Client: Cultural Center DOM
Location: Moscow, Russia
Websites: www.ostengruppe.com, www.ostengruppe.com/mobile
Case: DOM: Full art directorship
It is an on-going project of visual support for cultural center DOM. The project has been art-directed for the last 5 years and covers logo development, catalogs, posters (more than 200 for the period), CD-covers, DOM’s souvenirs and calendars etc.
Project: Complex art directorship. The ‘look’ of the cultura; center projects: concerts, festivals, cultural events.
Creative concept: Graphic expansion and identification of dom’s style. Very aggressive and bold. Only two colours used (red and black). Daring and experimental. Well oiled production mechanism (texts, illustrations, design and print). End product – original art work.
Results: DOM brand and style recognition, graphic recognition. Over 200 posters, nearly 50 cd covers. numerous calendars, books and photo albums.
OSTENGRUPPE design bureau was founded in 2002 by Eric Beloussov, Igor Gurovich, and Anna Naumova. Dmitry Kavko joined the group in 2003 and became the fourth member of OSTENGRUPPE. The company’s projects, which can be seen at www.ostengruppe.com, focus on functional contemporary design in a range of areas, including graphics, TV, Internet projects, video, interiors, furniture, fashion, and stage settings for events.
OSTENGRUPPE posters have been selected for the International Triennial of Posters in Toyama 2000 and 2006; the International Poster Biennial of Graphic Design in Brno 1998; the International Poster Biennial in Warsaw, 2005; the International Biennial in the Poster in Mexico in 2006, and the International Poster and Graphic Arts Festival of Chaumont in 2001, 2005 and 2006. In 2003 and 2006 OSTENGRUPPE was a Design Innovation Award (DIA) winner in the Graphic Design category, receiving the award for a series of posters for DOM cultural center and creating an experimental Olympic 2008 uniform for the Russian national team. In 2005, OSTENGRUPPE’s Plate&Play lighting collection won the SalonSatellite 2005 designer competition at Milan ISaloni Worldwide, a furnishings and interiors exhibition held in Moscow. In 2006, HOME COMFORTS ON THE GO Collezione Mobile was shown at Salone Satellite in Milan