Well Made Studio Blog By Gemma There’s been a lot of chatter this week about Squarespace’s latest addition - a tool which allows absolutely anyone to very quickly, very easily design their own logo. The chatter was, understandably from our own ranks initially, full of vitriol. 20 Awe-Inspiring TED Talks for Artists & Designers September 19th, 2010 By Alvina Lopez Finding things that inspire you to excel in your career or college education as an artist or designer is essential to your long-term success. Perhaps one of the best places to seek out this inspiration is from those who are already working in the field and who create works of art and design that are at the cutting edge, push boundaries and innovate in exciting ways.
Creative Review - With the Tour de France starting in July, Yellow Jersey Press has reissued five classic cycling books with covers referencing some of the most famous colours in the sport... Our Ad of the Week is the Oreo Snack Hacks campaign, which sees the cookie brand invite three LA chefs to use the biscuits to make new, unexpected snacks – some that look pretty disgusting, others surprisingly tasty... Damien Florébert Cuypers has animated a series of shorts for furniture brand Herman Miller, in which 80-year-old Hilda Longinotti reflects on her 21-year tenure at design director George Nelson's New York studio. Design studio Kellenberger-White has created a hand painted font and identity system for arts festival Glasgow International.
MINI Zero - 2013 Concept on Behance The design of the MINI Zero is modern, sophisticated and athletic. It evolves the current design language but still stays true to the main iconic MINI characteristics. These iconic elements have helped shape the identity of the brand and its cars. However, the concept also challenges other aspects of the brand which have overshadowed the original intent of Sir Alec Issigonis' classic MINI. The MINI Zero presses the reset button and goes back to the humble roots of the classic MINI. In short this concept embodies:- Zero "schnickschnack" (gimmicks) - it is the most basic, entry-level car in the range and is positioned under the Mini ONE.
THE MADE SHOP And so the perception – on both sides of the Atlantic – takes hold that racism is not a system of discrimination planted by history, nourished by politics and nurtured by economics, in which some groups face endemic disadvantage – it’s about ignorant old people getting caught saying mean things. By privileging these episodes – outrageous as they are – racism is basically reduced to the level of a private, individual indiscretion made public. The scandal becomes not that racism exists but that anyone would be crass enough to articulate it so brazenly. The reality of modern racism is almost exactly the opposite: it’s the institutional marginalisation of groups performed with the utmost discretion and minimum of fuss by well-mannered and often well-intentioned people working in deeply flawed systems.
20 awesome and creative portrait ideas » Blog of Francesco Mugnai Your source of inspiration PhotosInspirationCollections 20 awesome and creative portrait ideas By Francesco Mugnai • 3 years ago Nov 2011 GRAFFITI, CARS & TOYS by FLATAU/THESIGNER A few weeks ago, end of 2013, I had received a WACOM COMPANION – a device that a lot of creatives had been waiting for, so was I ! Here a little background. Over 15-years I am useing WACOM products now. From the purple Intuos Tablets, 15″ PL-Series during my studies that I carried with me around the globe in a Peli-Case, to various Cintiq`s. Designcloud Spector by Fiana O’Leary As her graduation project from the Royal College of Art, designer Fiona O’Leary invented a device that scans and identifies typeface and colours — beaming the samples directly to a nearby computer or storing the information for later. While currently only a prototype, it’s clear that Spector could become wildly popular with graphic designers and typophiles.
Gustav Klimt’s Lost Paintings « Sexuality & Love in the Arts Artworks by Gustav Klimt: (Click on the images if you wish to view them individually or larger.) “If you can’t please everyone with your deeds and art, please just a few.” – Gustav Klimt Focus Hub Photography Courses Blog For his latest multimedia project, Natural Beauty, James Houston was inspired by nature, with the goal to raise awareness and funds for the environment and sustainable living. Created in partnership with MILK and environmental non-profit Global Green USA, Houston shot a series of striking portraits featuring some of the world’s leading celebrities and models including Adrian Grenier, Emma Watson, Christy Turlington, Karlie Kloss, Arizona Muse and Anja Rubik. These captivating photographs bring together two of Houston’s great passions – the human form and the natural world. Below are the lovely beauty photographs of Emma Watson and a behind-the-scenes video of the whole project. We also feature the behind-the-scenes video on our compare videos section.
Mobi Electric Folding Wheelchair by Jack Martinich The Mobi electric folding wheelchair is a powered mobility device designed to meet the lifestyle requirements of our aging population. Mobi reflects the future of products for an aging population. Stylish and convenient, it offers urban mobility alternative to bulky, generic electric scooters. DYNAMIC AFRICA On Thursday, June 2 we are honoring Angela Y. Davis, the feminist scholar and social activist for this year’s Sackler Center First Awards—our annual celebration of women who have broken gender barriers and made remarkable contributions in their fields.Davis is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat oppression in the United States and abroad. A Sorbonne-educated scholar and college professor, Davis rose to prominence in the 1960s as an outspoken activist for civil rights and other social issues.