MEKHI BALDWIN
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bklyn boihood Calendars

Spreading love year 'round with bois of color who believe in
safe spaces, accountable action and self-care.
Graphic Design • Layout

 I had the pleasure of working on the 2015 + 2017 annual calendars for  bklyn boihood . 

I had the pleasure of working on the 2015 + 2017 annual calendars for bklyn boihood

 For 2017, the calendar was Inspired by Prince's album, "The Gold Experience". It celebrates our most precious asset: the people among us, blood-bound or not, who have contributed to the meaning of our existence--our family.

For 2017, the calendar was Inspired by Prince's album, "The Gold Experience". It celebrates our most precious asset: the people among us, blood-bound or not, who have contributed to the meaning of our existence--our family.

 The Gold Standard Calendar is a celebration of internal wealth, of strength and the communities of our given and chosen families.

The Gold Standard Calendar is a celebration of internal wealth, of strength and the communities of our given and chosen families.

 I worked to design a calendar that would highlight the beautiful theme by using gold accents and bold serif fonts mixed with script quotations.

I worked to design a calendar that would highlight the beautiful theme by using gold accents and bold serif fonts mixed with script quotations.

 2015 marked the 5th year of bklyn boihood's annual calendar, and with that came a new approach. 

2015 marked the 5th year of bklyn boihood's annual calendar, and with that came a new approach. 

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 For the first time, each person shared a personal story or quote about their journey to be included in addition to their photograph.

For the first time, each person shared a personal story or quote about their journey to be included in addition to their photograph.

 I used select colors from each photo to highlight important holidays and color gradients to tint both the stories and the calendar backgrounds.

I used select colors from each photo to highlight important holidays and color gradients to tint both the stories and the calendar backgrounds.

 2017 Calendar photography by  No Good Boi  2017 Cover graphics illustrated from original artwork by  Zahyr Lauren  2015 Calendar photography by  King Texas    

2017 Calendar photography by No Good Boi
2017 Cover graphics illustrated from original artwork by Zahyr Lauren
2015 Calendar photography by King Texas