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

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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.

60 Examples of Japanese Graphic Design

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

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How to Build Your Own Design Education without Going to School

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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.

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.

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. This December, Print magazine , an online authority on graphic, interactive and brand design and their influences on visual culture, announces new ownership and its continued presence in the graphic arts industry.

7 Common Mistakes When Presenting Design Work (And How To Present Like A Pro)

Just Creative

Pictures and other graphics. Your design is a work of art, and art has an inspiration. Your design may be the most sophisticated graphic art out there and yet your client won’t accept it as their brand identity. Their feedback is important even if they have absolutely no idea how graphic design works. You are an expert in the field of graphic design and you have been hired because of it. Graphic Design Guest Articles Presentation

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. Award-winning illustrator and author Christian Robinson creates children’s book illustrations in a cut-paper collage style. (My My favorite!)

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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. Once upon a time Graphic Design and Illustration art were two different fields. The commercialism of graphic art and the fine art of graphics did not sit comfortably at the same table.

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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.

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 was first exposed to graphic arts during a stint at the California Youth Authority when he was a teenager. He later entered the San Francisco City College as a commercial art student. Fifty Years Later, Black Panthers’ Art Still Resonates.

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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. Join a community of like-minded readers who are passionate about contemporary art, apply for our annual grant, and get exclusive access to interviews, partner discounts, and event tickets. Art Design History anamorphosis architecture lithographs optical illusion Philadelphia“Horizontorium” (1832), hand-colored lithograph, 22.5 inches.

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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. Althea McNish was born in Trinidad in 1924, and came to Britain as a student in the 1950s, where she studied at the London School of Printing and Graphic Arts and then the Royal College of Art. Today McNish is seen as a key figure in Black British art and design.

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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. Another talented artist who worked in the 60s psychedelic style was Heinz Edelmann, the art director for the ground breaking animated movie, Yellow Submarine. Op art, collage and finger painting all found their way into the film.

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

Under Consideration / Brand

First celebrated in 2012 (under the name of Moritz Pop Up Design Market), Design Market Barcelona is an annual event at the end of year that brings together over 100 independent designers who showcase everything from decoration and objects for the home, fashion and accessories, contemporary jewelry, crafts, and graphic art, all in time for the holidays. We decided to assume a role as art directors instead of graphic designers. “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. 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.

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.

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. “There is a long history of political protest and creative resistance being expressed through poster design, illustration and graphic art. “Art at its most significant is, as [Marshall] McLuhan reminds us in his writing, our ‘early warning system’ for culture.

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. Since graduating from AKV St Joost in Breda in 2012, he has carved out a successful trajectory that crosses the divide between commercial illustration and graphic art. Of his influences, Joren cites graphic artists including Uderzo, Blexbolex, Joost Swarte, Aryz, Stefan Glerum, Jacob Lawrence and Hedof.

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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. The Chicago Women's Graphics Collective in 1972, with a “Sisterhood is Blooming” poster in the background.

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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.

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. Today, we experience the next wave of cyberpunk in graphic design. Let’s take a look at these graphic design examples featuring cyberpunk aesthetics.

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.

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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.

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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. 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.

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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.

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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. Naturally, you want to impress your prospects and clients, but you also want to present a showcase of your design work that’s an accurate representation of your abilities as a graphic designer. There’s so much to consider when you think about what to put in your graphic design portfolio.

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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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. Bring your quotes to life with a graphic image. Other than helping tell a story and providing context to the quote, graphic images bring oomph to your text. 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. In 1957, a monthly promotional mailer was created to drum up business, and The Push Pin Monthly Graphic became a guideline for the group. “But his design thinking was his art; it was never done with malice.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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! The name of the brand, also by The Colour Club , evokes images of classic eateries and coffee houses from time immemorial.

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“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. This year’s jury is chaired by Pentagram partner Michael Beirut, director of design at the Whitney Museum of American Art Hillary Greenbaum, executive director of the National Book Foundation Lisa Lucas and a professor at Otis College of Art and Design Silas Munro.

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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.

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Recommended Reading

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking. It’s not the anachronisms that trouble me — I try to distance myself from the pedantic dingdongs who complain about a 1958 magazine using a 1962 typeface — and moreover I’ve always felt that one of the strengths of a new typeface is its ability to pass for vintage when it’s artfully arranged in period style. Atkins creates the on-screen graphic art that contributes so powerfully to the atmosphere of a film.