THERE IS STUDIO is the creative house of Sean Freeman & Eve Steben - a full service studio specialising in art direction, typography, illustration & photography. Forever curious and with a love for words & beautiful images, they combine design & art experiments into unique ultra textured visual treatments. Together they create award-winning artwork for a varied range of clients globally from advertising to music, editorial and publishing - with the work being featured in numerous books & magazines. Their work is known to be as powerful as it is unique: a dynamic organic fusion between elements.
- STYLIST MAGAZINE x NEW NEUTRALFor UK fashion & beauty publication Stylist Magazine, we created this photorealistic tactile type treatment, digitally made out of leopard fur. This issue was all about this huge trend of animal patterns used as a neutral wardrobe must – hence this illustration where the most glamorous of big cats meets typography. Project Roles
- TRULY LEMON x FLAVOR DROPSuper fresh piece in collaboration with Truly. We were commissioned to participate in an exclusive project, to create a limited edition packaging featuring some flavour-inspired artwork. When life gives you lemons, you make… lemon art. We wanted to emulate the super bubbly look of seltzer in a fun floating colourful universe through fluid experiment & gravity defying elements.
- COKE ZERO x REFRESHA series of typographic posters created for Coke Zero. The idea was to create visuals conveying the physical property of the drink while highlighting its drinking experience through textures and lettering with simple aspirational messages & sounds. Each visual was created with powerful & dynamic shots full of amazing organic details, featuring the iconic soda & custom-made ice lettering in action.
- BITC x UNEXPECTED EVENTSA series of 4 thematic headlines, brought to life with visually highly realistic typographic treatments, featuring physically damaged type, showing the impact a series of unexpected events could have on a business. A business is a labour of love and for most, a data breach, a riot or a flood could spell bankruptcy. The idea was to open the conversation with a real, but uncomfortable possibility: that all the hard work could be lost due to an unexpected event. extreme weather, fire, widespread ha
- TIME x CORONAVIRUSCover artwork created for the magazine's issue dedicated to free speech in the digital age. while the social internet gives everyone a voice, it also has countless ways of punishing people for speaking. To achieve this ultra-tactile decaying treatment, we created digital lettering and combined it with textures of old peeling paint on metal, rusty flakes & drips we photographed.
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