After having worked with audio software giant Heavyocity on the user interface design for their avante garde piano instrument—Ascend: Modern Grand
—we instantly knew that there was a strong creative connection and more collaborations in store.
When the time came to develop the sequel to Damage,
their flagship percussion toolkit, we were challenged to update the iconic visual identity and UI design with a modern look and feel. Audiences have come to know the Damage aesthetic as aggressively decayed, with utterly destroyed and filthy textural environments. The brief called for exploring a "grown up" evolution of the dystopian identity, while keeping the warm red/orange palette that are instantly recognizable from the product.