Tag: illustration

19
Mar

Artist accuses Domino’s Pizza of plagiarism

They say that great artists steal, while poor artists borrow; and this often leads to accusations of plagiarism. In fact, companies have been caught on several occasions plagiarizing other artists work for their own gains.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

18
Apr

Discover this student’s amazing freehand architectural sketches

In today’s digital age, it’s nice to see that some people are still using pencil and paper. And that includes architecture student, Adelina Gareeva. She drafts her work by hand, creating extremely detailed architectural sketches without a computer.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

04
Apr

Each agency’s nightmare clients imagined as plundering pirates

You can’t blame your clients for not knowing what is and isn’t good design – that’s your job to show them. You can’t, however, forgive them for assuming that your time is free.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

20
Jan

How Art Directors and Copywriters can avoid annoying each other

If you’ve ever been part of a creative team, you know that partnerships in advertising are not unlike marriage. Once the Art Director and Copywriter pair up, it takes a serious commitment to avoid annoying each other. Deciding to officially tie your careers together means doing everything together. And that includes concepts, presenting, traveling and even agency hopping.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

02
Nov

These cute greeting cards are bound to offend

Are you one of those people who love to hand out greeting cards? Well, I’m not. There’s nothing as impersonal and insincere that you can receive on a special occasion. If you’re going to give a greeting card, make sure it says how you really feel. So what if the greeting cards featured adorable animals and told you to “Go fuck yourself”?Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

15
Apr

Common design terms taken literally

Graphic design, like any profession, is full of terms and acronyms that not everyone is familiar with. Most people don’t understand what crop marks are or what bleed marks mean, because they don’t speak designer. However, if you’re in the design industry, words like typeface or letterpress are quite ordinary.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

02
Dec

Fading design trends from 2015

When society and technology are constantly evolving, change is the only constant. Design trends come and go. Some may only breeze by while others last longer. Graphic design, however, is still part of our day-to-day lives, taking over every small detail, from road signs and websites, to restaurant menus.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

30
Nov

Burger King launches illustrated Christmas packaging

With the Christmas season kicking into gear, Burger King has announced their limited edition packaging for the festive holiday. The illustrated packaging features colourful motifs, including reindeer and mistletoe-clad coffee cups, Santa’s belly-inspired sandwich wraps, joyful takeaway bags and even a few holiday-themed characters on the always-animated Chicken Fries box.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

09
Nov

How to leave work early

It’s Monday morning and already you want to leave work and go home without having to pretend you’re sick. How would you like to be able to get out of the office every day by 3pm?Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

18
Jul

Funny puns of the true meaning of words

I’ve previously posted some minimalist photographic puns, but now I’m featuring some illustrated puns from Sam Omo, better known as DOWNSIGN. His ongoing project (which you can check out here) shows funny illustrations of the true meaning of certain words.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

05
Jun

Adorable, brutally honest circle of life illustrations

Mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish, insects and other invertebrates each have their own unique circle of life. And while all animals need to be safe and to reproduce, they also need to eat; one animal feeds off of another to survive—that’s just how it is.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

04
Jun