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Super Cool Blocks for Kids From Wee Society: Wee You-Things

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Wee You-Things are a set of 16 beautifully designed non-toxic ink printed, debossed wooden blocks for children that allow them to solve three different puzzles and to stack the mix-and-match blocks to create quirky colorful friends. (more…)

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Bioshock Infinite Replica Vigor Bottles and Package Design by Zoe Brookes.

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Zoë Brookes of Boston is a RISD Graduate who worked as a Graphic Designer/Illustrator in the Marketing Department at Irrational Games, developer of BioShock Infinite, an award winning first person shooter game. Prior to leaving the company about a year ago, Zoe created much of the beautiful branding and packaging for Irrational Games under the creative direction of Ken Levine, which included a series of Bioshock Infinite Replica Vigor Bottles and their boxes. (more…)

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How Paul Rand Changed American Design

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For a long time, and still now in certain circles, Graphic Design wasn’t considered ‘art.’ Corporate ID, logos, book covers, brochures, branding and the like were looked upon as a trade rather than an aesthetic talent. Rarely did one admire, let alone frame a brochure cover, an advertisement or other form of Corporate Identity. Designer Paul Rand changed all that. And now there’s an exhibit to prove it. (more…)

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Oscars Art Series: Artists Create Posters For The 87th Academy Awards.

Oscars Art Series Posters

These are the types of things most people never see unless they really scour the Academy’s website. These commissioned poster designs by 14 worldwide artists and graphic designers were inspired by this year’s show and the phrase, “Imagine What’s Possible.”  The most shared designs of these will be featured on the Oscars red carpet tonight. (more…)

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Fetish Meets Design in 8 New Flat Packed Pony Girl Rockers

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A ways back I introduced you to the original Pony Girl Rocker, the fetish Ride-On Toy for adults by Peter Jakubik. Since then Peter has designed a new, updated, silk-screened version that comes in your choice of 8 colorful variations (or plain for you to decorate as you please). (more…)

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