Eindhoven-based designer Lucas Muñoz has combined industrial steel ventilation pipes with a copper seat taken from a scrap yard to create this bulbous chair. Muñoz designed his Tubular chair as an exploration of the structural potential of different.Read More →

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The featured freebie of the day is the third volume of colorful paper marbling textures created with the floating ink technique. These unique textures can be used freely in any kind of project such as websites, posters, or packaging designs.Read More →

Say hello to this new business cards in hand mockup PSD that is well suited to showcase your business cards. To add your own card designs, all you need to do is replace your own designs in the smart layers and save. Time to get creative with your business cardRead More →

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 →

Taking his turn at one of the most highly regarded mural walls in the United States, Banksy (or Borf on his behalf, as mentioned in some media) decided to paint an explicit, politically charged piece. With almost no references to his previous or recognizable work, without any hidden messages or beating around the bush, he revealed the new piece on his official Instagram:Read 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 →

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Mercadante know how to bring colours and magic to dull landscapes. He is painting rainbow pathways using light and long exposure that he then captures on camera. Could you imagine where those lit and colourful roads could lead you?Read More →

(Reblog – scottkelby.com) Happy Monday, everybody. I think I’ve got a good one for ya today (plus a free downloadable print template for you, too). Read More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

The difference between oblique and italic

Italics are probably the most common form of typographic emphasis and is used in both text and display settings.  True-drawn italics are usually a unique and separate design from their Roman brethren.  Aldus Manutius, a commercial printer, was looking for a way to fit more type onto a page and to reduce the price of his low-cost editions.Read More →

Renato Marino Mazzacurati was an Italian painter and sculptor and was identified with the Roman School.  During his productive career, he represented the artistic currents of Cubism, Expressionism and Realism.  I call this colour palette Red Nude.Read More →

Coco Chanel had a simple philosophy from which she never departed: “There is time for work and time for play; that leaves no other time.” Read More →

Necker Cube

The Necker cube illustrates how the eye can reach two conclusions. The two squares in the Necker cube can be perceived as either the front or the rear surface of the cube. Read More →

Banner for Bailey Street Design

Visual design is at work everywhere around us.  It gives shapes and form to the books we read, the posters we see and the road signs that we pass on the streets.Read More →