homework®

studio & showroom

frederiksgade 11, 1st fl

dk-copenhagen k 1265

about

homework is a creative direction & design studio specialising in brand expression, visual identity and packaging within well-being, beauty, living and lifestyle.

Homework featured in The Brand Identity

10/08/2020  The Brand Identity has recently featured the packaging design we did for the beloved jewellery brand Elhanati as part of the commissioned visual identity. The Brand Identity is a digital magazine showcasing inspiring and informing creativity from within the graphic design industry. You can read more about the project here

Homework considered sounds

08/04/2020  With the privilege of being able to work from home during these distracting times, Homework has also brought the entire music catalogue with us to set the mood as if we were at the studio. It counts everything from fresh tunes to forgotten gems and guilty pleasures. Are you curious about what we’re listening to? Listen here.

Homework published in ‘Palette Mini 03: Gold & Silver’ by Viction:ary

11/02/2020  Recently, we have been featured in viction:ary latest addition to their continuously exploration of graphic work. Titled Palette Gold & Silver, the colour-themed series represent an impressive collection of hand-picked graphic references from designers and creative studios around the world. For this edition, entirely dedicated to gold and silver, Homework contributed with a project completed for Modezonen, 2010, that included packaging, invitations and catalogues – all with gold foiled details. If you fancy graphic design or desire glossiness, we would highly recommend you to get your hands on the latest edition by viction:ary. Read more here. Image @ Viction:ary.

Signifikant Service & Sales manager søges

17/01/2020  (In Danish) Homework søger en effektiv, disciplineret og alsidig Project manager, Client Service & New Business ansvarlig. 10 måneders fuldtid (/deltid) barselsvikar, start 1. marts 2020 med potentiel efterfølgende fast-ansættelse. Primært ansvar for strategisk at optimere og udvikle Homework’s forretning med målbare resultater indenfor salg, projektstyring og kundeservice.  Klik her for at downloade jobopslag/stillingsbeskrivelse

Commissioned by Paco Rabanne

10/01/2020  Homework commissioned by Paco Rabanne to collaborate on new adventures. More coming soon. Logo © Paco Rabanne / Puig Paris.

Commissioned by Bottega Veneta

10/01/2020  Homework commissioned by Bottega Veneta Parfums to collaborate on new adventures. More coming soon. Logo © Bottega Veneta / Coty Paris.

Homework featured in ARK Journal

10/04/2019  Homework studio & showroom featured in ARK Journal launch issue 01, March 2019. Download the pdf if you want to read the article (English). Photography by Irina Boersma. Styling by Pernille Vest.

Remarkable Styles in Graphic Design

17/12/2018  Showcased in the new publication by Sendpoints in China. There are many stories behind the chaos in art. This book digs into chaotic art heritage in human history, and features the most exciting graphic designs distinguished with chaotic styles, which have been broken down into four different approaches: distortion, redundancy, diversity, and randomness.

Packaging showcase by Counter-Print

21/06/2018  Homework featured with eight pages in new publication by Counter-Print. The modern compendium of packaging design showcases a selection work from some of the world’s most renowned agencies within fields of cosmetics, confectionery, fashion, food and home.

Commissioned by Fumito Ganryu of Comme des Garçons

13/06/2018  Former Comme des Garçons designer Fumito Ganryu will launch his first independent label (earlier Comme des Garçons GANRYU). Fumito Ganryu is joining the line-up with Craig Green and Roberto Cavalli as special guests during Pitti Uomo in June 2018. Homework is honoured to be a part of the journey and looking forward to attend the show in Florence.

Featured in Japanese +81 magazine

03/04/2018  Featured in +81 magazine, one of our favourite Japanese design magazines. Volume 79 2018. © +81 magazine

Commissioned by GIVENCHY Parfums

21/03/2018  Commissioned by GIVENCHY Parfums to collaborate on new exciting projects. Reworking a classic, accentuating the subtle power of a timeless brand. More info coming soon.  Logo © Givenchy.

