Jannis Kounellis

Jannis Kounellis is Greek artist living in Rome who is renowned for his pivotal role in the development of the Arte Povera movement in the 1960s. Over the last 50 years Kounellis has continued to his original use of everyday materials such as soil, coal, stones, hessian sacks, fire, live animals, bed frames and doorways, as well as objets trouvés. The hard physical, often architectural, quality of his works was something we took inspiration from and used the FONT NAME HERE because of its angular machined design. We set Jannis’ name on a 45 degree axis, utilising the angles in the font as well as creating a simple hammer shape with the type, again referencing the materials and everyday tools that are part of his practise. For the invite this hammer shaped type was set over an image of Jannis working where his upper body and head has a similar angled composition and foil blocked in an industrial orange. A darker grey thick card was used for the After Party invite and this orange and grey-on-grey colour palette was used throughout the design.

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