Typography Inspiration Search Results You should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color mediumsmalllarge Discover Ads via The Deck Collages of World Travelers Made with Only U.S. Dollar Bills Recently, artist Mark Wagner was asked to create three collages of travelers using only U.S. dollar bills. He was commissioned by AT&T to show the affordability of their new international roaming data plans. Called See the World, and See the Savings, the series consisted of three hand-crafted currency collages that each had a traveler using his or her mobile phone, whether it was to snap a picture of an iconic landmark or take a fun selfie. These were called Americans in Paris, London Calling and Hello from Tokyo.
Inhabited sculpture This article was originally published in Domus 966 / February 2013 Recently, Belgian postwar modernism has repeatedly been explored on an international scale. It was the subject of several articles published in specialised journals, and the public has been exposed through exhibitions and monographs to the work of Belgian architects who were previously unknown outside their national borders. Although this country and its people are rarely brought up in the context of architecture or design, the 1950s and '60s represent the extraordinary growth of applied art in Belgium. At that time, design and architecture found widespread application across the entire society, and architects found great potential to experiment with radical modernist ideals in the mass production of housing developments and villa neighbourhoods. Meanwhile, many other artists dedicated their entire careers to the pursuit of a clean form of modernism, used to create unexpected architectural spaces.
25 Free PSD Templates to Mockup Your Print Designs No matter whether you’re presenting designs to a client or showcasing your latest work in your portfolio, taking the time to present your work can really boost its value and shows how the design works in its intended use. This collection of free PSD templates makes it easy to showcase your stationery & branding designs, business card and posters & leaflets in realistic settings as if they had been professionally printed and photographed. Mockup PSD templates tend to use Photoshop Smart Objects to allow the end user to edit the design featured within the layout. Open up the file and find the appropriate artwork layer then double click the Smart Object layer’s thumbnail to edit the built in .psb file. Once you’ve added your own artwork, save and close the file.
Leprosy in the Middle Ages – A Tale of Tragedy and Prejudice - Medieval Archives Leprosy has always been a subject of interest among scientists, since there is and was a lot of controversy surrounding it. According to traditional theories, during the Middle Ages, when the disease was blooming, people afflicted by it were treated as outcasts – shunned by every layer of society and forced to live in shadows or leper colonies. However, a recent archeological discovery seeks to challenge the traditional approach, by changing our perspective on the nature of the rapport between the leper and society. During an archaeological excavation at the Saint Mary Magdalen Cemetery, a team of scientists has discovered what seem to be the earthly remains of a pilgrim. This discovery becomes even more intriguing after finding out that the location is actually a Medieval cemetery and, on top of that, a leprosarium.
40 Super Smooth Fonts for Clean Web Design A few weeks ago, we have showed you some fresh and high class fonts. Sometimes, a web design should need a cleaner approach; it provides a clear presentation of content. Typography plays a major role in this type of design. But it needs a right selection of font for effective use of typographic element. Architecture Firm Snøhetta Norway’s currency just got a beautiful makeover courtesy of Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta (the pixelated side) and Norwegian graphic design firm The Metric System (the photo side). Snøhetta is the architecture firm currently working on the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art expansion, and the designs they submitted are images of Norway’s coast pixelated according to the Beaufort wind scale. More images below. Snøhetta’s Website Via: The Atlantic and Eric Wada
Offices Osakidetza, coll-barreu arquitectos The river of Bilbao is not the only area where urban renewal is taking place. In the center of the old town, the Basque Government has commissioned the young Basque architect Juan Coll-Barreu to design a 'vital' building, dominantly present on the corner of Calle Licenciado Poza with La Alameda de Rekalde. The works of this architect are characterized by their adaptive nature, like a glove fits to a hand. All conditions and circumstances are taken into account: first the urban context, the client's wishes, the functions of the building, the climate, and finally the project itself. After winning the design competition, this was the first project for him in a complex urban situation: 'In this design process, everything was a challenge'.
Free Hi-Res Old Postcard Images Part 2 Here comes another pack of cool vintage postcards! Same as the previous one, there are 14 high resolution old postcard images (at around 5200x3300px). Some have stamps and postmarks form 1900s. If you would like to customize them, don’t forget to check out my old postmark Photoshop tutorial. As you can see in the screens below, they all have nice aged textures. Leave me a comment or share the post if you find them useful. UNESCO Archives Making a Difference: Seventy Years of UNESCO Actions UNESCO, 28-29 October 2015 Final report from the Conference is now available here What has been the impact of UNESCO’s programmes and initiatives?
textorizer Textorizer allows you to make pictures formed with text. It is best described by the sample images below. Although there are many versions around, the only one that is continuing to supported is this one. Excoffizer takes a picture and produces a vector rendition of the picture, made of parallel lines of varying thickness. It is inspired by Roger Excoffon's pictograms for the 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics. Hologram Projector – How to display 3D holograms on your smartphone How to display animated and 3D holograms on your smartphone? A video that will show you how to simply build a plastic pyramid from an old CD case, that you will then put on your screen to convert the videos just below into 3D holograms! An excellent concept that I will hasten to try!
The Vibrant Role of Mingqi in Early Chinese Burials Liubo board and pieces, Han dynasty (206 B.C.–220 A.D.), 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. China, probably Luoyang, Henan Province Earthenware with pigment, bone; L. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) Purchase, Eileen W. Bamberger Bequest, in memory of her husband, Max Bamberger, 1994 (1994.285a–m) Burial figurines of graceful dancers, mystical beasts, and everyday objects reveal both how people in early China approached death and how they lived.