Design News Daily- Friday 26th January 2018

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This Affordable Art Trend is Becoming a New Classic

Have you noticed botanicals are back again? Maybe it has something to do with what crazy plant ladies and gents we’ve become these days. But to be fair, botanicals never really went away. It has to be due to their versatility and general inoffensiveness.

3D-Printed “Window to the Heart” to Be Constructed in Times Square for Valentine’s Day

The collaboration of ArandaLasch + Marcelo Coelho has been selected as the winners of this year’s Times Square Valentine Heart Design competition for their 3D-printed proposal, Window to the Heart. Envisioned as the “world’s largest lens,” the installation was in response to its location within one of the world’s most instagrammed places, Times Square.

The Photographer Who Captured Switzerland’s Biker Boys and Elvis Look-Alikes

In one image from the series, five men walk down a tranquil path toward a forest. They all wear dark, fitted jackets with bat shapes on the back, the word “VAMPIRE” across the wingspan. Above that logo, the jacket reads “Strangers Gang” and below, “Basel.”

Artist Spotlight: Mark Whalen

Recent work from Los Angeles-based artist Mark Whalen.

The Saga Of A Beloved Design Institution In Trump’s America

“The brief to the architects, other than to make furniture or lighting, was really open-I wanted to give them the freedom to present a microcosm of whatever was going on in their practices,” says the design curator Juan Garcia Mosqueda of his newly opened exhibition, , featuring work by emerging architecture studios including MOS Architects, Leong Leong, and MILLIØNS.

Web Design & Development News: Collective #385 | Codrops

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martijn koomen and tadas maksimovas designed and built a fully-functional fixed-gear bike in tribute to an enigmatic, mathematical constant. martijn koomen and tadas maksimovas designed and built a fully-functional fixed-gear bike in tribute to an enigmatic, mathematical constant. are you knowledgeable about architecture? passionate about writing?

Design Milk Travels To… Shanghai – Design Milk

We round up places to stay, things to do, and where to shop in Shanghai, a sprawling conglomerate of culture, design, art and architecture.

A Door Hues | Design Seeds

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5 important things that happened in design this week: 18-25 January 2018

WPP unveiled new super-consultancy Superunion, we looked at how creatives feel about Brexit and Leeds United came under fire for its new football crest – the news from the last seven days. The new identity for newly merged consultancies The Partners, Lambie-Nairn and Brand Union was unveiled this week.

Suzanne Saroff Photography

“In her ongoing series titled Perspective, photographer Suzanne Saroff creates fractured and skewed images of common foods as seen through vessels filled with water and glass objects. The images play with concepts of light and shadow resulting in distorted still lifes that appear alm

Hyper Realism by Evgeny Lushpin

Born outside Moscow in 1966, and then educated in Russia’s finest schools, Lushpin crafts lush masterpieces that transport viewers to the time and place of his choosing. From golden, unforeseen moments along hidden canals, to the warmth of a stately centuries-old European mansion, to some of the world’s most famous cities.

3D zebra stripes discourage speedy bikes in fishing town of Ísafjörður, Iceland | DesignFaves

Pedestrian crosswalks in Ísafjörður, Iceland just received a three-dimensional upgrade. The small fishing town woke up to a set of white zebra stripes painted to appear three dimensional. The piece was made last month as part of a collaboration between street art firm Vegi GÍH and the city’s environmental commissioner Ralf Trylla.

Five of the best houses in Hawaii on Dezeen

The volcanic archipelago of Hawaii is next in our series spotlighting residential architecture from each US state. The tropical islands are home to clifftop dwellings, beachside abodes and palm-fringed villas. Hut House by Johnston Marklee Traditional Hawaiian hut geometry informed this courtyard house by Johnston Marklee, which comprises four separate volumes grouped beneath a single roof.

