Janis Elko

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HELLO

I am a freelance graphic designer based in Frankfurt. Here you will find a selection of recent projects. All images are © 2015 except where otherwise noted. Further work samples available upon request. Enjoy and thanks for stopping by.

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GLIMMER

Masquerades. Two-color silkscreen print in luminous gouache – vibrant green and shimmering metallic gold – on 300g bright white cardstock. Size approximately 6" x 4" (105 x 148 mm). Edition of 250. Printed by hand, signed and numbered on the back.

 

Available for purchase here.

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MYTHEN.MUTANTEN

Book cover/snake sculpture for Simon Werle's "Mythen.Mutanten" (Verlag der Autoren). Further info about the book can be found here (German).

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LUCKY ONES

Illustrations/design for the live CD "Lucky Ones" from Baseler duo The Loveshakes. More images/info to come.

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TYPOGRAPHIC TATTOOS

Temporary tattoo designs created for Linotype as part of the Typo Berlin Conference (theme: "Passion").

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MUSEO AERO SOLAR

Selected photos. The museo aero solar is the "world's largest flying museum" – an enormous hot-air balloon made up of taped-together plastic bags from around the world. It travels from city to city and grows considerably with each new landing. Learn more about Museo at their blog.

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TYPE SPECIMENS

Selection of type specimens created for Linotype.

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IMPULSLABOR

Website design for graphic design studio ImpulsLabor.

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A LONG WAY FROM WISCONSIN

Two-color silkscreen posters hand printed to promote a singer-songwriter concert in Frankfurt, Germany. Limited run of 100. Size: 42 x 59.4 cm (DIN A2).

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DIVENERD

Logo design for DIVENERD.

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CASINO FOR COMMUNICATION

Designs for seven foldable game boards in cooperation with Till Hergenhahn, for a mobile version of the "Casino for Communication" in Frankfurt's Dialog Museum. Till designed the 3D game pieces, I designed the boards. The size of each game board is 70 x 150 cm. More images/info to come.

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LUCID / WHAT IT SEEMS TO BE

CD package design for Frankfurt singer/songwriter Lucid. More images/info to come.

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NOTGELD

Two-color silkscreened "banknotes" hand-printed at the Gold Factory in Frankfurt and exhibited as part of the international print festival in Berlin. Printed on newsprint paper, each note measures 20 x 10 cm (7.9 x 3.9 inches).

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DON'T BE LONG

One-color silkscreen print, hand printed in black gouache on 200g white paper. Limited edition of 18. Size: 64 x 44 cm (25.2 x 17.3 inches).

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33 PHOTOS

A selection of photos from Japan, taken during a two-week trip. I decided to sort through them and pick my "33 favorites" just for fun… (more images to come).

 

More of my photos can be found here.

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ASYMMETRY (GHOSTS)

From the "Ghosts" series; a collection of scenes, fragments and objects that have been captured at a moment where they have triggered a memory … (more images/info to come)

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