Project Description

Connected Christmas

For several years, I created whimsical Christmas illustrations showing a high-tech Santa operation using tongue-in-cheek humor that references the marketing jargon of the tech world. The illustrations were used as Christmas cards and posters for FW.

For Christmas 2012, I depicted Santa’s North Pole Network Operations Center with data visualizations of Naughty/Nice metrics and forecasting future trends in child behavior. Out in the field, the Elves are equipped with mobile devices to monitor hot cocoa pumps and keep connected with Santa.

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Process

The illustration was created and rendered¬†in 3D with post-rendering adjustments in Photoshop. I used InDesign for the layout and printed the image as a folded 5×7 card as well as a framed poster.