Forget the Star Wars crawl, here is the Star Wars scroll

Wednesday, 1 June, 2016

Another way to see A New Hope, the fourth episode of the Star Wars saga, as a single illustration, by Swiss graphic novelist Martin Panchaud.

An illustration that’s one hundred and twenty three metres in length, that is.

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Images by Marcin Wolski that evoke memories of the Eastern Bloc

Monday, 30 May, 2016

Artwork by Marcin Wolski

A great collection of artworks by Polish illustrator and painter Marcin Wolski, titled Eastern Bloc, that evokes memories of life behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War.

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Everything is divisible by itself, or something

Monday, 23 May, 2016

Either you decide whether there is a deeper meaning to Look-See, by Daniel Savage, or you can simply enjoy looking at what is presented to you on the screen.

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Yes, there are people judging you by the fonts you choose to use

Thursday, 12 May, 2016

No big surprise here I guess, the font you choose to make the most use of says a lot about your personality… so select carefully, right?

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What you see is what you get, a redundant web designer?

Friday, 6 May, 2016

When I used to design websites, I would code them manually, using a simple text editor for the HTML markup. There were some who disliked my methods, and thought I should use a WYSIWYG application of some sort.

An article such as this, one I could have sent these people to, that outlined the advantages of working manually, might have been useful, even if it refers to hosted site building applications, rather than WYSIWYG editors. I really should have written one myself.

If you build websites for other people, the last thing you should be doing is promoting websites that encourage them to use a DIY approach. You’ll practically be declaring that they’ve wasted their money by hiring you for a job they can do themselves.

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The illustration work of Bren Luke

Tuesday, 3 May, 2016

Photo by Bren Luke

You don’t notice the lines in the work of Ballarat based artist and illustrator Bren Luke, until you well, notice them… lovely stuff.

Via Design is Kinky.

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David Carson, the designer who did not always design

Monday, 2 May, 2016

US graphic designer David Carson, is probably just as well known for his work, as he is his design background, or lack of design background, as the case may be.

After a career as a top ranked pro surfer and high school sociology teacher, he rose to prominence in the 90’s after art directing Transworld, Beach Culture and Ray Gun Magazines before going on to start his studio. With no formal design training, Carson took the design world by storm, upending conventions and breaking traditional rules he didn’t even know existed.

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There are nine types of intelligence…

Friday, 29 April, 2016

These include linguistic, spatial, musical, and interpersonal. Does that make you feel smarter than you thought you were before? It could be I need a few more than nine though, such as, for instance, an intelligence for taking my own advice, instead of ignoring it.

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Fay, by organic electronica act Koloto

Thursday, 28 April, 2016

Fay is new music by organic electronica act Koloto, featuring a video by London based illustrator and designer, Sabine Volkert.

Sound by sound and frame by frame abstract audio-visual worlds are created. They tell of a journey – of self-discovery, acceptance and growth.

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Why not take a gamble on the d120, a die with 120 sides?

Thursday, 28 April, 2016

d120 dice

A die with one hundred and twenty sides, called d120, by Robert Fathauer and Henry Segerman, handy I guess when you need the odds to be as long as possible when playing with dice.

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