Design News – Thursday the 23 November 2017

Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.

Rolling smoothly into the future

The future is just around the corner, and car brands appear to be pumping out concept cars every second week. And with that, the advances in autonomous vehicles have brought some interesting perspectives for possible design languages across the motor space. One that stood out this year is not a household name (yet).

Fancy a Pint? London’s Pubs & Landmarks Preserved as Tiny Cut-Out Drawings

Cities can change so rapidly, leaving behind barely-recognizable versions of the streets we once knew and loved, adapting and transforming along with the rest of the world. It may be a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to preserve what we can of the history that’s meaningful to us – even if that just means paying tribute to it with art.

5 Ways to Design for Customers and Search Engines | Webdesigner Depot

Business owners and web designers are pulled in many different directions when determining what features and content they should add to their website. Variables like site colors, button designs, animations, copy and messaging, user flow, search engine optimization, fonts, photos and video, page performance and more all play a role in how an overall design and user experience come together.

Anastasia Bakusheva Illustrates Zaha Hadid Buildings in Gorgeous Poster Series | Trendland

Young graphic designer and illustrator from Saint Petersburg, Anastasia Bakusheva paid tribute to the legendary architect, Zaha Hadid, who passed away in 2016. Anastasia Bakusheva has created a poster series featuring 7 buildings designed by Zaha Hadid. The poster series celebrates Zaha Hadid’s distinctive style of deconstructionism.

Trendy Creative Console Ideas

If you do not have a console table in your home, you may be wondering what exactly is a console table and why would you need one a console table is typically used as a decorative piece. They are typically narrow and used for displaying items and trinkets.

Three Peaks is a Ultra Luxurious New Zealand Honey

“Three Peaks® Manuka honey is sourced from the volcanic central plateau of New Zealand’s North Island, a globally recognised conservation area and national treasure. The structural packaging design has been created to reflect this remote and spectacular wilderness through its tapered silhouette that references the cultural taonga*, Mount Tongariro.

Google Reveals 2017’s Top Searches For Holiday Gifts To Keep You Inspired – DesignTAXI.com

Can’t decide on holiday gifts for this year? Google has a list of high-demand products you can shop for-all you need to do is pick a pretty wrapper for them.

Heavily Involved or Completely Absent: Who Would You Rather Design For?

One thing you learn fairly quickly as a freelance designer is that no two clients are alike. You have to learn to deal with different personalities and expectations. It’s almost as if you’ve been bestowed with the hidden title of “therapist” to go along with everything else you do.

get this look: a Parisienne nook. / sfgirlbybay

i’m not exactly what it is for certain that i find so charming about this color palette i saw in an older issue of marie claire maison, but i was so smitten with it. perhaps because i’m flying to paris tonight! this room just has that je ne sais quoi.

Strike Brewing Co. | Rebranding (Concept)

Packaging of the World is a package design inspiration archive showcasing the best, most interesting and creative work worldwide.

1934 Map Resizes the World to Show Which Country Drinks the Most Tea

Not a day goes by that I don’t use Google Maps for something or other, whether it’s basic navigation, researching an address, or finding a dry cleaner. Though some of us might resent the dominance such mapping technology has over our daily interactions, there’s no denying its endless utility.

Artist’s hyper-realistic paintings will amaze you

Artists are acutely aware that there’s always a more talented painter or illustrator than themselves out there somewhere. We’ve already seen 20 phenomenally realistic pencil drawings that have left us green with envy. In terms of realistic technical painting skills though, we’d be hard-pressed to find a contemporary artist who can top the works of Young-sung Kim.

Quick Tip: Speed up Your Design Process With Studio

In today’s quick tip I’m going to introduce you to “Studio”, a design tool for digital products. Let’s see how it can help speed up your design process! Over the years we’ve all become familiar with using tools like Photoshop, Adobe XD, or Sketch, to design layouts and interfaces.

 

teamSimon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown.  Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small and medium size businesses.  Simon and his team (Toby the studio dog) are passionate about visual communication in the digital environment

 

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