Simply, my idea was to combine design and custom, fan centric artwork with a calendar that highlighted every major football fan's passion, Game D… Read More
Simply, my idea was to combine design and custom, fan centric artwork with a calendar that highlighted every major football fan's passion, Game Day. So, it would function not just as a piece of artwork, but also a way to track your favorite team through their season.
The calendar would only consist of the months within the regular football season. In the case of college football that meant September, October, and November. The top portion of the calendar would be dedicated to a custom illustration and the bottom would be a traditional calendar, but with a slight twist. I centered the layout of the days on the calendar around Game Day which I placed smack-dab in the center. For Notre Dame's schedule, that meant that Saturday of each month through November became the center of the week.
Also in this space I gave specific information about where the team was playing (home or away), when, and against which team. I also wanted it to be a little interactive and fun by designing a space to place a sticker indicating whether they had (W)on or (L)ost as well as an area to record the games final score. At the end of the season you could either cut out the calendar dates and keep the illustration as a piece of artwork or keep the whole calendar as a memento of the entire season. I left enough room on the rest of the days of the week so that you could still write in events or appointments. To really hit home the idea of a quality designed product and to complete the overall experience of receiving the calendar, I created a cover to round out the design. Read Less