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

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. Source: Dunhill London's British Automotive-Inspired Radial Collection: Technical nylon and grained … Continue reading 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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Improving Your Designs With Gestalt Principles: Figure

Understanding Gestalt principles will help you be a better UX designer. This is the first post in a three-part series that explains the Gestalt principles by showing clear examples of the principles from around the web. There’s no definitive list of Gestalt principles, but this series covers the ones that I use and think about … Continue reading Improving Your Designs With Gestalt Principles: Figure

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Design Principles: Contrast | The Paper Blog

In the next instalment of our ongoing blog series on the principles of graphic design, we’re taking a look at one of the most important design principles: contrast. Employing contrast adds visual interest to your designs, and it also helps communicate your message. Source: Design Principles: Contrast | The Paper Blog

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It’s Not Just Black and White – Understanding the Importance of Contrast in Graphic Design

Whether you're working on a layout for a brochure or designing a band poster , establishing contrast is one of the most important things to consider. Contrast is something people are drawn to but it's one of those things that, when done correctly, shouldn't really be noticed. Source: It's Not Just Black and White - … Continue reading It’s Not Just Black and White – Understanding the Importance of Contrast in Graphic Design

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Contrast and Meaning in Design

If you are a designer, your work should convey a meaning. Therefore it is important that you have familiar with the mechanisms by which points in addition to concepts attain this means; more than any other component. Source: Contrast and Meaning in Design

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Principles Of Design: Contrast — SitePoint

So far in this series, we’ve already looked at how you can improve your design work by applying the principles of Balance and Proximity. Today we’re continuing with the concept of Contrast. Contrast occurs when two elements on a page are different. Source: Principles Of Design: Contrast — SitePoint

Katsutoshi Sasaki’s minimalist home contrasts a dark exterior with a light interior

Japanese architect Katsutoshi Sasaki has built himself a new family home , featuring a dark-painted facade of red cedar and a bright, airy interior. Called T Noie, which refers to the house's T-shaped structure, the 102-square-metre, two property is located in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture. Source: Katsutoshi Sasaki's minimalist home contrasts a dark exterior with a … Continue reading Katsutoshi Sasaki’s minimalist home contrasts a dark exterior with a light interior

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Colour contrast – why does it matter?

Colour contrast between text and background is important on web pages. It affects some people’s ability to perceive the information (in other words to be able to receive the information visually). Everyone who can see, sees things in different ways. Source: Colour contrast - why does it matter?

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Power of asymmetry Asymmetry can help give some life and power to a typographic arrangement. The designer has used the idea of a long piece of tape or receipt.  The typography is contrasted against large and small to make it stand out.

Rietveld’s Beugel Chair gets a contemporary tribute

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

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

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

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Jutaku – Japanese Houses

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Great Expectations: Composition Lessons from a Film Classic (Muddy Colours )

Composition in visual art is a subject that I’m endlessly interested in. As a painter who appreciates bold design, illustrators of the early to mid 20 th century particularly appeal to me, but I’m very happy to take lessons from any visual art form.