Please Wait is a design project in the area of editorial design. In this class, students were invited to design a calendar with the subject of waiting. The topic waiting could be interpreted in different ways: philosophically, playfully, abstract, concrete, applied, personal, funny…
The calendar »Sketch it« helps to enjoy waiting times as you can work on different tasks. The calendar has a japanese binding. You can rip off the calendar pages and find some surprising features. A hint is given on the calendar page which has to be opened.
The calendar »Urban Waiting« shows photographies of urban city places. These places deal with waiting on second glance.
A lot of working people are waiting for the weekend for the whole week. For those people, Sandra Becker designed a calendar that helps to shorten the waiting time and to entertain during working.
The »Turning Calendar« supports a more fulfilled life. By removing and turning the different foils, the user is supposed to get in touch with his environment and become more attentive. Everything that makes happy, can to be noticed on the foil. At the end of the month, the user has a foil full of words that stand for his happiness.
Students love holidays. And during school, they spent their time waiting for holidays. This calendar supports them by giving students little tasks that help the time go by.