San Antonio Botanical Garden: Frida Kahlo Oasis
Publication Design, Editorial, Typography
OBJECTIVE
Design a newsprint publication in response to a current topic or issue impacting our/your communities OR in response to a local cultural space. Utilize typography as the primary mode of storytelling and documentation. Design the publication to be distributed and shared. Generate original content, establish a unique typographic identity, and print the publication through newspaperclub.com.

APPROACH
As a huge Frida Kahlo fan and coming from San Antonio, Texas, there was an event hosted by the San Antonio Botanical Garden called the Frida Kahlo Oasis. Kahlo was a Mexican painter best known for her uncompromising and brilliantly colored self-portraits that deal with such themes as identity, the human body, and death. The Frida Kahlo Oasis was a captivating rendition of the artist’s iconic blue home, Casa Azul, and lush green sanctuary that profoundly influenced her timeless art.

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