Discovering an icon

18/02/2018  Discovering the power of cool in the iconic Davidoff fragrance from 1988, Homework is currently working on a new exciting Cool Water commission. © Davidoff Fragrance

Truly Nordic by Viction:ary

19/12/2017  14 page feature on Homework in beautiful new publication ‘Truly Nordic’ by Viction:ary. Gathering 140 projects by Nordic designers, the book explores Nordic design. Efficient and simple, it is known for clean lines and a cheerful yet strict palette. But with all minimalist designs, the concious decisionof what to remove while still communicating its essence must be made. This is the true essence of Nordic Design. Image @ Viction:ary.

Recommended by VOGUE (US)

29/11/2017  Our Kille Enna book ‘My Aromatic Kitchen’ in great company on US Vogue list for best coffee table books to give and get this season. This colourful minimalist guide is a cookbook as a perfumer would write it. Published by Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH.  © Kille Enna / Random House

Redesigning one of the best selling perfumes in the world

10/09/2017  Exclusive packaging redesign for one of the best selling perfumes in the world. For the new Lancôme fragrance La Vie est Belle L’ÉCLAT, a flanker scent to La Vie est Belle, the French beauty brand commissioned Homework to do design consulting on outer packaging. Incarnated by Julia Roberts, La Vie est Belle by Lancôme is a universal declaration to the beauty of life. A unique olfactory signature perfume scent created by three of France’s leading perfumers. Enjoy the campaign films by Lancôme or shop the fragrance at lancome.fr.  High end 3D embossing collaboration with our manifique friends in Paris Imprimerie du Marais. Photography by Niklas Hoejlund. © L’Oréal / © Lancôme Paris

Handmade & bottled in Denmark

17/07/2017  Commissioned by Danish perfume creator Zarko Perfume to create visual identity and packaging concept for the new unisex Cloud Collection fragrance. The very first frontrunner, weightless molecules, suspension lines obliterate. Handmade & bottled in Denmark. Photo © www.guentheregger.at

Home of iconic Danish furniture

18/04/2017  Home of iconic Danish furniture masters like Poul Kjærholm and Arne Jacobsen, Republic of Fritz Hansen commissioned Homework to create their new annual collection catalogues. Exclusive, international brand Republic of Fritz Hansen is a timeless collection uniting world-famous classic and contemporary furniture, lighting and accessories. Foto © Fritz Hansen. fritzhansen.com

Private view in ELLE Decoration

05/01/2017  Visiting Homework’s creative director Jack Dahl & partner Kristoffer Sakurai in 10 page feature in ELLE Decoration magazine. Download the pdf if you want to read the article (Danish) Photography by Line Thit Klein ©ELLE Decoration.

Several projects in new Art Marks publication by Counter-Print

18/12/2016  Several projects in new Art Marks publication by Counter-Print. The book is a compendium of logos from all over the world.

Interior feature in Norwegian magazine Nytt Rom

14/12/2016  Homework feature and 8 page interior feature visiting Jack Dahl’s private residence in Norwegian magazine Nytt Rom. Read more in Nytt Rom no55.

Sjældent udbudt stilling hos Homework

8/11/2016  (In Danish) Vi søger en ny passioneret designspecialist med et stærkt og smukt portfolio. Kan du genkende dig selv i vores univers, og har du lyst til at joine vores team? Eller ser du vedkommende i dit netværk? Start ASAP Download jobopslag/stillingsbeskrivelse her: http://bit.ly/2eAelym

Our creative director’s cosy cottage life

25/10/2016  Take a look inside of Homework’s founder Jack Dahl & partner Kristoffer Sakurai’s cottage in the coastal town of Taarbæk. Download the .pdf 10 page feature in Danish interior magazine RUM, if you want to view more and read about cosy minimalism. By Pernille Vest. Photography Heidi Lerkenfeldt © RUM. 

Commissioned by VALENTINO Parfums

14/09/2016  Viva Valentino. Homework commissioned by VALENTINO Parfums to collaborate on a new exclusive perfume packaging project. Work in progress. Logo ©VALENTINO Parfums/Puig.

