Marcus Alasović is a graphic designer based in Frankfurt, Germany. He mostly operates within the cultural sector, but likes to work for other clients as well, resulting in projects like books, magazines, posters, identities, websites and exhibitions. His approach to design involves a lot of thought, executed in simple but significant concepts. Since 2017 Marcus is one half of Contemporary Playground, a joint practice with long-time collaborator Tom Richter.
Schwanthalerstraße 59a60596 Frankfurt am MainHesse, GERMANY+49 (0)69 7805 email@example.com
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Felix Schöppner PhotographyIn his photographic approach Felix Schöppner examines space, architecture and landscapes of all kinds. His identity is inspired by one of the main tasks a photographer has to do: Setting the focus. This method was translated into a graphical solution and applied differently to various media.
Year: 2017Type: IdentityCredits: Website made with LayTheme; additional coding by Ingo Lemper
Patrick Alasović Self-DefenseIdentity for Frankfurt-based female self-defense trainer Patrick Alasovic. After thinking about how to come up with a design, that is not as brutal or aggressive as most solutions in that field, his identity draws on a comic-like aesthetic. Humorous illustrations are combined with a simple typography to loosen up the heaviness of the topic.
Year: 2017Type: IdentityCredits: Website made with LayTheme
ErdreichThe exhibition „Erdreich – Boden erforschen, Schätze entdecken“ took place at the Museum Wiesbaden in 2016. Various exhibits and illustrations dealt with the topic of soil and showed it’s importance and variety.
Year: 2016Client: Museum WiesbadenType: Exhibition & Information GraphicsCredits: Scenography by arge gillmann schnegg
Good Bad TasteGood Bad Taste was a month-long running exhibition in summer 2015, that examined the borders between good and bad taste as well as other categories like kitsch, camp, morally questionable taste and trash. The publication was inspired by cheap staple-bound magazines with detachable posters included.
Year: 2015Client: University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt Type: Identity & PublicationCredits: Together with Tom Richter; Exhibition Photography by Stefan Bayer
Stand der Dinge (WIP-Show)In summer 2014 the Faculty of Design in Darmstadt, Germany held it’s first Work-In-Progress show, which featured work from all years of students. This allowed visitors to get a glimpse of the process that is involved within the creation of creative work. The unfinished/process aspect was used for the identity of the show. A bespoke typeface was deconstructed and applied to all kinds of media.
Year: 2014Type: Identity / SignageCredits: Together with Tom Richter; Exhibition Photography by Felix Schöppner, Website Development by Fabian Wohlfart
No Sweet Without Sweat (Degree-Show)Summer 2013 was an extremely hot period, which lead to the concept for the visual identity of the degree show. The poster was supposed to encourage students to fight through the term and the catalogue “When the sweating is over…” shows the results from all the hard work that has been put in. Photographed, typeset, printed and bound on site, with many helping hands at the Faculty of Design in Darmstadt.
Year: 2013Type: IdentityCredits: Together with Tom Richter; Exhibition Photography by Felix Schöppner
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15 June 2017A selection of various printed matter for the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London, created during an internship at London-based Studio Julia
2 June 2017Various printed matter for the 5 year anniversary party of Frankfurt-based Football Club FC Gudesding
1 June 2017Two posters designed for the german competition Mut zur Wut, which focusses on political entries
2013—2014Exchange semester at School Of The Arts, Berne
2010—2016Visual Communication at University Of Applied Sciences Faculty Of Design, DarmstadtDegree: Diploma
since 2016Working as a freelance graphic designer
2015Intern at Julia Design studio, London
2014Working forBureau Sandra DoellerDesign studio, Frankfurt
2012Intern at Doeller & SatterDesign studio, Frankfurt
2011Intern at Brand FactoryAdvertising, Frankfurt
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