We are so pleased to welcome Rafael to our flora&faunavisions team here in Berlin. Rafael is joining our Creative Production team after spending the past 5 years working for Moment Factory, working in both creative production and business development. As a French Canadian, Rafael was born and raised in Montreal, moving to Berlin in last April after being drawn to the creativity that is so prevalent across the city. We are extremely happy to have someone with Rafael’s experience onboard, and we cannot wait to start working together on our upcoming projects!
flora&faunavisions is happy to be donating towards the #letlovegrow campaign with Marc O'Polo. Working with #PlantForThePlanet, for every Euro that is donated, a tree is planted for the Yucatán Reforestation project.
Working with our partners TUI Cruises, and in collaboration with the internationally renowned Circus Roncalli, flora&faunavisions developed stage content for performances on board ships within the TUI Cruises Mein Schiff fleet.
The multimedia stage design took the audience on a journey that explored over 40 years of history, focusing upon the circus and its founder Bernhard Paul, providing guests with an unprecedented entertainment programme.
Watch the video showing highlights from the show here: https://www.instagram.com/tv/B4VGQ2IH-Ls/
Credits: TUI Cruises/Roncalli .
This week we welcome both the visionary Chinese director Chen Shi-Zheng, and the New York designer Anita Yavich to our studio here in Berlin! Alongside Leigh and the flora&faunavisions team, we are working on our upcoming project next year in Australia, the opera production of Wagner’s The Ring Cycle!
There is a new store in town! For the opening of the new s.Oliver concept store in Stuttgart, flora&faunavisions was part of designing and producing content for the multimedia entrance installation. We created a visually eye-catching design especially for the store opening, which is based on the 50 year brand campaign of s.Oliver. Make sure you keep an eye out for further videos to follow!
"Mich kickt die Kombination aus Menschen, Orten und einer Audience."
Our founder Leigh Sachwitz is featured in the latest episode of the electronic music and lifestyle podcast by Telekom, 'Electronic Beats'. In this episode, Leigh has an entertaining and educative conversation about her experience in club design and its technological development through the use of light and video. This episode is now available to listen to online or to download on selected platforms, check it out on the Electronic Beats Podcast website!
flora&faunavisions is proud of our long-standing collaboration with the internationally renowned electronic music artist Solomun. We are honoured to have been responsible for creating the complete Solomun +1 visual experience. This included a custom programmed 3D adaptable visual identity, synchronised with lasers and projection-mapped onto multiple surfaces and custom-designed objects during all 21 Solomun +1 performances.
This immersive, high tech digital content experience elevated the Solomun shows with his special guests throughout his 2019 residency. Thank you very much to the German and Spanish team, especially Lars Murasch, for making this an unforgettable season!
We would like to share some incredibly exciting news about a new production that flora&faunavisions will be involved in next year. The Ring Cycle opera production will debut in 2020 in Australia. This futuristic digital kinetic stage design will take the audience on an epic 15-hour adventure over 4 nights, with performances exploring the legendary tale of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen.
After the amazing success of Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise earlier this year at The Shed in New York City, this opera will again be directed by the Chinese visionary Chen Shi-Zheng. flora&faunavisions and Leigh Sachwitz will be tasked with producing the digital kinetic stage design and video content for the four operas. Towering digital panels combined with astonishing costume design by New York designer Anita Yavich will create the ultimate immersive experience.
“Art is meant to disturb, science reassures”. We are proud to be listed as a feature in the ArtTech Magazine, as one of 20 international artists working on innovations in science and technology to transform artistic expression. Along with Studio Drift, Reife Anadol Studio, Leviathan, XRT, Andreas Refsgaard and Ouchhh we are the only German-based company. Thank you for featuring us!
Get into your dance mood! On Sunday, Solomun is inviting his special +1 guest Gerd Janson to his residency at Pacha, Ibiza. Check out the visual artwork and show design by flora&faunavisions.
What a brilliant show last week at Universal Music Germany! We are proud to have designed motion concept, stage design, content production and show direction for all divisions. We custom-designed individual staging ideas for 14 live performances of top international artists like Freya Ridings, Lewis Capaldi, Wanda, Donna Missal and many more!
Check out the new exhibition “No Photos On The Dancefloor Berlin 1989-today” presented by C/O Berlin opening tonight as part of the Berlin Art Week 2019. Next Thursday (9/19), our founder Leigh Sachwitz will participate in a panel discussion about the evolution of visuals in clubs and electronic music with Christopher Bauder and Marcel Weber. We are looking forward!
Check out this visual for Solomuns residency at Pacha, Ibiza. Special +1 guest will be Moscoman this weekend. Visual artwork and show design by flora&faunavisions.
It was an absolute pleasure and very exciting to be part of this jury. Congratulations to all the winners, what an inspiring journey. Looking forward to the exhibition festival, 16.8.-1.9.2019.
We are halfway through the season and the party is still on with Solomun and his +1 guest Fango this weekend at Pacha, Ibiza! Visual artwork and show design by flora&faunavisions.
