Lucian Bernhard The Priester Match poster is a watershed document of modern graphic design. Its composition is so stark and its colors so starling that it captures the viewer's eye in an instant. Before 1906, when the poster first appeared on the streets of Berlin, persuasive simplicity was a rare thing in most advertising: posters, especially tended to be wordy and ornate. Brand identity style guides This is great! The University of Connecticut has a nice one designed by Peter Good. Web and link to PDF version. (Get the PDF version!) Peter did a great job of differentiating the three identities a university typically has. – The academic and marketing identity (what most would think of as the main identity). – The athletics or mascot identity. Not designed by Peter and very clearly just for and controlled by the athletics department.
Adrian Frutiger Information about the typeface designer Adrian Frutiger and his fonts. Adrian Frutiger was born in 1928 at Unterseen near Interlaken, Switzerland. After an apprenticeship as a compositor, he continued his training in type and graphics at the Zurich School of Arts and Crafts (Kunstgewerbeschule) from 1949 to 1951, being taught by two renowned professors, Alfred Willimann and Walter Käch. Frutiger went to Paris in 1952 and worked as typeface designer and artistic manager at Deberny & Peignot. His first typeface creations were Phoebus (1953), Ondine (1954) and Meridien (1955), and through the foundry's connections with Photon/Lumitype Frutiger created some of the earliest typefaces for photocomposition.
50 Inspirational Typographic Poster Designs The art of the typeface, from the typographer who creates them down to the designer who meticulously meddles with settings to get them just right in their designs — from the size to the letter spacing to the line length — is a complicated one. Many designers get overwhelmed just trying to get the typography right on simple websites. But here we have 50 typographic posters where the art lies in not just getting the letters right, but using them to paint the picture. André Baldinger André Baldinger 2000 The Newut family is a new Grotesque in which the capitals are designed to be the same height as the lowercases. You can chose from three variationes: Classic, Tip or Plain. Each variation has three weights, Light, Medium and Heavy. You can compaire the three variations strait away.
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20 Corporate Brand Logo Evolution Have you ever wonder how the first Apple logo looks in 30 years back? Did you know Volkswagen was Hitler’s idea? Or how the IBM logo changes over the time? Or where the Mercedes-Benz Brand And The Three-Pointed Star logo came from? As we already know that Logo is the identities that are fundamental to building a brand and communicating with the target audience. Many well-known corporate brand changes their logo to archive the perfect identification because identity’s creation is not an occasional activity, but a permanent one. Typographic Tools - font editors and converters - Fontographer The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing - Issue 16.4 July / August 2011 "Fontographer 5.1 is the best-in-class font editor, the flagship application that has launched a thousand faces (and more). Not only does it excel as a powerful and flexible font editor, it enables the serious typographer to customize their existing fonts, add new glyphs as needed; critically adjust kerning and spacing; convert old fonts to a new format; and more."
Uehara & Watanabe may 15, 2012 yosuke uehara + yoshie watanabe: kigi exhibition ‘kiwi exhibition’ by yosuke uehara + yoshie watanabe installation view all images courtesy of yosuke uehara + yoshie watanabe toyko-based designers yosuke uehara + yoshie watanabe have completed the ‘kigi exhibition‘ on show at ginza graphic gallery in shibuya, japan. the installation coincides with the establishment of their new company and will introduce the projects that the two professionals have been involved in since their 1999 partnership. the title ‘kigi’ means ‘trees’, which are a symbol of creation, and the pair chose this name with the hope that their creative ‘tree’ will one day grow into an abundant ‘forest’. the work on display spans across all genres and looks into new approaches in graphic illustrations to date.
How To Create a Classic Tattoo Style Vector Illustration Follow this step by step Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a vector illustration inspired by the classic tattoo art of Sailor Jerry. Our dagger and heart design will use clean black linework and perfectly formed shapes combined with vector textures to add an element of shading and appreciate the style of traditional tattoo art. A dagger through the heart is a classic tattoo symbol with both religious meanings and associations with betrayal or hurt through love. Amongst other designs this style of tattoo was popular with sailors and is an icon of prominent tattooist Sailor Jerry. The illustration we’ll be creating in this tutorial takes inspiration from these classic tattoo styles but has a much more precise appearance thanks to Illustrators accurate vector tools. Before getting started, have some fun browsing images of vintage or classic sailor tattoos and sketch out a design concept with pencil and paper to gain a feel for the kinds of shapes we’ll need to construct digitially.
The 30 best Photoshop plugins In this article we've lined up some of the best Photoshop plugins available for Adobe Creative Cloud's photo editing giant. Photoshop is an amazing tool – capable of producing sublime images, high-quality video and even very passable renders for 3D art. All this power offers a world of possibilities – but occasionally it's worth adding a few optional extras to get the most out of your investment. There's a plethora of plugins available for PS users, but we've selected the best of those that you can download and use straight away. 01.