The Exile of Satan from Heavy Metal Design — Those “heavy metal” bands that debuted during that first palmy MTV generation sound like nontoxic pop compared to today’s vast offerings of subaltern metal genres, where intricate is the new heavy, and glacially slow is far more radical than hyperfast. Metal has evolved in such diverse directions—drawing from and crossing over with punk, math rock, noise, and avant-garde musical threads—that perhaps the real surprise is how audiences who never thought of themselves as metalheads are now exploring bands with names like Baroness, Gojira, Isis, and SUNN O))). Detail from the 2009 Isis album Wavering Radiant Heavy metal has evolved visually as well. Luerzers Archive Awards Luerzers Archive promotes the best in advertising in magazines, books, DVDs and online, providing awards for advertising agencies, clients, copywriters, art directors and copywriters, production companies, directors, photographers and illustrators. These three print advertisements for Luerzers Archive, with the tagline, “Don’t let it go to your head”, themselves have won awards. A copywriter’s award tells a policeman, “You obviously don’t know who I am”. An art director’s award in the back seat of a convertible assures victims of an accident, “Don’t worry I’m OK”. Another copywriter’s award sits in an office saying, “What do you mean I’m fired? You’re fired!”.
Art Stars as Action Figures Art Army Royalty © Mike Leavitt | Low-res gif © Jeremyriad You’ve seen his sketches, now marvel at the masterwork of Mike Leavitt, the artist’s artist. Tomorrow, Saturday, September 10th, his Art Amy Royalty will be on view at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York. The show includes never-before-seen action figure versions of art stars Matthew Barney, Christo, Chuck Close, Lucian Freud, Gilbert & George, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Jeff Koons, Barbara Kruger, Yayoi Kusama, Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara, Claes Oldenburg, Gerhard Richter, Ed Ruscha, Tom Sachs, Julian Schnabel, Richard Serra, Cindy Sherman, Frank Stella, James Turrell, Cy Twombly, Kara Walker and Ai Weiwei.
Help Remedies I don't know what the back of my head looks like I don't know who wrote Poor Richard's Almanack/what time it is I need to buy a gift for someone I don't know which fork to use I don't want to clean up my mess I can't chew gum because I have braces Beauty and Personal Grooming: Urad Dal Homemade Beauty Recipes Urad Dal (Black gram ), a very popular ingredient in South Indian cuisine is widely used in the preparation of mouth-watering probiotic culinary delicacies like Dosa, iIdi and Vada, and crispy, delectable Urad Papads.This highly nutritious pulse is low in fat and cholesterol and a rich source of protein and fiber and is recommended for diabetics also. The nutritional protein in Urad dal is comparable to the protein derived from animal sources and hence a wonderful substitute for vegetarians to make up for mineral deficiencies arising from an all-veggie diet. Apart from its use in culinary delights, Urad Dal is also an ingredient in quite a few Ayurvedic medicines. Furthermore, in ancient times, Urad (Black Lentil) was also used as a beauty aid , in fact as a scrub to massage the body.
We Love Magazines Another Escape launched earlier this year and number two has just been published. Like last time, it’s divided into four distinct sections – Inspiration, Exploration, Process and Response – and uses these to deal with different aspects of the extraordinary in the ordinary. Octopuses, rehabilitating old machines, beekeeping and the revival of the tango all make appearances as editors Rachel and Jody spread their net wide. A personal highlight is this story about coffee preparation (below). Another Escape is a very gentle, quiet magazine that deserves your attention.
Creating an Effective online Portfolio: 40+ Tips, Tools & Inspirations Nowadays, everyone is getting rid of the paper trail. Everything is now done digitally: commerce, accounting, advertising, marketing, shopping and even design. Every freelance graphic designer should now own an online portfolio. If you don’t have one, or worse, if you don’t know what it is, you have absolutely no chance of making it in the world of graphic design. The Science of Creativity - Graphic Design Yes, Sweden bring me one of these flying carpets please! Oyyo. Woos (2010) by PetPunk from Lithuania. Am back from the UK, and here is Japan's Myoshka.
Paint Draw Paint, Learn to Draw: Painting Basics Color Palette A look at a basic color palette using the primary colors Form Structure A look at finding the underlying forms and structures of objects. Glass and Transparent Form Graphic Exchange - The blog of Mr Cup - graphic design, print, identity, products and more... After weeks of work, I am pleased to present my new portfolio. It will be now under the mrcup-studio.com name as after working freelance for years, I am now in a real studio with Jef working with me. He designs this website and I thanks him for that, I guess it is important to have a new eye on your own work ! An important thing to was to separate the project for what I was commissioned to do by clients and companies and the work on I self-initiated and do with other designers and creatives like the letterpress calendar and the Walter magazine done with the mediafix team ! Here come some of the latest works I have done over the past work and never found time to present in details !
Ayurveda - Simple ways to cure Constipation What is constipation? Constipation is a common symptom where a person has difficulty passing faeces or unusually dry stool. In simple language it is irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels. 50 Design Blogs You Have To Read In 2015 - Shillington Design Blog Hello readers! Guess what? We’ve updated this list for the new year. Check out 50 Design Blogs You Have to Read in 2016. As designers we find inspiration everywhere.