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Friday Sept 20 2019







SEED Atelier is a London-based design & direction studio created in 2019 by visual artist, Dorrell Merritt, with the intention of working  on projects concerning  creative direction, art direction and graphic design, by way of  printed matter, web design & contemporary art.




SEED Atelier is open to both collaborations and commissions— shoot me an email for enquiries.





SEED Monograph IX. Mon Levchenkova— Publication.




      Pubished— 2018.

SEED Monograph began life as a tumblr blog back in 2016, created with the intention of sharing informal, insightful conversations with emerging contemporary photographers across the world.

The monograph debuted as a physical publication two years later for it’s ninth conversation between Dorrell Merritt and photographer Mon Levchenkova.

- 190 x 103mm
- 120gsm uncoated paper
- 48 pages

Design, content & direction by SEED Atelier.

Published by SEED Editions.

Edition of 100.
Design, content & direction.





Displaay Type Foundry x SEED Atelier x Dorrell Merritt.




      Created— 2020.

Displaay Type Foundry are a small independent Czech Type Foundry created in 2016 by Martin Vácha, focusing on output such as graphics, typography, type-design, visual indentity and more.

SEED Atelier collaborated with Displaay, using the photographic work of Dorrell Merritt, and the Design & Direction work of the studio.

 
Typeface— Fellix Semi-bold by Displaay.

Design & direction by SEED Atelier.
www.displaay.net — www.dorrellmerritt.co.uk
Design & direction.




SEED Atelier x Raphael Kadid— Poster.



      Created— 2019.

Raphael Kadid is a Switzerland based French designer, specialising in the creation and design of lamps; the designs of which teeter between experimental artefacts and contemporary objects, redefining and re-examining the boundaries of the lamps themselves as household items.

SEED Atelier collaborated with Raphael, focusing on designing a poster based on his lamp, ‘Signal’— an LED lamp made from Brass & Anodized Aluminium.


Design, content & direction and wheatpaste by SEED Atelier.
www.raphaelkadid.com
Design, content & direction.






BERLIN— Photographic poster.



      Created— 2019.

Dorrell Merritt is London-based visual artist, writer and designer. As an artist his work crosses genres and approaches as diverse as tableau, portrait and street photography, all within a specific, accumulated style.

This poster features a duo of images shot during a trip to Berlin, making use of a groetesk typeface and two architectual street images.

Images by Dorrell Merritt.

Design, content & direction by SEED Atelier.
www.dorrellmerritt.co.uk
Design, content & directi







SEED Editions— Poster.



       Designed— 2018.

The SEED Editions wheatpaste campaign covered the likes of Central, East and South London, using a design created for SEED Editions that was dynamic, eye-catching and simple.
Design & wheatpaste by SEED Atelier.


Open Edition.
Design, content & direction.



SEED Editions, PROCESS! Festival— Banner.



      Published— 2018.


SEED Editions was one of the independent publishers at PROCESS! Festival—a publishing fair that took place at Somerset House, summer 2018.

This banner was designed to advertise the event itself, incorporating a range of relevant elements and aspects within its branding.

- 594 x 420 mm
- 160gsm gloss paper

Printed by SEED Editions.

www.seededitions.com
Brand identity & design.





















Quo Vadis Interview XXI.— Publication. 



      Pubished— 2018.

Quo Vadis debuted as a tumblr blog in 2016, featuring interviews with some of the most experimental, groundbreaking and underground tattooers the world over.
For its twenty second interview, it was designed as a limitededition publication, featuring an interview with tattooer Bad Mood Marty and Dorrell Merritt.

Typefaces were supplied by Production Type.

- 200 x 130mm
- 160gsm uncoated paper
- 32 pages

Design, content & direction by SEED Atelier.

Published by SEED Editions.
Edition of 50.
Design & Direction.



DAMP FLESH— Website design.



      Created— 2019.


Created in 2016, Damp Flesh is a literary collection of short-fiction, exploring the combined geographic and sexual consciousness of working-class British inhabitants by way of uncanny, unapologetic and uncensored narratives.

The site had to fit the form and approach of a physical publication, adhering to a sense of tradition in terms of typeface, while having a visual edge and interactive side too.


Design, content & direction by SEED Atelier.

www.damp-flesh.com
Design, content & direction.




Studies— Photobook.



      Published— 2018.

Studies is a collection of images created in 2013, between visual artist Dorrell Merritt, and then muse, A. What is presented in this collection of images is a half-staged, intimate and ruminative view on the subject, full of narration and reflection.
The series was designed and published as a one-off publication.

- 280mm x 210mm
- 160gsm silk paper
- 200gsm cover
- 32 pages.

Design, content & direction by SEED Atelier.

Published by SEED Editions.
Edition 1 of 1.
Design, content & Direction.



DUST/MORTAR: Constructing the radical— Pamphlet.


      Published— 2019.

DUST/Mortar—Constructing the radical, is a duo of essays on architecture, on Walter Segal’s homes and Brutalism, written by Dorrell Merritt. With the first essay originally written as a comission, and the second, as an experimental take or personal experience and musings, the duo provides a contrasting, candid take on two of european architecture’s biggest legacies.

- 140mm x 100mm
- 90gsm silk paper

Design, content & direction by SEED Atelier.

Published by SEED Editions.
Open Edition.
Design, content & Direction.



SEED Editions, ‘Repeat’— Poster.

      Published— 2018.

A poster created within an open edition for SEED Editions.
Design & direction by SEED Atelier.

Printed by SEED Editions.

Open Edition.
Design & Direction.