Illustrating A Hexayurt

Check out these crazy designs we created for Hexayurt UK

We were comissioned by Hexayurt UK to create, in short, “Something I can print on a Yurt”. A brief doesn’t get more free than this, so we set to work hand doodling some ideas. We didn’t really have anything in mind, what you see here just ‘evolved’. The primary consideration was that it could be placed in situ at a festival and look groovy. We began our background research on the size and shape of a Yurt!

Designing the Yurt

Straight from Andi Wilkinson, the artist. “I put pen to paper and drew the elements. By this I mean the tree, the kraken, the zeppelin and the boat. Next, I scanned them into Photoshop and added shading and colour. I used wallpaper designs to create the many textures on the elements. Other elements such as clouds, hills and grass were created with the pen tool and overlaid with various textures. I used stock for some elements like the bi-plane and the totem poles. Finally I shifted stuff around in a 3D environment to see where each panel would lay.”

The original inventor of the Hexayurt is Vinay Gupta of

The finished Yurt Design

Although its hard to see at small scale, this will wrap completely around the hexagonal panels and roof. The end of Square will sit at the entrance.

Although we haven’t seen this fab design in print yet, here’s an ‘artists impression’ (Well ours actually) of what it would look like! It’s hexy as hell! Need something fabulous and crazy for your event? get in touch today!

What Our Client Said

Working with Factory has been a very positive experience, right from the start. They have the three key ingredients of talent, professionalism and integrity, and you always get the feeling that you are really important to them. I highly recommend this company for your digital marketing needs.

Dylan Leighton, Hexayurt UK

My agency is Made By Factory. An award winning digital agency in Manchester. We are builders of high quality web sites and web applications, marketeers of business, designers and creators of beautiful brands. We love keeping on top of our skills and that’s got us to places like Google & Downing Street

Do you have a custom project that needs a high level of digital illustration expertise? Why not contact us at our Manchester Creative Agency, and see what we can do for your business?

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