Thomas Le Provost

ECAL, Switzerland

Thomas Le Provost’s Intramonde is a graphic-led exploration of quantum physics, using an algorithm to generate different layouts for every copy.

Would most like to work with: Anyone from scientific institutions to high fashion brands

Ben Hutchings

Central Saint Martins, UK

Interstellar communication is the underlying theme of Ben HutchingsProcesses of Translation. The graphic elements are distillations of complex messages into otherworldly forms.

Would most like to work with: Elon Musk

Barbara Nassisi

University of Brighton, UK

Barbara Nassisi’s Common Places project, a multi- layered, semi-translucent book inspired by the work of Irma Boom, is intended as a mediation on inhabiting space.

Would most like to work with: Fraser Muggeridge Studio

Grace Heejung Kim

Pratt Institute, USA

Inspired by Kafka’s The Trial, Grace Heejung Kim brings a richly textured minimalism and a love of storytelling to her imagery, which is designed to work best on a book cover.

Would most like to work with: Penguin Random House

Franci Virgili

Yale University School of Art, USA

Franci Virgili’s It’s a toy for make believe brought her interest in stage acting, and the act of slipping into another character, to the page. The result is a collection of ambiguous short stories.

Would most like to work with: Robot cat Doraemon

Molly Fairhurst

Leeds Arts University, UK

Molly Fairhurst’s Kick, Don’t Twist series explores the physicality of emotion with bold, deliberately exaggerated forms.

Would most like to work with: Someone who could take my work away from the flat, still surface

Dan Romanoski

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, USA

Inspired by concrete poets such as Augusto de Campos, Dan Romanoski breaks down texts with typography. Letterforms jostle for attention as phrases and idioms are set down in dynamic ways.

Would most like to work with: Friends

Lucy Grainge

Glasgow School of Art, UK

Lucy Grainge’s Dyslexia project derives from first hand, and personal, experiences of the condition. ‘It aims to celebrate its diversity rather than see it as a disability,’ she says.

Would most like to work with: Leanne Shapton

Vera Kaspar

Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland

A space frozen in a moment in time forms the basis of Vera Kaspar’s Persephone project, an abstract photographic journey through a series of dream-like sets and stills.

Would most like to work with: Kim Gordon

Linnéa Carlson

Beckmans College of Design, Sweden

Linnéa Carlson’s project is a visual biography of her great-grandmother, Swedish sculptor Ninnan Santesson, exploring the roots of creativity and process through gender.

Would most like to work with: Blok Design

Hannah Enderby

Kingston University, UK

Hannah Enderby raises questions about the ethics of photography with this children’s blanket featuring a pattern derived from Twitter data about the drowned Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi.

Would most like to work with: Unicef, Raw Color

Fabian Fohrer

Konstanz University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Fabian Fohrer’s Quo-vadis.otf font explores the aesthetic potential of OpenType 1.8, a new standard from Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Adobe that allows dynamic, variable online fonts.

Would most like to work with: Tyler, the Creator

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