The Substance of Letters

On the occasion of Philippe Apeloig’s lecture “Abstract or not” at Mudam Luxembourg, Design Friends published a 24-pages catalogue in French and English. The interview was conducted by Arthur Dreyfus.

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10 leadership books to watch for in 2019

We scoured publishers' catalogues, looked at upcoming galleys and asked for recommendations from a few prolific business book authors to get ideas for ten leadership books to watch for in the first half of 2019. (Avosb/iStock) Jena McGregor Reporter covering leadership issues in the headlines January 1 at 1:34 PM Have you promised yourself you’ll … Continue reading 10 leadership books to watch for in 2019

50 Creative Brochure Design Ideas for your inspiration – 2018

Creative Brochure Design Ideas: Brochures are an integral part of any business. Brochure designs have to be crisp and bold to the viewer because it just takes a flick of a moment to catch the eyes of a potential customer. To live up to the digital demands of today's world, graphic designers are expected to … Continue reading 50 Creative Brochure Design Ideas for your inspiration – 2018

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4 illustration portfolios to inspire you

There is no secret recipe for creating the perfect portfolio. You’re in full control and can decide which designs you include, what you say about those designs, and how often you update your portfolio. This level of freedom can certainly be exciting, but also a little daunting. Source: 4 illustration portfolios to inspire you

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Design Everywhere is a blog focused on showcasing carefully selected graphic design works and beyond around the world. These daily dose of visual inspirations are collected by Preston Tham. All works displayed here are rightfully credited to their respective own

Adult Colouring Books the new bestsellers

Some of the best selling books online are adult colouring books. They are not like your typical children's colouring books – which have huge illustrations and are not especially challenging to anybody who has hand-eye coordination and is over the age of 12.

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.

The art of 'British' pulp fiction

The art of ‘British’ pulp fiction (digitalartsonline.co.uk)

It is mostly viewed as American representational art but as the following article reveals it was also used in British crime novels.

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

Canadian author and illustrator Ashley Spires remind children and (big kids) about the importance of resilience.  Her illustrated Children's book the Most Magnificent Thing is about a little girl who has in her mind a magnificent project

Thesaurus, a typeface with one foot in the past & one foot in the present

Thesaurus is a typeface inspired by the typographic history of the city of Geneva. Thesaurus was designed by Fermín Guerrero. Released by Typotheque. The post Thesaurus, a typeface with one foot in the past & one foot in the present appeared first on 365typo . Source: Thesaurus, a typeface with one foot in the past … Continue reading Thesaurus, a typeface with one foot in the past & one foot in the present

For Designers: The Essential Guide To Combining Typefaces

Heads up designers, New York-based creative Tim Brown , who is also the Head of Typography for Adobe Typekit and Adobe Type , has just made his book A Pocket Guide to Combining Typefaces available for free on the Adobe Typekit Blog . Source: For Designers: The Essential Guide To Combining Typefaces

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​Cost Effective Stock Photography Solutions

You can spend all the time in the world on your insightful article or the catchy text for your website but it will hardly stand a chance to be acknowledged without the right images. Visual content is so important in the digital age that having the right sources and tools at your disposal becomes essential … Continue reading ​Cost Effective Stock Photography Solutions

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Clarence Doore, pulp artist

It wasn't that long ago that men's magazines had covers like this. It takes some mental effort to imagine an elephant as a "killer brute" attacking a scantily clad woman. The illustrator who painted that cover was named Clarence "Boo" Doore (1913-1988). Source: Clarence Doore, pulp artist