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Color and color. Transparent Textures. Graphic Means. RECENTLY REJECTED. It's Nice That : Home. My Modern Met. Michael Bierut is the definition of what excellent graphic design can do. Twitter’s product and engineering departments will bear the brunt of the 300-plus job cuts the company has planned.

Michael Bierut is the definition of what excellent graphic design can do

Can the survivors accomplish what a larger team couldn’t? For years, Twitter has trailed the competition in terms of features. While Facebook managed to incorporate photographs, links, and long status updates into its billions of users’ feeds without skipping a beat, Twitter struggled just to serve up 140-character bursts of texts with consistent reliability. In fact, many of the innovations we associate with Twitter didn’t even come from within the company.

Hashtags began as a way to organize groups in IRC, and former Google designer Chris Messina was the first to suggest Twitter incorporate them: But management at Twitter reportedly wasn’t into it. Twitter also didn’t come up with the bird icon, or even the word “tweet.” New show at Cooper Hewitt examines How Posters Work. We feature a fair amount of poster deign here on It’s Nice That but in the pell-mell rush for aesthetic appreciation it’s rare to take time out to consider how this particular design discipline works.

New show at Cooper Hewitt examines How Posters Work

Luckily the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York has forced our hand with its new show How Posters Work. Displaying 125 of the museum’s 4,000-strong collection, the aim of the exhibition is to illustrate how poster designers go about maximising the potential of the medium. To this end the show is organised in 14 subsections with relevant examples demonstrating each theme, which are focus the eye; overwhelm the eye; use text as image; overlap; cut and paste; assault the surface; simplify; tell a story; amplify; double the meaning; manipulate scale; activate the diagonal; make eye contact and make a system. Those featured range from classic designers of the early 20th Century to some of today’s leading practitioners and the museum’s director Caroline Baumann calls it “a true visual feast.”

Graphic design 1920s 1930s 1940s 1960s 1970s in paper ephemera. This brochure is another example of a series of brochures issued by the South Manchurian Railway as part of a beautiful series in the second half of the 1930s (previous).

graphic design 1920s 1930s 1940s 1960s 1970s in paper ephemera

This brochure “Hsinking” was issued in 1935 to promote travel to Hsinking the capital of Manchuria. The artist signed it either in a Chinese character or with his own symbol but I cannot identify it. I particularly love the smaller letters embedded in the larger letters. Graphic Design projects on Behance. Exhibition Design projects on Behance. THE BACKMATTER. Quim Marin Design. Edmund Clark. Guglielmo Rossi. Half way in between an illustrated book and a graphic novel, the book wants to marry the story of Martin Luther King Jr as narrated by African-American writer Arthur Flower, to the scrolls illustrated by Manu Chitrakar, artist from the Bengal region of India, making art according to the style and colour palette of the Patua tradition.

Guglielmo Rossi

The design consisted of a meticulous dissection and re-arrangement of text and images into a story aimed at a young audience. At times the pages turn purely typographic or entirly visual, looking for a dynamic design and high contrast on the page. The search for Hip Hop's forgotten typeface. CHRONOGRAPHY - Motion Graphics & Graphic Designs. Graphic Design Inspiration. Women of Graphic Design. Matthieu Venot. Van Peel Design. Alexander Vidal blog.

Painting a handsome whaler.

Alexander Vidal blog

(Source: emilyokada, via hrcdesignteam) An editorial illustration on how technology changes the efficiency of business. Around Hollywood, by Alexander Vidal. Hollywood skyline, by Alexander Vidal. Gin at Giraffe Manor, by Alexander Vidal. Black Sage Blemish Free Hand Balm. Almost gin and tonic season! Alessandro Aru, illustrator. Often minimal. GAME & GRAPHICS. HIROMU TSUBOI. MAN WITH A SPADE. 100% Kawaii Scrap: 100% Kawaii Scrap. "vk.com Графический дизайнер Куросава Томоюки (ака NEMURY) из Токио по-новенькому посмотреть на известные произведения живописцев.

100% Kawaii Scrap: 100% Kawaii Scrap

" Lambert Duchesne. Art by Lambert Duchesne - Videomaker and VJ • Lambert Duchesne I’m also on facebook !

Lambert Duchesne

• 22 July 2015 • 21 notes lambertduchesne: From my music video for “Manda Le” by Dehousy • 19 July 2015 • 64 notes. Pawel___kuc. Nicanel. 969years. Gago House by Pezo von Ellrichshausen A square floor plan divided into asymmetrical quadrants that spiral up to a height of four storeys.

969years

(Source: pezo.cl) Theo Inglis. Somebody submitted this question to my other blog (midcenturymoderndesign.tumblr.com) and I ended up writing quite a long answer, so I figured I may as well post it on here, just in case it helps anyone in anyway at all!

Theo Inglis

It is a very hard question to answer really, but I tried to help and be honest. My answer is below: Hi, thanks for a tough question! Gabe Rios Design. Studio Jimbo Graphic design & Art Direction. Noichigo_source. Matters of Consequence. TEDISON. Yusef Alahmad يوسف الأحمد. Peggity Leggity Press. If you need to stimulate a little brain wave action with your kiddos this summer download ZooZaLoo!

Peggity Leggity Press

And alphabet of animals acting amazingly! This ebook is great conditioning for learning the ABC’s and understanding alliteration. Download it here for only $2.99 Beautifully illustrated, quirky and so much fun to read, ZooZaLoo is an absolute blast. ZooZaLoo illustration art artist animals animal bear antelope coyote kids kid children. Callin Mackintosh. Sad to hear the news of the passing of Rolf Müller. Another great gone but not forgotten. 15.12.1940—18.02.2015. Symmetry Symptom. TypeToy - Graphic Finds. Thesis Book: Kyung-Joo Min: Design Observer. A longread guide to what to consider when starting a new magazine. There is an awful lot of discussion around starting a new magazine and for many creatively inclined people it remains one of their foremost ambitions. Last week Makeshift founder Steve Daniels wrote an excellent blog about the things to consider when planning a new publication, and in doing so summed up many things we too feel are important.

The Little Magazine in Contemporary America, Morris, Diaz. Magazine Wall. Cross Connect Magazine. Editorial Design love. Daily inspiration for Print lovers. TEXT-MODE. Ditzitel, a Dutch videotex service that was scheduled to launch in 1986 but never did. Full soothing video ad here. Girotel, a videotex banking service for old white men, running on the Dutch Viditel network from 1986. Most images from here. Texter. Dismal Garden. Broadcasting Architecture Worldwide. Staircases architecture and design. House design and architecture in Japan. Batman 75 years project. The evolution of the dark knightBatman’s overall look has evolved over the decades in the different universes of comic books, TV shows, movies and even video games, resulting in hundreds of different versions.

Superhero Bits: Superman, Captain Marvel, X-Men: Apocalypse, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Batman - Page 3 of 3. Moviepilot. They say the clothes maketh the man, but do they maketh the bat? By the looks of some of the older costumes, should be glad he's avoided some of the more...interesting incarnations. The Art of Steven Chorney. THE ART OF GLEN KEANE.