Integrated 2017

Inspo Finds

Earlier this month in Antwerp saw Integrated 2017 , an international art + design conference at Desingel. We love this brand and really enjoyed seeing the Integrated 2017 in real life as well as shared throughout social media.

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Christmas 2017

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

Animals Art children's book Chris Dunn Illustration Christmas Christmas 2017 Cute Paisley Rabbit And The Treehouse Contest pre-order TreeA surprise Christmas party for Paisley's little brother. Merry Christmas everybody!!

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London Film & Comic Con 2017

Emmeline Illustration

LFCC2017 A post shared by Emmeline Pidgen (@emmelinedraws) on Jul 28, 2017 at 3:23am PDT With only a few weeks to go until Thought Bubble Comic Festival , I thought it was high time I give you a round-up of London Film and Comic Con ! London Film & Comic Con! I'M HERE!

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Peacock Arts Trail 2017

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

Art ceramics Chris Dunn Illustration claire baker limited edition prints open studio Peacock Arts Trail 2017 the wind in the willows watercolourOpen Studios In North West Wiltshire 30 Sept - 8 Oct peacockartstrail.co.uk

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Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition). Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition). All wallpapers featured in this post can be downloaded for free and come in versions with and without a calendar for December 2017.

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition). Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition). This post features their artwork for September 2017. This post features their artwork for September 2017. Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!

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Pumpkins, Spooky Fellows And Fall Inspiration For Your Desktop (October 2017 Edition)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Pumpkins, Spooky Fellows And Fall Inspiration For Your Desktop (October 2017 Edition). Pumpkins, Spooky Fellows And Fall Inspiration For Your Desktop (October 2017 Edition). Cosima Mielke. 2017-09-30T14:03:20+00:00. 2019-10-16T18:36:56+00:00.

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Telepathy Rebrand: The Complexity of Simplicity

Telepathy

Intro to the rebrand. Last week we launched the most complex rebrand we’ve ever done. We infamously put this project off for many years, due to the energy and resources that would be required to do it right.

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Our Favorite Typefaces of 2017

Typographica

What can be said is that each of these 2017 releases inspired at least one admirer among our distinguished group of designers, educators, and enthusiasts to take time away from their day jobs and pen their personal praises. Welcome to our twelfth annual celebration of new type design.

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How To Manage Inspiration Overload

Telepathy

I’ve been using this solution for all of 2017 and I’ve never been more inspired, informed, productive, and peaceful. Written by Telepathy Design Manager, Brad Soroka, this article originally appeared on the Trello blog.

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Directed by John Carpenter

Fonts in Use

Contributed by Rumsey Taylor License: All Rights Reserved. Berthold Wolpe ’s Albertus typeface played a recurring role for credits in a variety of John Carpenter’s films.

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France passes law that says Photoshopped images must have a disclaimer

David Airey

Another French law that took effect in May 2017 requires all European models working in France to present a medical certificate, and the doctor who signs off on the certificate must pay extra attention to body mass index (BMI).

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Fresh Pickin's

Inspo Finds

Fresh Pickin’s is a new Organic Vegetable juice brand, designed by South African-based illustrator and animator Fran Labuschagne. A totally organic juice made from only the freshest of produce from a local family-run farm.

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Uncharacteristic Characters

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

16 June 2017. 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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Millennials are changing the user experience of finance

Telepathy

Millennials are poised to become the largest demographic group in the world by the end of the decade. That’s less than 3 years away, folks, and as the stats start rolling in, we’re seeing that they have a very different approach to managing their finances.

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Ivan Chermayeff, rest in peace

David Airey

I was sad to hear that Ivan Chermayeff passed away on December 2nd, 2017 at the age of 85. As one of America’s most celebrated graphic designers, Ivan Chermayeff helped to define the creation of modern day corporate identity. Tom Geismar and Ivan Chermayeff.

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UCreative’s Graphic Design Reading List

Ucreative

We asked a few designers, marketers, and advertising professionals who’ve worked with UCreative to give us their recommends. These books and compilations range from fresh releases, to classic tomes.

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How to Make Memes

Design Wizard

The Meme Effect. There have been many internet crazes since the inception of the World Wide Web in 1989. Most are short-lived and seem to blow up overnight but fade almost as quickly.

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Dawn of the Dead (1978) movie posters

Fonts in Use

Contributed by Florian Hardwig Source: [link] License: All Rights Reserved. US poster by United Film Distribution Co., Dawn of the Dead from 1978 is the second film made in George A. Romero ’s Living Dead series after Night of the Living Dead (1968).

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Failure to Launch: How UX design can save the Internet of Things

Telepathy

Smart devices that collect & use data in the real world could transform our lives—but first we’ve got to figure out how to actually use the darn things. Hey, psst!

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Papersmiths

Inspo Finds

As you may or may not know, we at InspoFinds LOVE us some stationery! A trip to Bristol saw us visit Papersmiths , a brilliant new concept store for the stationery lovers. Now with a store in London, we couldn't resist writing a little post about what's slowly becoming one of our favourite stores!

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Fact magazine covers

Fonts in Use

Contributed by Nick Sherman License: All Rights Reserved. Shortly after being sentenced to jail time for the Eros periodical he started with Herb Lubalin, Ralph Ginzburg launched Fact magazine in 1964, again enlisting Lubalin as art director.