Check out this 7-PAGE feature about the making of our design project for the kung-fu musical Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise at the wonderful new arts space The Shed in New York in the latest issue of Page Magazine. Thanks to PAGE!
What a blast! Check out our show design for the last weekend's world premier shown at Untold festival with Flying Steps and Danny Avila. Photo Credits: untold.com
Be prepared for the world premiere this Saturday! With our partners @flyingsteps featuring @dannyavila we will take you on a thrilling journey through 30 years of electronic music at UNTOLD festival! Expect a mind-blowing production & visuals! Light, Video and Visual Show Design by flora&faunavisions.
Only one week left to see Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise at the SHED, NYC! Get a glimpse on what’s happening behind the scenes and get a ticket for one of the last shows on www.theshed.org !
Photo Credits: Stephanie Berger
Take a look at this epic summary of “Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise” on www.theshed.org that will give you goosebumps for sure. Video design by Leigh Sachwitz / flora&faunavisions. Photo Credits: Stephanie Berger
Check out the new Event Design Yearbook 2019/2020 by av edition featuring four of our projects. Thanks to ABOUTKOKOMO, Wunderland and Anschutz Entertainment Group for your trust!
We are over the moon about the thrilling world premiere of “Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise” at the Shed, NYC. Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise is a kung fu musical co-conceived by Chen Shi-Zheng and Kung Fu Panda’s Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, with songs by Sia and choreography by Akram Khan and Video Design by Leigh Sachwitz/flora&faunavisions. Shows running from June 22 to July 7. Check out tickets at theshed.org. Photos by Stephanie Berger.
Dynoro just released some new tunes!
Check out Dynoro & Ilkay Sencan’s new Summer Hit “Rockstar”. flora&faunavisions was happy to develop the visual concept and all motion & graphic design for the new single.
flora&faunavisions just got back from Barcelona and we wanna share this successful project with you!
We designed and produced a 10k pixel, 360° seamless projection with a diameter of 12m and 7m height. It functioned as a setting for a Rodan & Fields Dinner Experience by LDJ Production, New York in cooperation with Creative Technology UK, London. Enjoy some impressions of this beautiful 3 hour show in the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona.
This is a MUST-READ for you! Check out some exciting facts about the upcoming world premiere "Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise" at The Shed. We are so excited to debut this new musical we’ve been working on as the Video Designer. Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise is a kung fu musical co-conceived by Chen Shi-Zheng and Kung Fu Panda’s Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, with songs by Sia and choreography by Akram Khan.
It´s getting hot in here - putting the final touches to the video design for the world premiere of Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise @theshedny and we are so excited to debut this new project we’ve been working on as the Video Designer. The show is a kung fu musical about a secret sect in Flushing, Queens that possesses the magical power to extend human life, and the twin brother and sister caught in the struggle to control it.
And the party continues…Solomun meets Adriatique as his special +1 guest at Pacha tonight in Ibiza. flora&faunavisions is visually responsible for his permanent show and all the artwork around the island for his residency at Pacha, Ibiza.
Last night, we kicked off the realtime visual performance for Solomun’s gig at Diynamic Outdoor in Barcelona.
Visual design produced and performed by flora&faunavisions.
Check out www.youtube.de today! You will find our motion design for Calvin Harris, Sony Music on the landing page.
Take a look behind the scenes! Leigh and the team are working around the clock preparing the finishing touches to the video design for the world premiere of Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise.
Check out the trailer for Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise, a kung fu musical co-conceived by Chen Shi-Zheng and Kung Fu Panda’s Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, with songs by Sia and choreography by Akram Khan. StudioLeighSachwitz and flora&faunavisions are delighted to design for this special premiere at the Shed, NYC.
Greeting from Ibiza!
We’re so excited to see our creative work for Solomun +1 come to life last night at Pacha, the iconic club.
In this first event of the seasons’s 21 planned club nights, the techno bliss of Solomun and DJ Koze combined with our other-worldly motion graphics, props and costumes, will be transporting the crowds to a utopian technoid planet!
The DJ line up for this year’s Solomun +1 series at Pacha is truly incredible. Be sure to check it out!
We nailed it, twice! This time at the Art Director’s Club..
We’re super excited to announce that we’ve won two further awards for our project for Miele, this time at the Art Director’s Club on Friday night. Along with lead agency Wunderland Schweiz, flora&faunavisions was awarded a silver nail in the category Exhibition Experience markenbezogen - Craft for the immersive spatial design completed for Miele at Fuorisalone, 2018, and a bronze nail in the category Event Experience - Craft for the same project. We are so grateful for this 3rd and 4th! award this year for our project for Miele (the others being a silver BrandEX Award and the XAVER award), and would like to extend a great thank you to Wunderland Schweiz for creating this incredible opportunity by involving us in this project.
