Camp Firebelly is an intensive apprenticeship experience like no other, for 10 talented folks looking to break into the design profession and use their powers for good.
Campers created a 40-page saddle stitched zine with cover printed at Salsedo Press for Beyondmedia Education / Women + Prison. Campers were given page spreads to design inspired by poems, short stories and writing from those affected by the prison system. Illustration, painting and photography was used to interpret each story in a unique way. An informational postcard and 2-color screen printed poster was created and printed at Delicious Design League.
Side Missions: Mike Perry's Zine Workshop, Rick Valicenti's Observational Project
Activities & Tours: Thirst studio tour, French Paper Presentation, Delicious Design League studio tour, Salsedo Press studio tour and press check 2014 Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
Client: Radio Arte
Campers created a new branding system for WRTE 90.5 Radio Arte. This included supporting graphic elements, 3-color screen printed poster printed at Delicious Design League, a refreshed website that was designed and built during the 10 days and an interior design refresh of Radio Arte’s broadcasting booth. Interior project included painting, vinyl window graphics application and design produced by Colorphonic.
Side Missions: The Post Family Collaboraction Project, Someoddpilot Album Cover Design for Hey Champ
Activities & Tours: The Post Family studio tour, Someoddpilot studio tour, Delicious Design League studio tour 2014 Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
Campers created a new design system for the Young Women’s Empowerment Project. Pieces included a new logo, hand drawn and lettered informational postcard and a poster for the Street Youth Rise Up campaign printed at Delicious Design League.
Side Missions: Rosa Loves + Reason to Give t-shirt design and printing workshop with Mike Fretto of Rosa Loves
Activities & Tours: Thirst studio tour, Delicious Design League studio tour, Portfolio Photography workshop with Chris Kirzeder Photography, Believe Inn / Matthew Hoffman studio tour, Threadless studio tour 2014 Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
Campers created campaign pieces for various Center for New Communities’ projects. A website was designed and developed for the Imagine 2050 campaign, a large format multi-page newspaper was designed and printed at Salsedo Press and 2-color letterpress poster was designed and letterpress printed at Rohner Letterpress.
Side Missions: Emily Pilloton of Project H had campers create an outdoor dining space open to the public where neighbors were invited to join. All materials were found, reclaimed and reused. Food was cooked and prepared by campers for neighbors, friends and family.
Activities & Tours: Tony Fitzpatrick home and studio tour, IDEO studio tour, Rohner Letterpress studio tour, Growing Home tour, food justice postcard design and photography workshop with Kyle Lamere 2014 Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
Client: Project NIA
Campers created a 32-page saddle stitched exhibition catalog for the traveling show Black/Inside for Project NIA, printed at Salsedo Press. Campers were given page spreads to design inspired by poems, writing and true stories from those affected by the prison system, past and present. Illustration, collage and photography was used to interpret each story in a unique way.
Side Missions: Dimensional letters constructed at Rebuilding Exchange with reclaimed and reused raw materials for collaborative group build of You Are Beautiful campaign + DIY stencil posters created in groups with Mike Fretto
Activities & Tours: Peace Breathing and Meditation class at the Peace School, Delicious Design League studio tour, Iron Chef style cocktail creation at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design