Distorted and irregular, yet beautifully imperfect. Every individual character unique and painstakingly handmade. Vintage in style yet seamlessly blends in with the modern. Brush-style typography has been forgotten for quite a long time, but as happens with all design trends, is currently enjoying a revival in popularity. Source: 15 BeautifullyRead More →

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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 →

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William Morris Born March 24, 1834 Known for Wallpaper and textile design, fantasy fiction / medievalism, socialism Notable work Textile and typographic desgn “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or beautiful.” That was the rallying call of the nineteenth-century designer, William Morris, aRead More →

I created these illustrations from a number of old newspapers from the 1960’s.  The images have been isolated from travel sections of newspapers.  They are lovely and clean when viewed on their own.Read More →

planned obsolescence

Apple last week published a letter to customers in which it apologised for the ‘misunderstanding’ generated around the slowdown of the iPhone and offered discounts for users who want to change the battery of their phone.  It is the revelation that is marking Apple’s year-end and was revealed by a 17-year-old Tennessee High School student.Read More →

two fridas

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.Read More →

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: QuirkyRead More →

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: QuirkyRead More →

Daily Design Inspiration AoiroStudio Jan 13, 2017 Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you’ll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Source: Daily Design InspirationRead More →

This week, our Americans at Work photo essay features photographs of the daily lives and spaces of workers in Philadelphia’s Municipal Offices, made by photographer Ryan Collerd : “When this project was first described to me as a look into the modern American office I thought of Philadelphia’s municipal officesRead More →

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 graphicRead More →

Female paste-up street art, Newtown

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.Read More →

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 theRead More →