How To Get Your Creative Products Featured in the Press

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You might be a jewellery designer selling products online or an illustrator hoping to push some new prints – whatever you're doing to make a living; you need publicity in magazines, blogs, and newspapers to raise your profile and get new customers. Photo by Anthony Shkraba from Pexels.

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Why must government design be subjected to utilitarian austerity? Like any brand or institution, governments have their own design sensibilities and needs, and a good typeface can help provide a unique and recognizable visual language.

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Booooooom x Capture Photography Festival: Public Art Open Call

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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.”

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. With a theme of 'Stay Clean, Stay Strong' and a palette of soft colours, the four artworks are to help companies maintain good hygiene in and around the workplace. It comes after many workers return to their offices after a long period of homeworking due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Double Duty: Re-Imagining the Public Value of Infrastructure

Azure Magazine

The street as public space — as site to reclaim for civic possibilities — gained new potency during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement. The following offers three key frameworks that we would like to propose when thinking about safety infrastructures in public space.

Public Domain and Free Fonts For Personal and Commercial Use

Noupe

Here’s a selection of 100% free and public domain fonts you can use for both personal and commercial needs. Public domain fonts , or open typographies, are all the fonts that are not only free to use but also open to edit, customize and modify , as well as redistribute.

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’s 2020-21 Public Theater identity reflects the times

Creative Review

The new identity for the institution’s 2020-2021 season, which will run entirely online, is created by Scher and the in-house team at the Public Theater and nods to the unique, challenging circumstances faced by the arts this year.

Paula Scher: Public Theater

Shillington

As long as I’ve been practicing design, I have been most obsessed with the connection between the work I create and its public. Later in my career, I was happiest working in the public realm where the work existed in the physical form: on the streets, in public spaces, on packaging, and later, through identity systems for cultural organizations, particularly theaters and art museums. The post Paula Scher: Public Theater appeared first on Shillington Design Blog.

Booooooom x Capture Photography Festival: Public Art Open Call

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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?

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

Public Theater identity

Communication Arts

Pentagram’s colorful identity for The Public Theater’s 2020-2021 season rejuvenates this New York-based theater’s passionate spirit.

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.

Unhoused, Unwelcome? Public Space and the Stigma of Homelessness

Azure Magazine

Safe in Public Space is a Bentway initiative that takes a deep, critical look at safety and equity in public spaces everywhere. In a public realm that does not cater to the needs of the unhoused, homeless folks effectively become perceived as intruders into “our” space.

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.

Booooooom x Capture Photography Festival: Public Art Artist Chosen

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Photo Angela Blažanovi? capture festival photographer photography vancouver

Bright Tape Promoting Social Distancing Transforms Public Architecture in Singapore

Colossal

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. To help visualize social distancing guidelines, residents in Singapore are using tape to demarcate many outdoor common areas and shopping centers.

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.

Carnival, Blackness and the Precarity of Public Safety

Azure Magazine

This is why prioritizing the safety of the people who participate in this practise — particularly Black people — is a public health issue. Safe in Public Space is a Bentway initiative that takes a deep, critical look at safety and equity in public spaces everywhere.

What is Public Interest in Architecture?

Azure Magazine

The profession of architecture in Canada is framed by regulatory bodies through its mandate to protect the public interest. How do we inscribe a “public,” and who is excluded from it? Fundamentally, architects are not trained to engage with the public directly.

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.

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.

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?

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. Like so many places, they rely mostly on donations from the public, and we couldn't have asked for better care.

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. The post Engaging Public Discourse on Climate Change Through Photography appeared first on Feature Shoot. After being discharged from the Navy in 1968, native Los Angeleno Wayne Levin moved to Hawaii, where he has continued to live over the past half century.

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.

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

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. With a theme of ‘Stay Clean, Stay Strong’ and a palette of soft colours, the four artworks are to help companies maintain good hygiene in and around the workplace. It comes after many workers. Source. Inspirations coronavirus posters safety

National Public Radio posters

Communication Arts

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

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”.

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.

LogoArchive Issue 8

BP&O

BP&O PublicationsInspired by a panel discussion that took place at London’s Somerset House in 2018 as part of the exhibition Print! the first issue of LogoArchive was conceived, designed and sent to print the following day.

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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. And in cities where lawns and backyards are a rare luxury, parks offer a much-needed respite – with urban green space proven to be crucial to public health and well-being. As images of seemingly packed Florida beaches made headlines in March, a debate began to simmer about the harms of public life. In a public place?

Ikea to cease printing its catalogue, once the most distributed publication in the world

Its Nice That

Its 70-year run is coming to an end as the retailer cites decreased readership and digital investment.

20 public speaking tips even the experts use

Canva

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.”. Public speaking is one of the most common fears in the world, affecting more than 25 percent of people ; for some reason, the thought of getting up and presenting in front of a crowd gives a lot of people serious anxiety. One of the biggest fears people have about public speaking is, of course, that they’ll completely blow it.

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.”.

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

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Photo aint-bad photographers photography publication