HunterGatherer is a full-service design agency, focused on telling its clients’ stories in unforgettable ways. The studio was founded in 2000 and specializes in narrative messaging through branding design, illustration, animation, and experience design.

The New Yorker – The Doomsday Invention

Interactive and print artwork for “The Doomsday Invention” — a New Yorker article on the future and ethics of artificial intelligence. From The New Yorker: “Humans have survived fires, floods, and storms for thousands of years. Can they survive an innovation of their own making? Raffi Khatchadourian profiles the philosopher Nick Bostrom and explores the future of artificial intelligence, in our annual Tech Issue.”

This project involved a feature illustration, animation, as well as The New Yorker’s first ever interactive illustration. Illustration, direction, and design by Todd St. John. Javascript coding by Jono Brandel. Creative Direction by Nicholas Blechman.

Quicktime capture of javascript animation. See live article here.

“Will We Engineer Our Own Extinction?”