Minimalist, film-inspired website with a stroboscopic twist on the click. For an artist whose work is based in cinematography and narratology.
Visual identity including wordmark logo and microsite.
Talk about money with students and alumnx.
Portfolio site showing that great material doesn’t need much design.
Layered, tactile, accessible, image-based. Campaign for an annual fashion show. Featuring a modular visual identity with hand-drawn doodles on texts.
Objects include building banners, window signage, posters, backdrops, ads, press materials, various small print, T-shirts, screen-based signage, online branding, social media, motion graphics and a website.
Website for Sexyland World, the new project by Sexyland. Featuring edgy shapes and colorful events.
Online tool mapping social sciences resources for entrepreneurs. Using shortest path algorithms, collated content clustering, and on-the-fly multidimensional filtering.
Landing page. Featuring an infinite visual cadavre exquis.
Visual communication for Nick Verstand’s performance Within Without at Royal Theater Carré.
Presenting and making accessible a meticulously curated collection of highly specific research data. Featuring a magnetic magnifying matrix, crawly menu buttons, stretchy line graphs, and lots of data.
“The Intimacy Machine is a digital artwork and web platform exploring the age-old interspecies relationship between bees and humans. It presents a multi-dimensional artist-led ethnographic study on the effect of emerging for-profit technologies utilized within the world of beekeeping. The work points to the broader implications of these interventions across the larger agricultural industry, and offers a blueprint or call for technology that takes into account the perspective of bees and knowledge collected over thousands of years of human and bee relationships. How can technology open up opportunities for more intimate and thorough interspecies relationships?”
Portfolio. Introducing non-breaking line wrapping.
Showcasing the fashion department’s work and graduation show online. Featuring a scroll-based slide fashion show.
Portfolio for a design studio specialized in spatial storytelling. Featuring scroll-drifting images.
Concept and art direction for an online platform, containing interactive documentary films by Menelaos Karamaghiolis. Featuring a stretchy thumbnail grid with shutter curtain category selection, and bonus material.
Participatory, generative, digital art piece. Mixing individual voice recordings into a collective sound piece.
Experimental face filter featuring interference patterns. Rainbow edition.
Rhizomatic, encyclopedic portfolio with comprehensive sorting and searching options. Featuring near-infinite multipanels, and a reading ambition modulator.
Blog and project portfolio. Featuring shifting surfaces, sliding wipers, and sweeping sidenotes.
Featuring an animated logo and a deconstructed color spectrum. Reflecting on (non-)normativity of letter shapes and on the rainbow as a symbolic and graphic unit.
Portfolio and archive, presenting a large amount of work as a Choose Your Own Adventure. Featuring automatic sliding door previews.
Experimental face filter featuring blue interference patterns.
Reconstruction of a half-remembered conversation about graphical user interface design and trash.
Open, supportive, simple, happy. Full rebranding for a non-governmental organization that organizes art projects with young people in asylum centers. Featuring a modular visual identity with a word mark and a purple dot.
Objects include a website in eight languages, online branding, social media, business cards, letterheads, stationary, forms, templates, posters, brochures, location signage, flags, backdrops, step and repeat banners, a flyer generator, motion graphics, AR filters, infographics, maps, powerpoint presentations, annual reports and various small items such as stickers, stamps, pens, buttons, and various clothing items such as T-shirts, facemasks and bags.
Digital liner notes to an album and concert series of Charles Ives’ Fifth Violin Sonata. Featuring a music player that shows Ives’ original score, with informative intermezzos, and a click-based bullet-time mode.
Amsterdam Central Station
Thursday, 7 November 2019
“A festival celebrating the finest motion from the finest studios, designers, upcoming talents and art academies from all around the world. Showcasing work for 24 hours on all 80 digital screens located in Amsterdam Central train station.”
Online project documentation and creative portfolios. Featuring serialized narrative cover pages, layered patterns and images, and shape-shifting grids and menus.
Archive presenting a large amount of work in an infinite parallax. Featuring sliding gradients.
Onepager presenting photographic work. Focusing on blur. Featuring a detached accordion menu and subtle golden details.
Online exhibition companion. Presenting large-scale architecture photography, in overview and close-up. Featuring tiled deep-zooming. Introducing fixed-ratio responsiveness.
Het Nieuwe Instituut/HNI
Sunday, 10 February 2019
Testing model for a website. Purchased by 里奥凡 (Fan Liao).
“With a temporary archive installation, Het Nieuwe Instituut speculates on the possible contents of an archive for design and digital culture from the Netherlands. Who will save what—and how, and why—for future generations? Together with its visitors, Speculative Design Archive uncovers the value of both acknowledged masterpieces and forgotten treasures.”
“As part of the Speculative Design Archive, the Dead Darlings collective organises an anonymous auction of a number of objects that have been put forward by archive creators themselves. Each blow of the auctioneer’s gavel confirms the variation in interpretations of the ‘value’ of archival pieces.”
