Classic, and iconic, graphic design from the last six hundred years

Thursday, 23 March, 2017

Graphic: 500 Designs that Matter

Graphic: 500 Designs that Matter, published by Phaidon Press, is a collection of iconic and classic graphic design from the last six hundred years.

It looks, to me, like it would be a great source of inspiration.

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Lena Macka, Lyon based illustrator and tattoo designer

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017

Illustration by Lena Macka

Lena Macka is an illustrator and designer of minimal tattoos, who is based in the French city of Lyon. She seems to work mainly in black and white, and shades of grey, but look through her illustrations, and you will some colour works.

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Jordan Debney, Wellington based illustrator, artist, and painter

Tuesday, 21 March, 2017

Artwork by Jordan Debney

Jordan Debney is an illustrator, artist, and painter, based in Wellington, New Zealand. He is also a muralist, and an apparel designer. Be sure to check out more of his psyche-delicious work via his website, or on Instagram.

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Luke Reichle, Los Angeles based fine artist and costume designer

Monday, 20 March, 2017

Artwork by Luke Reichle

Luke Reichle is a Los Angeles based fine artist and costume designer. If you’ve seen TV shows such as Castle, Without a Trace, and CSI Miami, chances are you’ve seen his work.

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Tiny Creations, miniature artworks in a glass tube by Airi

Thursday, 16 March, 2017

Artwork by Airi

Airi is a designer and digital artist based the Gold Coast of Australia, who handcrafts miniature “Tiny Creations”, that are housed in a test tube like glass case. Beautiful, aren’t they?

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Dejvid Kneževic, Slovenian illustrator, designer, and artist

Thursday, 16 March, 2017

Artwork by Dejvid Knezevic

Slovenian illustrator, designer, and artist, Dejvid Kneževic has been a life long drawer, but only decided to fully focus on his craft five years ago. This work is titled “Rubik’s World II”. He likens the well known puzzle as an analogy to the challenges of planning and organising.

I can see where he’s coming from here. When trains fail to show, cars break down, websites stop functioning, and internet connections drop – I could go on – trying to do even quick and simple tasks can seem as difficult as trying to solve a Rubick’s Cube.

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Adelina Gareeva, Moscow based architecture student and artist

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017

Artwork by Adelina Gareeva

Adelina Gareeva is a Moscow based architecture student and artist, who produces her highly intricate architectural sketches by hand, rather through a computer. It’s probably been said before, but I do hope some of her work makes to the wall of an art gallery, so incredible it is.

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Millie Cooper, Sydney based freelance graphic and web designer

Monday, 13 March, 2017

Design by Millie Cooper

Millie Cooper is a Sydney based freelance graphic and web designer, doing awesome minimally styled logo, identity, and branding work. This logo for Jethro’s Cafe, located in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay, is but one example of her style.

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Letterpress work by Moscow designers Monobite

Monday, 13 March, 2017

Letterpress by Monobite, Moscow

It’s been awhile since I last linked to some letterpress work. What better way to remedy the situation then, by pointing to the work of Moscow based letterpress designers Monobite?

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Revisit the Cold War decades through Soviet Logos

Monday, 13 March, 2017

Image by Rokas Sutkaitis

If you pine for the Cold War decades, and the USSR, or Soviet Union, let Soviet Logos take you on a trip down memory lane, through a growing collection of logos of Soviet era companies and enterprises, curated by Lithuanian brand designer Rokas Sutkaitis.

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