Supple's eye-catching 2020 calendar inspired by famous spectacle wearers and your local opticians

Creative Boom

Elton John doesn't need specs anymore, thanks to the lens implant surgery he had in 2003. This is certainly a sight for sore eyes: a charity wall calendar for 2020, inspired by famous spectacle wearers past and present, ranging from Gandhi to Ga Ga, Elton John to Audrey Hepburn.

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Bear In The Back Seat: Majestic Portraits Of Wild Animals By Simone Heinrich

Design You Trust

Amazing shots of wild animals in the Canadian Rockies by Simone Heinrich, a gifted self-taught photographer, adventurer, and nature lover who was born in Germany and came to Canada in 2003. Simone fell in love with the Canadian Rockies, its beautiful scenery and wonderful wildlife. She focuses mainly on wildlife, nature, and animal photography. More: Instagram h/t: Source. Photography animals bears wildlife

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Stanley Donwood reveals the creative process behind Radiohead's iconic artworks

Creative Boom

acrylic on canvas, 2003 © Stanley Donwood. If you're a fan of Radiohead, you'll already be familiar with Stanley Donwood , regarded as one of the most important visual artists of his generation and the genius behind the band's iconic art.

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Only on Saturday: A new book celebrates the wood type prints of type legend, Jack Stauffacher

Creative Boom

Jack Stauffacher at his Greenwood Press studio with prints from Vico Wooden Letters, 2003. Jack Stauffacher was one of the world’s most celebrated book designers and fine printers. A fixture of San Francisco’s creative community, he was a celebrated teacher and the brilliant craftsman behind many publication designs and renowned editions put out by his own Greenwood Press. He earned widespread acclaim in his eight-decade-long career, including an AIGA medal in 2004.

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Marcus Jansen mixes graffiti and contemporary art to explore the human condition

Creative Boom

I started with the questioning of our world socio- and geo-political landscape in a quest for my own clarity after our invasion into Iraq in 2003 when the Twin Towers in my birthplace, New York City, came down," he explains.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for Joe Coffee Company by Godfrey Dadich Partners

Under Consideration / Brand

2003) " Joe Coffee Company was founded in 2003 by Jonathan Rubinstein as a singular specialty coffee house in Manhattan's West Village with the simple vision of brewing high quality, unique coffees and creating a welcoming space for our community. “A Warm Cup of Serif”.

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Photographs by Dotan Saguy of a Brazilian family living in a converted yellow school bus in Los Angeles

Creative Boom

He grew up in a diverse working-class Parisian suburb, lived in Lower Manhattan during 9/11 and moved to Los Angeles in 2003. Award-winning photographer Dotan Saguy first met the Reis family, Mormons from Brazil, the day they arrived in Los Angeles in a converted yellow school bus they call home with their three children. They had come to the United States two years prior to chase the American Dream.

Photographs by Seana Gavin that take a trip back to the '90s underground rave scene

Creative Boom

Sacha dancing in the mist, Teknival near Barcelona 2003 © Seana Gavin. In her new book, Spiralled, visual artist Seana Gavin is taking us on a trip back to the nineties when she was an underage devotee of the underground rave scene. Her images reveal a life of travelling and parties, just as the UK government introduced the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act that clamped down on illegal raves and other forms of "anti-social" behaviour.

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Logo Redesign for Harvest Bible Church Designed by The Logo Smith

The Logo Smith

Harvest began in 2003 as an independent, non-denominational church. The post Logo Redesign for Harvest Bible Church Designed by The Logo Smith appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 The Logo Smith.™ |.

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Brand Style Guidelines – Are you leaving money on the tablet with your brand identity work?

Just Creative

She is also chief creative officer and accessibility specialist at Gratzer Graphics LLC, the design agency she started in 2003. . This article has been contributed by Colleen Gratzer.

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Plucked from the imagination, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's enigmatic oil paintings of people

Creative Boom

The exhibition will feature early paintings such as First, created for her MA degree show at the Royal Academy Schools in 2003, alongside more recent examples of her best-known paintings including Complication 2013 and No Need of Speech 2018.

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Creative Futures Revisited: Ed Holdsworth

Creative Review

Here, we talk to senior compositor Ed Holdsworth, who was an alumnus from 2003. For almost 30 years, Creative Review ran a scheme called Creative Futures, celebrating the best and brightest new talent entering the industry. The post Creative Futures Revisited: Ed Holdsworth appeared first on Creative Review. CR 40th Birthday

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Creative Futures Revisited: APFEL

Creative Review

Here, we talk to design studio A Practice For Everyday Life (APFEL) - which was featured in 2003. For almost 30 years, Creative Review ran a scheme called Creative Futures, celebrating the best and brightest new talent entering the industry. The post Creative Futures Revisited: APFEL appeared first on Creative Review. CR 40th Birthday

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On September 24, 2003, Chris Anemone asked on Typophile : “What typeface is used for that paragraph, Hrant, do you know?” Finally. It was the body face of Louis Émile Javal’s seminal Physiologie de la lecture et de l’écriture of 1905. I had seen nothing like it.

