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Francesca Sanna

2017-09-21T03:05:40+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Francesca Sanna is an illustrator and author who illuminates serious issues in a welcoming and endearing way. Through her book and side projects, she tackles subjects such as immigration, education, politics, and body image. Her drawings have a strong sense of narrative and feature lovable characters that confront their battles with strength and positivity. Her [...]

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Call for Submissions

2017-09-19T03:06:35+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Chris Cran Exhibition Catalogue by Stefan Canuel, RGD Do you have a design, photograph, or rendering that you are really proud of? Submit it to the A’Design Award & Competition! The renowned event is held in Como, Italy and accepts applications for both conceptual and realized projects. Organized into 100 categories, the competition judges all areas of [...]

Recently Received

2017-09-19T03:06:27+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

We’ve recently added a ton of great books to our shelves including titles from Princeton Architectural Press, Rizzoli, Laurence King Publishing, Thames & Hudson, and more! See them all after the jump. Enjoy! Release the HoundsBy John F. MaltaPublished by Universal Slime Press40 pages Release the Hounds is a new collection of drawings done in 2017 by NYC [...]

Fanette Mellier

2017-09-14T03:06:25+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Brimming with bright hues and bold forms, the work of French designer, Fanette Mellier, is hard to ignore. I’m especially drawn to the identity system she crafted for Frac Aquitaine, an art museum in Bordeaux. At its center is a logo made from a reflected “A”. This emblem resembles the arrows of a compass and guides [...]

Good Apples

2017-09-12T03:05:44+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Good Apples crafts brand identities and digital experiences for a wide breadth of clients. Especially impressive is their collaboration with OZO Coffee Company in which they developed the visual identity and packaging. After modernizing the brand’s logos, typefaces, and color palettes, the studio created over 50 pictograms to represent the different qualities of the roasts. [...]

Luke Lucas

2017-09-07T03:03:19+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Luke Lucas is a talented typographer whose lettering has graced the covers of magazines, the walls of office buildings, and everything in between. From old style serifs to 3D scripts, he’s tackled numerous styles and often utilizes fun textures to give a unique personality to each piece. I am especially impressed with the details within his [...]

Studio Makgill

2017-09-05T03:02:54+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Studio Makgill crafts beautiful work that is deeply inspired by their clients’ passions. While crafting the identity for the brewery Wiper and True, Makgill noticed the company’s fascination with nature and the biological process of fermentation. This motivated them to create a packaging system that depicts examples of how humans have used nature to their [...]

Siobhán Gallagher

2017-08-31T03:03:07+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Siobhán Gallagher’s wit and charm shines through her personal illustrations and self-published zines. Her hilariously relatable comics and writings depict the struggles of awkward social interactions, big city living, and modern tragedies such as accidentally liking a crush’s old Instagram photo. This knack for successfully translating contemporary strife has led Gallagher to create editorial illustrations [...]