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Recently Received Books

2017-11-15T03:01:03+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The Moderns by Steven Heller and Greg D’Onofrio Looking for some new inspiration or something to add to your winter reading list? Here’s a few of the titles that we’ve received within the last month or so. Included are awesome titles from Abrams, Blast Books, The Monacelli Press, Thames & Hudson, Wee Society and Princeton [...]

Johnson/Kingston

2017-11-14T03:01:34+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Ivan Weiss and Michael Kryenbül of the design studio Johnson/Kingston aim to create inventive work that challenges the norm. To keep their designs fresh and unique, they often craft bespoke typefaces and unconventional layouts for posters and websites. They then pair these elements with intricate textures and distorted imagery that signifies the mood of the [...]

Chiii Design

2017-11-09T03:00:54+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Chiii Design collaborates with organizations focused on art and culture. Based in Macau, the studio crafts work for creative events throughout the region. Last year, they designed the branding system for the Y Show, an exhibition that presents the portfolios of local and international art graduates. The identity features purple and pink letterforms strung across [...]

Fol Studio

2017-11-07T03:01:24+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Fol Studio is a multidisciplinary design firm that strives to be a “brand development partner” for their clients. Their strong branding skills are especially evident in their poster work for exhibitions and film festivals throughout Turkey. I’m particularly fond of their work for the art space Arter. For a retrospective on the controversial artwork of [...]

Kate Prior

2017-11-02T03:00:57+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Kate Prior is a London-based artist currently working as an in-house illustrator for Urban Outfitters. Her quirky aesthetic fits perfectly with the brand and speaks to its hip and outgoing customers. Her humorous drawings have also caught the attention of Google. Last year, the tech giant commissioned her to create a set of stickers for [...]

Tishk Barzanji

2017-10-31T03:01:42+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tishk Barzanji crafts surreal illustrations inspired by modernism and London’s architecture. Brimming with massive windows and shadowy figures, his pieces explore themes of deconstruction and man’s interaction with space. These concepts are also present in his animated work, which demonstrates how objects would move through his mysterious landscapes. ——————– Also worth viewing: Magdiel LopezKrzysztof IwanskiAccept & [...]

Jon McNaught

2017-10-26T03:02:25+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Jon McNaught is an illustrator and comic book artist who captures the small comforts of everyday life. He often draws characters enjoying quiet activities like reading books or making coffee. An avid printmaker, he enjoys crafting linocuts and screen prints comprised of humble shapes and limited color schemes. These simple elements add an extra dose of harmony [...]

Cécile + Roger

2017-10-24T03:06:06+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The Geneva-based studio, Cécile + Roger, crafts exceptional work for the Mirage Festival in Lyon, an annual celebration of art and digital culture. Over the past five years, they created promotional materials that capture the innovative spirit of the featured installations and performances. This year, the festival’s theme was “(Im)materialities”, the idea of transforming a [...]