The Mounts initially called "Flamos" didn't convinced him at the end. His original design concept did not seem to be working. He had to find a new design approach that would support the story better.
|Design by: Maggy Lisakowski based on preliminary sketches of Thorsten Kiecker|
|Design by: Ron Lipkowski, alternative 'Flamos' designs|
In close collaboration with artist Ron Lipkowski, abstract and coral-like creatures emerged, in a fantastic look. Both the mobility and the story were positively affected. A new name had to emphasize the dynamics of the design: Takis!
|Design by: Ron Lipkowski based on preliminary sketches of Thorsten Kiecker|
The integration of those Takis in the page layout, made Thorsten Kiecker completely satisfied.
|Page Layout by: Ron Lipkowski, Characters by: Christian Retzlaff|