Posts Tagged ‘graphic design’

D&AD Awards

The D&AD is an organization that celebrates excellence in design and advertising. They recently announced winners for the 2016 D&AD Awards. Below are only a few of the many amazing winners and it’s hard to pick just a few to showcase here.  Also noteable are the “New Blood” winners, which include the new generation of [...]

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House of Minalima opens to showcase the graphic design they did for Harry Potter films

                    Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima of the MinaLima Studio had the amazing job of designing the graphic props for all the Harry Potter films.  Their work will now be on exhibit in Soho, London so that you can see their fabulous designs in person (wish I [...]

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Little Gems of Graphic Design History

      The New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual, not only helped those who might have found themselves lost in the complex New York Subway system, but also served as an important piece of modern graphic design history. It was designed in 1970 by Unimark’s Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda, and was [...]

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Can you sum up your life in a single sentence?

Up until his recent exposure on Buzzfeed garnered Steven St. Pierre tons of attention, the Canadian Art Director was asking people to submit a title to him that would sum up their lives in a single sentence. He then designed book jackets everyday in clever and humorous ways. Because of the overwhelming number of submissions, [...]

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Graphic Designers Surveyed – What did they say?

If you’re a graphic designer interested in knowing about the peers in your field, you can check out the book “Graphic Designers Surveyed” by authors Lucienne Roberts and Jessie Price. Together with social scientist Nikandre Kopcke, Roberts and Price, conducted an extensive survey that asked nearly 2000 graphic designers to dish about their careers. They enlisted [...]

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