One flew over the cuckoo’s nest Penguin Awards 2012

Book Covers, Competitions Mina 1 min read

This is my entry for the Penguin Student Awards competition, a book cover design for ‘One flew over the cuckoo’s nest’ by Ken Kesey: The brief asked to come at it from a fresh angle:  ‘Try to design a new cover for a new generation of readers, avoiding the obvious clichés and steering clear of the film promotional graphics and looking at the  many themes within…

Don’t look now British Film Institute & Creative Review Competition

Competitions Mina 2 min read

Good news! I was joint runner-up in the British Film Institute & Creative Review competition to design a cover for Mark Sanderson’s book on horror classic ‘Don’t Look Now’ for the 20th anniversary of the BFI film classic series. Seeing my work on the Creative Review site (here) has been the highlight OF MY LIFE, pretty much. The panel of judges included Rebecca Barden, BFI Publishing senior publisher;…

Lolita Poster

Competitions, Posters Mina 1 min read

I’m really trying to make an effort to enter more competitions this year. This time it’s a film poster for the Ritzy’s, my favourite cinema in South London and definitely one of the things that make me cross the river with joy. The cinema is celebrating its centenary this year with a Poster Competition asking to recreate an iconic movie poster in your own style….

The London Design Festival 1 hour Typography Challenge

Competitions, Posters Mina 1 min read

When deadlines approach and end of term stress is in full swing any invitation to procrastinate is very welcome. If that invitation comes from The London Design Festival and involves Typography then surely it would be rude not to… The rules were clear: choose one quote from this list and design an A4 poster in one hour or less. As a bit of inspiration Pentagram’s…