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Last section from my Bachelor graduation project. Mutuo's first LP comes from the idea of Memory and celebrates their history and evolution, a nice closure to the project.

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Mutuo, my graduation project, was based upon the invention of a Brazilian Dj duo through different materials, in which I try to simulate their evolution and transmit their personalities and passion for music through Graphic Design only — no use of sound. My priority when I started creating their first full-length was depth: I wanted to explore a conceptual and dense narrative that's graphically written through the compositions and that is open to interpretation. My starting point was the idea of Tabula Rasa, theorized by Aristotle to represent that we come to this world as blank pages, wherein our lives are slowly drawn as we add memories to them. This idea helped me visualize different compositions that conceptually illustrate how our minds work.
Two different versions of the LP were developed: a regular CD and a Vinyl for collectors. I chose to craft something special with the 10" Disc and explore print and paper as language, not only as platform. I had that in mind when I created the illustrations as one continuous image, which led to a graphic material than can be unfolded into a horizontal wide poster. The bright orange surface inside the package was complemented with some concrete poetry related to the illustrations, a strong reference to Brazil's Modernism and a nice match to eletronic music — not to mention the chance of using the typography developed for this project, Som Sans.