Michael Pagdon

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Top 10 Most Influential Fonts in Graphic Design

10 highly professional fonts that had a strong influence on the history and evolution of contemporary typography and graphic design.Of course, there …

Typography

Harrowing And Surreal: New Exhibitions At Imperial War Museum

Large parts of the Imperial War Museum are closed for a refurbishment until next year, designed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the start …

July 31, 2017-January 7, 2018

Organized to commemorate the centennial of World War I, this exhibition will focus on the impact of the war on the visual arts. Moving …

15 Things You Never Knew About Bob Ross

Everyone knows Bob Ross, that’s just an incontrovertible fact of the universe, but how much do you really know about him? The painter famously kept …

23 Of The Oldest Color Photos Ever Taken

Here's what the world looked like in color, over 100 years ago.<p>In 1907, brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière made history by transforming the monochromatic world of photography into vibrant color with their new invention, the Autochrome Lumière.<p>In the years before this invention, color was usually …

Instagram is making it hard for classical art to continue to thrive, and here's why

We used to think that classical art typically sold for WAY more than contemporary art at auctions, but apparently, this isn’t the case anymore. The</i> …

Forget His Paintings, Raphael’s Drawings Reveal His True Genius

Art World<p>A new exhibition of the artist's drawings shows the real brilliance of the master's gift.<p>,<p>Raphael is unquestionably one of the greatest …

Meet the Artist Using Ritual Magic to Trap Self-Driving Cars

Well, it's actually science, but for James Bridle science and magic aren't that distinct.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>Is it a silly prank, a Pagan ritual, or a genius discovery about the next era of mass transit? In a picture posted to Flickr by artist James Bridle—known for coining …

Edward Snowden

e-Book Cover Design Awards, July 2016

Welcome to the e-Book Cover Design Awards. This edition is for submissions during July, 2016.This month we received:74 covers in the Fiction …

Books

New Adventures: all the best science fiction and fantasy books coming out in August

Space pirates, horror conventions, and epic fantasies<p>It’s a new month, which means that it’s a good time to look forward to the coming onslaught of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels coming out in the next couple of weeks. Get ready, because there are some amazing books coming to a …

The 9 Most Breathtaking Images from the Smithsonian's Annual Photo Contest

A volcano spewing ash, magical forest fireflies, and a monkey who feels just like we all do about winter weather. These are just a few of the …

Smithsonian

Artist Carves the Entire Alphabet into Pencil Lead

Taiwanese carver Chien Chu Lee also carves Instagram likes and Christmas presents.<p>Cyclists have the Tour de France. Chefs have the fugu fish. Ninjas have the Ninja Warrior Challenge. For those who carve miniature sculptures from pencils, using 0.6 mm mechanical lead is the pinnacle of difficulty. …

Modern Art