June 28th, 2016
Following the design residency by FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek at ECV Lille – École de Communication Visuelle – earlier this year, Tomi had the honour to be invited back to France for a few days to be part of their international jury panel for the graduation projects of ECV Lille's Master class of Graphic Design. Bravo to all fresh new Mastères Design Graphique!
June 7th, 2016
Graphic art label and online boutique Stereohype launched a massive sale today covering all of their 1,500+ products – including 182 FL@33 products such as signed books, graphic art prints, button badges and T-shirts. Voucher codes for extra discounts can be found on stereohype.com's homepage during the sale.
April 28th, 2016
BIG BADA BOOM! Huge surprise in this month's Creative Review 'Social issue' with a massive 8-page book review of the new FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji by Gavin Lucas (Prestel) including a full page of our very own Mind Blown emoji and to top this up even mentions of Stereohype's fresh new Emoji Series button badges that feature custom emoji from the book. Get your copy of the mag now and some emoji badges of course! 8)
April 22nd, 2016
Six more secrets revealed. FL@33's Agathe Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek contributed three postcards each for exhibition and fundraising sale RCA Secret 2016 in London and Dubai. See Agathe's three 'Leaves' postcards here and Tomi's 'Growth' cards here.
April 16th, 2016
We got a treat and went to London's KK Outlet gallery on the last day of the book launch exhibition of the FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji – together with author Gavin Lucas himself and his family. We helped to prepare some of the exhibits such as our cover artwork. Exhibition pictures were posted here at flat33.com.
___ For the show we also collaborated to bring Emoji Series – a new Stereohype button badge series to life – on time for the private view. Badges feature a selection of custom emoji as shown in the book – including Tomi Vollauschek's custom emoji Mind Blown.
April 15th, 2016
FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek is heading back to London tonight after an exciting week as designer in residence at the ECV Lille, France, where he ran a 4-day workshop and gave an evening lecture. See a documentation here.
April 12th, 2016
FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek will give an evening lecture for students of ECV Lille as part of his design residency at the French college this week. A raffle / tombola with FL@33 and Stereohype books, T-shirts and badges should make sure students listen and stay until the very end... 8)
April 12th, 2016
Prestel Publishing kindly allowed us to post some of the pictures they took of the inviting emoji wallpaper at their London Book Fair stand 2016 that proudly features our front cover illustration for the FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji by Gavin Lucas, 12–14 April.
April 6th, 2016
Launching tonight at KK Outlet and at FL@33's online boutique stereohype.com: the new Stereohype button badge series called Emoji Series with bespoke emoji artworks (including Tomi Vollauschek's Mind Blown) as featured in the new FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji by Gavin Lucas (Prestel). The book launch exhibition's private view is tonight.
March 17th, 2016
Just confirmed: launch exhibition for FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji by Gavin Lucas (Prestel) – including Tomi Vollauschek's custom emoji Mind Blown and front cover illustration. At the show Stereohype also launches the Emoji Series – 31 custom emoji button badges by 21 talents as seen in the book. KK Outlet, London, UK, (Launch Party: Wednesday 6 April 7–9pm) 5–16 April 2016. For more info about this and other forthcoming exhibitions please check our Exhibitions etc. section.
March 4th, 2016
The latest edition of our html FL@33 Newsletter (#4) is out now featuring the new FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji, Tomi Vollauschek's custom emoji Mind Blown and a few snapshots of his talk at Grafik's Letterform Live: Fashion event. We also cover FL@33's participation in ongoing photography exhibition Transition in Manchester and a forthcoming design residency in Lille, beside other news.
March 2nd, 2016
Mind Blown – FL@33's very own custom emoji created specially for the also FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji by Gavin Lucas. We also posted a few variations, sketches, roughs and tests of a No-Brainer emoji that we considered, too.
March 1st, 2016
We posted some sample spreads of the FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji by Gavin Lucas (Prestel). It's out this month and even is a proper hardcover book – so get your copy now. 8)
February 27th, 2016
Selected for inclusion: a total of eight previously unreleased FL@33 photographs were printed as picture postcards specially for Transmission: Photography & the Postcard – part of the ongoing group exhibition Transition: An Exhibition of Contemporary Photography we are also exhibiting other work in.
February 26th, 2016
Grafik posted a review of their Letterform Live: Fashion event that also included FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek as speaker beside Camille Walala, Sean Murphy and Dal Chodha. The artcicle Catwalks + Kerning by Theo Inglis – now archived at flat33.com.
February 25th, 2016
Private view tonight. Group show Transition: An Exhibition of Contemporary Photography and a section of the show entitled Transmission: Photography & the Postcard – both feature FL@33 contributions. See a few previews here. Now open until 3 April 2016.
February 24th, 2016
Grafik kindly invited FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek to speak at their Letterform Live: Fashion event at Protein Studios, London, and in partnership with Monotype. See our documentation here.
February 23rd, 2016
Just confirmed: FL@33 goes France – Tomi Vollauschek's ECV Lille residency lecture and workshop: Tomi Vollauschek (FL@33 and Stereohype) to run 4-day workshop and give lecture at ECV – Creative Schools & Community, Lille, France, 12–15 April 2016. Lecture: 13 April 2016. More info about this and other talks and exhibitions.
February 18th, 2016
FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek added to list of speakers at now sold out Letterform Live: Fashion event hosted by Grafik in partnership with Monotype. Hope to see you there. Protein Studios, 31 New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EY London, UK, 6.30–9pm, 24 February 2016. More info at grafik.net.
___ See Tomi's Letterform contribution to Grafik magazine issue #193 from 2011 here.
February 17th, 2016
Transition: An Exhibition of Contemporary Photography – a forthcoming group exhibition curated by Mark Adams – will also include a selection of Balloons prints by FL@33's Agathe Jacquillat, Tomi Vollauschek's Flying Forest and also postcard contributions by FL@33. PS Mirabel Gallery, Manchester, UK, 25 February – 3 April 2016 (Private view: 25 February 2016, 6–9pm).
___ For a chance to be part of the group show – by submitting photographic postcards – please read this call for entries.
February 16th, 2016
We received our advance copy of the FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji today – a proper hardcover book for once – and we are happy to report that it looks amazing! We'll add sample spreads soon. 8)
January 22nd, 2016
A nice little type treatment in form of a glitch animation of our FL@33 logo for our new customised 404 Page Not Found error page. Shown here in a 33sec interval so not to annoy you. Click the 404 link or wait for it—it'll start again soon...
January 21st, 2016
Invitations with blank postcards just arrived and work will soon start on this year's FL@33 contributions for the Royal College of Art's RCA Secret fundraisers in London and Dubai – helping RCA students with scholarships and bursaries. For exact dates please check our exhibitions section here. See FL@33's previous RCA Secret postcards.
December 18th, 2015
Wishing you happy holidays and a healthy and creative new year! Enjoy this experimental emoji animation we created specially for your viewing pleasure (featuring a sequence of over 1,000 individually treated emoji illustration stills). Also sent out today: FL@33 newsletter #3: Season's Greetings.
December 1st, 2015
Earlier today at FL@33 HQ: no – shown here are not FL@33's Agathe and Tomi but the charming team that is Gavin Lucas and Prestel Publishing's Ali Gitlow. In the studio to check scatter proofs of Gav's forthcoming FL@33-designed book The Story of Emoji (out in spring 2016). Spreads have not been released yet but we can show you the book cover already.