Shanghai studio JWDK creates posters to help fight against coronavirus, inspired by vintage Chinese public health notices

Creative Boom

Shanghai brand design studio JWDK has launched a series of illustrated posters to help in the fight against coronavirus in China, inspired by vintage Chinese public health notices from the 1950s.

Paula Scher: Public Theater


As long as I’ve been practicing design, I have been most obsessed with the connection between the work I create and its public. The post Paula Scher: Public Theater appeared first on Shillington Design Blog.

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Booooooom x Capture Photography Festival: Public Art Open Call


Photo Capture Photography Festival open call photographers photography

Disaster Capitalism: The Provocative Public Art of Prague’s David ?erný

Azure Magazine

erný’s public installations proliferated across the Czech capital. That year, Czechia held the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, with the country invited to mark the occasion by installing a public art piece in Brussels. ?erný Curiosity Public Art

Go Public With Privacy

Straight North

Data breaches, ad tracking, misuse of personal data and other issues have rattled the public, justifiably so. While many data breaches occurred without much media fanfare, enormous attacks on major brands such as Capital One and Evite raised public awareness — and fear.

Bright Tape Promoting Social Distancing Transforms Public Architecture in Singapore


The account @tape_measures has been compiling photo submissions from the country, showing how geometric additions are altering public spaces with the use of simple X’s and more complex systems of arrows, boxes, and lines. via @natgeeoh.

Amplifier's Open Call For Mental Health and Public Safety Art

Juxapoz Magazine

In response to COVID-19, Amplifier has launched an urgent campaign with top art curators and public health advisors from around the world.

Vintage NASA Space Publications Various Manual & Report Cover Designs

The Logo Smith

The post Vintage NASA Space Publications Various Manual & Report Cover Designs appeared first on The Logo Smith.

Urinals for women: Is it time to rethink public toilets?

Design Week

There are many pointed reminders of the UK’s austerity period of the 2010s, but the nations’ public toilets are perhaps one of the lesser known victims. A lack of public toilets limits many people’s capacity to confidently leave their homes.

Shanghai Studio Creates Posters To Help Fight Against Coronavirus, Inspired By Vintage Chinese Public Health Notices

Design You Trust

Shanghai brand design studio JWDK has launched a series of illustrated posters to help in the fight against coronavirus in China, inspired by vintage Chinese public health notices from the 1950s.

Annie Atkins creates a series of fake Public Health Service posters to lift our spirits during lockdown

Creative Boom

"Smile on your neighbour" and "Now is not the time to text your ex" – these are some of the cheerful posters featuring "virus slogans" by Dublin-based designer Annie Atkins , a kind of fake public health service broadcast to cheer us up during lockdown and remind us to stay home.

Paula Scher exhibition looks at graphic design in the public sphere

Creative Review

In 1994, Pentagram New York was brought on board to shape a new visual identity for arts organisation The Public Theater. Paula Scher: Public Theater runs until December 7, and gives the floor to the wealth of innovative poster designs created by Scher.

Engaging Public Discourse on Climate Change Through Photography

Feature Shoot

While issues of climate change and extinction are finally being rightfully centered in public discourse, for many the issues remain abstract because they cannot picture the impact in real time.

A zine library opens in Hamburg to give visitors access to global DIY publications

Its Nice That

The newly launched Hamburg gallery Raum für Illustration has collected more than 150 zines from 25 countries, showing the breadth of talent in self-publishing. Read more

Public Finance Magazine Cover

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

Art Chris Dunn Illustration Cover Digital In The Pipe Line Leaks Magazine Photoshop Pipes Public Finance MagazineA blast from the not so distant past. I was given the a brief to create the phrase 'In The Pipeline' (the question mark was added later on) using about 5 stock images of pipes.

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How to Launch Your Blog or Portfolio in 2020 (3,500+ Word Start to Finish Guide)

Inspiration Feed

The graphic design industry is tough. No matter where you go, you’ll see amazing talent through the work of other designers in the field.

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National Public Radio posters

Communication Arts

The typographically experimental posters for NPR reveals this famed radio station’s statistics in a contemporary way. Article

Park Politics: Equity and Public Space During COVID-19

Azure Magazine

Long before the pandemic, the vitality of greenery and public space was readily apparent across many of North America’s most densely populated communities. As images of seemingly packed Florida beaches made headlines in March, a debate began to simmer about the harms of public life.

From Minneapolis to Syria, Artists Are Honoring George Floyd Through Murals and Public Artworks


From Minneapolis to Los Angeles to Syria, the public artworks are drawing attention to the horrific killing, in addition to the larger issue of police perpetrating state-sanctioned violence. Art murals public art social justice street art

Aint–Bad Magazine: Issue No.14 and Book Prize


Photo aint-bad photographers photography publication

20 public speaking tips even the experts use


But if you’re like most people, you probably need to amend that statement to “there’s nothing to fear but fear itself…and public speaking.”. There are ways you can get more comfortable with public speaking—and breeze through your next speech without the sweaty palms.

