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Gold and Silver Dots won Joseph Binder Award!
Thursday, 11 November 2010 23:34

We just got back from Vienna, where yesterday we attended the Joseph Binder Award ceremony. We are very happy to announce that our project Gold and Silver Dots received the Gold trophy in the Design fiction category!

Upcoming exhibition—Gallery Decumanus, Krk
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 14:57

Exhibition opening on Friday 27th of August 2010 at 8.00 pm at the Gallery Decumanus, Strossmayer street, Krk.

Gold and Silver Dots Exhibition Catalogue on FPO
Thursday, 06 May 2010 00:00

How to visualize the Folk Music that originates from Krk Island in Croatia? And how to bring it all together for a graphic design exhibition in London? Research, imagination, determination and deep understanding are but a few of the elements that Sabina Barbiš and Mario Depicolzuane brought to the show held in the last two weeks in February.

Excerpt from FPO entry written by Bryony Gomez-Palacio

The catalogue from our current touring exhibition "Gold and Silver Dots" is featured on excellent blog FPO: For Print Only. As the description on their website says "FPO
is a blog dedicated to both the visual stimulus and the detailing of the development and production of printed matter…".

View the FPO entry

Photographs from the London exhibition opening
Monday, 08 March 2010 22:32

The exhibition Gold and Silver Dots was opened on Friday February 12th 2010 in the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in London. Here are a few photographs from the exhibition opening. Photographs by Carla Gradiski.

Exhibition invitation
Tuesday, 02 February 2010 17:31

The Embassy of the Republic of Croatia
cordially invites you to a graphic design exhibition
by Sabina Barbiš and Mario Depicolzuane

Gold and silver dots
—Visualisation of Krk’s Folk Music, Croatia

Introduced by design and architectural critic Maroje Mrduljaš.

With a performance by the Krk folk musicians and a tourist
presentation about the Island of Krk.

On Friday 12th of February 2010 at 6.30pm
at the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia,
21 Conway Street, London W1T 6BN

RSVP: tel. & fax 020 7387 3276
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...Since this is a graphic translation of musical notation, the authors have not composed a structure, rather given shape to a manner of transcribing and communicating the auditory via the visual and so the compositions themselves create diverse forms on the posters...

...With the linkage of different fields
of meaning and communication, they mediate tradition and ambience, but in such a way that a new and autonomous value is created, which feeds back to tradition its image refracted and analysed through the prism of contemporary designer procedures. Design is not a medium of aesthetisation but of interpellation and interpretation of cultural phenomena and the relation of content and design concept becomes an active one...

Excerpt from the exhibition review by Maroje Mrduljaš