Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust

    Theatrical interpretation for Plas Newydd re-servicing project; Between 2019 to 2021, a brand new experience will welcome visitors to the house at Plas Newydd. With the essential rewiring and plumbing work happening safely behind the scenes, visitors are invited to discover more about the past, present and future work to safeguard and conserve the house. Visitors are not only able to go ‘behind the stage’, but invited to question the purpose of conservation. Architect: vPPR Architects, Narrative: Eleanor Scoones, DP: Paul Bates, Performer: Vicky Butterfly. Soundcloud for the Rex Whistler Room installation by Simon Pyke.

    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust
    Behind the Stage, Plas Newydd, National Trust

    Vica, Cosmetic Technology

    Vica is a data driven cosmetic company. The identity is inspired by the lissajous figures, each motif is generated by the user’s dermatological data. The printed matters placed great emphasis on tactility of substrate and subtlety of the foiling, a bespoke paper clip was commissioned for everyday use.

    Vica, Cosmetic Technology
    Vica, Cosmetic Technology
    Vica, Cosmetic Technology
    Vica, Cosmetic Technology
    Vica, Cosmetic Technology
    Vica, Cosmetic Technology
    Vica, Cosmetic Technology
    Vica, Cosmetic Technology
    Vica, Cosmetic Technology

    Latent Specators, UNArt Center, Shanghai

    Curated by Iris Long and V2 Lab for the Unstable Media, Latent Spectators exhibits four artists’ works on the theme of technology and perception. Liu Xin, Lisa Chang Lee, Coralie Vogelaar and Johannes Langkamp with fourteen works responding to the question — Are humans and machines likely to capture the same reality? Is there room for different ways of sensing the world, different from the model of modern science?

    Latent Specators, UNArt Center, Shanghai
    Latent Specators, UNArt Center, Shanghai
    Latent Specators, UNArt Center, Shanghai
    Latent Specators, UNArt Center, Shanghai
    Latent Specators, UNArt Center, Shanghai
    Latent Specators, UNArt Center, Shanghai

    China Dream, Book Design

    Book and typeface design for Canadian fine art photographer Teresa Eng. China Dream explores the fractured identity of second generation diaspora. The book’s substrates are reminiscent of the Chinese natural and urban sceneries portrayed by Eng. Complementary to the photo book, the booklet comprises an essay on the Chinese Diaspora experience. Words by Vanessa Hua. Translation by Skye Mo. Published by Skinnerboox.

    China Dream, Book Design
    China Dream, Book Design
    China Dream, Book Design
    China Dream, Book Design
    China Dream, Book Design
    China Dream, Book Design

    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts

    Identity and typeface design for new major contemporary arts gallery in Brighton. The design reflects the centre’s focus on experimentation, process and research lead practice, the modular structure of the typography originates from the process of creating letterforms with tape.

    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts

    Architecture Exchange

    The Architecture Exchange is a platform that fosters architectural discourse through a series of exchanges, books, workshops, histories, and issues of our audio journal. Exchange series will be published by Bloomsbury in 2020.

    Architecture Exchange
    Architecture Exchange
    Architecture Exchange
    Architecture Exchange
    Architecture Exchange

    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London

    The Dark Matter exhibition presents ideas at the interface of science, technology and art, informed by conversations and collaborations with leading theoretical physicists from King's College London and their research at the limits of what can be observed or known. Exhibition Design by vPPR Architects. 3D rendering by Louise Silfversparre.

    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London
    Dark Matter, Science Gallery London

    Bao London

    Bao London and Xu are Asian-inspired restaurants that are leading the gastronomic innovation in London. Art Direction by Bao London. Web Design & Development, London, 2017–2019.

    Bao London
    Bao London
    Bao London
    Bao London
    Bao London

    Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes

    Exhibition graphics for the first UK retrospective of the work of the much-overlooked Polish artist at the Hepworth Wakefield. Exhibition design by vPPR Architects, 2017. Selected photography by Lewis Ronald.

    Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes
    Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes
    Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes
    Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes
    Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes
    Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes

    Xu London

    Bao London and Xu are Asian-inspired restaurants that are leading the gastronomic innovation in London. Art Direction by Bao London. Web Design & Development, London, 2017–2019.

    Xu London
    Xu London
    Xu London
    Xu London
    Xu London

    Stencil Plates

    A box set of 10 brass engraved stencil plates for painter Ma Jing. Made by Book Works London and paper by Takeo Japan, 2018.

