Sunday, July 5, 2009

Favorite EPCOT Center renderings

In my youth, I was captivated by the two EPCOT Center renderings below - they still have an amazing hold on me after all these years.

epcot entrance


Here are a few related shots from my Original EPCOT set on Flickr. In September of 2008 I spent hours at EPCOT in futureworld taking pictures of areas that reminded me of how EPCOT looked in the early years, before change set in. Sometimes it was really difficult to stage a shot and eliminate or minimize the appearance of newer "influences," but I'm happy with what I did.

Spaceship Earth

Futureworld Fountain


Monorail Orange

What i've been up to

So things have been slow here at Ginormus, but I wanted to show that it wasn't just me slacking off. A few months ago, I started a packaging design class taught by a friend of mine from my CalArts days - I was feeling like I needed a challenge outside of the projects I do at work, and I've always liked packaging.

While the class was taking place, most of my attention (after work and my house) went to designing the three projects; a DVD box set, a food item using a constructed paper box, and a liquid contained in glass. Here are the results...