Graphic Art Between Renaissance And Modernity

Design You Trust

The French artist Benedicte Piccolillo, graphic designer and street artist, is the talent hidden behind Voglio Bene. Initially a photographer, the artist is self-taught in digital graphic creation.

How To Speed Up Your Workflow with a Little Help from Design.Dev

Inspiration Feed

Digital resources are everywhere nowadays. Whether it’s a stock photo or an animated illustration, you don’t need to look far (or for hours) to find what you need. But this can be a double-edged sword, too.

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60 Examples of Japanese Graphic Design

Inspiration Feed

Style in various forms is evident in Japan. From shockingly vibrant posters to carefully landscaped gardens, Japan is without shortage of design elements.

Roslyn Fok on What Inspires Her Design Work (Interview)

Inspiration Feed

Working with fashion brands such as Converse, Nike, and even Chanel, Graphic Designer Roslyn Fok knows how to handle any design job that she takes on.

How to Build Your Own Design Education without Going to School

Inspiration Feed

Two relatively ordinary words, but once put together take on a distinct meaning – a glorified institute subliminally pushing the notion that the combination of art and academia is the recipe for success. Design School.

How to Build Your Own Design Education without Going to School

Inspiration Feed

Two relatively ordinary words, but once put together take on a distinct meaning – a glorified institute subliminally pushing the notion that the combination of art and academia is the recipe for success. Design School.

30 Gorgeous Examples of Korean Graphic Design

Inspiration Feed

There’s something absolutely fascinating about the Korean culture. It has taken over the entire world, with Korean pop stars, Korean makeup, Korean fashion, and everything else Korean dominating the scene everywhere you look.

Yoshi Sodeoka’s Bookshelf is all about design that gets better with age

Its Nice That

Multi-disciplinary artist Yoshi Sodeoka presents five influential titles from his bookshelf, taking us on a tour of Japanese graphic art, cyberpunk aesthetics and even a book found in a dumpster just after 9/11. Read more

Nominate Your Favorite Article for the MVP Awards

Guild News Blog

Nominate your favorite article on design, illustration, or industry news for Graphic Arts Today's MVP Award by October 13th. The post Nominate Your Favorite Article for the MVP Awards appeared first on The Graphic Artist Guild. Guild News News award Blog Post industry news

A Mixture Of Innocence, Beauty, Violence, Decadence, Japanese And Russian Folklore – In Bizarre Works By Vania Zhuravlev

Design You Trust

Characters from Russian fairy tales and Japanese folklore, demons, dead bodies and beautiful women from brothels – these are the main subjects and themes in the works by Vania Zhuravlev, a Russian artist who emigrated to London and who creates graphic art in a style very reminiscent of Russian engravings of the early 20th century.

Motion designer Nina-Lou Giachetti describes her creative process

Creative Review

Despite growing up on a remote farm in Brittany, France, Giachetti’s parents were heavily into art and gave her a solid cultural base. “I also experimented with a lot of art forms during my childhood, and I always knew I wanted to work in this area,” she says.

9 Reasons To Choose Graphic Design As A Career

Just Creative

Graphic design is an incredible career choice for those with a creative vision for their future. Before we go into detail about why graphic design is an incredible choice of career, we’ll take a closer look at what it entails. What Is Graphic Design?

Print is back! The renowned culture brand to be relaunched in 2020

Type room

printing , magazine , print , Daily Heller , Debbie Millman , Steven Heller , Andrew Gibbs , Jessica Deseo , Laura Des Enfants , Graphic Design , Print Regional Design Awards , awards , Print Holdings LLC , William Edwin Rudge.

Illustrator Christian Robinson Creates Vintage-Inspired Collages That Tell Inclusive Children?s Stories

Brown Paper Bag

Inspired by illustration and graphic art from the 1950s and 60s, he utilizes paint and collage to conjure charming characters that highlight inclusivity and diverse stories.

Historic Lithograph Reveals Anamorphic Views of Razed Bank of Philadelphia

Colossal

via Graphic Arts Collection , The Morning News ). Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing. Art Design History anamorphosis architecture lithographs optical illusion Philadelphia“Horizontorium” (1832), hand-colored lithograph, 22.5

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The Best Design Examples for 2020 Part I: Infinite Inspiration

Graphic Mama

Design fashions are no exception and graphic design trends are more forward looking than most. There is no doubt that graphic design has developed into an art form in its own right and designers are constantly pushing the boundaries of ideas and the limits of technology.

