Antonin
Ricou

Assistant

Hyperlab

GRAPHIC DESIGN

MEDIA & INTERACTION DESIGN

PHOTOGRAPHY

Hyperlab

with Vincent Jacquier, Angelo Benedetto, Ali-Eddine Abdelkhalek, Jean-Vincent Simonet, Clément Rouzaud

In collaboration with the HYPEROUEST music festival, ECAL students were given the opportunity to design a visual installation in the room adjacent to the festival's ephemeral club, located on the Veillon wasteland in Crissier. For this project, 1st-year students worked in groups, mixing Bachelors in Graphic Design, Media & Interaction Design and Photography. Their main objective was to create powerful and creative visual sequences around the central theme of "HYPER". At the same time, second-year students in the Graphic Design option enriched this project by developing the exhibition's visual identity. These interdisciplinary collaborations stimulated exchanges and encouraged visual cohesion, connecting the different ideas and reinforcing the "laboratory" and experimental aspect of the project.

Break It Fix It

MEDIA & INTERACTION DESIGN

Break It Fix It

with Daniël Maarleveld

Break it Fix it is the workshop's result conducted under the direction of Daniel Maarleveld. Based on the music Technologic - Daft Punk, each group have reappropriated a phrase to enhance it graphically. The result is a series of posters, a video clip compiling the different typographic systems, and a series of interactive posters based on the same rules.

Projects

Antonin Ricou – Radical Culture

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Antonin Ricou – Radical Culture

by Antonin Ricou

Like an archaeology dig where traces are understood through comparison and classification, the Radical Culture project aims to be the fruit of a process of digital archaeology. Resulting from a reflection mixing anthropology and contemporary technology, the project questions the imperious and timeless need of human beings to represent themselves. From this phenomenon arises a need for exhaustive knowledge, a modern fantasy leading to the crystallisation of human culture. Today, the controversial platform Wikipedia advocates universality and free access through its open source and multilingual function. It thus becomes a relevant tool to tell and decipher human culture and the actors of its representation.

Communication of an architecture

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Communication of an architecture

with Nicole Udry

Create a communication of a chosen building (a school, a religious space, an office building, a theater, etc.). Second year course of graphic design in context, centered on image creation and editorial design.

Editorial Design

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Editorial Design

with Diego Bontognali

Encyclopedia of Demons

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Encyclopedia of Demons

with Atlas Studio

After choosing a demon from Theresa Bane's Encyclopedia of Demons, each student had to visually reinterpret the characteristics of their demon in several ways. A stencil printing technique (cutting a sheet of paper) allowed students to create their visuals on the spot and independently.

Type specimen

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Type specimen

with Robert Huber

Type design displayed on a specimen.

Communication of an architecture

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Communication of an architecture

with Nicole Udry

Create a communication of a chosen building (a school, a religious space, an office building, a theater, etc.). Second year course of graphic design in context, centered on image creation and editorial design.

Reinterpret Recompose Refer

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Reinterpret Recompose Refer

with Samuel Bregnard

Choose a paperback book on political engagement from a library or bookstore and from this existing book, propose 2 expanded versions of it (adding other texts, images, graphics, etc.). One version must be recomposed without the help of a computer.

Type specimen

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Type specimen

with Aurèle Sack

Type design displayed on a specimen.

Amen Break

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Amen Break

with Vincent Devaud

Creation of a poster on a piece of music of one' s choice, using the Amen Break sample. The poster is composed of two layers: a typographic layer and an abstract layer explaining the rhythm. In a second step, the posters of each student were reduced to A5 format and the layers exchanged. The result was silkscreen printed.

Editorial design

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Editorial design

with Harry Bloch

Bichromix

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Bichromix

with Guy Meldem

Realization of a pamphlet on a subject of your choice, with the following constraints: - use of 2 colours only, in 2 passages, with 2 different printing techniques - 16 pages - 3 copies

Lausanne Lumières - 2020

Lausanne Lumières - 2020

with Angelo Benedetto, Vincent Jacquier, Clément Lambelet, Florian Pittet

The project involved around fifty students divided into groups of two. The students, who graduated from ECAL's Visual Communication Department's Bachelors in Graphic Design, Media & Interaction Design and Photography, were supervised by Angelo Benedetto, Vincent Jacquier, Clément Lambelet and Florian Pittet, assisted by Kylan Luginbühl, Amaury Hamon and Julien Gurtner. Out of the 25 sequences produced, 11 were selected to be projected on the tower. https://www.lausannelumieres.ch

Lost Records

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Lost Records

with Ronny Hunger

Sometimes you don’t know that something has been lost — until it’s found again. How many brilliant lost, neglected and forgotten artists can there be? How many albums have been forgotten? How many have been lost? How many were rejected by labels because of political content, critical album artworks or band names? How many didn’t make it through a release and were eliminated or shelved for lack of success? How many dreams, hopes and statements were destroyed? We found 8 of these forgotten albums and worked on the record cover artworks, we tried to catch the mystical mood of these lost recordings, we tried to capture this forgotten music and tried to tell these incredible stories.