Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for
an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for
a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

(free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

The air down here / Human height

The air down here
The air down here

»The air down here« is a booklet, which explores the question of how everyday things are experienced by people of significantly below average height. The charcoal drawings show brief snapshots of the familiar from an unusual perspective. Despite the humorous touch that is evident in the drawings, it is to make the viewer think about a serious problem: How does it feel to be small in a society where most things are designed for the average consumer? Drawings and texts wich are based on my personal experience and observation complement one another, to form an overall impression to provide the viewer the possibility of identification.


Folkwang UdK

Folkwang UdK
Essen, Germany

Ramina Kalashnykova,
Folkwang UdK