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Tips to help you survive the corporate world without losing your creative soul

Creative Boom

One director worked for me in 2003 at another company, and another two directors worked with me seven years ago. Are you worried about losing your integrity as a creative in the corporate world? Designer and artist John S. Couch has launched a new book that might help.

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Behind Mississippi’s “transparent” process to redesign its state flag

Design Week

In 2003, Georgia redesigned its flag which meant that Mississippi’s was the only remaining flag to feature the Confederate symbol. Although there had been calls to alter Mississippi’s flag design in 2003, the 1894 design was retained.

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Magnum’s Print Sale Offers More Than 100 Archival Photographs Benefitting the NAACP


Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos. The Danish artist, Olafur Eliasson’s installation of a huge artificial sun in the Turbine Hall. Tate Modern. London. Great Britain. In collaboration with Vogue , Magnum Photos just launched a massive print sale with half of all proceeds being donated to the NAACP.

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Magical Imperfection: A New Documentary Explores the Life of Raymond Moriyama

Azure Magazine

While Moriyama retired from daily work in 2003, the firm of Moryiama & Teshima Architects remains a leading Canadian practice. Of all Canadian architects, I think I know Raymond Moriyama best. Although I’ve never met him or studied his work in any academic depth, I spent a lot of time in the Toronto Reference Library. That was enough.

Dark Laughter: Four New York artists take an amusing, cynical look at the modern world

Creative Boom

Move Camera by June Leaf (2003 There's a little dark humour coming from a corner of London this month, as four New York-based artists share their latest work in a new exhibition, offering a cheeky, cynical look at the modern world. Genesis Belanger, Ellen Berkenblit, June Leaf and Emily Mae Smith all use imagery that at first seem to have a reassuring familiarity, but – on closer inspection – have a rueful, sometimes sardonic attitude towards life in the 21st century.

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From Gaga to Gandhi: designing a star-studded calendar for 2020

Design Week

Elton John for example does not need glasses anymore thanks to a lens implant surgery in 2003. Supple studio and copy writing company Totalcontent have co-created a calendar, entitled 2020 Visionaries, which plays on the double-meaning of the new decade’s first year.

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Human Hair, An Insect Trap, and Dozens of Fish Constitute Mail Art by Ritta Ikonen


The documentary project started in 2003 when Ikonen was a student at the University of Brighton. Sent from Exmouth Beach. All images © Ritta Ikonen, shared with permission.

Once Upon a Time: Old Nokia Phones That Ruled the Roost


Nokia N-Gage (2003). Technology always moves forward. That is why today we hardly see those old school phones we had in the 90s. Going way back in time, you will remember that our phones were not always this smart. There was a time when Nokia was the biggest company in the market and Nokia phones had a glorious reputation. Not to mention the brand was one of the first to launch a commercialized consumer handset, with the Nokia 1011 in 1992.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Packaging for Alaffia by Chen Design Associates

Under Consideration / Brand

Established in 2003, Alaffia -- a word that is a common greeting in Africa that means a state of peace, health, and well-being -- is a beauty brand with a line of all-natural body, hair, and face products made with ingredients sourced from various fair-trade women's cooperatives in Africa and finished in the company's facility in Olympia, Washington. “All Being Well”.

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Noted: New Name and Logos for Kannapolis Cannon Ballers by Studio Simon

Under Consideration / Brand

The Cannon Mills Company was founded in 1888 and ceased operations in 2003. “This is Baller”. 1995) "The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers are a Minor League Baseball team of the South Atlantic League and the Class A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. They are located in Kannapolis, North Carolina and beginning in 2020, will play their home games at New Kannapolis Ballpark. The team was established in 1995 as the Piedmont Phillies. From 1996 to 2000, they were known as the Piedmont Boll Weevils.

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Omer Arbel’s 89 Hanger – An Engineered Accident

Azure Magazine

chair in cast resin catapulted him onto the design scene in year 2003 and his 14 light, a cast glass sphere, successfully spawned Bocci.) What’s in a coat hanger? For Omer Arbel’s studio there evidently is quite a lot. Like Achille Castiglioni, who found endless inspiration in everyday objects, Arbel has tapped into the mundane to produce the exceptional.

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Best Podcast Microphones in 2020

Just Creative

Since the first podcast was recorded in 2003, podcasting has become a staple of our everyday lives. From news to sports or entertainment, there is a podcast out for just about every topic and there has never been a better time to start your podcast and put your name and content out there. The first major piece of starting a podcast is the microphone. With the right mic, you can have a podcast that sounds professional even when you’re recording in your bedroom.

