"Odisseia de Homero (segundo João Vítor)"
Designer(s): Creative director: Gustavo Piqueira
Design: Gustavo Piqueira
Assistant Designer: Samia Jacintho / Marianne Meni, Brazil
Category: , Professional
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The book presents a report on "The Odyssey" written by a student that in the eve of his paper's submission, mistakenly gets from the library the full version of Homer's epic, instead of the one adapted for his age, resulting in a wild interpretation of this classic, illustrated through a very unconventional visual narrative, combining a series of engravings from 1805, which narrated the original version of Homer's work, with photographs from a digital image bank. This graphical fusion reveals a chaotic, but extremely fun, version of the classic, converging different contexts and eras, mixing reality, mythology and fantasy.
About the Designer/Company
Casa Rex is a highly acclaimed international design consultancy credited with over 100 awards, with offices in SÃ£o Paulo and London. Headed up by Gustavo Piqueira, a multi-cultural team of almost 40 people develop strategic design for global consumer brands; original design for editorial, corporate and environmental projects; and cutting-edge experimental design for anything from typefaces to homeware - affirming that Casa Rex canât be boxed in the traditional âagencyâ or âdesign studioâ terms. To know more, please access: www.casarex.com