RUM magazine 100th anniversary issue

02/09/2016  Get a glimpse into the universe of our Creative Director Jack Dahl in this months issue of RUM magazine. Download to read (Danish).

Copenhagen City Guide by Homework

24/06/2016  Curated and published by Viction:ary, CITIx60 City Guides is 60 local creatives, including Creative Director Jack Dahl, bringing their best part of the city. Image © Viction:ary, map illustrated by Miss Lotion.

Homework featured in VIEWPOINT magazine

09/06/2016  Feature in Viewpoint magazine Issue 37: The Language of Design with Organic Aroma packaging for Kille Enna. Viewpoint puts design into perspective, confirms emerging directions, monitors and reconfirms maturing ideas and provide a voice of authority and integrity for decision-makers in the fields of textiles, fashion, beauty, graphics, architecture, interior and industrial design. retail, media and marketing.

Organic Aroma nominated in German Design Awards 2017

26/05/2016  Organic Aroma by Kille Enna is nominated for the German Design Awards 2017. Every year they identify, present and honor unique design trends in order to advance the design scene. Packaging by Homework.

Project feature in Computer Arts magazine #252

12/04/2016  Custom blend fragrances by Custommade featured in multi-award-winning design magazine Computer Arts magazine, May issue #252: The Future of Packaging. Packaging design by Homework. Magazine cover art by SNASK. 

Homework design exhibition in Tokyo

13/01/2016  Our Japanese representation A-gent Tokyo are preparing an exhibition showcasing their agencies/artists from all over the world. Starting January 12th at the Bank Gallery, 6-14-5 Jingumae, Shibuja-ku, Tokyo. Please visit if you are in the area. bank-gallery.coma-gent.tokyo

Nominated for WALLPAPER* DESIGN AWARD 2016

08/01/2016  Homework is honoured that packaging project for Kille Enna Organic Aroma is shortlisted for the Wallpaper* Design Awards 2016 in the category “Life enhancer of the year”. Winners announced January 14th by judges such as Eddie Redmayne, David Edjaye, Delfina Delettrez, and George Lois. Art direction and packaging design by Homework. #homeworkdk

Homework featured in ‘Monotone’ series by Viction:ary

16/12/2015  As the latest addition to Viction:ary’s colour themed collection, Homeworkis featured in the new Monotone book, the new book from a series about new single-colour graphics. 

Jack Dahl private view featured in new The Kinfolk Home book among 40 homes from around the world

13/10/2015  The Kinfolk Home, Interiors for slow living book has recently come out showcasing beautiful homes with image and interviews. Among 40 homes from around the world, from America to Europe, Asia to Africa and Australia, we are proud that our Creative Director Jack Dahl & partner Kristoffer Sakurai is featured. https://kinfolk.com/shop/the-kinfolk-home/

Homework featured in ‘Modern Heraldry: Seals, Stamps, Crests & Shields’ by Counter Print with serveral designs

12/10/2015

Jack Dahl in september issue of RUM magazine

10/09/2015  Our creative director Jack Dahl in the september issue of RUM magazine talking about Homework and working from home.

Relæ book nominated for IACP Cookbook Awards

11/03/2015  The International Association of Culinary Professionals have nominated our Relæ ‘A Book of Ideas’ by Christian Puglisi in the IACP Cookbook Awards. Category Global Design. Design & art direction by Homework, publishing by Ten Speed Press USA.

Homework’s Notebook II design in Vogue Germany and Wallpaper* magazine

11/12/2014  Homework’s Notebook II design for Imprimerie du Marais (Paris/London) is featured in Vogue Germany and Wallpaper magazine this month. A perfect christmas gift.

Homework is featured in ‘Los Logos volume 7’ by Gestalten with serveral new brand identities

31/10/2014

Homework published in ‘Graphic Digits’ by Viction:ary

26/09/2014  A new typographic approach to numerals.

Notebook II project for fine Parisian printing house Imprimerie du Marais

27/06/2014  Homework is in great company on the Notebook II project for fine Parisian printing house Imprimerie du Marais. Project curated by Deutsche & Japaner, and will soon be in selected stores world wide. Stay tuned for more.

