poster design

How Paul Rand Changed American Design

how paul rand changed design

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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Award-Winning Pictogram Poster Series Promotes Lingua Digitalis Books

pictogram posters promote books

These colorful pictogram posters were designed to accompany “Lingua Digitalis”, the third book in the worldwide published Lingua series, which exemplify global wordless understanding. These and all three books were developed by Mutabor Design of Hamburg. (more…)

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ARCHICINE: Famous Movie Architecture As Modernist Illustrations.

archicine architecture in movies

Artist and illustrator Federico Babina, best known for his Archipix, a series of well-known architects and their buildings rendered as pixellated 8 bit graphics, has now turned architectural icons of cinema into ARCHICINE, a series of modernist posters. (more…)

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Beautiful Creative Encourages You To Beautify Our Beaches For California’s Coastal Cleanup Day.

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above: a cropped version of the full poster

WHAT IS COASTAL CLEANUP DAY?
Every year, on the third Saturday in September, people join together at sites all over California to take part in the State’s largest volunteer event, California Coastal Cleanup Day. (more…)

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A Font For Feline Fans – Helveticat by Bethany Lesko.

Helveticat by Bethany Lesko

Cats and type, together at last. A sweet 12″x16″ print of this kitty cat alphabet, letter-pressed by hand in Brooklyn, NY by designer Bethany Lesko. (more…)

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