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Gizmodo Brasil. 6 Steps for Designers to Successfully Partner with an Illustrator. Illustrators of work shown, clockwise starting at top left: Mark McGinnis, Edward McGowan, Daniel Krall, Kate Hindley and Susy Waters Pilgrim.

6 Steps for Designers to Successfully Partner with an Illustrator

(Editor’s note: This post was contributed by Hannah Fichandler with Connecticut-based, marketing and communications company Taylor Design. This post originally appeared on the company’s blog 247 Main.) I can’t draw. Well, that’s not entirely true. At least not the way I once could and certainly not the way an illustrator can. I’ve been fortunate to work with wide range of illustrators, not just in style or personality, but also locale.

I’ve also been fortunate to have 99% of these collaborations work out really well. So, that got me pondering: What is it about my process of commissioning an illustration that is so successful and enjoyable? 1. 2. I have a collection of illustrators’ reps sites bookmarked, as well as an ever-evolving list of links to individual artists’ site. Smashing Magazine. The New Yooxer. 100% Quality HD Desktop Wallpapers. RottenEggs. Zombie Panda. Milk Design. About - Instrument. Toy Design Served. Story People Home.

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Dream Big by Peter Fecteau

Martin Luther King Jr. using 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes. > Recycled Wine Bottle Torch. 08.09.09 | by Erik Anderson Whether it’s product branding, package design or projects for ourselves, we’re pleased when we find a solution that’s very effective and creative, while keeping resources to a minimum.

Recycled Wine Bottle Torch

This idea is very inexpensive idea and it’s a great way to recycle a wine bottle. See how this simple idea inspired this brand and wine bottle design. It’s been a record year for mosquitoes here in Indianapolis, Indiana and I’d been wanting to add some Tiki-esque torches to the patio to combat the little buggers, and add a little ambiance. After searching the world over to find a torch that was affordable and atypical I came to the conclusion that unless I wanted wicker or bamboo, I needed to be a bit more resourceful. New media design. Graphic Design Inspiration and Photoshop Tutorials. MoCo Loco - Modern contemporary design & architecture. Publiz – Inspiration graphique et publicité créative. Design Ideas, DIY Projects and Practical Advice For Inspired Living. Creative - Galerie d'inspiration pour les créatifs.

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Your task is simply to create a piece of digital art using one of the 15 images below as a base. Step 1: Sign up for a free trial at – which gives you one week to download any 35 high-res images on their site for free.Step 2: Choose and download one of the images below to use as the base for your Photoshop creation. Each of these “Subject Photos” have two human subjects.Step 2: Combine your Subejct Photo with any of the millions of other images/graphics available on ingimage using your free trial. You can create any type of compilation, collage, poster or any other graphic design concept you can visualize. Read More→ To find our next retoucher we’re heading north to Sweden (of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ series and ‘Volvo fame’) … it’s Scandinavia’s finest photo-shopper Erik Johansson.

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Other winners (there is quite a group) include Morphosis and Kieran Timberlake, both offices we admire, so is a nice feeling. Travelling exhibition in Europe and book of some sort to follow. more about the project here June 6th, 2012 § Comments Off § permalink I really love it when professional threads come together, even if it's momentary. Our colleague at Keio, the architect Fumihiko Maki, is donating a sketch to Architecture for Humanity and their fundraising drive focusing on loving architecture (for a change, and about time too!) Works up for auction include drawings by a great group, from Bjarke Ingels to Renzo Piano, Steven Holl and more. Check out the ebay site and bid for some of the good stuff!

April 8th, 2012 § Comments Off § permalink Crazy busy year and I hope to catch up on it all in near future. Design Awards 2012 - nominees announced. The nominees for this year's Designs of the Year Awards at the Design Museum have just been announced.

Design Awards 2012 - nominees announced

They include Barber Osgerby's Olympic Torch for London and Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton for the Duchess of Cambridge's Wedding Dress. Spanning seven different categories (Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Product and Transport) the longlist is an eclectic mix which celebrates the very best in global design. Some of our favourites include Assemble CIC's Folly for a Flyover and United Visual Artists', High Arctic interative exhibition held at the National Maritime Museum in London, both of which have already featured on Architect John McAslan's restoration of The Iron Market in Port au Prince, Haiti has also been nominated. In July we gave you a first look at McAslan's dramatic King's Cross Terminal. Portfolios, Inspiration, Jobs and Networking for Creative Professionals.

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