Created for the Matchmaker.co.za revamp in October 1998, this brand redesign took on a romanticised Indian theme, incorporating a fantastical world based on Indian designs, landscapes and architecture as well as the local Durban culture. Using a landscape format for the key sections of the site, Stephen illustrated the home/landing page and created some iconic design motifs.
Showing posts from 1998
RED EYE @RT – 2 July 1998 Organised by former director of the Durban Art Gallery, Carol Brown and writer, Suzy Bell, Stephen presented/played/displayed 3 Macromedia (now Adobe) Flash interactive pieces at the Durban Art Gallery's third RED EYE @RT event: (Not) A Target Market Purchased Experiences (Candy) Once We Were Children... (Daisy, Daisy) 1. (Not) A Target Market 2. Purchased Experiences (Candy) 3. Once We Were Children... (Daisy, Daisy)
Sanlam Personal Web Site Awards Category Winner – Philosophy (Graphic Design) In 1997/1998 I entered my personal design website into the Sanlam Personal Web Site Awards and managed to win in the category of "Philosophy". The site was my personal website which I used to learn html as well as experiment with the world of the internet. I was supported by my colleagues at Armadillo Interactive and asked for their engineering help when needed. But overall, it was a space to experiment and let loose. I was flown up on the Saturday for the receiving of prizes and my first ever live web broadcast interview. The cameraman was dropping his hand in a "slow down" gesture because I was firing at a mile a minute because I was so nervous. I flew into Joburg (no luggage) in the morning, was taken to the two/three story building in Yeoville. And by the late afternoon I was back in Durban. Best experience! "The only site that pushes the medium itself." "I expected Ste
A personal passion project, A Night at the Movies was a movie poster design and illustration appreciation site. Home/Landing Page Using the 50s Warner Brothers style of illustration along with retro colours hearkening back to the golden age of cinema – but most importantly – handcrafted poster artwork. Stephen cast himself as the curator avatar taking you on the visual journey. Main Site (Pop-Up)