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Τhe voluminous history of graphic design is yours to own

2018-01-19T12:20:19+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Taschen editions, The History of Graphic Design 1890–1959, Jens Müller, Alphonse Mucha, Edward Johnston, El Lissitzky, Herbert Matter, Saul Bass, A. M. Cassandre, David Jury, Julius Wiedemann Taschen editions published a new rich volume on graphic design and what made it what it is today. “History is a complex business” they explain. “The History of [...]

Celebrating 20 years of Penguin Essentials with 100 iconic covers

2018-01-13T12:20:55+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Penguin Random House UK, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Penguin Essentials, John Hamilton, Banksy, Chris Ashworth, Tomato, Elizabeth Friedlander, Jan Tschichold, Somnific, Alan Aldridge, David Pelham, Student Design Award Penguin Random House UK is collaborating with the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft to bring lovers of book cover design 20 years of [...]

David Bowie, the graphic designer that wasn’t

2018-01-11T12:19:06+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  David Bowie, Bromley College of Art, Neville Brody, Malcolm Garrett, Buzzcocks, Culture Club, Lynda Relph-Knight, Jonathan Barnbrook, London's Design Museum, Gilbert Baker, Heathen, Blackstar, The Next Day, Dezeen David Bowie was many things. The aficionado of otherworldly entertainment who passed way on this day in 2016 influenced many. The industry, the minds, the visions, [...]

Letraset: the nostalgic and very DIY typographic revolution explained

2017-12-20T12:17:03+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  typography, Letraset, Unit Editions, Type Lettering System, Graphic Design Some products are inextricably infused with nostalgia. Letraset is one of them” writes Kathryn Westcott for BBC. “Sheets of film that would be rubbed with the end of a pencil to give way to beautifully formed letters - as long as you had a steady [...]

Mirror Mirror presents a “post real” campaign for the urban landscape

2017-12-14T12:16:32+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Graphic Design, visual identity, Event branding, Integrated 2017, Mirror Mirror, Civil Domain The sixth edition of the Integrated conference, subtitled ‘Between Creativity and Criminality: The Art and Design of the Civil Domain’, focused on the ambiguous space between market and state” says the Antwerp-based design studio,Mirror Mirror, on their visual identity which breaks barriers. “In [...]

Why Not Associates thirty years of creativity is celebrated

2017-12-12T12:16:22+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Graphic Design Studio, Design, exhibition, UK One of the first UK studios to embrace the Apple Macintosh and multi-media, Why Not Associates are celebrating thirty years of creativity in Sheffield's prestigious Post Hall gallery. This is the most comprehensive exhibition of WNA’s work to date, charting their development from recent graduates of the Royal [...]

Igor Gurovich pays homage to Soviet Constructivism for FIFA’s 2018 poster

2017-12-07T12:16:22+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  poster design, Official Poster of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Lev Yashin, Graphic Design The Official Poster of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is a true reflection of Russia’s artistic and football heritage commented FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura upon the unveiling of the event’s official poster.  “We are very proud of this beautiful [...]

MARK’s design activism for MLF is a call to arms

2017-11-16T12:16:48+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  visual identity, politics, activism, posters Machester based design studio MARK and the co-ordinators of Manchester Literature Festival (MLF) are sharing the same agenda. Rebranding this year’s event for MLF MARK hacked the visual identity of this gathering to address politics and activism through type and design. The anarchic graphics which express the duality that [...]