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Patterns in Nature : An enigmatic inspiration Patterns in Nature : An enigmatic inspiration Posted by Richie on Friday, February 25, 2011 · 19 Comments A sunflower, symmetry of a microbe, fur of a zebra, flocks of birds, ocean waves. These and thousands of other images are the kaleidoscope of patterns and forms that nature presents to us over a lifetime. Nature has provided artists with inspiration since the beginning of time. An appreciation of patterns in nature involves both art and science. The unfathomable degree of complexity : Taking inspiration from Mother Nature isn’t a bad idea. Virus, mold and bacterial aggregate colonies spontaneously assume Fractal Shapes When observed deeply, it becomes quite apparent that the Nature’s design follows certain mathematical aspects. The natural world abounds in eye-catching patterns. Think of the striking regularity of alternating light and dark stripes on a zebra’s coat, or the scintillating pattern on a sunflower. Wing of a dragonfly, detail Getting inspired from Nature: 4) Giant Lobelia

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Brandberry | reclamebureau, grafisch ontwerpbureau en conceptontwikkeling | Rotterdam 46 Sample Party Invitations and Announcements | Online Printing & Print Design Blog | by admin | June 2, 2010 | Design As an invited guest, you may have felt that buzz of excitement when you were given a beautifully prepared card invite, or saw a high-impact poster announcing a big bash or event. When it’s your turn to make your intended guests feel that way for your party, you may need to get a lot of inspiration to get the idea that makes your invites click. No need to look far though, because you can get a whole lot of inspiration right here with this large collection of creatively designed party invitations and announcements! Take notes on how these designs work and what elements they use so you can apply those insights when creating your own invite designs. Sit back, scroll down and enjoy the ride! Disclaimer: The images on this page are not owned by UPrinting and are used solely as design examples. If you feel that we’ve missed any excellent examples of party invites or announcements that you know of, please share them with everyone in the comments! Leave a Comment

Imaginative Package Designs - Design Imaginative Package Designs Packaging is a very important marketing strategy to glamorize a product in order to attract the consumer's attention. Often however, packaging can be neglected by business. Here I have compiled a selection of beautiful packaging designs, some conceptual and some that made it to the shelves but all great examples of the designer going the extra mile to ensure that all important first impression is a positive one. Enjoyed This?

Modern Diagram Custom Letterpress Wedding Invitations It was love at first sight when I spotted Kristen and Loren’s wedding invitations over at Rise & Shine Paper. Designed by the groom, the invitations feature cute diagrams and letterpress overprinting – all within a super clean and modern horizontal layout. Stunning! You can chck out more photos over at Rise & Shine Paper! Concept & Design: Loren Klein Letterpress Printing: Rise & Shine Paper Check out the Designer Rolodex for more tal­ented wed­ding invi­ta­tion design­ers and the real invi­ta­tions gallery for more beau­ti­ful cus­tom invitations! Photo Credits: Rise & Shine Paper