2017

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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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

The law means that any models appearing in commercial photography whose bodies have been made thinner or thicker using image software must be labelled with “Photographie retouchée” (edited photograph). Lady Gaga called out Glamour for Photoshopping her cover image.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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Building a Global Community of Typographic Practice

Typographica

In 1928, Vincent Steer, the self-described “advertising typographer” behind the book Printing Design and Layout (1934), established the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) in the UK.

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How To Manage Inspiration Overload

Telepathy

Written by Telepathy Design Manager, Brad Soroka, this article originally appeared on the Trello blog. There’s never been a better time in history to search out and uncover creative inspiration. In fact, the internet is uniting us like never before: it’s giving us all information overload.

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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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Ivan Chermayeff, rest in peace

David Airey

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. I was sad to hear that Ivan Chermayeff passed away on December 2nd, 2017 at the age of 85.

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

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition). Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition). Cosima Mielke. 2017-08-31T17:57:51+00:00. 2019-10-16T18:36:56+00:00.

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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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12 Best Free Fonts From Behance Designers

Ucreative

As a graphic designer, you can never have enough fonts. Seems like a lot of graphic designers, me included, have a habit of hoarding a lot of fonts in their respective computers. Admit it though.

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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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PIONEERS OF GERMAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Illustration Art

"The early twentieth century was the most significant period of all in the development of modern design.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Modern Artist Jean Shin

Design Soak

Modern Artist Jean Shin transforms everyday objects into "visually alluring conceptual explorations". She has won many awards and has exhibited her art works throughout the United States in various exhibitions: Sculpture inspiration Modern Artist vinyl art

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Brilliant E-book Cover Art Tips For Wattpad

Design Wizard

Why Wattpad? Wattpad gives people from around the world access to an audience of millions, and connects them with content they can’t find anywhere.

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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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Cass Art's 'Be Inspired' Challenge

Emmeline Illustration

It's no secret that I love to switch things up and work with a variety of media in my illustrations.

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Paisley Rabbit Cover, Leaf By Leaf (Part 1)

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

The approved rough design for the book cover Last week I started work on the final painting for the book cover of Paisley Rabbit and the Treehouse Contest.

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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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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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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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A Guide to Vet Logos and How to Choose One for Your Business

Graphic Springs

Everyone knows first impressions matter. That's why finding the perfect logo for your vet office or animal hospital is important. Communicate your key veterinarian values through images to make sure your first impression isn't the last.

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10 TIPS TO KICKSTART YOUR FASHION ILLUSTRATION CAREER

FSketcher

The new year is here and it is time to evaluate your fashion illustration career and make a mega-plan of action for 2018. It is time to move to the next level, commit yourself to your creative job and stretch yourself artistically. Here are 10 tips to kickstart your illustrator’s career.

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Integrated 2017

Inspo Finds

Earlier this month in Antwerp saw Integrated 2017 , an international art + design conference at Desingel.

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