Great ideas are all well and good, but the creative process relies in no small part on the ability to sell those ideas to others (Stefan Sagmeister always says his mentor Tibor Kalman was a master at this). I Owe Youth is a four-person east London-based film collective who work between fashion, music and documentary and are well aware of the importance of this side of the equation.
They harness their creative backgrounds (design, typography and advertising) to excellent effect, producing great-looking printed storyboards “to immerse our clients and colleagues into the stories and ideas we wish to tell” and to “establish the feel and vibe of the film before shooting.”
We are always keen to showcase and champion interesting printed collateral, and though often it’s print for print’s sake, it’s great to see a company use it as part of the journey towards filmic ends.
- Patrick Savile’s dreamy designs draw from 70s airbrush art, Roger Dean and Turing patterns
- Illustrator Nathan Cowdry depicts an unusual dialogue between two strangers in his new comic, Shiner
- Our round-up of this year’s UK grad show identities and show designs
- Nathalie du Pasquier opens first solo show in UK for almost 25 years
- Photographer Ian Kenneth Bird shares his top photobooks
- Bureau Borsche talks us through its album artwork for Laurel Halo
- Alex Norris’ hilarious three-panelled webcomics are universally appealing
- Pigalle, Ill-Studio and Nike have redesigned the Paris Duperré basketball court
- Leipzig graphic design studio Lamm & Kirch on their shared ethos
- Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger on how to stand out
- From Lemon Twigs to Laura Marling: Hollie Fernando’s painterly photography folio
- Why materials matter: Seetal Solanki on the Grenfell Tower tragedy