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Collection of Inventive Urban Art & Cool Street Art One of the great things about cool street art is how inventive and original it can be. It can be incredible how some people perceive the world and can create something seemingly out of nothing. It is the essence of opportunistic art and is often the most quoted and memorable pieces. ol Street Art & Inventive Urban Art - Mr Pilgrim Graffiti Artist ol Street Art & Inventive Urban Art - Mr Pilgrim Graffiti Artist
Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s In the 1920s and 1930s, Japan embraced new forms of graphic design as waves of social change swept across the nation. This collection of 50 posters, magazine covers and advertisements offer a glimpse at some of the prevailing tendencies in a society transformed by the growth of modern industry and technology, the popularity of Western art and culture, and the emergence of leftist political thought. "Buy Domestic!" poster, 1930 [+] Cover of "Nippon" magazine issue #1, Oct 1934 [+] "Fuji Weekly" cover, Oct 1930 [+]

Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s

10 Awesome Infographics for Graphic Designers

As a graphic designer, you’ve probably designed at least a few infographics for your clients – or even for fun. You can create (and sell) infographics for any topic or industry, which means infographics can be a lucrative source of income. Some designers make a full-time living designing infographics alone. And while infographics always require the talents of a graphic designer, how many infographics have you seen that feature graphic designers? The following 10 awesome infographics were made by graphic designers, for graphic designers. Follow the links to view the full infographics. 10 Awesome Infographics for Graphic Designers
Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols. A typeface that has serifs is called a serif typeface (or seriffed typeface). Some of the main classifications of Serif type are: Blackletter, Venetian, Garalde, Modern, Slab Serif, Transitional, and Informal. Fonts in each classfication share certain similiar characteristics including the shape or appearance of their serifs. Serif fonts are widely used in traditional printed material such as books and newspapers.

Playtype | Typographer's Glossary

Playtype | Typographer's Glossary
Coasting into Spring | Sharpie Markers Official Blog

Coasting into Spring | Sharpie Markers Official Blog

Getting antsy for Spring to come? UGH we are, too (can you tell?)! For those of you that already skipping through town in your perfect spring getup, I would like to introduce you to the Sharpie green-eyed monster. Hello. So, to brighten up this cloudy weather, we thought of the perfect way to add a little color in our lives…SHARPIE COASTERS! These artsy, one-of-a-kind additions to your coffee table will make any appreciative guest marvel at your OBVIOUS skilled craftsmanship as you chuckle to yourself and shove your Sharpie markers out of sight.
While color can be appealing to us visually, a lot more is going on behind the scenes than just an aesthetic. Powerful psychological cues are triggered when we view different colors. Colors evoke emotions, moods and feelings. Whether you are a designer or a consumer, knowing the power of color psychology can help you make better decisions.

Psychology of Color [Infographic] | WebpageFX Blog

Psychology of Color [Infographic] | WebpageFX Blog
Photographs of Mirrors on Easels that Look Like Paintings in the Desert Daniel Kukla is a photographer who had formal training in biological and anthropological sciences. His educational background plays a major part of his artistic practice, and this can be seen in his clever project titled, The Edge Effect. In the description and explanation of the project, Kukla writes, In March of 2012, I was awarded an artist’s residency by the United States National Park Service in southern California’s Joshua Tree National Park. While staying in the Park, I spent much of my time visiting the borderlands of the park and the areas where the low Sonoran desert meets the high Mojave desert.

Photographs of Mirrors on Easels that Look Like Paintings in the Desert

10 Most Creative Packaging Design - Part II

10 Most Creative Packaging Design - Part II

Erkan | On 20, Oct 2012 Creative packaging is regarded as one of the most commonly seen illustration of graphic design. Aside from showcasing relevant and essential product properties, details and facts, the packaging is now a fundamental sales instrument as most consumers choose a product with creative, eye-catching packaging design when deciding on which products to buy. Therefore, having a captivating and exceptional and unique package design will make it a major competitive edge for companies and suppliers. The colors, illustration, typography and how items are wrapped and presented are just a few elements that designers need to pay attention to come up with an effective packaging which can impress the customers through it creativity.
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Imagery on Fabric: A Complete Surface Design Handbook - Jean Ray Laury
With an art career spanning more than three decades, Judith Ann Braun has tested the limits of her artistic musculature. She began as a self-described “realistic figure painter,” and worked through the struggles common to anyone who endeavors upon an artistic pursuit, that of searching for one’s own voice in the chosen medium. Fast forward to the 21st century where the evolution of Braun’s work has brought us to the Fingerings series, a collection of charcoal dust landscapes and abstracts “painted” using not brushes but her fingertips.

Judith Ann Braun's Fingers Are Magical

Judith Ann Braun's Fingers Are Magical

3D animated video instructions . Make a Peace crane, a flapping bird and a shirt.

3D animated video instructions . Make a Peace crane, a flapping bird and a shirt. About the Peace Crane This animation shows how to fold a square of paper into a peace crane (a bird). The crane is a bird with a long neck and tail feathers. It makes a great table decoration or gift. Good quality wrapping paper can also be used to make the model.
Positive Space 30 Essential PDF Documents Every Designer Should Download Well it took me a lot longer than I had originally expected but I was able to track down the original links to more than thirty PDF documents that I have collected over the past couple of years.

» 30 Essential PDF Documents Every Designer Should Download

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