Museum of Creative Calendar Design



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Sberbank 2009 Calendar

The task was to make the calendar that people would love to hang on the wall and watch the events through the year. Still, Sberbank is presented at the calendar implicitly, as well as in real life. Actually, the bank is introduced by it’s facetious advertisements — evident or hidden — which you can find on every page.

The main character of the calendar is a happy puppet family. They move to a new place, go to school and to the zoo, have holidays. Father — the head of the family — likes skiing and surely doesn’t like his emo-daughter’s boyfriend. Daughter likes her boyfriend and emo-panda, but doesn’t like shopping with her Mom. Mother loves her children and books; and Son – that little prankster– likes skateboard, sling and fried chicken with potatoes, although the last is not shown in the calendar.

The pages are shifted thereby, that the whole picture consists of two parts of successive pages laid on each other. So when you flip the page, a part of the picture changes and the other part stays to form the picture for the next month. And so on – every month you get a new scene with a bit of the past.

The characters were created in two phases. Their look and basic clothes were created by the illustrator. It was followed up with handmade puppets and a whole bunch of costumes. The most part of outward things are also handmade.

As always, the most attentive audience will find a lot of details. You have a chance to find a pacman’s ghost, your favorite superheros, Godzilla (a traditional element of our works) — and many other funny things.

Creative Director: Ilya Soloviov
Art Director: Alexey Lavrentiev
Designer: Max Tushakaev
Copywriter: Vasily Gubin
Photographer: Valery Shibanov
Puppet-Maker: Anna Karpova
Puppet-Maker: Anna Ryabchevskaya
Illustrator: Anna Cattish