Category Archives: Graphic design & illustration

From Ed Ruscha to Singapore: Sign Painters, the movie

The internationally acclaimed movie (2014), dedicated to hand-painted signs, products of a fascinating 150 year-old American history, will be on show in Singapore (14 Jan, 7.30pm–9.30pm at NDC). What was once a common job has now become a highly specialized trade, a unique craft struggling with technological advances. Sign Painters, directed by Faythe Levine & […]
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Daikoku Design Institute for the Musashino Art University, Tokyo

Designed by the Daikoku Institute (Nippon Design Centre, Tokyo), this series of posters are meant to advertise the 2016 programs of the Musashino Art University. As simple and efficient as good design can be.
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50 years of David Bowie by Helen Green

Spanning a 50-year career, graphic designer and illustrator Helen Green compiled all of David Bowie’s most impressive looks to celebrate five decades of success, from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke. By the way, if you happen to be in Paris between March 3 and May 31, don’t miss David Bowie is…, a huge retrospective exhibition at […]
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Sweet Alma Charry

Spotted on Sight Unseen, these illustrations by French graphic designer Alma Charry will bring a smile back to your face. Just what you needed.  Paris-based Alma Charry has imagined an advent calendar project, 24RAPIDO, where she introduced one new design each December day leading up to Christmas. Collages, GIFs, ready patterns, freeform ink-washed drawings and figurative prints. […]
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Box up your resume

A graphic design professor at the São Paulo School of Fine arts, Samuel Profeta published the final “Creativity and Innovation” project of the Graduate Diploma in Design Management his is supervising. The goal of this project?  Creating an unconventional resume in an innovative platform. All the informations (professional skills, experience, social media stats, contact) are printed on […]
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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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