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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.

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Pritzker Prize Winners Design Accessible and Inclusive Public Washrooms For Tokyo

Azure Magazine

From park pavilions and sprawling mall interiors to the depths of subway stations, public washrooms have provided countless individuals (myself included) much needed space to relieve themselves. Rarely do public washrooms relay such careful execution. “Everybody poops.”

Knoll Works publication

Communication Arts

Blurring the lines between a magazine, a lookbook and a catalog, Knoll Works illustrates the breadth of Knoll’s expertise in product solutions for the modern workplace. Article

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.

Remembering Siah Armajani (1939-2020): An Artist Who Bridged Public Art, Politics and Architecture

Azure Magazine

While he was still a student, his early works on paper were exhibited in a number of shows at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis; he went on to complete his first public structure, fittingly titled First Bridge , in White Bear Lake in 1968. PHOTO: Public Art Fund/Timothy Schenck.

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

Azure Magazine

From a Brussels installation crudely depicting European national stereotypes to a theatrically elongated middle finger floating down Prague’s Vltava River, his installations have reliably spurred controversy, all while shaping public space – and public consciousness – across Czechia and around the world. erný’s public installations proliferated across the Czech capital. If souvenirs of national heroes and grand battles permeate the public realm, why not disasters?

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.

Booooooom x Capture Photography Festival: Public Art Artist Chosen


Photo Angela Blažanovi? capture festival photographer photography vancouver

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. The extent to which these issues will hurt Facebook is open to discussion, but without question the public scrutiny has taken public awareness to a whole new level.

Vintage NASA Space Publications Various Manual & Report Cover Designs

The Logo Smith

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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.

Designing better public health awareness through video games

Design Week

But as the coronavirus crisis proves, video games can be a crucial tool in helping doctors and the general public deal with public health matters. ” The post Designing better public health awareness through video games appeared first on Design Week.

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. Through an open call, the aim is to give artists the opportunity to use their skills to inspire the global community to stay strong, stay safe, and stay united in work that will be distributed around the world. Illustration

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.

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

Black Lives Matter Mural for London chosen by public vote

Its Nice That

The afrofuturist design by artists Linett Kamala and Azarra Amoy depicting Paulette Wilson and Belly Mujinga won by a “landslide”.

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. Since 2010 , shrinking council funding has seen the closure of almost a thousand public facilities across the country – a drop of more than a fifth. A lack of public toilets limits many people’s capacity to confidently leave their homes. The post Urinals for women: Is it time to rethink public toilets?

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. With Paula Scher at the helm of the project, The Public Theater gained a fresh pool of designs that drew on everything from Pop Art and Constructivism to graffiti and hip-hop aesthetics. Paula Scher: Public Theater runs until December 7, and gives the floor to the wealth of innovative poster designs created by Scher.

Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration will be world’s largest public arts space for the medium

Its Nice That

The House of Illustration will rename and relocate to the £8 million institution planned for London’s Islington, with the existing gallery remaining closed until its scheduled 2022 completion.

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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

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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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. Below you can see the trials and tribulations I went through trying to get the words to be legible and still all join together realistically.

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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.

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.

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

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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.

“Public art has to demonstrate generosity towards the public”: Eva Rothschild on democratic sculpture

Its Nice That

The Irish artist and Royal Academician has unveiled her first permanent London sculpture, a candy-striped, upside-down tree in King’s Cross intended as a social outdoor space.

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


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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 artA mural in Minneapolis by Xena Goldman, Cadex Herrera, Greta McLain, Niko Alexander, and Pablo Hernandez.

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. In 1929, ten years after the Bauhaus was founded, Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau launched the exhibition “New Typography.”.

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.

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Artists invited to contribute to large-scale public installation thanking NHS and key workers

Its Nice That

Titled Gratitude, the collection of 49 blank human forms will each be decorated by different creatives before touring the UK.

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.

Transparent Public Restrooms in Tokyo Transform into Opaque, Colorful Stalls When in Use


As public bathrooms have shut down and been a source of fear since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the new structure ameliorates multiple issues of accessibility. The result is a diverse series of public facilities designed to be more accessible and attractive to those who need them.

Okuda San Miguel Transforms a Stark Lighthouse in Spain into a Technicolor Beacon


Art lighthouse murals public art“Infinite Cantabria” (2020, Spain. All images © Okuda San Miguel, by Beatriz Carretero and Omar H. Garcia, shared with permission.

Accessibility Measure or Exclusive Architecture?

Azure Magazine

It affects people who use and rely on public space the most, including those experiencing homelessness and youth, by employing design strategies to restrict “undesired” behaviours, such as sleeping in public or gathering in groups. Rather than the blatant appearance of spikes on window ledges, most hostile public furniture comes off as innocuous – even useful – especially when its most salient feature is the tactically placed armrest. Architecture Design Public Design