SHORTWAVE with Grant-Lee Phillips
It’s pretty crazy the caliber of people I’ve had the pleasure to work with at Earwolf. Grant had an awesomely distinct style and direction in his head and it was easier than usual putting it together.
I came back with seven or eight design options and the lead image was chosen. This was a really satisfying project to work on that matched a lot of the aesthetics I’m naturally drawn to. Just being able to be so minimal and structured was super satisfying.
I did all the exploration in Illustrator and was able to just really let it flow out and move from one idea to the next. You can see how some ideas lead to other executions. I’m still really fond of that sea foam color. There’s just something really soothing about it. I think one of these days I’d like to take some of the discarded drafts and explore some poster interpretations. We’ll see…
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