Why print still matter – Homework feature in IdN magazine

15/05/2014  Homework published in IdN magazine. Feature on print effects in the 21st issue about printed matter. Download the pdf if you want to read the article (UK).

 
Published in two new books from Viction:ary

30/04/2014  Featured on the both covers and with serveral spreads in two new books ‘I Love Helvetica’ and ‘I Love Times’. Published by Viction:ary. Photo by Viction:ary.

Annual YVES SAINT LAURENT love artwork by Homework

07/03/2014  Homework artwork and design commissioned by Yves Saint Laurent Beauté for the Love event artwork 2014. This year with a sublte tribute to the YSL designer Hedi Slimane.  The great monsieur Saint Laurent created these annual artwork for thirty years, from 1970 to 2000. Colorful and boldly graphic, these hand-crafted collages were often inspired by objects near and dear to his heart. The message of the mini masterpieces is simple and clear, and timelessly appealing Love by Saint Laurent. © Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent, Paris. Homework artwork  © Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, Paris.

Homework at home – private view

10/02/2014  Creative director Jack Dahl featured in 10 page feature in Danish interior magazine RUM. Download the pdf if you want to read the article (Danish). Photo by Heidi Lerkenfeldt © RUM.

Homework published in ‘Palette 05: Pastel’ by Viction:ary

05/02/2014

Homework is featured with 15 identity projects in the new ‘Logo Talks ll’ by Artpower International Publishing Co., Ltd.

23/10/2013

Galerie Perrotin x Paola Pivi on Madison Ave. New York

20/09/2013  Galerie Perrotin (Paris/Hong Kong) will inaugurate its third gallery space on Madison Avenue in New York by the audacious and playful Italian artist Paola Pivi. Homework did design consultation for the exhibition book. Courtesy Galerie Perrotin/Paola Pivi.

Homework published in ‘Los Logos vol. 6’ by Gestalten

14/09/2012

Design consulting LADY GAGA PARFUMS / Coty, Paris

10/08/2012  In collaboration with Coty Inc. and Haus of Gaga, Homework were commissioned for logo, packaging and graphic design consulting on the translation of Lada Gaga’s universe into her first-ever signature fragrance. First of its kind, this unisex perfume is an innovation in fluid technology. it’s black like the soul of fame, but invisible once airborn. Coty, a leading global beauty company, has an unrivaled portfolio of notable brands and delivers its innovative products to consumers in 90 markets worldwide. The Coty Prestige brand portfolio includes Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Calvin Klein, Chloé, Jil Sander, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, Vivienne Westwood etc. Compounded by Lady Gaga. Bottle design by Haus Laboratories / Coty Paris © Lady Gaga Parfums / coty.com

Homework for Addition Adelaide, Tokyo

03/08/2012  To draw attention to the upcoming SS13 season, Homework will manage the ongoing logo design change to be featured on bags and on the large scale boutique facade.  Located in the Harajuku/Omotesando area in Tokyo, Addition Adelaide specializes in combining high-end designers (including Balenciaga, Balmain, Martin Margiela, Raf Simons etc.) with upcoming independent designers. Besides selling products, Addition Adelaide also organizes exhibitions to promote designers and artists within art and fashion. Noted collaborations include Kitsuné, Bless and most recent M/M Paris. adelaide-addition.com

Homework for LOFT Shibuya, Tokyo

31/07/2012  Homework is creating typographic numerical artwork for a collection of 6 gallery-quality giclée prints for LOFT Shibuya in Tokyo. loft.co.jp

Homework commissioned by YVES SAINT LAURENT

10/07/2013  Commissioned by YSL Beauté to art direct visual concepts for an upcoming event. Check back for more soon yslexperience.com

Homework has a ten page feature in the 2013 edition of the International Graphic Design ‘Black Book’ by MDX Publishing Group Limited.

02/07/2013

Homework featured with eight projects in ‘Logotype’ by Laurence King Publishing Ltd.

