Slawek Michalt’s graphic design is inspired by the sounds and ethos of jazz
As a self-proclaimed “almost musician” and jazz guitarist, Berlin-based graphic designer Slawek Michalt prefers – as most would – commissions that combine his passion and profession. “I love working on designs for musicians, electro-pop or jazz,” he says. “For my approach, I work according to Miles Davis’ quote: 'Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there.'”
From the moment we heard about the idea behind Piccolo’s seeds – exemplified by the Slim Jim Aubergine and Spacemaster Cucumber, both dwarf varieties perfect for growing on balconies – we wanted to treat these unique seed packages like a collection of beautiful miniature books.
Growing authentic, great tasting carnaroli rice is at the heart of Riso D’uomo’s mission to make eating Italian risotto the very best possible experience. Our ambition, then, was simple: create a vibrant, contemporary brand that stands apart from the more conservative and conventional approaches to rice packaging.
TOP SHED residency provides accommodation for invited artists, designers, makers, architects, writers and thinkers to take time out form their daily routine to make space for new works or simply thinking time in a rural location. We were invited to do a w…