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Print: Design for Curious Minds

Print: Design for Curious Minds

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Logo Design History - Famous Logos Adidas - a name that stands for competence in all sectors of sport all over the world. Adidas was founded by Adolf (Adi) Dassler, who started producing shoes in the 1920s with the help of his brother Rudolf Dassler who later formed rival shoe company PUMA AG. Adi Dassler's aim was to provide every athlete with the best possible equipment. For this he followed three guiding principles: design the best shoe for the requirements of the sport, protect the athlete from injury, and make the product durable.

Craig & Karl illustrate animal-packed Sticker Art books for NHM Combining a few of our favourite things – walruses, stickers, and dynamic illustrations styles – a series of new books illustrated by transatlantic duo Craig & Karl ticks a lot of boxes. The Sticker Art paperbacks series is published in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, and comprises Ocean, Jungle, Woodland and Savannah. Ostensibly aimed at younger children (we’d wager their appeal to be far wider), the books feature eight different animals each, and encourage readers to create their own sticker-by-number animal portraits using Craig & Karl’s illustrations as a guideline. The bold, blocky style typical of Craig & Karl’s work is perfectly suited to the task, and will surely delight yummy mummies and cool dads as well as their creative offspring. As well as the portraits and stickers, each animal in the book is accompanied with some fun and informative facts.

10 Best Graphic Design Magazines Graphic Design Magazine is one of the keys to success for the graphic designer. Graphic design magazine is not just providing information trends and news in design industry, but it can also serve as a reference or a source of inspiration. Some graphic design magazine that has been circulating more focused on graphic design and general inspiration that can help the designer. Most of them also gave several interviews with the designers, graphic designers, graphic design news, events, content and everything related to graphic design. Some form of a print magazine or general physical magazine, but there are a some of these magazines are published online, and of course free and can be downloaded in PDF form.

50 Powerful Time-Savers For Web Designers - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Many companies try to create a great experience for customers. But few are willing to make the changes required to deliver on that promise. In fact most don’t even realize just how bad their experience can be. This is why we made a new book called “User Experience Revolution,” a practical battle plan for placing the user at the heart of your company. Get the book now! Symbol Signs: Society & Environment: AIGA The complete set of 50 passenger/pedestrian symbols developed by AIGA is available for all to use, free of charge. Signs are available here in EPS and GIF formats. Additional symbol signs are available free of charge at The Noun Project. Download the complete set of Symbol Signs (ZIP archive, 377 KB)

New website Logobook archives logos going back to the 50s Created by a group of Swiss designers, who are now located around the world, Logobook aims to serve as both a resource and an inspiration to design fans. Currently in beta phase, its creators are adding to it all the time. “At the moment is mostly a reference tool for designers and businesses to not only find inspiration but also to build awareness of what has been done before, and by whom,” says Seymour Auf Der Maur, the site’s editor. “In future, we would like to grow the database of original designs, and ultimately to build a strong community of contributing businesses and designers that will help push identity design into new areas, encouraging more innovation and less repetition.”

'Tim Burton' versus 'Art in the Streets': Here's the skinny This summer, two blockbuster exhibitions are dominating the L.A. art scene, both testing the boundary of what constitutes art and both possessing a strong youth appeal. “Tim Burton,” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art through Oct. 31, is an homage to the wild-haired film director of such movies as “Edward Scissorhands” and “Ed Wood.” The show features 700 works from Burton's collections and those of his colleagues. Across town, “Art in the Streets,” at the MOCA Geffen Contemporary through Aug. 8, is a mega-exhibition devoted to the history of graffiti and street art. It features works by noted street artists including Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Space Invader. Navigating these exhibitions can be intimidating, so here's a user-friendly checklist before heading out.

42 Free Online Magazines for Designers Art and design magazines are designers close companion. Not only it feeds us with latest trends and news in the design industry, it’s also a good source of inspiration, particularly useful for those who hit the design block frequently. Just in case you weren’t aware, there’s a huge pool of free design magazines on the net; we meant those softcopy magazines you can either browse online or download (.PDF, .SWF) for offline viewing. Not only they have high quality content, each issue released is also free. We thought that’s generous of these folks. Today we want to present you with N Free Magazines for Designers.

40 Useful Online Generators For Web Designers - Noupe Design Blog Oct 11 2010 Generators can be a great way to save time in your web design projects. High-quality generators can create graphics or code or even layouts in a matter of seconds or minutes, things that might take an hour or more if done by hand. Opinions on Corporate and Brand Identity Work UnderConsideration is a graphic design firm generating its own projects, initiatives, and content while taking on limited client work. Run by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit in Austin, TX. More… Avant-garde and modernist magazines - Monoskop Inside back cover of Blok 6-7, Warsaw, 1924. Back cover of MA 8:1, Vienna, 1922. Back cover of Noi II/1:6-9, Rome, 1924. Introduction[edit]

50+ New and Beautiful Free Wordpress Themes Some time has passed since we didn’t put together a free WordPress themes compilation. Our previous free WordPress themes compilation was a huge success, but most of the themes we presented then have now become obsolete. We’ve seen a lot of beautiful theme designs over the last year, a lot of worthy candidates, but we’ve narrowed it down to about 50 New and Beautiful Free WordPress Themes. Intaglio – Free WordPress Theme Details : 2 columns, widget ready, XHTML and CSS standards compliant, Gravatar, Flickr and Twitter ready, SEO optimized, tested with IE 6+, Firefox 2+, Safari 2+, Opera 9+. Requires : WordPress 1.5+

40+ Beautiful Robot Characters Illustration There are lots of cool illustrations that can be found on the net which can be a good basis to get some inspirations. Just like the 50+ Cute and Adorable Monster Characters Illustration that I showcase a days ago, here is another list of some cool illustrations to enhance your ideas. This time it is a 40+ Beautiful Robot Characters Illustration. These showcase are a different types of Robots Illustration where some of them are cool modernistic and some are cute. Check out this cool illustrations made by some of the talented graphic artist lived.

Rebuilding a Legacy: The Gastrotypographical- assemblage Article by Richard Anwyl March 05, 2008 The original wall circa 1966 (top) and details of the gastro-typography (above). Each day our world changes, the old quickly vanishing, displaced by inspired new designs, new perspectives and brilliant imaginative creations. Society seemingly demands it, our fascination and appetite for embracing the new apparently endless.

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