“During all parts of our design process, we work directly in code to make hundreds of smaller and bigger sketches and models. We make these to design visual elements, try out movements and interactions, develop layouts and content structures, find technical solutions. In the studio, we refer to these tests as variations. We work on them in an iterative way, and pay close attention to coincidences and mistakes that occur, as those often lead to new forms and ideas. Many variations end up not being used because they don’t survive selection or are technically impossible, some find a place in another project, but most never leave the studio. This is one of these variations, executed as a stand-alone object.”
Deconstructing and reconstructing layout in a 3D space. Featuring multi-column scrolling.
Online open call announcement. Using movement to evoke notions of duplication and distribution. Bringing back web safe fonts.
Visual identity including wordmark logo, icons, business cards, letterhead, device panels, user manuals, banners, brochures, folders and website. Reintroducing the hard click.
Portfolio with animated, circular navigation.
Visual identity including wordmark logo, lettermark logo, business cards, letterhead, folder, announcements and microsite.
Microsite showcasing two parallel projects. Using the cursor for previewing and combining images. Introducing mouse mirroring.
Archive and portfolio, featuring a collapsible list that serves as the site’s menu. Introducing sticky stacking.
Online program and archive. Connecting related events, participants and partners via endlessly stacking sliding panels. Featuring live search, and content filtering by year and category.
Dynamic wordmark logo. Introducing the rotational contrast typeface.
“Studio Harris Blondman produces highly appealing websites by calling into question conventional modes of interaction such as scrolling and clicking, and playfully turning them on their head. User friendliness is however always at the forefront. The content of the pages is fittingly presented in a unique way in each project.”
Essays about internet art, aesthetics and offline luxury in a post-digital world.
Handheld-first calendar website for a club. Inspired by laser beams and neon bars. Introducing hyperscrolling.
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
“This month we asked Studio Harris Blondman which images they think deserve a closer look. Think of them as your guide through a crazy world saturated with images.”
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Website for an artist whose pictures and films are based on journalism and news photography. Starts in the middle of the page. Featuring an editorial portfolio with extensively customizable layout and a newspaper-inspired blog.
Documentation website for a designer, musician and artist. Presenting these different activities on the sides of a three-dimensional carousel, joined in the middle.
Art book with photos and an essay.
Website and identity for an architecture photographer. Showing panoramic photo series on an endless horizontal grid. Featuring layout zooming and non-responsive responsiveness.
Portfolio as an online exhibition space and archive. Presenting curated selections of images in variable, generative layout. Introducing time-lapse scrolling.
Het Nieuwe Instituut/HNI
Thursday, 8 March 2018
“In this Design Dialogue, Studio Harris Blondman, Studio Moniker and Future Corp explore the interface between graphic design and interaction design. The discussion is headed by Andrea van Pol.”
Dynamic wordmark logo. Inspired by optics.
For Audiovisual Communications Laboratory/LCAV and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne/EPFL
Stretchy logo and adaptive layout-based identity and website for an editorial photographer. Featuring cascading thumbnail lists.
Experimental digital flyer which explores dynamic typography and readability. Presenting a long, animated text which is revealed, letter by letter, click by click.
Text and visual essay with animated 3d anamorphisms. About evolution, artificial intelligence and machine vision. Part of an art work made for a machine. For an exhibition space which only exists in the form of online photographic documentation. In collaboration with Louisa Zahareas.
Future reminiscences about the impact of Airbnb on interior design and the bedroom.
Microblog and portfolio for an artist. Using a scroll-based zoom feature to show details as well as a full view of each work, in a single interface and without clicking.
Showroom website for a photographer. Providing clear navigation of a large number of photo series. Featuring a large array of images, scroll-snapping, and customizable layouts for each gallery.
Experimental one-pager that explores virtual physicality and the standard scroll behavior of the browser. Featuring an elastic progress indicator. Introducing gravity-scrolling.
Portfolio website in which the artist’s name is cut and separated, revealing the content.
Website and identity for an architecture studio. Rethinking the classic grid-based website format, and how to hierarchically structure and reveal content. Introducing reverse keyword-filtering.
Scroll-based kaleidoscopic showcase for a book designer. Using interaction to emphasize the work’s visual details and atmosphere.
Our third project ever. Portfolio feed, featuring a yellow wipe transition between projects, and a live search.
Our second project ever. One-pager featuring greedy stickiness. With project titles fighting to stay in the center of the page.
Our first project ever. Showroom and archive website for a product designer and scenographer. Using navigational elements to create visual identity and page structure. Featuring a green scanner bar.
“An ongoing photo series started during the Covid19 pandamic. The project aims to bring people from all around world together who are stuck at home on their sofas to build the longest sofa in the world.”
Project website for an experimental designer collaboration in multiple editions. Featuring sticky narratives and image pop-ups in texts.
Website and identity with faceted logo. Featuring scroll-based gradients.