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.

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.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2020 107

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.

2015 52

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.

Book 52

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.

Art 39

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

Color 44

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”.

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. by Draw Wing Zen in Graphics. Sketches art.

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.

2012 93

3 Designers Reflect on their Evolving Creative Roles

Shillington

I’m Cathy Sison , a full-time teacher in New York and I wanted to explore deeper into the creative job roles of a senior graphic designer, art director and creative director. Chrissie Abbott , Art Director, UK. Chrissie Abbott is a designer, art director and artist from London.

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.

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.

“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.

Print 67

What to Include in Your Graphic Design Portfolio: Experts Weigh In

Creative Market

What to put in your graphic design portfolio is the age-old question that has hounded graphic designers of all experience levels for the longest time. There’s so much to consider when you think about what to put in your graphic design portfolio.

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. He was a distinguished graphic designer, author, illustrator, and collagist, producing memorable work in a wide range of mediums.

2017 39

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.

Fonts 79

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.

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.

2007 80

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.

2013 40

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.

2013 40

Can the design industry’s diversity problem be fixed?

Design Week

A 2019 census of the US design industry by the American Institute of Graphic Arts and Google found that 71% of employees were white. Vault49 runs the NY-LON Exchange Programme, a collaboration between University of the Arts London, Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation and the studio.

2019 63

PIONEERS OF GERMAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Illustration Art

The poor man's art museum, they transformed public boulevards into art galleries and revolutionized the worlds of advertising and design that followed. These and other elements fused to transform advertising form and content, and amplify the role of graphic design.

2017 39

“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.

Book 75

Shorty's

Inspo Finds

The windy legs also create an S shape in an instance of graphic art-cum-typography. The Colour Club have branded independent cafe, Shorty's, who serve some of the highest quality coffee and food. Obviously, they needed this go-to coffee house to look as good as its output tastes!

2017 67

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.

2007 52

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.

2013 40

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.

2013 40

Recommended Reading

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking. Atkins creates the on-screen graphic art that contributes so powerfully to the atmosphere of a film.

AN EPIDEMIC OF CIRCLE HEADS

Illustration Art

Doctors have discovered a clue to the origins of this epidemic in the excellent reference work, Graphic Style by Steven Heller and Seymour Chwast. Holmes The authors described the information graphics style as: graphic design working toward the goal of clarifying simple and complex data.

2014 53

20 exciting illustrators to follow in 2020

Creative Boom

And this year's compendium features original cover illustrations by Lisa Perrin, with art direction by award-winning designer/illustrator Dave Plunkert of SPUR Design. Iker Ayestaran specialises in digital, gouache and graphic art, and his work is full of texture, soft lines and retro colours.

2020 400

“Curved, Pointy, and Nervous-Looking Types”

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

It is 1953, and you are a graduate student at the Yale University School of Art.

2009 52

The One Ill Building

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

If after all this you’re still uncertain about whether you prefer caps or lowercase letters, maybe it’s time for a graphic art sex change.

2007 52

Gift Guide: 10 Covetable Books for Design Lovers

Azure Magazine

The Art of Looking Up, by Catherine McCormack. Architecturally speaking, an artfully designed ceiling is like the cherry on a sundae: a delicious capper to the careful assemblage that constitutes a building.