Nick Chaffe on discovering graphic design, going freelance and surviving tornadoes

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An artist, designer and typographer, Nick Chaffe's uniquely detailed illustration style has attracted the attention of some of the biggest brands in the world. With bold, bright icons and typography born out of his love of '80s graphics, he has worked with Amnesty International, The Guardian, Time Out and Lonely Planet since he launched his … Continue reading Nick Chaffe on discovering graphic design, going freelance and surviving tornadoes

Carl Krull on His Latest Series and New Show “Resonance”

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Carl Krull is a long time friend of Juxtapoz that we've featured here a few times. His illustration work consists primarly of topographic lines, painted in an almost illusionary way to provide depth and invite interpretation. Like many artists, as he grows and changes, his artistic practice do alongside him, which leads us to Krull's … Continue reading Carl Krull on His Latest Series and New Show “Resonance”

International Artist Feature: Thailand

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 DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION ENVATO TUTS+

Welcome back to our International Artist Series. Today we're catching up with five incredible artists from Thailand, home of amazing food, royal palaces, and the people of Southeast Asia.

Graphic Designer Spotlight: Bráulio Amado

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New work from Lisbon-born, New York City-based graphic designer Bráulio Amado (previously featured here). On display at Hen’s Teeth retail and gallery space in Dublin from April 7 – 14, Amado will also be signing copies of his latest book on April 7, while a limited release of signed prints by Bráulio will be available … Continue reading Graphic Designer Spotlight: Bráulio Amado

Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani: Do the Green Thing

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“Value” and “mission driven” are favorite words these days as corporations dive into social responsibility—from blocking gun sales to minors to sending eyeglasses to Zimbabwe. As companies (and their marketing teams) tangle with lawmakers and mindful customers, our heads are spinning. So we asked Do the Green Thing founder and Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani what … Continue reading Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani: Do the Green Thing

What To Do When You Lose Motivation as a Designer

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 SPECKYBOY WEB DESIGN MAGAZINE SPECKYBOY EDITORS

Sometimes, you just don’t want to do your work. It can be such a hassle to get up, start up the computer, fire up the software, and do what needs to be done. You feel tired and bored, having lost sight of why you chose a career in design in the first place, and you … Continue reading What To Do When You Lose Motivation as a Designer

The Art of Building Better Websites

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 INSPIRED MAGAZINE INSPIRED MAG TEAM

Creating websites has become almost a commonplace skill these days, and there’s such an overabundance of sites out there competing against yours that anything you can do to stand out from the crowd is going to be a huge help. What can we do to get our sites noticed, admired, and paid attention to? It … Continue reading The Art of Building Better Websites

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Herb Lubalin renowned graphic designer

Renowned American graphic designer, Herb Lubalin, best known for his collaborations with Ralph Ginzburg on the magazines Eros, Fact and  Avant Garde,  is regarded as one of the seminal designers of the 20th century. The, 17 March 2018, will mark what would have been Lubalin's 100th birthday.

Jules Cheret – The Father of Modern Poster Art

Jules Cheret was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of Belle Époque poster art. He has been called the father of the modern poster.

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The emblematic and metaphorical work of graphic designer Virginie Gauthier ( It’s Nice That)

"I like to say that graphic designers, at least in my case, act as storytellers," states Amsterdam-based designer Virginie Gauthier. "I don't often create 'stories' or content. Instead, I edit, cut, assemble and work with other people's productions: a text, a compilation of writings, documentation of an exhibition."

Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser on his most iconic works and the importance of ethics in design (Creative boom)

One of America's most illustrious graphic designers and renowned graphic artists, Milton Glaser has been breaking boundaries and creating iconic works, such as the "I ❤ NY' mark and the Brooklyn Brewery logo, since the 1950s. Born in New York in 1929, he co-founded Push Pin Studios in 1954,

“Half art, half business”: An artist's take on graphic design

“Half art, half business”: An artist’s take on graphic design (Khmer Times)

Nou Vichet, commonly known as Pros Nix, started his career in graphic design as soon as he finished high school. He first began in 2010 working a part-time job for Thalias – the parent company of Malis Restaurant. After five years, he started a new journey with KOUPREY Creative Solutions as a creative art director.

Protected: 20 Stunning design portfolios you MUST see before (re)designing yours

Protected: 20 Stunning design portfolios you MUST see before (re)designing yours – Signature (vanschneider.com)

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Design Indaba 2018: Humans Helping Humans:

Design Indaba 2018: Humans Helping Humans: Five designers show us how the world can be a better place thanks to their benevolent brilliance (Cool Hunting)

Each year Design Indaba gathers together an anomalous group of creative people, from typographers to architects to ceramicists and more, to discuss their projects, process and passions. While each speaker is as different as the next, at times there are similarities in their work.

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Lost Night – excessive drinking campaign (adweek.com)

FCB New Zealand explores excess drinking in this "The Lost Night" PSA for The New Zealand Health Promotion Agency (video above). -Wunderman hired Daniel Bonner from SapientNitro as global CCO. Lincoln Bjorkman is leaving the agency to explore "new opportunities." -What does Facebook consider to be " good creative?"

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7 Inspirational Illustration Collections

Enjoy an eclectic array of international illustrators.  Check out their work published for use in digital and print media.  A collection of illustrations for posters, flyers, magazines, books, animations and video games.