Moholy-Nagy and the New Typography: a comprehensive publication finally released

Type room

Bauhaus , book , publication , The New Typography , László Moholy-Nagy , Martin-Gropius-Bau , Berlin. For the first time, this comprehensive publication showcases Moholy-Nagy’s wall charts which have recently been rediscovered in Berlin’s Kunstbibliothek.

How AI-Enabled Surveillance Helps Track Public Health


AI and Public Health. Its role is to preserve public health. Nowadays, we’re all concerned about the public health that has been put at risk due to the novel coronavirus. However, the main goal remained the same – to track disease outbreaks and preserve public health.

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go! Brilliant 1980s Pop & Rock Music Publicity Photos

Design You Trust

Can you remember the bands and solo pop and rock music acts in the publicity stills below? Better yet, can you hum one of their hits? h/t: Source. Photography 1980s music press retro

Extraordinary Publicity Photos Of Sue Lyon As Stanley Kubrick’s Iconic ‘Lolita’, Photographed By Bert Stern

Design You Trust

One of the most iconic images in modern photography comes from the movie poster for Stanley Kubrick’s film adaption of Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial book Lolita. The young actress who embodied this mythical nymphet was Sue Lyon.

LogoArchive ExtraIssue – Past & Present


Art and Design BP&O Publications Graphic Design Reviews Publishing Branding Agency Design Blog Design For Print Design Inspiration Design News Design Opinion Design Reviews From Europe Graphic Design Graphic Design Blog Logo Design Inspiration Logo Design Resource Logo Design Trends: Clever Logos LogoArchive Logos Minimal Logos Typography

Radiohead launches Radiohead Public Library, an online archive

Creative Review

However, Radiohead has this week gone its own way, launching a new version of its online platform, and presenting a Radiohead Public Library of, you guessed it, all things Radiohead. We present: the RADIOHEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY.

Anna Ginsburg?s latest short is an unlikely ode to the random joy of public transport

Its Nice That

Digging out a phone recording of a chance encounter on the bus a few months ago, Anna’s new short is joyfully nostalgic for a public transport journey.

Designing confidence in public spaces: how cities will change post-lockdown

Design Week

“As much as public spaces are a lifeline for those of us exiting lockdown, they’re also a space of anxiety right now,” so says creative director and producer David Michon.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Slovak Public Defender of Rights by Andrej & Andrej

Under Consideration / Brand

The new logo uses exclamation points — a lot of them — as a way to highlight the mission of the organization which is to give a voice to the public when faced with issues from different government authorities. “¡Yo!”.

Illusory Street Typography Pops Off the Wall in Bold Murals by Ben Johnston


Art murals optical illusion public art street art typographyAll images © Ben Johnston. Toronto-based designer Ben Johnston plays with color, shadow, and perspective to create typography that appears three-dimensional in his site-specific murals.

Gripping a Plastic Bag, A Massive Fox by Artist Florentijn Hofman Towers Over Rotterdam


This public project is part of the artist’s series of sculptural essays, or artworks that should be read as three-dimensional narratives. Art animals foxes installation public art street artAll images © Florentijn Hofman by Frank Hanswijk, shared with permission.

Melek Zertal’s latest publication looks at the “in between scenes” of an X-Files investigation

Its Nice That

Sleepless follows Dana Scully through the more mundane parts of the day that you wouldn’t normally see.

Home MuralFest: 67 Artists Simultaneously Painted Murals in Their Homes and Gardens While Quarantined


Similar to other muralists, Copenhagen-based artist Jacoba Niepoort was preparing for a busy period full of travel and public projects when COVID-19 canceled all of her plans. By bringing them out of the public sphere, Home MuralFest subverts how viewers typically engage with these artworks.

A New York Public Library BEST BOOK of the YEAR!

Anna Raff Illustration

This week, we received more stellar news about THE DAY THE UNIVERSE EXPLODED MY HEAD: the New York Public Library has named it one of the Best Books for Kids of 2019 !

How Happy City Lab is spreading joy through public art

Creative Review

The post How Happy City Lab is spreading joy through public art appeared first on Creative Review. The Swiss art collective is on a mission to promote social interaction in urban spaces.

Khadija Saye’s large-scale prints are the first of three public installations addressing social inequality in west London

Its Nice That

Nine large-scale prints by the celebrated artist who tragically lost her life in the Grenfell Tower fire are now on display from 7 July to 7 August in Notting Hill.

Paris Musées Releases 100,000 Images of Artworks for Unrestricted Public Use


This week the Paris Musées added 100,000 digital copies of its artworks to the public domain, making them free and unrestricted for the public to download and use.

New Japanese Capsule Toy Series Is An All Star Team Of Public Drunks

Design You Trust

Japanese capsule toy brand Tama-Kyu is introducing a line of figures covering a genre we didn’t know we needed: public drunks!

COVID-19 Proves that Sustainable Design is a Necessity to Public Health

Azure Magazine

As part of the “Earth Challenge for 2020,” the information-gathering project involves a network of organizations championing action towards a healthier, more sustainable built environment by making real-time environmental conditions visible and transparent to the public.