Foreign Affairs

Descripition: crest = shield = flag = jersey

It wants to give a brief view on particular events in the history of Europe and the relationships between Europe’s oldest and later cultures, companionships and rivalry between nations and its current multicultural identity (-crisis) resulted from wars, marriages, treaties and alliances in the past. To visualise these events the language of heraldry is used in a modern and accessible form. Alongside Europe’s history, Blood in Blood out wants to reveal the system and terminology of heraldry which was formed and maintained by the precursors of today’s graphic designers, the heralds.


check first presentation 2005
check second presentation 2008


check the website: Blood in Blood out


Nigeria

jersey, 31 Dec 2008

The name Nigeria was created from a portmanteau of the words Niger and Area, which is gotten from the River Niger running through Nigeria. This name was coined by the future wife of the Baron Lugard, a British colonial administrator, during the early 20th century.

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