From Athens to London – Olympic Summer Games Posters from 1896 to 2012 The 2012 Summer Olympic Games will begin tomorrow, on July 27th in London, United Kingdom. I thought it would be interesting to see how the design trends in Olympic posters have changed during the years. In this article you will find every official poster of the Summer Olympic Games from 1896 to 2012. Top Ten CD Cover Design Tips : Cover Art setup and Design Here are my Top Ten CD Cover Design Tips in order of design process. This article is written for an intermediate Photoshop/Illustrator user and upwards, focusing on the technical side of things, so here goes… CD Sleeve Design Setup
Vintage political posters Here is a selection of old Japanese posters featuring political, social and environmental messages. Sheltered Weaklings (Takashi Kono, 1953) [+] Anti-pollution poster (Kenji Ito, 1973) 12 Ways to Become a Better Designer in 2012 - Designer Blog Designer Blog Judging by the developments at 99designs, this year is going to be an important one. We’re growing and improving at an ever increasing pace and we want our designers to grow with us too. We have 12 months ahead — let’s use each month to become a better designer by learning a new skill and trying a new tip! 1. Learn to use the grid
Amazing Soviet Propaganda Posters: Stalin And WWII Era “Keep your mouth shut!” By Nina Vatolina, 1941 One of the most famous posters of WWII, this poster was created by Nina Vatolina to showcase the danger of gossiping. 100 Amazing Business Cards Details October 25, 2011 by Tom McCracken Got some extra time on your hands and thinking about designing a new business card for your self or your business? You'll have no problem finding design inspiration with this massive collection of creative business cards featured below. Business Cards Are Still Important Proletarian posters from 1930s Japan In the 1930s, a new style of poster emerged that reflected the growing significance of the masses in Japanese society. These artistic posters borrowed elements from Western design and often incorporated bold slogans with political, economic and educational themes. Here are a few examples.
45 Simple Yet Engaging Book Cover designs In this article we decided to do the unthinkable, “judge a book by it’s cover.” Let’s think about it, if there was no need for book cover design, a lot of graphic designers would be out of a job. Not only that, but authors would just have the most minimal and or basic book cover designs. The Propaganda Posters of the 1% Banks and governments own all the money and power thus controlling society and they will do absolutely anything to keep it that way, To top it off we are now paying off there huge debt again, as planned -not a mistake. To be honest I have very little hope for society especially when people are trying to do something about this whether it the right way or not but still trying, only to be met with total denial from all sides. As history has has told us, people only do something when its all or nearly too late and we are close to that point and even have an opportunity that will soon be gone. I consider the polar bear already extinct and in some ways I don’t think people even deserve the polar bear. Anyone that claims to feel bad about it when the bear is truly gone can stick it, because we had our chance but we have already decided financial gain for people who already have most the money is the best option.