Category: Art & Design

15
Mar

PANTONE unveils new magazine that explores seasonal colour trends

Last month the PANTONE Color Institiute debuted its new bi-annual magazine. VIEWPOINT COLOUR is an inspirational lifestyle magazine that explores seasonal colour trends and insights across all design disciplines. Colour plays a crucial part in branding, logo design, and how products are perceived by consumers. And because of this, the magazine looks to become essential reading for designers.Continue Reading..

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Mar
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Mar

Artist Blake McFarland creates sculptures from recycled tires

One way to cultivate creativity is to make art from things that others believe is trash. While most artists spend their money on materials like clay, paper, or paints, Blake McFarland doesn’t have this problem. Not just a pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, Blake creates his sculptures from recycled tires.Continue Reading..

28
Feb
24
Feb

Grope Sans: A quirky and risqué private parts themed typeface

Apparently, Valentine’s Day wasn’t all chocolates and roses. Food design and research studio Bompas & Parr, out of Liverpool, has created a new risqué typeface called Grope Sans. Created for Valentine’s Day, this racy typeface by graphic designer Flo Fairweather, is adorned with nipples, vaginas and penises.Continue Reading..

21
Feb

Spectacular paper pop-up sculptures

While studying graphic design in college, German artist Peter Dahmen was given an assignment to create a 3D object out of paper. Though he loved the task and the opportunity to work with his favourite medium, there was one problem: he didn’t have a safe way of transporting the finished product to class.Continue Reading..

13
Feb

Futura-inspired font magically adjusts to look its best as you type

Five years ago, design studio Høly created Futuracha, which started as an experimental font. Based on the Futura typeface, but with an extravagant art deco style, it was published to give creative people the chance to explore and create. The response was overwhelming.Continue Reading..

09
Feb
07
Feb

Top 10 websites to get free images

Images and photography has always been an integral part of design. Unfortunately, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing unrealistic stock images of people smiling at the camera while performing a task. Not only that, but it can get rather expensive if you’re constantly purchasing images from places like iStock, Shutterstock, or Adobe Stock.Continue Reading..

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