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World Design Rankings

2018-01-10T03:04:03+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Filoferru Outdoor Chair by Robby Cantarutti and Partners Since 2010 the A’ Design Awards have been tracking and displaying important data gathered from their prestigious competition at the World Design Rankings (WDR). The lengthy list has recently been updated to reflect the results of the past year and is now viewable to the general public. [...]

Elda Broglio

2017-12-21T03:01:53+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Elda Broglio is an illustrator and designer who focuses on motion graphics and editorial projects. She often employs fluid lines and playful patterns to craft lighthearted drawings that capture the comforts found in everyday actives. In her collection “The Rest”, she illuminates the quiet moments that occur between the chaos that comes with modern life. The [...]

Run Studio Run

2017-12-21T03:01:28+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Building and sustaining a design firm is a massive endeavor and until recently there has been a lack of material on the subject. In Run Studio Run, a new book published by Extracurricular Press, Eli Altman sheds light on the topic and shares valuable insights that help to shape his naming/branding agency A Hundred Monkeys. [...]

Stéréo Buro

2017-12-19T03:01:37+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Stéréo Buro is a Parisian multidisciplinary studio founded by Diane Boivin, Christelle Ménage, and Silvia Dore. After working at prominent agencies throughout Europe, the trio joined forces to create a new studio and combine their unique and complementary skills. Today they craft compelling work for music festivals, workshops, and exhibitions throughout France. While designing promotional posters [...]

Stefan Hürlemann

2017-12-14T03:01:11+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Stefan Hürlemann uses personal side projects to help him pursue his love for type and experimentation. Since 2016, he has participated in the weekly challenge offered by blankposter.com, a site that encourages artists to design a poster based off of a randomly generated word. This exercise pushes him to use a variety of typefaces and [...]

Studio Mut

2017-12-12T03:01:54+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Thomas Kronbichler and Martin Kerschbaumer are the creative minds behind Studio Mut. Working with clients in the art and culture industries, they craft vibrant posters for festivals and galleries. Employing simple forms and flawless type, they create great work that is bold and compelling. ——————– Also worth viewing: Opisso StudioNaonori YagoMartina Paukova Follow us on RSS, Instagram, Pinterest, Wanelo,  [...]

The Department

2017-12-07T03:02:19+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The Department is a San Francisco-based design studio with a focus on the restaurant and hospitality industries. I’m particularly fond of their work for Burma Superstar. The bistro’s branding features elegant pattern work and a variety of perfectly paired typefaces. Playing a starring role is the brand’s mascot, a Buddha that wears a warm and [...]

Aart-Jan Venema

2017-12-05T03:01:53+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Aart-Jan Venema’s illustrations put a smile on my face. Brimming with loose brush strokes and bursting with color, his work is exuberant and refreshingly childlike. I’m especially fond of the piece above that he created for the Dutch Newspaper NRC. The drawing corresponds with an article that discusses captcha forms which are used to distinguish humans [...]