Jasmine Raznahan Studio
Jasmine is a graphic designer who lives and works in London. She studied graphic design at the University of Brighton and the Royal College of Art. She teaches at New Bucks University and has run workshops at The Barbican, Kingston University and LCC. In 2009 she founded The Metapress, an online publishing press, and continues her research into the future of publishing. She also runs the blog RIDA with Sarah Gottlieb.
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Identity, invitation and signage for Super Natural, a project created by Studio Toogood dedicated to foraging, collecting and observing in the English countryside. Part of London Design Week. Designed with Xavier Poultney.
Identity for Toogood, a new range of furniture with an emphasis on geometric shapes, inspired by Art Deco.
Space In Between
Design for London gallery, Space In Between, spanning everything from stationary, invitations and the website. Designed with Xavier Poultney.
Out of the Archives
Invite and poster design for the Women's Library exhibition, Out of the Archives.
Publication for BAM, the Flemish institute for visual, audiovisual and media art. Produced whilst at Sara De Bondt Studio.
Launch poster for Exhibit's Golden Lane residency program, Super Estate.
The Dedications Book
A photocopied archive of dedication pages found within all of the books on the theme of love, collected from The Saison Poetry Library. Hand bound in an edition of 2.
Design Grotto 2008
A Christmas themed stall held at the Somerset House's Design Grotto. Visitors were challenged to throw Father Christmas' presents down the chimney to win a hand-screenprinted loot bag. Designed with Alistair Webb.
A structural exploration into book forms, created as a response to the destructive method of book scanning advocated by Google Books.
Charlie Chaplin Posters
A series of posters designed for the screeningof three films by the late great Charlie Chaplin. Letterpressed in an edition of 100.
RCA Design Products 2008
Identity for the department's Work In Progress Show
and open day. Posters and signage were lasercut from salvaged materials found in the department's workshops and studios.
A book designed as a real life record to document what happened when product designers Marc Owens and Tony Mullins created a confessions box in the virtual world of Second Life.
RCA Animation 2008
Catalogue design for the Royal College of Art Animation MA Degree Show, based on the concept of thaumatropes. Designed with Lottie Crumbleholme.
Rainy Day Posters
Process-based posters designed to cheer up passers by. The more it rains, the clearer their message becomes. Clear screenprint onto steel.
En - Em - Dash
The correct usage of en dashes, em dashes and dashes seems to be a constant source of debate, so we decided
to give them a new meaning. This was demonstrated using a piece of beat literature text; a running stream
of consciousness with little or no punctuation. Designed with Alistair Webb.
Shit! My book's run out of battery!
A touring one-day workshop concerning the future of print. Each participant is asked to produce a double page spread that ruthlessly focuses on one shortcoming on the physical book, in an attempt to engage with the next evolutionary step of publishing. Available to buy from Lulu. In collaboration with Xavier Poultney.
The Metapress is a small scale online publishing press. Exploring the space between the digital and the analogue, it was founded as a response to the growing amount of books being digitised and read online. It aims to embrace the internet as a global information-sharing network, but also tries to offer a way of haptically reconnecting with the printed word.
© Jasmine Raznahan 2009