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Remembering Terence Conran: “No one has done more to create modern Britain”

Design Week

In 2003, Conran became provost of the Royal College of Art. Sir Terence Conran, one of the biggest influences on the British design scene of the past half-century, has died at the age of 88.

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Why One-Third of the Top 10 Million Websites Choose WordPress?


WordPress is a CMS software launched in the year 2003. Did you know that WordPress CMS powers around 26% of all the websites? This CMS has always been a favourite among the web-savvy users and start-ups because of its simple yet powerful features.

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Noted: New Logo for Chicago Fire FC by Doubleday & Cartwright

Under Consideration / Brand

Open Cups in 2000, 2003, and 2006, in addition to the 2003 MLS Supporters' Shield. “Fan the Flames”. 1997) " Chicago Fire Football Club is an American professional soccer club based in Chicago, Illinois. The team competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference, having moved to the conference in 2002.

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Life on set as captured by Jeff Bridges

Creative Review

Top image: Jack Nation, Crazy Heart, 2009; Above: Director Gary Ross, Director and actor Tobey Maguire, Seabiscuit, 2003. Jeff Bridges might be one of the most recognisable actors to grace cinema screens, but it turns out that for the past 35 years he’s been a documentary photographer too, prolifically capturing his experiences on film sets.

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20 Most Influential Graphic Design Companies From Around the World

Crowd Spring

Founded by friends Marc Català and Pablo Juncadella in 2003, the company grew quickly and now has offices in five cities around the world. The company was joined by logo designer Sagi Haviv in 2003. Graphic design is a notoriously competitive field and it can be tough for companies to stand out.



Prismaset has been in progress since 2003. There are more exciting tasks than digitizing someone else’s designs. Staying faithful to the original can be limiting; as a result, many typeface revivals are empty vessels, adding little (if anything) to typographic diversity. All the more reason to highlight releases that manage to push the original design to a different level. Prismaset is a great example of such a successful reinterpretation.

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Women You Should Know in Graphic Design History

Tuts Plus

In 2003, she left her studio and the world of strategic design to pursue her own interest after a year of sending out promotional materials. As a graphic design student, I looked up to many renowned designers. Through reading my textbooks and seeing my professors mention examples of designs, I realized there was one common denominator. It was a man's world. There would be mentions of a few female designers like Paula Scher and Debbie Millman, but that's about it.

“Journey of a night time”: designing for the night train renaissance

Design Week

In January, the Brussels-Vienna overnight train service was revived; it was the first time the service ran between two continental cities since 2003.

29 Best Airline Logos and Their Story


It frequently flew Concorde jets between Europe and the US until 2003. Billions of people use airlines to travel across the globe every year. Between local and global airlines, there are hundreds of airlines that compete with each other to provide the best travel experience.

AZURE Talks: Róisín Heneghan and Ben Waechter at ARCHITECT@WORK in Toronto

Azure Magazine

Known for its multidisciplinary prowess, Heneghan Peng was awarded one of the world’s most coveted commissions – designing the Grand Egyptian Museum outside Cairo, north of the pyramids at Giza – in 2003.

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Why Do SEO Experts Recommend WordPress as The Best CMS?

Graphic Design Junction

WordPress released back in 2003, and since, then it has expanded at a faster face. Different brands use this CMS for their website. Others post their corporate blog content on WordPress. Today, it powers close to 34% of the sites. Back in 2019, WordPress 5.3 got released in November 2019.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for BOO by Rice

Under Consideration / Brand

Established in 2003, BOO is the premier streetwear and skate brand in Vietnam. “OO Brother, Where Art Thou?”. Founded by twin brothers, Viet Anh and Viet Hung, who grew up in the Czech Republic and moved to Vietnam when they turned 20, the company started with them selling other brands' merchandise from their home before opening their first retail store and eventually developing their own apparel starting in 2009.

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Remembering Richard McConnell 1942-2020: the inimitable exhibition designer

Design Week

Retiring in 2003, he continued to involve himself in higher education donating a day’s teaching voluntarily at the University, in addition to acting as an external examiner to other colleges. “Exhibition design is the ultimate in multi-disciplinary design. It is the one discipline that includes all the others and is the most dynamic and exciting of all, because you are in control of so many elements, you can do anything to build the total experience.

Noted: New Logo for Vox Media by Triboro and In-house

Under Consideration / Brand

2003) " Vox Media is the leading independent modern media company. “Boom Vox”. Known for building the best media brands and the technology that enables them, we are committed to building a better future for the industry -- and getting the future of media right. Vox Media's editorial networks include Vox, The Verge, SB Nation, Eater, Polygon, Recode, and Curbed.

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