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Game Of Thrones & Secret Illustration Process

Emmeline Illustration

A post shared by Emmeline Pidgen (@emmelinedraws) on Aug 13, 2017 at 3:12pm PDT It's been a fair few weeks since we waved goodbye to season seven of Game of Thrones on tv; but I wanted to finally share my Thrones-inspired illustrations with you, and give you a peek at my process!

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Lieder zur Weihnachtszeit (1940)

Fonts in Use

Contributed by Florian Hardwig Photo: Florian Hardwig. License: CC BY-NC-ND. For your typographic holiday reading, here’s a find from a flea market in Berlin-Schöneberg. Lieder zur Weihnachtszeit (“Songs for Christmastide”) was published by Georg Kallmeyer Verlag in 1940.

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PIONEERS OF GERMAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Illustration Art

Callisto Publishers, 2017). "The early twentieth century was the most significant period of all in the development of modern design.

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Holy Trinities

Fonts in Use

Contributed by James Edmondson. These shorts, involving Jack Stratton of Vulfpeck being filmed and interviewed by designer Rob Stenson , give me more joy than any large scale fonts usage ever will. Each of the videos presents creative use of type, video editing, and various effects to tell the story.

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POOM CLAP

Inspo Finds

Studio Ouam have designed a colourful, exciting and interactive identity for POOMCLAP. An independent record label and booking agency based in Nice and Rennes. The 'young tri-colour house distinguishes itself with its records based on Nu Disco, Future Funk and French Touch'.

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Building a Global Community of Typographic Practice

Typographica

The first North American ISTD Annual Student Assessment was hosted at Kent State in February of 2017. The briefs for the 2017 scheme will be available online on October 1, with the assessment planned for April 13, 2018.

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National Wildlife Federation: Ranger Rick Cub

Anna Raff Illustration

Beginning with their December 2017 issue and over the course of 2018, my illustrations will be featured in the National Wildlife Federation's Ranger Rick Cub magazine for a beginning reader series. "Tracks in the Snow".

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A Sprint Story Chapter One: Mapping Monday & the Meaning of Empathy

Telepathy

A Sprint Story. Design Sprints are a highly structured week-long approach to solving problems. There’s a strict schedule. There’s an outlined series of exercises to follow. There’s even a timer to ensure things are on task.

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GOOD DRAWING IN COMICS

Illustration Art

Last week I read a college magazine describing a class on drawing graphic novels. The instructor told his students, "Good drawing gets in the way of good comics." This is a position widely held by people who don't understand what good drawing is.

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Teaching at the SVA Summer Residency

Anna Raff Illustration

This week brought to a close another June of teaching Illustration at the School of Visual Arts Summer Residency.

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STYLE IN ANCIENT EGYPT

FSketcher

Archeologists and historians have explored many fascinating facts about Ancient Egypt, thanks to survived artifacts left by this extraordinary civilization. The ubiquity and abundance of beauty products bring a big question.

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Working in Deep Space

Anna Raff Illustration

In the beginning, there are many circles. These days you’ll find me in deep space as I complete final art for my next picture book collaboration with Candlewick Press. THE DAY THE UNIVERSE EXPLODED MY HEAD is a collection of humorous poems about space by poet, performer, and educator, Allan Wolf.

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EBook Cover Art Top Tips

Design Wizard

The popularity of eBooks amongst consumers and B2B audiences continues to rise.

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TIME AND CHANCE HAPPENETH TO THEM ALL, part 2

Illustration Art

Walter Appleton Clark was one of the most promising young talents in the illustration field in 1900. He painted this beautiful and subtle watercolor at the age of 23. Note how he mastered the values in what might have been a muddy scene.

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“New Items !” sign, Trader Joe’s Rockridge, Oakland

Fonts in Use

Contributed by Stephen Coles Photo: Stephen Coles. License: CC BY-NC-SA. The Trader Joe’s in Rockridge, Oakland, CA. All the signs and price cards in this photo are painted or written by hand, but one is not like the others.

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Using the Internet of Things to extend your brand essence

Telepathy

Every once in awhile, a product design challenge comes along that we just can’t resist jumping on, even if it’s quite a departure from the majority of our past work.

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What's News with Me…

Anna Raff Illustration

What's news with me? I guess, a lot, since it's been a while since I updated this page. The late summer and early fall have kept me plenty busy. It's that time of year again!

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The 3 Steps to Great Photography Logos

Graphic Springs

So your specialty is photography. While you have an eye for the perfect shot, you might need a little help creating a great logo for your site.

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STAYING EASY IN YOUR HARNESS

Illustration Art

The poet Robert Frost understood that freedom is not the absence of constraints. You have freedom," he said, "when you're easy in your harness." The illustrator Mort Kunstler used to work for men's adventure magazines such as Stag or For Men Only.

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15 Inspirational Lemon Logo Designs

Graphic Springs

In the modern tech world, graphic designing has a very important role to play. With packaging being the most crucial thing when it comes to acing the marketing game, graphic designers are presented with the important task of coming up with a unique and innovative logo.

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THE OLD HOUSE ON TANGLEWOOD LANE, chapter 3

Illustration Art

Bernie Fuchs and his wife Anna Lee (known to all as Babe) in front of their new house In 1961 when the young Bernie Fuchs moved his family into the house on Tanglewood Lane, no one could've anticipated the explosive decade ahead.

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