10/04/2013

Homework published in ‘Gold & Silver’ by Viction:ary

20/03/2013

Homework for ISETAN, Japan/East Asia

16/03/2013  ISETAN is the biggest department store company in Japan/East Asia and the luxurious flagship store in Shinjuku is considered one of the most infuential in Japan. With the opening of a new section and sub-brand called ‘Ready for the weekend’ Homework has been working on a logo to be featured on original merchandise and packaging. www.isetan.co.jp

Inwear nominated best Danish fashion brand 2012

11/05/2012  As one of Denmark’s oldest fashion brands, Inwear, commissioned Homework to revitalize the brand’s visual identity, packaging, campaign and communication platform in 2011. Homework developed digital lookbooks, image films and additional digital communication such as an interactive magazine, iPad App, and internal blog. Inwear now operates under the mantra ‘soft edge’ – a mindset that underpins the entire brand identity from the clothing design to the fashion campaigns. International fashion icon, blog star and photographer Hanneli Mustaparta has been the face of Inwear for SS12 and AW12. The Danish Fashion Award nominates Inwear for having managed to develop the brand through visual identity and creating a brand universe that transcends the individual collections. “Inwear has gone from being a brand we all know to becoming a fashion brand that fashionistas want to rediscover”. danskfashionawards.dk inwear.com

One of the best studios in the world

29/01/2011  UK magazine Computer Arts voted Homework as one of the best studios in the world to work for- along with fellow design agencies such as M/M (Paris), Pentagram, Saatchi & Saatchi Design and others. Imagine that! We feel happy and proud to be among this selection of aspirational creative companies. Download the pdf if you want to read the article.

Design for ARoS Art Museum

26/01/2011  Homework was commissioned to do creative consulting and digital communication projects for ARoS modern Art Museum located in Jutland, Denmark’s largest art collection outside Copenhagen with 17,700 square metres of excitement.

Homework published in ‘Logology vol 2’ by Viction:ary

18/01/2011  The wonderland of logo design, by one of our favorites publishing houses. Homework is represented with our design work on the front cover too. We  Viction:ary!

Homework published in ‘Graphic design for fashion’ by Laurence King Ltd

20/12/2010

Homework featured in INTERMISSION magazine about ’obsessions’

08/12/2010  Download the pdf if you want to read the article (Danish).

Cover design for Japanese Brain

23/11/2010  The Japanese based design magazine, Brain, invited Homework to design the cover of their 2010 December issue.

Homework commissioned by COMME DES GARÇONS PARFUMS

11/10/2010  Homework teams up with Comme des Garçons Parfums for art direction consulting. We are thrilled of excitement for this all time favorite. Check back soon for more. ©Comme des Garçons Parfums / PUIG, Spain.

Large September Industry showcase

17/09/2010  International journey for design showcasing 48 images in a two part Homework portfolio showcase. Click here to see the post on September Industry.

Homework published in ‘Pack! pack!’ by Monsa Publishing

09/06/2010

Makes you feel at home….work

04/11/2010  Homework featured in Danish interior design magazine RUM. Download the pdf if you want to read the article (Danish).

Homework published in ‘Simply Packaging’ by Viction:ary

20/12/2010

Homework for CAROLINA HERRERA 212 NYC PARFUMS

02/11/2009  Homework commissioned for creative consulting on fragrance packaging, coffrets and seasonal promotion for Carolina Herrera NYC / 212 product lines. carolinaherrera.com / ©puig.com

‘Homework, one of the most in-demand studios in Europe’

12/08/2009  Homework portrait featured in Computer Arts magazine. Download the pdf if you want to read the article.

 
Homework for iconic TAKASHI MURAKAMI / Galerie Perrotin (Paris/Miami/NYC/Hong Kong)

22/06/2009  Homework was commissioned to design the coffee table catalogue for Japan’s most successful contemporary artist, Takashi Murakami, in his biggest solo exhibition in Paris to date. In just 15 years, Murakami has written a chapter of contemporary art history. Mr. Murakami’s show opens at Galerie Perrotin on Sept. 15th 2009. Images © Takashi Murakam. © Thomas Brown 2012. Courtesy: Galerie Perrotin (Paris/Miami/NYC/Hong Kong) galerieperrotin.com

Homework featured in INTERMISSION magazine

12/06/2009  Download the pdf if you want to read the article (Danish).

