia Monti;

Lights Designer: Felix Monti;

General Production: Muriel Cabeza;

Cast: Luis Brandoni, Eduardo Blanco, Marcela Guerty, Ivan Espeche, Gabriel Gallicchio, Federico Llambi, Carla Quevedo;

Graphic Design: Daniela Derquiorkian, Roberto Bernasconi & Laura Giraudo

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Lucia Cuba

Lucia Cuba is multifaceted artist and activist from Perú.

"My work constitutes a critical approach to fashion design and the construction
and exploration of garments as performative and political devices.." extract from luciacuba.com

Lucia Cuba has been exploring many themes and developing many projects that address various social, ethical and political issues. The common thread of all Lucia's projects is her particular approach to these issues, using garments as a vehicle for commentary.

Each project addresses its own set of socio-political concerns, but is ultimately driven by a larger conversation that Lucia Cuba is generating through the language of clothing.

Visually defining this conversation was the focal point behind the various identities we developed.

To highlight this feature we used typography as the main graphic element that connects the projects to each other but simultaneously allows each to carry its own identity. As an umbrella of sub-brands (projects), the mark of Lucia Cuba serves as the container for these sub-brands, each of which is an essential part of the parent brand.


View project live at www.luciacuba.com

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Dario Cohen Imach

Dario Cohen Imach is an architect based in Tucumán, Argentina; he is one of the heads of Bit.architects  

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Gobierno Municipal Abierto

"Gobierno municipal abierto en América Latina: De la proximidad administrativa a la acción colaborativa" is a publication by the Secretariat for Political Affairs of the OAS (Organization of American States), written by José Hernández Bonivento, María Paula Gandur and Julián Najles.

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WSQ Fashion

Invitations and newsletter design for CUNY's (City University of New York) event "WSQ: Fashion", hosted by Eugenia Paulicelli and Elizabeth Wissinger at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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Marais del Sueño

Sleeve design for spanish bassist and composer Javier Moreno Sanchez's second album, 'Marais del Sueño', released in 2014 by FreshSounds Records.

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The Apparatuses of Culture

Book design for the Anthropologist Mauricio Delfin's thesis, "The Apparatuses of Culture"

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Greenpeace

Greenpeace asked us to create a concept for their Rainbow Warrior West Coast Tour 2013, and then to develop the look and feel of the campaign. Concept A tattoo is a form of modification. A tattoo is a message recorded in ourselves; a statement that won’t disappear, and that others can read as well. Get involved with body and soul. A rebel with a cause. The tattoo aesthetics is very strong, but stronger is the meaning. Sailors introduced the custom into Europe from the Pacific societies in which it was practiced, and it has remained associated with sailors.

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