Erik Benjamins

22 October 2019

  1. After-Dinner Walk
  2. Alex Reed’s Home Work
  3. Bookends & Good Hugging
  4. Bookshelves & Hard Optimism
  5. Bottega Louie
  6. Building Block
  7. Butts of Florence
  8. Crying Into the Breadbox
  9. Disintegrating Smeller
  10. Eric Payne
  11. Forgetting the Words
  12. Free Smells
  13. Happiness for Art21 Magazine
  14. Jeremy Hunter's Practice of Life
  15. SBCo
  16. Self-squaring and Double Acting
  17. Use All Five
  18. Wood Fire Chicken for Lucky Peach
  19. Young Joon Kwak’s ‘The Cave’
  20. Show All

Building Block 2016

Copywriting for Index, a publication by Building Block (2016).

Working in collaboration with the co-founders and graphic designer of Building Block, an accessories studio with a global following, I wrote a pared down text that punctuated a seasonal catalog. My brief was to write in a minimal, timeless voice, almost as if the bags themselves were whispering their philosophy into your ears.

“Erik has a wonderful skill for distilling large concepts into relatable messages without subtracting importance. For our Building Block Index, he showed his talent by translating our brand's form language into a humble and concise guide.”
— Kimberly & Nancy Wu, Co-founders

Published by Building Block
28 pages, full color, 5 x 8.5 in.

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