8-page feature in our favorite Japanese magazine

20/04/2009  A favorite of Homework; Japanese/Worldwide creative journal Quotation has featured an 8 page showcase on Homework. Download the pdf if you want to read the article (English/Japanese) quotation.jp Arigato, we love you!

   
Charity project ‘a little piece of mind’ – UK/NYC featuring Homework, along with Hussein Chalayan, Jean Paul Gaultier, Kate Moss, Tom Dixon, Vivienne Westwood and many more

15/12/2008  A patchwork quilt charity project for Shelter and The Bowery Mission pulls together the work of 87 artists and designers. Homework offers support and contributes to this worthy project along with Hussein Chalayan, Jean Paul Gaultier, Kate Moss, Sophia Kokosalaki, Tom Dixon, Topshop, Vivienne Westwood and many more. Generally, all of us should accept that we, our friends and colleagues, live a relatively privileged life. ‘A little piece of mind’ implies making a small creative contribution. This can be effectively converted from funds into action. However, ‘A little piece of mind’ also provokes the question about whether we could do more. The project will be touring London, Glasgow and New York. alittlepieceofmind.org

Sheikh Majed commissioned brand identity by Homework for the ASAD Collection promoting Middle East contemporary art and design to a wider audience

08/10/2008. Homework was commissioned to create a visual identity and logo project for Al Sabah Art & Design Collection / Gallery, created by Sheikh Majed Al-Sabah. A key mission of the ASAD Collection is to promote the craftsmanship of the Middle East contemporary art and design to a wider audience. As a member of the Kuwait Royal Family but also the visionary founder of luxury fashion retailer Villa Moda in Kuwait. Proving that his “passion for fashion” is far more than a short-lived pastime, since 1992, he has opened a handful of stores in Kuwait, Damascus as well as a hotel in Quatar. Many are designed by the world’s most renowned designers and architects such as Marcel Wanders who has designed the new flagship in Bahrain, Jaime Hayon and Pierfrancesco Cravel. alsabahcollection.com © 2008 Al Sabah Art & Design Collection   

Homework featured in Chinese art & design magazine

20/08/2008  pages feature portfolio showcase. Download the pdf if you want to read the article (Chinese).

Homework wins 19 ‘Design & Design’ International Awards

16/05/2008  Homework won 19 design-of-the-day awards on designanddesign.com. Homework will also be published in the designanddesign book of the year. designanddesign.com

Homework x Franc Franc Japan

17/04/2008  With more than 80 shops in Japan, Franc Franc suggests a lifestyle to be conscious about what we do, what we have and what we think. Homework has created artwork for a collection of organic canvas bags and t-shirts. francfranc.com

Homework published in ‘Tough-style graphics’ by Pie Books, Japan

10/02/2008

WALLPAPER* magazine ‘Shooting star’ Homework feature


10/09/2007  Wallpaper* and Sony Ericsson asked Homework and three other favourite designers to take inspiring images with the Sony Ericsson K810 Cyber-shot™ camera phone to demonstrate its creative potential. Download the pdf if you want to read the article.

‘COVER is perhaps the most exportable Danish product’ Design & Art direction by Jack Dahl/Homework

13/11/2005  Cover magazine featured in GRAFIK magazine, UK. Download the pdf if you want to read the article  Cover is Denmark’s leading publication in fashion, beauty and lifestyle. In Cover avantgarde meets mainstream. From the lifestyle guru Tyler Brülé’s recommendation in the Financial Times to the front page of style.com. From H&M’s declaration that Cover is the only Danish source of inspiration for their catalogue to Grace Jones’ exclusive perfomance at Cover’s one year birthday party. From old Cover issues being sold for more than 140€ a piece at ebay auctions to the demand for distribution all over the world. © cover.dk / ©Malling Publications

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