    Stencil Plates
    Stencil Plates
    Stencil Plates
    Stencil Plates
    Stencil Plates

    Photography Campaign for Raven H

    Art direction for the launch of the smart speaker Raven H with Baidu. Product design by Raven and Teenage Engineering; Photography David Brandon Geeting, set design Gemma Tickle, styling Ali + Aniko, model Emelie Fredengren, 2017.

    Photography Campaign for Raven H
    Photography Campaign for Raven H
    Photography Campaign for Raven H
    Photography Campaign for Raven H
    Photography Campaign for Raven H
    Photography Campaign for Raven H

    Raven H Motiongraphics

    Working with Builders Club, a series of videos were created for the launch of Raven H in the themes of Connectivity, Waves, AI and Colours. Design and Animation by Builders Club, sound by Simon Pyke, 2017.

    Raven H Motiongraphics
    Raven H Motiongraphics
    Raven H Motiongraphics
    Raven H Motiongraphics
    Raven H Motiongraphics

    Halo

    Organised by The Architects’ Journal as a part of the borough’s £500 million Growth Zone programme, Twelve and vPPR Architects together with Whitewall Co. won the competition to develop an interactive wayfinding system for Croydon Council. With LEDs set in perforated Cor-ten steel fascia and downward light curtain, Halo is a family of devices that not only provides interactive information such as local data, weathers and local businesses, but also serves as a temporary stage for street performances. Currently under development, the first Halo is to be expected by the end of 2018.

    Halo
    Halo
    Halo
    Halo
    Halo
    Halo

    Pujiang Paths

    Commissioned by Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Planning & Land Resources to design a set of map and guiding booklets. The project is to coincide with the regeneration plan of both sides of the Huangpu River. 2017

    Pujiang Paths
    Pujiang Paths
    Pujiang Paths
    Pujiang Paths
    Pujiang Paths

    GAO

    Identity Design for London-based Gallery in Active Operation. Inspired by Yü Bing-nan — who created Freundschafts Antiqua in the form of bamboo pen strokes during 1960s in GDR — we redrew and updated his early drawings as a display font.

    GAO
    GAO
    GAO
    GAO
    GAO

    vPPR Architects

    Graphic design and web development for vPPR architects. A homage to Josef Albers and Jan Tschichold’s exploration in stencil typography, a custom font was created to reflect the geometric nature of vPPR’s works. London, 2017.

    vPPR Architects
    vPPR Architects
    vPPR Architects
    vPPR Architects
    vPPR Architects
    vPPR Architects
    vPPR Architects
    vPPR Architects

    Imagining Architecture Beyond the End Times

    The book is to capture the reflections of a generation caught between the failures of utopian thought and cynical reason, it seeks to retool old means in search of new ends; of new stars by which to navigate in an age of dis-aster, literally, an age without stars. Eight essays by Joseph Bedford, Alessandro Toti, Jaffer Kolb, Cristobal Amunategui, Ryan Neiheiser, Xristina Argyros, Bryony Roberts and Andrew Kovacs. Book Design, London, 2017.

    Imagining Architecture Beyond the End Times
    Imagining Architecture Beyond the End Times
    Imagining Architecture Beyond the End Times
    Imagining Architecture Beyond the End Times
    Imagining Architecture Beyond the End Times
    Imagining Architecture Beyond the End Times

    Shri Kali Japan

    Japanese yoga practice that offers classes, retreates and courses, and also supports Shri Kali Shram in India. Identity Design, Web Design & Development, Wakayama, 2012, updated 2017.

    Shri Kali Japan
    Shri Kali Japan
    Shri Kali Japan
    Shri Kali Japan
    Shri Kali Japan

    Architecture Studies 01

    An annual publication for the Forum of Contemporary Architectural Theories, which aims to build a bridge for the cross-cultural exchange of architectural ideas and research. Book Design for Southeast University & Architectural Association, London, 2012.

    Architecture Studies 01
    Architecture Studies 01
    Architecture Studies 01
    Architecture Studies 01
    Architecture Studies 01
    Architecture Studies 01

    The Gopher Hole

    An exhibition, project space and venue co-founded by aberrant architecture and Beatrice Galilee. Its aim is to explore new ways of curating ideas in contemporary culture and to provide a forum for sharp, critical debate on the arts. Identity, Typeface and Print Design, London, 2010.

    The Gopher Hole
    The Gopher Hole
    The Gopher Hole
    The Gopher Hole
    The Gopher Hole
    The Gopher Hole