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THE SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2010
Design / Identity / Print / Video

As per previous year, Scissors was again commissioned to create the complete identity for the Sydney International Animation Festival. This year's theme for the festival is Carnival and Origami.
























INTERACTIVE AIRPORT INSTALLATION
Art Direction / Design / Installation/ Agency: Ogilvy & mather

A live interactive installation at Sydney Airport, showing the tennis on the main screen and allowing for people to interact with the two side panels. Social media messages relating to each player are being displayed in real-time to construct graphics made out of live data. There is also a demonstration area for the official Australian Open iPad application. The floor of the installation is designed in accordance with the iPad app.























IBM INNOVATION CENTRE -WELCOME SIGN
Design, Installation, Print

Working with Ogilvy & Mather, Scissors art directed and developed the concept for an exclusive welcome sign leading into the IBM Innovation Centre in Sydney. The sign consists of a graphic treatment of Paul Rand's iconic IBM logo, printed on vinyl with clear transparent parts taken out of it. Behind the first layer, a high-resolution circuit is being partly revealed, providing the sign with a natural depth that gives an interesting perspective.























THE MAGIC WALLPAPER PROJECT
Design / Installation / Print

A series of patterns based on microscopy is explored through various printing techniques, making this series of complex but beautiful wallpapers.






















CITY OF VILLAGES - POSTER
Design / Identity / Illustration / Print

Sydney was hosting a competition for the City of Villages. Scissors' poster was selected to be featured on various JC Decaux stands around the city centre. The artwork was an interpretation of the iconic AWA building, which turned 70 years old.













 










SPINNING POSTER
print / installation

The design for the Projections 2011 exhibition involved silhouettes of arms displaying various signs; as if they were playing in front of a projector. To add engagement, the main graphics were also made into a live installation. The arms, made out of laser cut perpex, are constantly spinning around with the aid of a small motor.
























POTRAITS FROM THE EDGE - EXHIBITION
Design / Identity / Print

Renowned photographer Jonny Lewis spent 7 months in the island nation of Kirrabus, where he portrayed the locals living there. This harmonious archipelago will perish in a number of years due to global warming. Scissors created the identity for the exhibition "portraits from the edge" and also designed a photo book with the same name that recently got published.
























LES CHATS DE PARIS
Design, Illustration, Print

A screen-printed illustrated book about the lives of two very naughty Parisian cats.
























THE SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2009
Design, Identity, Print, Video

The complete identity for the inaugural Sydney International Animation Festival 2009. The work for the festival includes a logo, graphics, trailer, poster, print collateral; basically the lots. The concept for the festival was to use an Emu's egg giving birth to a gang of feisty animated characters.






















SLEEP NOW
Design, Installation, Print

The set design for a photoshoot involving the themes of paper, russian constructivism and some very large type..