Decalcomania on Cemetery (2018)
Whilst my stay in Venice, where the whole architecture world were rushing for the opening of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition; most of which, in my eyes, a mere display of taste, anesthetic and mute; I decided to get on a vaporetto and after a short ride, I found myself at great peace away from tourist masses on San Michele Island, Venices' cemetery island. After a nap under the cypresses I went on to Igor's tomb where I got swallowed by a gorgeous bit of footage, amazing paper cut out like letters immediately draw my attention. I started drawing them, until I've noticed the relief in the stone. I went on transferring the engravings with the bit of color pencils I had left and lying on the tomb, when suddenly a bunch of tourists passed by. The font is in the making.
Stille Studio is a design agency covering works in all areas of print and interactive design. Klaus Stille graduated from ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne in 2015. He recently lived in Hong Kong where he worked for the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. He is now based in Hamburg but working worldwide. His focus lies in the fields of website, printed matter and editorial. He works independently as well as collaboratively with cultural institutions, businesses and individuals. Currently working from
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