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Illustration > 15.1 Book & Editorial Illustration

Designkuplia

by Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Silver

’Designkuplia’ is a book by cultural journalist Hannu Pöppönen. It explores the recent history and possible shortcomings of Finnish design in a polemical and humorous manner. Instead of just decorating the book, I was asked to encapsulate and depict the core issues discussed in each of the books chapters. I chose to accompany the text with somewhat slapstick-styled gags – Providing the book with a subtle commentary of my own. Given the general tone of the book I decided to go with an exaggerated and cartoonish style.

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  • Creative Directors
  • Art Directors
  • Designers
  • Illustrators Samuli Saarinen
  • Photographers
  • Editors
  • Copywriters
  • Graphic Design Dog Design
  • Author Hannu Pöppönen
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