A closer look at photographer Alec Soth's vivid portraits of people and places across America

Creative Boom

Alec Soth, Misty, 2005, from the series: Niagara, 2006 © Alec Soth / Magnum Photos. Alec Soth, Melissa, 2005, from the series: Niagara © Alec Soth / Magnum Photos.

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What happens when an acclaimed artist loses his sight? The extraordinary story of British painter, Sargy Mann

Creative Boom

Affected by failing vision from the age of 36, Mann was compelled to find new ways of seeing and working – this creative liberation produced a celebrated body of work that continued after his total loss of sight in 2005. The Point Morning, 2005 50 x 40 inches, Oil on canvas © Sargy Mann.

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Radical Figures: A new show looks at the renewed interest in Neo-Expressionism

Creative Boom

Cecily Brown Maid's Day Off 2005 Oil on linen 200.7 Painting apparently had its last big moment in the 1980s when the stock market boom fuelled the brash brushwork and swagger of Neo-Expressionism. But leading critics were quick to pronounce its death.

Shortlist announced for the Max Mara Art Prize for Women 2020

Creative Boom

Established by the Whitechapel Gallery in collaboration with Max Mara in 2005, the annual competition aims to promote emerging female artists based in the UK, enabling them to develop their potential; and to inspire new artistic perspectives on 21st century Italy.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for 26th UN Climate Change Conference by Johnson Banks

Under Consideration / Brand

From 2005 the Conferences have also served as the "Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol" (CMP); also parties to the Convention that are not parties to the Protocol can participate in Protocol-related meetings as observers. “A Marble to Behold”.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for TrueCar by Pentagram

Under Consideration / Brand

2005) " TrueCar, Inc. “Show One’s True Colors”. exists to create a world where shopping for a car is uplifting. Our digital automotive marketplace helps car shoppers consider choices from every angle--all with a clear view of what's a great deal.

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Then Puzzler (2005) came along with mostly simplified shapes and base elements that can be used to create fantastic optical illusions. Zuzana Licko is definitely one of my biggest inspirations.

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The Art of Street Photography Through the Lens of Magnum Photos

Feature Shoot

2005. © Daytona Beach, Florida. 1997. © © Constantine Manos/Magnum Photos. New York City. 42nd Street and Seventh Avenue. © © Bruce Gilden / Magnum Photos. The street is common ground for the society writ large, perhaps the most free and open space in the world.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Reebok done In-house with Darrin Crescenzi

Under Consideration / Brand

“’Bok to the Future”. Established in 1895 in the small England village of Holcombe as J.W. Foster and Sons, Reebok , as it was renamed in 1958 (after "rhebok", a type of African gazelle) is a "worldwide designer, marketer and distributor of fitness and lifestyle footwear, apparel and equipment."

Noted: New Logo for Sears (Again)

Under Consideration / Brand

In 2005, the company was bought by the management of the American big box chain Kmart, which formed Sears Holdings upon completion of the merger. “From Bad to Worse to Sears”.

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10 Best Creatives from South Korea


They returned to Korea in 2005 and founded their own studio. At Shillington, we love to celebrate great design and share projects from creatives around the world. We’ve covered the work of many studios in many different countries so far. Next up: South Korea!

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4-Step Formula to Perfect Your Brand Storytelling

Just Creative

Chobani – “In 2005, Hamdi took a loan from the Small Business Administration, bought an old yogurt plant, and brought a small group of passionate individuals together to make the real, wholesome yogurt that he remembered from his childhood.”.

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The Bright Side of an Increasingly Homogeneous Web

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Suppose it’s the year 2005 and a client has asked you to build them an eCommerce site. Each day, it seems like the web becomes a little less varied. At least, when it comes to the tools we use to build and view it. Just think – WordPress powers about a third of all websites.

Matt Willey: “A lot of rules about how a magazine looks and behaves are up for grabs”

Design Week

Willey set up Studio8 with Zoe Bather in 2005, eventually closing it in 2013. “I sometimes wonder if ‘magazine’ is an unhelpful word,” Matt Willey says. “People have a slightly inflexible idea of what that is.” ” Willey knows magazines.

Transcend: A retrospective exhibition and memorial to Tom French, the brilliant young painter

Creative Boom

After school he began studying at the Newcastle School of Art and Design and went on to the Sheffield Institute of Art and Design, achieving a first-class BA Honours in 2005.

The business of dreaming big. How to stop fearing imperfection and start living

Creative Live

After her mother’s cancer relapsed in 2005, she finally admitted law school wasn’t the right fit — and then dared to start dreaming out loud.

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Solo travelling to the Peak District

Marloes De Vries

And of course as a bit Jane Austen fan, I had to see Chatsworth House , where the 2005 adaptation of Pride & Prejudice was filmed. In June of last year I travelled to the Peak District in the UK for three weeks, by myself. It was the best gift I could have given myself.

