Archives par catégorie : Graphic design & illustration

Massimo Vignelli (1931-2014): visually powerful, intellectually elegant, above all timeless

Massimo Vignelli passed away on May 27th, aged 83. Working with his wife Lella, Massimo Vignelli designed some of the most well-known logos and objects of our era: Ford, Lancia, IBM, American Airlines, Knoll or Bloomingdale’s logos (this latter was made internationally famous thanks to the « brown bags »), the NY subway map, iconic plastic dinnerware [...]
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Mike Ellis, Room For Rent

« Room For Rent » is an experiential installation imagined by Toronto-based illustrator and graphic designer  Mike Ellis (The New Yorker, The Boston Globe). « Ellis designed a three-dimensional miniature house to contain a series of bedrooms which the gallery patron can view. With the help of multicoloured LEDs, the illustrations come to life within the house, exposing things that [...]
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Asian Subconscious

Exhibited as part of Singapore Design Week,  »Asian Subconscious » is a series of artworks by Singaporean graphic designers, curated by design studio Kult3D, in collaboration with Hong Kong-based store Kapok and furniture and product design range Industry+. Each designer, up-and-coming artist or well-known local talent, expressed their vision using images and icons from Asian architecture, typography, packaging and food [...]
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Janine Rewell x Minna Parikka

Helsinki-based Janine Rewell, a multi-awarded illustrator and graphic designer, imagined this ad campaign for Finnish shoe brand Minna Parikka SS14. The amazing bodypaint, replicating Rewell’s design in the background, was executed by Saara Sarvas & Riina Laine (photography by Jonas Lundqvist)
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Want to be part of the Breda Graphic Design Festival? Open Call Project

From April 17 to 27, Breda (the Netherlands) will host the 4th edition of its Graphic Design Festival.  The « PosterProject », which, launched in 2008, selected works by designers to be showcased around town, welcomes in 2014 anyone who wants to participate. From the website: « This year the Poster Project is fully open to participation by seniors, startups, [...]
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Paul Catherall: sketching the City

A sight for sore eyes: graphic artist & designer Paul Catherall‘s prints and linocuts (for Established & Sons, British Airways, Transport for London) were recently exhibited at the OXO Tower, London. Architectural landscapes, sharp lines combined with vivid colors: Catherall’s designs are a vibrant homage to his hometown – though the illustrator sometimes looks toward [...]
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Happy Show

Connu pour ses illustrations conçues pour les Rolling Stones ou Lou Reed (ou le fait que, en année sabbatique, il a décliné l’offre de réaliser le poster officiel de la campagne d’Obama en 2007), le designer graphique Stefan Sagmeister mêle, dans son exploration des mystères du bonheur, typographie et images. Pour le Happy Show, Sagmeister (né [...]
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