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Graphic Designers Gave Us 30 Reasons (& Hundreds More) To Elect Obama

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Shepard Fairey’s popular Obama Poster

Shepard Fairey’s HOPE Obama poster is probably the most recognized presidential propaganda out there, but he certainly wasn’t the only one who designed a beautiful poster in support of Barack Obama. Nor the best poster. 30 Reasons and Design/ers for Obama are two groups who created some terrific poster designs for The President-elect. (more…)

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Artist Designed Credit Cards: 100 for Epos & Visa

Artist Designed Credit cards

Over at NOTCOT, I spotted a post by Rice Candy about some artist designed credit cards. Unfortunately there was no link to the gallery of 100 designs created for the Japanese financial institution, Epos. After some scouring around, I finally found it. So, now I’ll share with you some more information and designs as well as a link to the site where you can see all 100 designs for yourself. (more…)

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Designing The 2008 Olympic Pictograms and Those of Years Past


above left: Inscriptions on the Gui bronze vessels; above right: Pictograms of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Photo and graphic courtesy of ARCOG

Graphic designers had to consider how to create a look that represented China, but also how to design images that would be attractive to an international audience, ARCOG (the Art Research Center for the Olympic Games) deputy director Hang Hai explains. (more…)

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