A clean, bold sans serif typeface best suited for presentations, posters, text, fashion, logos, branding, magazines, logos, and any other business related. It contains uppercase, lowercase, numbers, punctuation, and some multilingual characters . Source: Estherilla: Bold Sans Serif Typeface (OTF)
Creative professionals now have a number of new typefaces to select from the Monotype Library for their projects, including a textured and hand-drawn calligraphic typeface, a sans serif with a bold personality, a hybrid script family and a quirky design inspired by the cinema of the 1930s and 1940s. Source: Update Your Typeface Inventory with … Continue reading Update Your Typeface Inventory with New Type Designs Recently Released from the Monotype Library
Sometimes, the key to refining your design idea is to think like a designer. No matter how new you are to graphic design, by learning some of the most widely used graphic design terms, you’ll be able to think and design like a pro within minutes—no prior experience required. Source: What is graphic design? All … Continue reading What is graphic design? All the design terms you should know to design like a pro
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
The London Underground is the world’s oldest subway, most people know it colloquially as the Tube. An engineering marvel and just as almost as famous is the map. The Tube map is instantly recognisable all over the world. It is a simple and elegant diagram of the 400-kilometre subway network. It is considered by many as one of the great images of the 20th century.
A well-designed poster is important because it piques viewers’ interest in the subject it depicts. This is true for all posters, whether they’re for movies, festivals or concerts, cities, public transportation schedules and maps, or decorative posters. Source: The 10 best freelance poster designers for hire in 2018
These posters by Robin Weissenborn are not new, they were designed in 2015 and awarded in an international poster competition. The graphic designer, who was studying at the prestigious Bauhaus university at the time, designed a series of posters using experimental typography and cool distorted perspectives.
New Jack Daniel’s Packaging Achieves a New Level Editor’s Note: Against the Grain has celebrated some of the best creative ideas in writing paper and packaging since 2009. This year we begin our series on clients whose ideas in paper and print best demonstrate the enduring beauty and flexibility of print — using some of our … Continue reading Jack Daniel’s Packaging Starts an Industry Wave
Because the Single Barrel Collection grew over time, with each new product introduced separately, there was a disconnect with the packaging for the collection as a whole. That’s where Studio MLPS came in. Under the art direction of the Brown-Forman Global Design, the team at Studio MLPS was hired to redesign the Collection’s packaging. Source: Designing Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel … Continue reading Designing Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Collection
German-born, Tschichold is one of the most outstanding and influential typographers of the 20th century, He cleared away the old typography of pre-1925 and made room for a modern, structured and regulated new typography. His work is characterised by rigorous structure, asymmetrical placement of contrasting elements, and layouts based on horizontal and vertical underlying grids.
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.
Alexandre Tissier is a French Art Director from Paris working on advertising and digital projects. his latest series is a stunning MTV teasing campaign for the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. From Eminem to Drake, through Cardi B, each nominee has a beautiful pop and colourful poster to his name.
Community Service announcement I saw the other day. This poster was located on the side of a wall at the corner of Enmore Rd and King Street on the outside of the Newtown Cafe.
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Inspirational Website of the Week: MailChimp 2016 Annual Report MailChimp’s annual report is a fun retro celebration of shapes and patterns. Our pick this week. Get inspired Progress Nav A great progress visualization concept by Hakim El Hattab. Source: Collective #280
A poster calling for entries for a design competition sponsored by the The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). I love this poster as it skillfully uses Typography and colour setting the bar high for would-be contestants. The AIGA charter is to enhance the standards of design and production of commercial magazines. Anybody … Continue reading AIGA Promotional Poster
Aleksandr Rodchenko was a commercial as well as a fine artist. He was a proponent of the Russian constructivist art movement. The term " constructivism" came about because the artists claimed they riveted the images together in the manner of engineers not artists. In the early years of the Russian revolution he worked with the … Continue reading Aleksandr Rodchenko a versatile artist and early Graphic Designer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFRCrjDK73I I have just finished watching the trailer for Blade Runner. If you are a fan of science fiction, take a look at the first preview of Blade Runner 2046, which takes place 30 years after the previous film. Harrison Ford returns and it also stars Ryan Gosling. I enjoyed the original and it still … Continue reading Blade Runner – 2046 – Trailer