DAVID FETHERSTON
SELECTED WORK
ABOUT

CBGB

Type Design, Brand IdentityAn edgy custom typeface and identity for the music venue that gave birth to punk rock.

EARLY DAYS

Type Design, EditorialA book and custom typeface pays homage to the endurement and sacrifice of Philadephia’s firefighters.

POETRY IN MOTION

Video Sequences, MotionThree original poems leap off the page with experimental imagery, motion, and sounds.

THE WAGNER

Brand IdentityCollaged illustrations mimic the mysteriousness of life-like taxidermy for this Victorian institution’s new identity.

COMPANION COCKTAILS

Package, Brand Identity Life’s always better with a companion, especially when that companion comes as a cold canned cocktail.

      








                          
         



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POETRY IN MOTION

My original poetry is the basis for three video sequences, emphasizing the subtle connections between words, images, movements, and sounds. The overarching design system uses minimal language and repetitive imagery to express impactful emotions.
Photographs of sunsets and oceans were printed out on paper. A digital miscroscope was used to record close up footage of the photographs, creating the textures in Poem 1.

Videos of spilled ink were recorded, edited, and inverted, creating the textures in Poem 2. 
Charcoal powdered footprints act as the textures in Poem 3.