Grounds For Sculpture

Exterior Signage & Map

wayfinding

Founded by Seward Johnson over twenty years ago in Hamilton, NJ, Grounds For Sculpture (GFS) is undergoing a significant transition as it positions itself as a cultural hub for the arts. The sculpture park is situated in a horticulturally rich landscape with a labyrinth of pathways. To wander and discover is part of Grounds For Sculpture’s DNA, yet the vastness of the sculpture collection makes such an approach an intimidating prospect for first-time visitors. A good map could help visitors make great strides in confidently navigating the park. Thus one of GFS’s new director’s first order of business was to invest in a well-conceived and drawn map, accompanied by new signage for art and horticultural labels. LVCK was brought on the project by Two Twelve, partnering on the visitor experience master plan and executing the map and signage.

LVCK for Two Twelve

 

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Grounds For Sculpture

Exterior Signage & Map

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Exterior Signage & Map

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Christie’s

International Highlights

catalog design

Christie’s, the self-proclaimed Art People, has conducted some of the world’s most celebrated auctions. Christie’s offers around 450 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. These catalogs, published quarterly by Christie’s and distributed to an international audience, highlight the company’s largest and most prominent sales. The lush images of iconic masterpieces and polished printing generate anticipation for the next sale season.

Art Direction: Lorena Duran
Design: Christopher King

Christie’s

International Highlights

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Christie’s

International Sale

catalog design

Christie’s has a global presence with 53 offices in 32 countries and 12 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Mumbai. Their Amsterdam saleroom was annoucing a series of upcoming sales offering works of art and sculpture from the Old Masters through Contemporary Art. The mailer offered a unique unfolding of recently sold masterpieces.

Art Direction: Lorena Duran
Design: Christopher King

Christie’s

International Sale

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Christie’s

Post-war British Design

sale identity & catalog design

Christie’s themed exhibition and auction, “Great Britain,” presented a broad variety of items synonymous with London and offered an exciting opportunity to acquire iconic pieces of the city’s imagery and history. Emblematic of the sale’s theme, deconstructed versions of the British flag were proposed as a recognizable motif and a custom font, consistent with gallery signage and sale catalogues.

Art Direction: Lorena Duran
Design: Christopher King

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Christie’s

Rockefeller Center Sales Gallery

sale identity & exhibition

Christie’s New York City flagship at Rockefeller Center, a 310,000-square-foot facility, includes a soaring triple-height entranceway, a main saleroom with dramatic double-height ceilings, and two smaller salerooms with adaptable walls to provide maximum exhibition space and expansive galleries as well as private viewing rooms. The design of each sale requires spatial mastery to create a compelling one-in-a-lifetime experience of the works of art. Each sale has a custom identity, as well as interior colors and materials, wall graphics, and affiliated print materials.

Art Direction: Lorena Duran
Design: Christopher King
Photo: Christie’s

Christie’s

Rockefeller Center Sales Gallery

sale identity & exhibition

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Photo: Christie’s

Christie’s

Rockefeller Center Sales Gallery

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Photo: Christie’s

SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS

New building construction

signage

The Shaw Center, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is home to a performing arts venue, a visual arts museum, and several educational non-profits located throughout its 125,000 square foot, mixed-use facility. In addition to exterior signage and placemaking, a wayfinding program was required to guide visitors through the center’s many destinations, including parking, restaurants, and retail. The signage design takes cues from the building’s unique channel glass façade and incorporates the wonderful works of art housed, and performed, at the center.

Firm: Gallagher & Associates
Design: Christopher King

SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS

New building construction

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Photo: Gallagher & Associates

SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS

New building construction

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Photo: Gallagher & Associates