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The subject of what separates art and design is convoluted and has been debated for a long time. Artists and designers both create visual compositions using a shared knowledge base, but their reasons for doing so are entirely different. Some...
Typography is the art of arranging, designing and modifying type. Creating a well designed typography poster is no easy task, and takes time and patience. When a poster focuses only on typography as its main element, the designer has to carefully...
Often, when faced with a looming project, we forget the simple things. The size and depth of the project overwhelms leading to creative block. Once blocked, the frustration builds leading to even more block, procrastination, missed deadlines...
"Skwak" is an awesome French illustrator living in the North of France. He created a graphic world that he calls the "Maniac World" where everything is exaggerated. His works revisit children's fairy tales and universal myths. The adventures...
Appearance is crucial for obvious reasons in the fashion industry. With that in mind, many fashion e-commerce sites can be an excellent source of design inspiration. Attractive design and photography can make the products more appealing...
In this post, we focus on Japanese design by taking a closer look at the design of Japanese municipal flags. These flags feature highly stylized bicolor geometric symbols, often incorporating Japanese or Latin characters, making them...
In the large scope of the design world, the term "Web 2.0" is relatively a new one. With it, comes its own set of standards, some strong, others not so strong, since Web 2.0 in itself is a very fickle, ever-evolving definition of design standards....
Today we travel to imaginary worlds created by talented concept artists to experience battles, war and conflict. This showcase includes three different aspects of a battle: the preparation before, the actual battle and the following aftermath....
Looking at nature from different perspectives can create stunning compositions for your photographs. This couldn't be more true than when we look at our planet from outer space and appreciate the reality of its beauty from such an incredible...
Many articles are floating around that tell web professionals exactly how to build an online presence. Techniques, best practices and all the other “what to do’s” can be great motivation, but that is exactly what this post won’t do....
New York based Andy Gilmore describes himself as a draftsman, designer and musician. With clients such as Wired Magazine and The New York Times, he has established a solid reputation with his works being featured in countless publications,...
Media facades are relatively new concepts however, they have become increasingly popular in recent years. These uncannily innovative ways of combining modern design and architecture, have proven to be a successful way for businesses looking...
Photographers and artists alike are always looking at light as the key element in any composition, which is certainly extremely important for dark advertisements. Dark ads are usually used to portray a scary situation, or a serious issue,...
Many great designers derive their inspiration from nature, and we can find tons of examples showcasing this type of inspiration online. Looking at the world we live in and finding a way to integrate it into a design requires seeing nature from...