The Pun Project is an exploration in products that begin as puns. How can a product become so tied to its name that its branding expects you to figure it out for yourself? Can those product images then be shared or gifted, via postcards and the internet, and evoke the same laughter as a novelty gift item without the name, packaging, or physical product?
Lah Lah Land stands for “Live-At-Home’s Live-At-Home Land" and is the micronation of childhood bedrooms. With a simple application for citizenship it allows recent graduates to declare their room a territory, so that they technically don’t live at home.
See the whole project (and apply for citizenship) here.
Read about it on Vice's Motherboard here.
The Period Game is a board game designed to teach participants about what is happening within the female body and how to “go with the flow.” The game utilizes abstracted representations of the female reproductive system, PMS symptoms and various forms of sanitary protection to introduce the players to these ideas.
Done in collaboration with Ryan Murphy.
Copyright © Daniela Gilsanz 2015
NYC BBQ is a proposal to fill the city with the only thing it is missing: barbecues- meals for the sake of community. By popping up in various locations throughout the city, and inviting participants to cook and eat together, NYC BBQ is reimagining the relationship we have with food trucksand with each other throughout the city.
Cornaval is a corn-themed extravaganza, that celebrates all things corn and/or corny. I invented, designed, and organized the event, which took place at RISD for three consecutive years. In it’s final iteration more than half of the school’s population attended.
This is a proposed rebranding of The Museum of Salt and Pepper Shakers that helps envision new possibilities for the museum’s identity, online presence, and physical space.
Done in collaboration with Dana Famiglietti.
Various products from collaborations with Fred and Friends, Fab.com, Flight001, and CollabCubed.