Art of Japan: Kanazawa
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Lucie came to Kanazawa for the first time as graphic design professor in 2007. She immediately fell in love with the city's beauty and history so… Read More
Lucie came to Kanazawa for the first time as graphic design professor in 2007. She immediately fell in love with the city's beauty and history so when the opportunity arose nearly five years later to help create the online and video presence for The Art of Japan: Kanazawa she jumped at the chance. Read Less
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The Art of Travel offers luxury travel to Japan; AOT is composed of a select group of artists, designers and writers who are all intensely passionate about their country. Together they share personal insights with special access and unique opportunities to experience galleries, gardens, artist studios and individuals.
 
For the logotype we wanted to play with the rising-sun motif to emphasize the “Japanese-ness” and elegance of AOT’s mission. The website user is invited to explore the stories through rotating photography carousels; the clear structure moves effortlessly from one article to the next.
 
In 2011 we were invited to join The Art of Travel team for two weeks and made 12 short films about the cultural life in and around the Hokuriku region.