Quick Design History: Emory Douglas #ThrowbackThursday

Shillington

Emory Douglas is an American graphic designer most notably known for his time as Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party from 1967-1980 and oversaw its artistic direction of its newspaper, The Black Panther. He later entered the San Francisco City College as a commercial art student.

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A Collection of Mountain Graphics for Outdoor Inspired Designs

Creative Market

If so, the graphic wizards at Creative Market have you covered. Her outdoor graphics are available in black and white or in a simple color scheme, and one set features a textured background. by Creative Journey in Graphics. Some of these mountain graphics are rendered in watercolor, with an Asian-inspired aesthetic. by Draw Wing Zen in Graphics. by barsrsind in Graphics. Mountains map, set graphic elements. by Vector growing in Graphics.

Reviewed: New Identity for Design Market Barcelona by Naranjo-Etxeberria

Under Consideration / Brand

Organized by Foment de les Arts i del Disseny (FAD), a not-for-profit association of design professionals and companies, and hosted at the immense Disseny Hub, Design Market Barcelona welcomes over 10,000 people each day in its short three-day run. “Mix to the Max”.

Alison Forner on Designing The Appointment

Spine Magazine

Alison Forner is an Art Director at Avid Read Press and Simon & Schuster, whose work has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in their 50 Books/50 Covers Show.

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THE ENERGY OF THE 1960s, part 4

Illustration Art

By the end of the 1960s, he had popularized a new psychedelic style, with bright pop art colors and cosmic, magical tropes. He worked in an 18 room art studio overlooking the Hudson River and drove a Rolls Royce which he had decorated.

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“There’s a massive potential for design”: an Australian design guide

DesignWeek

In Perth, Australia, a series of public bus stops represents a personal journey for graphic designer Kevin Wilson. “There were no Indigenous professional graphic designers in Perth,” Wilson says, and this had led to a few problems.

Dazed recruits creatives to spread some much needed positivity

Creative Review

The latest of these poster-shaped initiatives comes from Dazed Media, which has teamed up with creatives from the worlds of art, design, fashion and music on its new campaign, #AloneTogether.

100 stunning picture quotes that will supercharge your creativity

Canva

So whether you want to take your graphics to the next level or create your own for the first time, let’s go through some ways you can do the same for your quotes using some of the most eye-catching examples on the web. Add graphic images that complement your quote. Neue Graphic.

Reimaging Graphic Design via a Prism of Cyberpunk, Brutalism & Steampunk

Noupe

The sunrise of tech innovations, the dominance of urbanism in our lives, and the desire to breathe in unison with the future — all these factors have created a perfect environment for the birth of new graphic design trends and a blast of the past futuristic tendencies.

17 Typography Inspiration Resources To Boost Creativity

Shillington

Dipped your toes into the world of graphic design? It may look funky, modern and new, but this website has established roots in the design world created by the oldest and the largest not-for-profit design organisation in the United States: The American Institute of Graphic Arts.

Joren Joshua’s illustrations depict everyday life with wit and humour

Creative Review

Joren Joshua’s bold graphic style combines his art school training as an illustrator with a love of graffiti and vintage posters. Of his influences, Joren cites graphic artists including Uderzo, Blexbolex, Joost Swarte, Aryz, Stefan Glerum, Jacob Lawrence and Hedof.

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Cover Reveal! Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle

Spine Magazine

On using Althea McNish’s art, Alex continues, “Althea’s art really captures visually the themes of rage, anger and hot-blooded courage of my characters. Today McNish is seen as a key figure in Black British art and design.

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“Sisterhood is Blooming” poster

Fonts in Use

The “Sisterhood is Blooming / Springtime Will Never Be the Same” poster was originally produced in the early 1970s by the Chicago Women's Graphics Collective , an organization founded 50 years ago this year to provide feminist posters in support of the women’s liberation movement.

