the professional association for design 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) About the symbol signs This system of 50 symbol signs was designed for use at the crossroads of modern life: in airports and other transportation hubs and at large international events. These 39 Sites Have Amazing Stock Photos You Can Use For Free — Vantage It can be insanely hard to find high quality, high-res free stock photos for personal and commercial use. A growing number of websites have amazing photos you can use for your work. Some of them cost money. Not everybody can afford those high quality photos. Fortunately most of these sites have images you can use for free. I’ve curated a list of awesome sites that have great stock images you can use for free.
Revalue the dollar. How art director Herb Lubalin got How art director Herb Lubalin got his illustrator friends to make money The third issue of Avant-Garde, May 1968, ran an attention-grabbing feature entitled ‘Revaluation of the Dollar: 19 Artists Design a New One-Dollar Bill.’ You can see the magazine’s cover (below) in ‘Up close and tight’, the Eye 75 feature about Avant-Garde’s legendary art director Herb Lubalin. Avant-Garde, published and edited by Ralph Ginzburg and art directed by Lubalin, commissioned friends and contemporaries such as Seymour Chwast, Bob (R. iPhone and iPad Development GUI Kits, Stencils and Icons Apple don’t have any comprehensive pre-built GUI resources for app development, making it very hard to match the uniformed style of the iPhone or the iPad. You will need to create your own. To help streamline your iPhone app design and development, we have put together a fairly comprehensive collection of iPhone & iPad GUI kits that will allow you to focus on developing rather than having to design everything from scratch. Within this post you will find complete GUI kits and stencils, iPhone GUI elements and PSDs and finally a collection of the best icon-sets perfectly suited for the iPhone. (Some of the preview images are intentionally to large to show the as much of each GUI as possible). iPhone PSD Vector Kit
23 Fantastic Examples of Illustrated Elements in Web Design Illustration and hand drawn elements can give a lot personality to a layout, specially if used properly. From small illustrated icons to complete illustrated backgrounds, or hand drawn typography, it’s always a nice approach to insert illustrations in your design. Today we gathered a few examples of websites using illustrated elements to inspire you. Second Story Trent Walton More than Twenty FlipBooKit - Mechanical Flipbook Art and Kit by shinymind A NEW (old fashioned) Art Format Flipbookit.net is from kinetic artists, Mark Rosen and Wendy Marvel. They create moving art that tells stories and tickles our sense of nostalgia. In late 2011, their series of motorized flipbooks based on the motion studies of Edweard Muybridge began touring with galleries, art shows and at special events internationally.
Graffiti Research Lab The United States of America is going out of business! But here at the U.S. Department of Homeland Graffiti, we want to turn this moment of national embarrassment and hard times into real savings for you and your family. From June 4th through the 28th, the U.S.D.H.G and the Graffiti Research Lab are liquidating all confiscated, high-tech graffiti artifacts and tools, expunged evidence, court exhibits, redacted documents and office furnishings, priced to sell. So grab a handful of Euros or Mao Bucks (U.S. currency still accepted while supplies last) and head on down to Gallery Anno Domini located between U.S. STAIR ROVER Filmed by Juriaan Booij Material : aluminum, maple, bamboo, PU rubber, PVC Inspiring action The piece aims to expanding the capability and possibility of extreme sports as we understand them. Inherited from our natural instincts, sliding as children and snowboarding as adults, the focus is on one of the most influential and stimulating sports – skateboading, aiming to push the boundaries further. The piece creates a groundbreaking form of sport which previously never existed and utilises the hidden energy of our cities – stairs.
Scribbled Wire Sculptures Mysteriously Appear to Float Sculptor David Oliveira wrote to us to tell us about his very interesting wire sculptures. At first glance, it seems as though someone has just scribbled ink drawings on top of existing photos. In reality, the Lisbon-born artist who has a degree in Sculpture and a Masters in Artistic Anatomy from the Lisbon Faculty of Fine Arts, twists and turns wire until he creates figures and objects. How does his background play into his work?