Open Call 2020 — Winning Projects

  The jury for The Phaistos Project — Forty-five Symbols, was overwhelmed with both the quality and scope of projects received during the 2020 open call. Submissions came in from all over the globe, including Japan, Switzerland, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. Because of the long shadow of the COVID-19 […]

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Open Call 18/19 — Winning Projects

  The jury for The Phaistos Project — Forty-five Symbols was overwhelmed with the quality and scope of projects for the open call 18/19. Submissions came in from all over the globe, including Taiwan, Switzerland, Lebanon, Germany and the United States. Using sophisticated and ingenious methods, each participant translated their point of view into a […]

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FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS #5

June 2018: Issue #5 of the the FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS magazine is risographed in gold and black. It introduces the six winners and three honorary mentions of the open call 17/18 which received more submissions than any open call before including entries from India, Dominican Republic, Lebanon, Spain, Switzerland, and USA. Participants conducted forensic analysis […]

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900—Exhibition at the University of Houston, School of Art

900—20 designers, 45 symbols each. Produced by senior graphic design students at University of Houston’s School of Art under the direction of Professor Sibylle Hagmann. Influenced by the international collaboration, FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS, 900 is a chronicle of twenty voices exploring our changing world. Each voice speaks through a visual language of forty-five symbols that […]

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