A One-of-a-Kind Whiskey Experience 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 ofRead More →

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.Read More →

Alva skog illustrations

“Illustration is a way for me to communicate, express and question ideas and ideals. For me, illustration and art is a powerful (political) tool and I want people to reflect on things that we might ignore, such as gender inequality and hidden racism,” says Alva Skog .Read More →

Colour code your life

Colour, the indispensable tool of designers worldwide can also help you organise everything from the office to the home.

From time to time we all have a difficult time organising some important part of our lives — our filing cabinets, our schedules, email, or any number of elements at home or at work.
Colour may be the solution! Organising with colour can help streamline your routine, improve your productivity and save time.  Colour coded systems of organising are up to four times faster than conventional methods.  As a result colour coding will make your job and lives easier, decrease stress and increase our self-confidence.Read More →

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.Read More →

typography

In his 90’s Techno dream world, school teacher Tom Knowles creates sci-fi scenes from the urban-industrial structure in his favorite cities around the world. As a child, he organized his toys in lines, a self-described higher spectrum perfectionist. Source: The Order and Intensity of Techno-SciFi GeometryRead More →

Huffington Post 5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017 Huffington Post Venngage is a graphic design software that is completely free to start. There are hundreds of professionally designed templates to choose from and the drag-and-drop interface makes the entire creation process very simple. Source:Read More →

A darkened brick tower and a glass volume form this extension by Gundry & Ducker , added to the rear of a north London residence to create a kitchen and living room with garden views. Read more Source: Gundry & Ducker adds sooty brick and glass extension to London houseRead More →

A selection of icons and illustrations created for Forbes Japan. The editorial pieces focussed on various topics around finance, ideas, business and technology. Source: ForbesRead More →

Section number designs for Wired UK’s The Wired World In 2017 issue, forecasting trends in Technology, Business, Government, Media, Science, Environment, Medicine and Lifestyle. Source: Wired UK ? Typographic NumbersRead More →

Wallpaper of the Week – Abstract Geometric Light AoiroStudio Jan 16, 2017 Following up our comeback with the Wallpaper of the Week series, it’s crazy to imagine there’s more than 350+ wallpapers available to download for your different screen resolutions. Source: Wallpaper of the Week – Abstract Geometric LightRead More →

Contributed by Florian Hardwig License: All Rights Reserved . The subject of this episode of the Weekly Invoice series is technically not a proper invoice, but an order confirmation. It was sent in 1930 (although the form was apparently printed already in the 1920s) by Gebr. Source: Gebr. MĂĽller LuckenwaldeRead More →