Supporting diversity and tolerance: The highly anticipated photo book by Jurek Wajdowicz Pride & Joy: Taking the Streets of New York City about New York’s Pride parades. Designed by Emerson, Wajdowicz Studios and published by The New Press, June 2016.
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Part of a branding and visual identity for Julius Blum Co., the nation’s leading supplier of stock components for architectural metal work. These brochures were created by EWS.
The Guttmacher Institute promotes reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education worldwide. The 2014 annual report designed and produced by EWS. 2014 online Annual Report.
The Arcus Foundation is a leading global philanthropic funder advancing pressing social justice and conservation issues, specifically focusing to advance LGBTQ rights as well as to conserve and protect the great apes. 2014 annual report designed by EWS and photographed by Bruce Davidson, Jurek Wajdowicz, Annette Lanjouw, Slobodan Randjelović, Kike Arnal, Malika Zouhali-Worrall, and others.
Design development and production of the latest 140-page hardcover Catalog 19 for Julius Blum & Co., the nation’s leading supplier of stock components for architectural metal work.
Photography from around the world by Steve McCurry. Creative direction and production by Emerson, Wajdowicz Studios of the Bravo PhotoMasters Series, an ongoing campaign of promotional publications and posters for Domtar, produced on Bravo, the No.1 coated paper.
The eight visual narratives that make up award-winning Australian photographer Jenny Papalexandris’ intimate and thematically rich Five Bells offer a celebration of LGBT life, giving the world a visual portrait of everyday life among queer-identifying people, from joyful images of weddings and family gatherings to more contemplative portraits of rural youth and asylum seekers.
EWS, in collaboration with UNICEF / WHO, provided creative direction and design development for this data publication dealing with drinking water and sanitation.
The life of a designer is a life of fight. Fight against the ugliness. Just like a doctor fights against disease. For us, the visual disease is what we have around, and what we try to do is cure it somehow with design.
Design is an intellectual activity with a craft aspect to it.
I don’t think of work as work and play as play. It’s all living.
I don’t believe in art. I believe in artists.
The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.
To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.