ThingWeek Magic

Creative Direction | Justin Spohn & David Ewald
Illustration + Motion | Trent Edwards


During the spring of 2015 Uncorked Studios orchestrated a series of events throughout Portland for a single week to host lectures, workshops, and hackathons around the central topic of the Internet of Things. It was called ThingWeek. Our senior strategist, Justin Spohn, had written a blog post to promote the event and requested a series of animations to add visual interest to his posting. Taking direction to work with smart things and magic wands from the themes in his narrative, I illustrated a collection of ordinary objects to be brought to life with the simple flick of a wand.