Illustrated Portraits of Famous Filmmakers Made of Iconic Elements From Their Movies

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Known for his graphic, architectural illustrations, Italian artist Federico Babina’s latest series, DIRECTPORTRAIT, pays homage to famous movie directors. Rendered in his distinct style of overlaid graphic shapes, each poster-like digital illustration features stylized portraits of world-renowned filmmakers with various film references cleverly incorporated into their facial features and clothing. To fully immerse the viewer … Continue reading Illustrated Portraits of Famous Filmmakers Made of Iconic Elements From Their Movies

Using Color Psychology for Better Website Results

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Perception is everything. Part of that is influenced by behavior, plus our emotion. Significant studies have shown that color effects not just what we see. It is how we feel about it and that influences our behavior. Sure, what we write and how that is presented is important. We do not, however, want to forget … Continue reading Using Color Psychology for Better Website Results

Rietveld’s Beugel Chair gets a contemporary tribute

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 YANKODESIGN

Probably the most innovative and avant-garde designer of his time, Rietveld’s furniture designs were ground-breaking both visually and from a production stand-point. Even 90 years later, his chairs look as fascinating as they did back in the 20s and 30s. Ninety-one years after Rietveld’s Beugelstoel chair was designed (and produced in 1930), Cassina pays tribute … Continue reading Rietveld’s Beugel Chair gets a contemporary tribute

This Hand-Painted, Patterned Farmhouse Is Drenched in Color — House Tour

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 APARTMENT THERAPY

Name: Kristin Nicholas. I live here with my husband Mark and teenage daughter Julia Location: Western Massachusetts Size: 3500 square feet Years lived in: 20 years, owned Our home was built in 1751 in western Massachusetts on a south facing knoll. It sits alongside an abandoned apple orchard that backs up to a small mountain … Continue reading This Hand-Painted, Patterned Farmhouse Is Drenched in Color — House Tour

Apartment Therapy Has Been Nominated for Two Webbys (and We Need Your Help to Win)

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 APARTMENT THERAPY

Thanks so much for being a loyal fan of Apartment Therapy — and for loving our content as much as we love putting it together every day. We wouldn't be where we are without our incredible readers and that's why we (that means you, too) were nominated for two Webby awards this year. We want … Continue reading Apartment Therapy Has Been Nominated for Two Webbys (and We Need Your Help to Win)

Artist Visualizes How People With Synesthesia Experience the World

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'40s-'80s Imagine you could visualize sounds as color and texture, or perhaps hear colors, feel sounds, and taste shapes. This is how people with synesthesia experience the world. It is a neurological condition where the brain processes stimulation in a way that allows the person to experience several senses at one time. Amsterdam-based artist Daniel … Continue reading Artist Visualizes How People With Synesthesia Experience the World

(NY) Hand Lettering Workshop

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Annica is a Brooklyn artist, mural painter and creative director with a love for typography. She will be leading this beginner level workshop to help you get started with hand lettering. You will be working with pencil and paper, get tips on layout technique, adding embellishments and learn ways to give your lettering its own style, gaining … Continue reading (NY) Hand Lettering Workshop


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HAY’s Latest Collaboration With Sonos Is Music To Our Ears

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 APARTMENT THERAPY

Danish design brand HAY is no stranger to collaborations. In fact, we've seen them release furniture projects for IKEA and a kitchen line for MoMA. Today, you can add another major brand in the home space to HAY's list of partners: Sonos, maker of wireless speakers and home sound systems. (Image credit: Courtesy of Sonos) … Continue reading HAY’s Latest Collaboration With Sonos Is Music To Our Ears

Elaine Lustig CohenBook cover for Philip Johnson, Makers of…

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  WOMEN OF GRAPHIC DESIGN 

Elaine Lustig Cohen Book cover for Philip Johnson, Makers of Contemporary Architecture, 1962 “This cover design for a book about American architect Philip Johnson is probably based on a real structure that he designed. The tree silhouette at the top left suggests that Lustig Cohen also used photography to create this pattern-like graphic. Yet, it … Continue reading Elaine Lustig CohenBook cover for Philip Johnson, Makers of…

Mirzam: Monsters Collection

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 DAILY PACKAGE DESIGN INSPIRATION 

on April 17 | with No Comments in Armenia, Asia | Backbone Branding, Carton, chocolate packaging inspiration, Mirzam: Monsters Collection, Snacks & Desserts | Designed by: Backbone Branding, Armenia. Chocolate makers from the UAE (Dubai) contacted us to create a branding for handcrafted bean-to-bar chocolate. From the naming and identity to the product design and packaging, Backbone … Continue reading Mirzam: Monsters Collection

Dunhill London’s British Automotive-Inspired Radial Collection: Technical nylon and grained calf leather compose a collection for the next generation

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With a vibrance required of heritage brands looking to capture the attention of a new generation, dunhill's British automotive engineering-inspired Radial Collection steers their bags and accessories to the present day. Here, one finds more than just a racing roundel detail announcing change. The range of bags incorporates deeper technical innovation that impacts styling by … Continue reading Dunhill London’s British Automotive-Inspired Radial Collection: Technical nylon and grained calf leather compose a collection for the next generation

The Clocksmiths — Augusto Arduini, Giuditta Brusadelli — Milan, Italy

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Systems Design Limited — Publisher of IdN Magazine    magazine available 中文版   “We see a project as a way to create value. We harness quality as a weapon against the constraints of time. Competence is the code we live by. This helps us to produce precise works.” The Clocksmiths are designers Augusto Arduini and … Continue reading The Clocksmiths — Augusto Arduini, Giuditta Brusadelli — Milan, Italy

New Bertolli olive oil packaging rooted in tradition

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The world’s largest olive oil brand launches its largest packaging redesign ever in a new look that pays homage to its Italian heritage and signals a 100% conversion to PET bottles. Think of olive oil and the sun-drenched Mediterranean region may come to mind. Now consider Bertolli olive oil and Italy comes into sharper focus, … Continue reading New Bertolli olive oil packaging rooted in tradition