It’s a win! After last night’s exciting ceremony, we’re thrilled to announce that Wunderland Schweiz (Lead Agency) and flora&faunavisions took home the XAVER-Award 2019 for our media installation for Miele at the Salone del Mobile Milan, 2018. The Swiss award for excellence in live communication was awarded for our immersive, walk-in and expansive 360° multi-media experience. A very big thanks to lead agency Wunderland for creating this fantastic opportunity!
We are absolutely over the moon to announce one of our most exciting projects coming in June 2019:
As a continuation of our longterm collaboration with director, Chen Shi-Zheng, StudioLeighSachwitz is thrilled to be designing the video content for the world debut of “Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise”. The futuristic kung fu musical, co-conceived by Chen Shi-Zheng and Kung Fu Panda screenwriters Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, with songs by Sia and choreography by Akram Khan, will be part of the opening line-up for the new multifunctional space „The Shed“, opening this April in New York city.
flora&faunavisions introduces the new website for Under My Spell.
We designed and creative coded a website for the Artist Consulting and Management Agency.
Check it out in the World Wide Web: undermyspell.org
Proud to present this digital architecture. Working with MESO Digital Interiors, flora&faunavisions designed & produced all the large scale seamless videos for HERE Technologies @ CES Las Vegas.
Come and visit HERE over the next few days.
flora&faunavisions started the new year with a boom! For Solomun and his special guest Dixon, we created show concept and design at the tropical venue Zamna Tulum, Mexico.
For this year's GQ Men of the Year Award ceremony at the Komische Oper Berlin, flora&faunavisions established the new key visual which presented this year's awardees in a glamorous setting. We designed all video content for the award show, the TV package and the immense outdoor LED wall welcoming the guests.
We used the kinetic LED video walls to put stars like Orlando Bloom, Donatella Versace, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Dries van Noten in the perfect spotlight and highlight performances such as Severjia with 'Zu Asche zu Staub' or German singer Herbert Grönemeyer on stage.
Closing the Season for Solomun+1 at Pacha Ibiza was a blast or is still a blast somewhere over the rainbow. Thanks to Solomun (Official) and his management, Pacha, Lars Murasch and Chris Moylan for the trustfulness.
Come and enjoy our latest big multimedia production for the opening of the Mercedes Platz on Saturday, October 13, 7:30 pm
During the day, visitors can get a first impression of the diverse offers of Mercedes Platz, take a look behind the scenes and enjoy the entertainment offer for old and young alike.
The all-day program will be finished off with an evening highlight - an official opening ceremony with a thrilling multimedia installation by flora&faunavisions: video projection, light, sound, music and water will come together for an impressive 15min show to christen the Mercedes Platz for Berliners and visitors alike. We look forward to seeing you there!
We are happy to announce that our founder Leigh Sachwitz was elected as jury member for the design competition "Gute Gestaltung 19" by Deutscher Designer Club (DDC) in the category "IDENTITY".
Wow, look at that! flora&faunavisions is proud to appear on the cover page of this years’ Eventdesign Yearbook by avedition with the impressive project "Olympus Perspective Playground in Berlin (2017)“. Along with that you will find a big article about the Playground as well as Maybelline’s Hot Trends Exhibition last year.
Content production on a tripartite kinetic surface for BMW Group Culture in beautiful Basel during the Art Basel 2018. Produced by flora&faunavisions
This year in March, flora&faunavisions proudly presented a new version of INSIDEOUT at the wonderful space of INKED during Dubai Art Week. Take some minutes to read this beautiful review published in the current issue of CANVAS Magazine...
Sex, Drugs and Rock’n Roll! Tonight the musical „Rock of Ages“ will premiere at Theater Ulm. Here are some impressions of this wild story about love, dreams and music. Motion content by flora&faunavisions. Photo Credits by Jean-Marc Turmes
Tonight Solomun (Official) and is playing with his special +1-guest Lawrence / Official. Come to Pacha, Ibiza and enjoy the stunning show! Production and Visual Design by flora&faunavisions
Get into your rave mood! Tonight Paul Kalkbrenner is playing live at WCD Pool Sessions in Frankfurt. His live performance shows a mixed live direction including 6 cameras. Concept, light/video design and live production by flora&faunavisions
We are proud to have designed the new stage objects for the upcoming DIYNAMIC FESTIVAL. Kicking off last friday in Amsterdam. Check out our infinity mirrored stage objects which link up to the lighting system and play video content. Customised, designed and produced by flora&faunavisions
It's like the beat never stops at Solomun+1 party season. Enjoy this stunning light installation every Sunday at Pacha, Ibiza. Produced by flora&faunavisions
flora&faunavisions is delighted to be creating motion content for the Musical “Rock of Ages” that takes you right back into the wild, loud and flamboyant 80ies.
Stay tuned for the German premiere at Theater Ulm on the 7th of June!
We are proud to have been part of the huge and successful launch ceremony of the new „Mein Schiff 1“ by TUI Cruises. In collaboration with the lead agency Ins Glück we were responsible for the design and content production of a 125 square meter LED screen covering the pool deck.