1+( ) Global Network Seoul Illustration Fair

DesignerDaeki Shim, Hyun Cho
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

This is a hologram printed poster for 1 + ( ) Global Network Illustration Fair. It is an evolved form of illustration exhibition for the illustrators who are living in the age of global networks. The poster for the promotion of the exhibition used the mathematical phrase “1 + ( ).” The forms of Arabic number one and the parentheses represent a visual connection. The Arabic number one refers to the Korean illustrator Insu Lee, while the plus mark that symbolizes connection also uses a square grid form to express the global network through the Internet. The number of square boxes formed by the grid is exactly ninety-one, which is also the number of illustrators who participated in this exhibition. Size Each: A2 (16.5 inches x 23.4 inches) Color: Hologram printing + Pantone 871U (Gold)

About Designer

Daeki Shim & Hyojun Shim are graphic designers and co-founders of DAEKI & JUN Design Studio in Seoul. Along with running their studio, they have been teaching at several universities in South Korea. They have won and selected about 80 international awards in design competitions, such as the Red Dot Award, Graphis Annual 2017, the Society of Typographic Arts 100 Competition and Tokyo TDC Awards, and their works have been exhibited, among others, at the Central House of Artists in Russia, Die Neue Sammlung in Germany, Cube Design Museum in the Netherlands and the Ginza Graphic Gallery in Japan.