Category Archives: Design/Illustration

Olympic Illustrations by Charis Tsevis


Love these illustrations done by Charis Tsevis for the Yahoo! 2012 Olympic campaign. You may remember some of his work for the Turkey 2010 Olympics as I shared a couple of years ago (see that old post here). More of the campaign can be seen over at Charis’ portfolio site.

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Branding 10,000 Lakes

These are various logos designs Nicole Meyer has done for her 10,000 Minnesota Lake project. After reviewing several of the not-so-beautiful lake logos in the area, she decided to do some rebranding doing a logo a day  (hardly an easy task) in an effort to cover all of the lakes in the state. She recently […]

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BMD Design

BMD Design 1

Typographic inspiration from French studio BMD Design.

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Pentagram Celebrates It’s 40th Birthday

This video by Pentagram in celebration of their 40 year anniversary is absolutely hilarious! Pentagram is one of my favorite agencies and videos like this are a great reminder as to why they’re one of the top design firms in the world. Complex also did a write-up on some of the posters the company did in […]

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Cityscapes and Iconic Artwork

Cityscapes and iconic artwork by Daniel Price. Such a pretty way of displaying these views. The above displays Paris, Rio De Janeiro, Venice, New York and Austin, but there are a lot more at the DEP Etsy shop here.

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Illustrator: Jenni Sparks

Jenni Sketchbook

Select works by Jenni Sparks. The second image above is titled Things that Hipsters Like. I kinda feel a certain away about this piece since I like at least five things on there. Check out more of her work here.

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Letterer/Designer: Erik Marinovich

Erik Marinovich - Keep Fresh

Letter/designer and co-founder of Friends of Type (one of the best lettering sites ever) Erik Marinovich was recently named person of the year by Lettercult. He also has just put together a portfolio with a ton of his spectacular work. Check that out here.

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Video: Alphabetic by Ariel Costa

I hope you all had a great weekend! I’m still recovering from it myself. Anyway, I stumbled across this fantastic typographic video by Brazilian director, designer and animator Ariel Costa using the free font Chunk Five. With the accompanying music by Marcelo Baldin it’s lively, energetic and fun.

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99% Conference 2012: Motion Graphics

The 99% Conference is an annual event that brings creative visionaries together to share ideas and talk about the steps needed to make them a reality. The event took place in NYC earlier this month on May 3rd and 4th and the motion graphics video created for it is amazing. Every year the identity and motion graphics […]

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Exhibition: Graphic Design—Now in Production

If you live in NY or will be visiting at all this summer you should check out the Graphic Design—Now in Production exhibit on Governors Island. Co-organized by Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and the Walker Art Center, the exhibit explores some of the most vibrant sectors and genres of graphic design today. It runs from May 26, 2012 – […]

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