The Ocular Illusionist
The Ocular Illusionist explores the world of prosthetic eye through the fourth generation ocularists, David and Andy Gougelman. The Huffington Post was given the opportunity to interview the Gouelmans and photograph their process of creating a glass eye.
We began by interviewing David and Andy before brainstorming design ideas. Once we had a general direction of the story I began creating mood board and pulling inspiration for the design style of the website. I worked closely with our videographer and animators to make sure that the photos taken at the Gougelman's office, the gifs, and the header animation fit into the style of the website. I was in charge of designing the layout and creating the website.
Some of the design elements found throughout the website include the handwritten letters from the killer, interactive maps, polaroids of Jane Doe, cross word of fake names Jane Doe used and pull quotes taken from the letters.