Quirky font magically adjusts to what you’re writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. Created in 2012 by Athens-based creative team høly , Futuracha is inspired by the pf futura book, with serifs based on Claude Garamond typefaces. Source: Quirky font magically adjusts to what … Continue reading Quirky font magically adjusts to what you’re writing

15 Super Useful Typography Tools and Frameworks

Nowadays, web design is almost 95% of typography. Typography includes the use of modern CSS techniques and web fonts, which makes it easy for you to obtain complex things carried out in no time. A web designer that gets the best typography tools can increase the aesthetic appeal of a website. Source: 15 Super Useful … Continue reading 15 Super Useful Typography Tools and Frameworks

Freepix – Professional Suppliers of Graphic Resources

Freepix is a company that is dedicated to the creation and distributions of images, icons and vector graphics specifically for the graphic design field. It has become the world leader in this market. Only five years after it's founding, it has become one of the largest professional suppliers of graphic resources. Its successful formula is … Continue reading Freepix – Professional Suppliers of Graphic Resources

AIGA Promotional Poster

    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

Female paste-up street art, Newtown

Who am I?

I found a new piece of street art on the corner of Goddard Street and Bailey Street, Newtown.  I would love to know who she is, I was thinking Etta James or Nina Simone.  Any help here would be greatly appreciated.

Fabric Designer – John Rodiquez

John Rodriquez became well known for his textile designs in the early 1950's. He introduced a unique Australian Style. His abstract textile designs included everyday household items tea towels and curtains. The materials were sunburnt Australian shades, "deep and muted, sometimes almost three dimensional". Greys, yellows and greens were the prevailing shades. His designs originate … Continue reading Fabric Designer – John Rodiquez

Jules Cheret – The Father of Modern Poster Art

Jules Cheret is referred to the to the father of the modern poster. He was a French painter who became a master of Belle Epoque poster art. I was recently browsing through one of my favourite graphic design books, "100 Ideas that changed Graphic Design".  Idea No.10 is Female Archetypes and her development as an idea … Continue reading Jules Cheret – The Father of Modern Poster Art