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Delve into the uncharted history of book covers from the Arab world

Creative Review

Moe Elhossieny: I studied fine and graphic arts and graduated with a BA from the faculty of fine arts in Egypt back in 2009. Back then, design did not stand as its own field and practice, it was either you do art or advertising.

The AIGA Video

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

As part of the presentation of the 2013 AIGA Medal, the American Institute of Graphic Arts commissioned this short video about type designers Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones. In addition to offering an intimate glimpse at some recent works-in-progress, the video features an inside look at the company offices in a moment of rare repose.

The AIGA Video

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

As part of the presentation of the 2013 AIGA Medal, the American Institute of Graphic Arts commissioned this short video about type designers Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones. In addition to offering an intimate glimpse at some recent works-in-progress, the video features an inside look at the company offices in a moment of rare repose.

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. While we never had the pleasure of meeting in person, Ivan and his colleagues Tom Geismar and Sagi Haviv have been gracious enough to share their thoughts and advice with me in my much shorter time as a graphic designer. He was a distinguished graphic designer, author, illustrator, and collagist, producing memorable work in a wide range of mediums.

My 2020 Year In Review

Just Creative

Graphic Arts Today MVP Awards Jury. This is the time of the year to reflect. We all know the negatives of 2020 so I am not going to dwell on them but instead share some insights to a rather productive 2020.

Top 5 Most Reliable Free Font Sites

Pixlr

Once you download a few or a few dozen free fonts, our free online Pixlr Editor app for graphic designers lets you use fonts you’ve installed on your computer. Often times, these free fonts come with some clip art or graphics that are included in the downloadable packs. Aside from fonts, you can download lots of graphic art, creative clip art and templates for free, which saves time whenever necessary.

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Remembering Milton Glaser: “You can’t be good at everything”

Design Week

Milton Glaser, the American graphic designer behind one of the most well-known logos in the world, has died on his 91st birthday following a stroke. Raised by Jewish Hungarian immigrants, he studied at arts college The Cooper Union in the city’s East Village.

Movie Poster Design 101: The Anatomy of a Movie Poster

Tuts Plus

While many vintage movie posters are now cherished by collectors and art fans for their striking designs, movie posters had and continue to have a simple commercial function—to promote the studio’s film and attract audiences into theaters.

Get Out the Vote: Creative Ideas for Photographers

Feature Shoot

“When artists make art about a particular issue, and it motivates people to vote—that’s a win. If they are registered, ask them to send you a DM confirming their status to be eligible to win a fine art print, calendar, photo session, or another reward of your choice.

The AIGA Medal

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

The American Institute of Graphic Arts has announced that Jonathan Hoefler will receive the 2013 AIGA Medal, the profession’s highest honor. “In recognition of their contributions to the typographic landscape through impeccable craftsmanship, skilled historical reference and insightful vernacular considerations,” the award celebrates the body of work created by the company over the past twenty-four years.

The AIGA Medal

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

The American Institute of Graphic Arts has announced that Jonathan Hoefler will receive the 2013 AIGA Medal, the profession’s highest honor. “In recognition of their contributions to the typographic landscape through impeccable craftsmanship, skilled historical reference and insightful vernacular considerations,” the award celebrates the body of work created by the company over the past twenty-four years.

PIONEERS OF GERMAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Illustration Art

The design profession was born, and with it came the beginnings of corporate and graphic design as we know it today." -- Jens Müller, Pioneers of German Graphic Design The first few decades in 20th century Germany were tumultuous years, a veritable Cambrian explosion of innovation which shaped the world of visual communication that we now take for granted. These and other elements fused to transform advertising form and content, and amplify the role of graphic design.

“Books remain stubbornly, thrillingly relevant”: the enduring value of book design

Design Week

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) has been judging books by their covers for over 100 years. The project brief called for the jacket art to convey the mood and spirit of magical realism, the literary genre for which the subject is best known.

Typographic Gifts for Designers, Part 2

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

The designers at the Cary Graphic Arts Press (Rochester Institute of Technology) apparently share my love of Page's colorful woodtypes, for their lovely Wood Type Notecards reproduce some pages from the exceedingly rare Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type, Borders, &c. A few weeks ago, I posted some scans of nineteenth-century wood types by William Page, from the rare specimen book Wm. Page & Co. Wood Type of 1872.