Klara Blazek
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Klara Blazek

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Klara Blazek

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am currently pursuing an MA in Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins. Hailing from the United States, I am looking to fully immerse myself into London's design industry.
Projects
  • Smash Cut Reviews
    Smash Cut ReviewsI created the visual identity for Smash Cut, a film review blog that makes it easy to understand what to watch and how. Smash Cut is quirky and playful; not taking itself too seriously while delivering quality recommendations. The identity is based on geometric shapes that abstractly symbolize various genres. There are 9 main genres and 20 subgenres that are commonly used across Smash Cut's website, instagram, and newsletter.
  • Interabang Lecture Series
    Interabang Lecture SeriesIdentity, privilege and allyship are subjects which are framing much of contemporary critical discourse. In design education this has led to a significant change in the way students are taught to articulate projects with emphasis on research and position. Interabang is a direct response from the student body of Central St. Martins to allow these conversations to be had in a safe and inclusive forum. It invites people with the relevant skills to talk on how as designers we can engage in processe
  • Dual Identity Visual Essay
    Dual Identity Visual EssayOver an eight week period I investigated my identity as a first generation Czech American through an intensely iterative design process, while simultaneously researching and reflecting on my process through writing. This culminated in a visual essay where I examined and synthesized my process in addition to exploring the insights it yielded.
  • 138 North 10th
    138 North 10th138 North 10 is a boutique condominium designed by renowned architect Morris Adjmi in Williamsburg, New York City. This project was branded during my time at Halstead Development Marketing under Dia Ager’s creative direction. I designed logo options, brainstormed brand directions, and pitched concepts to the client, while working with Dia to execute our vision. I assisted with the brochure design and layout, as well as the art direction for the finishes photoshoot. I also played a large role o
  • Custom Vinyl Art
    Custom Vinyl ArtI was hired to design album art for a playlist that was pressed into a custom vinyl. The vinyl was an anniversary gift, and the playlist had songs that meant a lot to the couple. All of the songs have themes of romance and love.
  • 17 & 52 Convent
    17 & 52 Convent17 and 52 Covent are a pair of luxury condominium buildings in Harlem, New York City. The creative director at Halstead Property Development Marketing and I created this identity and all of the marketing collateral. I played a large role in the creation of the brand—participating in all brainstorms, creating mood boards, designing logo options, pitching to the client, and being a sounding board for the creative director, Dia Ager.
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Work history
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    Freelance DesignerSmash Cut
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Creating a brand identity for film review blog Smash Cut
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    Freelance DesignerTisch MS Research Center of NY
    New York, United StatesFreelance
    Designing all event collateral for the 2018 and 2019 Future Without MS Gala fundraisers and creating a unique visual identity for each year. Currently starting the 2020 branding.
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Skills
  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Print
  • Digital
  • Web Design
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Design Thinking
  • Logo Design
Education
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    MA Graphic Communication DesignCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
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    BFA Graphic DesignThe College of New Jersey
     - United States
    Valedictorian of the School of Arts and Communication Summa Cum Laude, 3.94 GPA Marketing Minor