How Graphic Designers Can Run a “Radically Expansive,” Unequivocally Badass Feminist Organization

In 2013, three friends-Kate Johnston, Sarah Williams, and Katie Bachler-decided to throw a dinner party in the desert. They invited 60 friends to meet, eat, drink, and converse against a backdrop of the nearby Joshua Tree National Park. They rented banquet tables and put out place settings. For the

Why We Need Harmony and Unity In Interior Design

Trends may come and go, but the principles of interior design are forever. That’s why, regardless of what your décor preferences may be, we think it’s important you learn about these principles. In the past, we’ve waxed poetic about the importance of balance and symmetry and now we’re tackling harmony and unity.

77 Catchy and Creative Slogans

A slogan is an advertising tagline or phrase that advertisers create to verbally expresses the importance and core idea of their product or service. By and large, it’s a theme of a campaign that usually has a genuine role in people’s lives.

Animal Illustrations by Braca Burazeri

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David Shrigley covers the walls of Sketch with 91 colourful new works

David Shrigley has given the walls of London restaurant Sketch a fresh coat of satire with an exhibition of 91 new works. The new set replaces his own vast collection of 239 black and white drawings, which previously hung on “The Gallery”: – a section of the restaurant – walls since its launch in 2014.

The Museum of Selfies set to open in Los Angeles

The Museum of Selfies is set to open in Los Angeles in April 2018 for a limited run to explore the history and psychology of the pervasive selfie. Following in the footsteps of the “Saatchi Gallery”:, which put on the world’s first major selfie exhibition last year, The Museum of Selfies will display and examine a variety of self-portraits through the years.

Paul Windle creates illustrations as if he’s following a recipe

One of Paul Windle’s illustrated gifs is a bit of a portal into his introduction to the arts. Titled _You Red to Shred?_ it begins with a normal office shredder before a skateboarder tootles over and then someone jumps up and shreds on the guitar. “My interest in illustration came through skateboarding,” the illustrator explains.

Going Fishing, an amazingly fluid stop motion animated film

Animator and sculptor Guldies has combined his passions and made this short stop motion animated film out of 2500 still photos. The result is remarkably fluid, particularly in the scenes with the human hand. After mon

Graphic Glamour: Givenchy Spring 2018 Couture Collection | La Dolce Vita

There is no question that Hubert de Givenchy ranks amongst the top style icons and sources of inspiration for many of the most stylish people today. However, in recent years, Givenchy is not a brand I have kept up with very much. Once they started putting Rottweilers on tee shirts and the reign of former …

10 Laws Of UX By Jon Yablonski. Including Fitt’s, Hick’s, Jakob’s, Prägnanz, Proximity, Miller’s, Parkinson’s, Tesler’s… – #63052 – NOTCOT.ORG

10 Laws of UX by Jon Yablonski. Including Fitt’s, Hick’s, Jakob’s, Prägnanz, Proximity, Miller’s, Parkinson’s, Tesler’s Laws and more…

When The Old Was New(s) – Print Magazine

Dozens of trade magazines were published before, during and after the turn-of-the-century in the U.S. Representing the Arts & Crafts, proto-Art Nouveau tradition at least in its layout and presentation was William M. Patton’s Paper and Press Illustrated Monthly, which provided its audience of printers, binders and affiliated commercial artists a vivid view of the fashionable styles of the day through its editorial and advertising pages.

Bringing the Iconic Buchanan’s Brand Into the 21st Century

To win over the up-and-coming generation of consumers-who are notoriously aspirational and increasingly choosy-the brand needed a fresher look. However, the team made an important distinction: “We decided to make it up-to-date and modern, but not younger. The idea was to stay true to the roots while fully entering the 21st century.”

40 Packaging Designs That Feature The Color Blue

Ahh blue! The color of the sky and the ocean and so many other things in between. Check out our collection of 40 packaging designs that feature the color blue.

The Ultimate Guide to Building A Photography Website

Creating a photography website might seem like something only established pros really need to do, but the reality is more like the opposite-a great online portfolio is crucial for any emerging photographer.




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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