30 Books I’m Glad I Read Before 30 In various ways, these 30 books convey some of the philosophy of how Angel and I live our lives. I honestly credit a fraction of who I am today to each title. Thus, they have indirectly influenced much of what I write about on this site.
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7 Back to School Updates for Google's Applied Digital Skills Curriculum Several months ago I shared a post on Google Applied Digital Skills curriculum. For those not familiar, it is a totally free, online curriculum, with engaging videos and practical projects that teach technology, life, and job skills to students (middle and high school) as well as adult learners. Since that time Google has continued to expand and improve the program with lots of new content and features for the new school year. In this blog post we will take a look at the new curriculum units they have rolled out, as well as the new options and improvements to the system, including Google Classroom integration and more. If you have not taken advantage of this awesome free curriculum for your students, there is no better time than now.
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Maximilian Mauracher Weaves Monochrome Magic from Creative Restriction There are three things that strike you when you take a look at the portfolio of Berlin-based graphic designer and art director Maximilian Mauracher: firstly, his beautiful work; secondly, “wow, this guy really loves monochrome”; and thirdly, that his personal logo is surely a nod to a certain clown called Ronald’s famous golden arches. The similarity is no accident, and it points towards Mauracher’s playful and wry sense of humor, one that imbues much of his portfolio when that sort of thing is appropriate. It’s baffling (and impressive) to see his work in light of the fact that he only graduated from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna in June this year, and on creating his new website after graduation, he found himself thinking about how other graphic designers or illustrators craft their own logos. “They create these random things from their initials which look nice, but aren’t really saying anything,” says Mauracher.
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Philographics Philographics Philographics is a series of posters that explain big ideas in simple shapes. They are the result of combining the world of philosophy with graphic design. You can get the entire set of 95 designs as a book or a selection of them as posters. Cart - 0 items
The Sound of Graphic Design: Amsterdam's Lyanne Tonk and her Synaesthesia Thinking When describing graphic design we often talk of “silence” when there’s plenty of white space, or we say that something has a “loud” aesthetic. We like to hear colors; we enjoy still graphics that seem to vibrate and pulsate with noise. For the Amsterdam-based graphic designer Lyanne Tonk, who currently balances working part-time at the “young and a bit rebellious” Netherlands publisher Das Mag with freelance projects, a sound or lack thereof not only charges a composition but can spark the process behind making one. For certain (relevant) projects, she begins with what she hears. The rest comes afterwards.
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