nov 22, 2018

From Japan — a warmer visual voice

written by Anna Thurfjell

The new byline portraits are illustrated by the incredible: Masao Yamazaki, Tokyo. He make portraits in naturalistic style with a high quality and richness, that many portraits today lacks, and colour in a Japanese thinking: from a warm to cool colour scale.
One of the task in the Aftenposten redesign has been; how to strengthen the Aftenpostens voices visually? Espen Egil Hansen, the editor-in-chief at Aftenposten said  »We need a stronger & warmer visual voice«. To really make Aftenposten more unique visually I looked all the way to Japan …