I think it’s impossible to not be captivated by the vibrant nature of this picture. This image was taken by my favorite photographer (of the moment) J. Quazi King. The color palette is rich, warm and inviting. It really pulls you in and leaves you wanting more. See more from J. Quazi on his awesome Tumblr [...]
Web design is one of my favorite disciplines right up there with building identity systems. This PBS Off Book series video touches on the world of HTML and CSS, grid layouts within web pages, the importance of understanding the user experience and the rise of mobile platform. It’s an educational 7 minutes if you have [...]
I haven’t been blogging as much as of late because I’ve been working so hard to establish agency contacts and set up portfolio reviews with industry professionals. Between this and taking on as many freelance projects as I can it doesn’t leave room for much else. I was on my favorite blog of late, Baby [...]
The images above are samples from letterer/designer Drew Melton’s work from “The Phraseology Project”. The idea is a basic site with a form where Drew takes user submitted words or phrases and designs them with type. Since the project launched it has seen over 20,000 submissions and continues to be an outlet for creative play for [...]
Really love the messages on these hand-done signs by illustrator/designer Biljana Kroll. Biljana is also an author and has penned such titles as Typography in a Semester and Digital Imagery in a Semester. Both books are great for design students or those looking to expand their design education. See more more of Biljana’s work here.
Artist Alan Craig recreated these famous celebrity portraits by using crowds of people. I find them to be both genius and a bit creepy….the texture that is. You can see more portraits here. via fubiz
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Tuesday typographic inspiration by Bryan Patrick Todd. Bryan’s work was also recently featured in the Type Directors Club 58th annual exhibition for typographic excellence in communication design. The exhibition opened in New York and will be traveling around the world and shown in Canada, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Spain and Vietnam. A huge honor. Congrats Bryan! See [...]
There are only a couple more weeks left in the summer after all. Have a great weekend! Image by Joey Ponce
Hip-hop head illustrations by Dale Edwin Murray. The above shows Kanye, Biggie, Dilla and Flavor Flav. See more including Tupac, Snoop Dogg, excuse me, Snoop Lion and Drake at Dale’s portfolio site here.
I just finished reading Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon and I have to say that it’s one of the best books I’ve read in a long time. It’s full of ten fantastic tips to spark your creativity. I enjoyed it so much that I literally wrote out every major lesson that was stated. [...]