Eleven Lenses

I was tasked with designing a record for the web, something showing the passing of time. So I decided to create a website for a literal record, an album, Deerhunter's Halcyon Digest.

The site, "Eleven Lenses" is a listening platform for Halcyon Digest. It engages with visitors auditorily and visually. Play with it here on Github, but note there is no audio for copyright reasons.

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On the site's homepage are eleven symbols, each drawn for a specific song from the album. Each symbol links to a different song page.

I found that while listening to the album, I started associating specific places of memory with songs. These places of memory are integral to the experience of the site.

On a song page, the song’s symbol serves as a lens through which a place from my memory can be explored:

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Preliminary symbol sketching:

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