Sing It From the Mountain Tops: The Women Reclaiming Cholita Identity in Bolivia

Feature Shoot

While they have been organizing and advocating for their rights since at least the 1960s, their movement was further invigorated by the 2005 election of Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first Amerindian president. Zongo glacier with the Cholitas . Huayana Potosi Mountain 6088m/19,974ft.

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10 Fresh Font Pairings for Editorial Design in 2020


Freight Text is a serif typeface designed by Joshua Darden and published through GarageFonts in 2005. Whether you’re creating a poster, a brochure, a website or any other kind of design that includes text, the importance of typography cannot be underestimated.

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How packaging design is helping to shift the narrative around periods

Design Week

The Mooncup was launched as the first medical-grade silicone cup of its kind in 2002, and was brought to the UK market via Boots’ shelves in 2005. Taboos relating to periods can be found in varying forms and severities around the world.

Patrick Thomas & his PULP silkscreen prints respond to the era of "truth decay"

Type room

In 2005 he published Black & White, a compilation of his work for the International Press. Tags. A-Z presents , exhibition , Patrick Thomas , talk , Berlin , fake news , truth , artivism , silkscreen , silkscreening prints , newspaper , printing.

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10+ Web Design Tips From Experts for 2020


Since opening his studio in 2005 he has created logos and visual identities for brands in more than 30 countries. In the world of web design, starting out is the hardest part of the journey. You might need some help along the way.

Wipeout Logo History 1995-2017, Making of the Wipeout Logo Plus Various In-game Graphics by Designers Republic

The Logo Smith

Wipeout Pure – 2005. The post Wipeout Logo History 1995-2017, Making of the Wipeout Logo Plus Various In-game Graphics by Designers Republic appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 TheLogoSmith.co |.

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Interview with Sam Hextall, Creative Director of Studio NinetyOne


You founded Studio NinetyOne in 2005, originally as your own freelance project. Studio NinetyOne was founded by Sam Hextall fourteen years ago as a one man freelance studio and has gone from strength to strength ever since.



Since his release of Freight in 2005 , there is no doubt that Joshua Darden is a highly imaginative designer.

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Daan Roosegaarde’s Luminous Monument Memorializes Dutch Holocaust Victims

Azure Magazine

Studio Rooosegaarde’s work builds on similar anti-monuments –including Peter Eisenman’s vast 2005 Holocaust Memorial in Berlin – that capture the immense weight of such losses through symbolic abstraction.

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The 10 Most Influential Technologies of the Decade

Azure Magazine

When Azure first covered 3D printing in May 2005, we gave it the cover treatment and a title that would prove prescient: “The Shape of Things to Come”.

Mooncup packaging redesign: “It’s time the product shouted proudly from the shelf”

Design Week

It was first bought to store shelves in the UK through health and beauty retailer Boots in 2005, where the company says it was designed to “sit quietly next to tampons and pads…[and] fit in rather than be obviously alternative.”

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The World’s Most Famous Graphic Designers in 2019

Design Wizard

David set up his studio in 2005 with a mission to create amazing logos and visual identities for clients across the globe. Famous Graphic Designers of 2019. In today’s online world, it’s difficult to get by without good design!

AZ Awards 2020: Meet the Jury!

Azure Magazine

Stephanie Davidson, who grew up in rural Ontario, earned a degree in fine arts from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, then studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London and Dalhousie University in Halifax, where she earned her Master of Architecture in 2005.

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5 Huge Marketing Campaigns Gone Wrong (+ How To Ensure Yours Goes Right)

Just Creative

Created in 2005 by Davis and business partner Robert Maynard Jr., This article has been contributed by Tom Simpkins. Marketing campaigns are some of the best ways to get the word out about your company, a product, or even just a message.

Modern Graphic Design – 70 of the Best Examples

Design Wizard

The Trevor Jackson designed piece was one of the standout album covers of 2005, and it still retains its appeal today. Take inspiration from these marvels of modern graphic design. Modern graphic design has underwent a substantial amount of change to reach its present day form.

Desk space

David Airey

I’ve worked from home since 2005. A quick look at some of the kit I use and recommend.

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Uncharacteristic Characters

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

” These are some of my drawings from 2005, to explore how the basic design might develop. I recently had the privilege of speaking at the third annual Typographics conference, an event organized by the Type@Cooper program at The Cooper Union, to share a new project with fellow designers.

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Reconstructing Harry

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

Last weekend I read Harry Carter, Typographer , a new appreciation by Martyn Thomas, John Lane, and Anne Rogers (The Old School Press, 2005.) One of the best things about the type community is the way in which attitudes seem to transcend its generations.

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