Bronze at Prêmio ABRE 2018

The Kit Kat package design created by CBA B+G just received the BRONZE PRIZE at the Prêmio ABRE 2018.

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Vencedor Bronze: CBA B+G

Design: CBA B+G Ilustrações: F Frizon/ Kakofonia / O´Meira / Renato Rentz

Convertedor: Metalúrgica Mococa Brand owner: Nestlé

Nestlé launched a line of collectible cans with the aim of increasing the connection with a young and trendy target through a language that represents the brand codes in an attractive design. With four themes connected to Kit Kat's universe, a curatorship selected four Brazilian artists and each one received a template art with a defined brand application system and the mission to express the “Passion Breaks” of the target connecting to the essence of Kit Kat "A Smile on Every Break".

The challenge of the project was to think of a design system that would stand out and respect the space of the Kit Kat brand, while at the same time not limiting the creative freedom of the selected artists.

Although the canned format is not something innovative on the market, the option for this material to launch this collectible edition has brought the perception of innovation, differentiation and superior quality versus the regular lines of the Kit Kat brand.

Lithography allows high print quality and rich detail highlighting each of the unique illustrations in this collection. The four exclusive cans created a colorful mosaic in all points of sale and at the same time preserved the elements of brand identification. The attractive language and the strong publicity in social networks have generated great commitment with the target of Kit Kat.

 KIT KAT “GAMES”, by Kako

KIT KAT “GAMES”, by Kako

Credits: Content Studio Nestlé

Taschen 100 Illustrators

Taschen just released the 100 ILLUSTRATORS book as part of their Bibliotheca Universalis series. Not only I'll be always honored to be included in this book along with the most amazing and influential illustrators around, but now I'm double honored by having one of my illustrations featured on the back cover.

 

Drawn from TASCHEN’s Illustration Now! series, this go-to catalog brings together 100 of the most successful and important illustrators around the globe. With featured artists including Istvan Banyai, Gary Baseman, Seymour Chwast, Paul Davis, Brad Holland, Mirko Ilić, Anita Kunz, and Christoph Niemann, the international overview provides an invigorating record of the dynamism and diversity of the illustration scene.

Each illustrator is featured with a self-portrait, samples from their portfolio, and a succinct description by Steven Heller, with a supplementary list of selected exhibitions and publications. In his introduction, Steven Heller describes the dynamic realm of illustration today and the challenging process of selection within this highly competitive and ever-moving genre.

About the series - Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.

 

VOLTRON Legendary Defender

My VOLTRON LEGENDARY DEFENDER prints are available at Hero Complex Gallery online store.

  VOLTRON LEGENDARY DEFENDER  - MANGA VERSION | $45.00 | Screen print with Metallic Inks | Limited Edition of 250 | 18" x 24"

VOLTRON LEGENDARY DEFENDER - MANGA VERSION | $45.00 | Screen print with Metallic Inks | Limited Edition of 250 | 18" x 24"

  VOLTRON LEGENDARY DEFENDER  - ANIME VERSION | $55.00 | Screen print on Foil | Limited Edition of 250 | 18" x 24"

VOLTRON LEGENDARY DEFENDER - ANIME VERSION | $55.00 | Screen print on Foil | Limited Edition of 250 | 18" x 24"

The artwork was created and exhibited at Dreamworks Voltron Legendary Defender Art Showcase, presented by Hero Complex Gallery, celebrating Netflix and DreamWorks Animation's newest series. The event featured a wonderful mix of production artwork and all new artwork by both HCG and DreamWorks animation artists and gave a behind the scenes look at several pieces that were created in the development of the series.

DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender © 2016 DreamWorks Animation LLC. TM World Events Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Cardistry Art Exhibition at HERO COMPLEX GALLERY

More than a year in the making, Hero Complex Gallery is pleased to announce their next show, CARDISTRY: 55 ARTISTIC INTERPRETATIONS OF PLAYING CARDS, which opens this Friday, May 6th, from 7-10pm at Hero Complex Gallery - 2020 South Robertson Blvd., Studio D - Los Angeles, CA - and it's FREE TO ATTEND!

Hero Complex Gallery created a Custom Premium Art Card Deck of 52 full-color original artwork cards, plus 2 jokers and card back by today's top artists! A wonderful mix of pop and non-pop artwork in which the artists were asked to run wild with their inspirations!

WHAT WILL BE ON DISPLAY?
. Original full-size artwork, both prints and original artwork, most with AND without card numbers and indices;
. One Full Custom Premium 'Cardistry' Deck of 52 full-color cards, plus 2 jokers, and face card designed by Tyler Hays;
. Uncut sheets of the entire deck together;
. Custom Premium Companion Book;