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Flyer Design Inspiration

We live in a digital world with everyone glued to their smartphones at every turn but the analog world is still very important, especially when it …

Heavyweight Foundry on its pragmatic yet inventive approach to typography

Currently based in Prague, Heavyweight Studio is a digital type foundry with a pragmatic yet inventive approach to typography and its application. …

Pentagram’s London Design Biennale identity envisages Darwin’s seven universal emotions as paper masks

For its second edition, London Design Biennale has turned once again to Pentagram partner Domenic Lippa for its graphic identity. The 2018 festival …

Exclusive: Airbnb’s new font holds the secret to design’s future

With Cereal, Airbnb’s custom font that spans everything from billboards to buttons, the company is rethinking how marketing is done.<p>For a company like Airbnb whose growth hasn’t depended on traditional marketing, its products are its brand. A Super Bowl commercial isn’t as important in spreading …

Typography

Meet Hope Sans, a typeface on a stylistic sliding scale

This “paintbox” family by Charles Nix is both a calm grotesque, and a 70s-inspired swash-fest.<p>Hope Sans is a typeface with a dual personality. On one …

Typography

A Love Letter for You from Tony DiSpigna

Friend, fine artist, teacher, designer and hand-letterer par excellence, Tony DiSpigna’s work is enjoying a much-deserved renaissance with the …

Inside The World Of Extreme Metal Logos

Imagine, if you can, a time before the internet. It seems unthinkable, obviously, but there was once a time when you didn’t have all the music ever …

Egle Zvirblyte's identity for restaurant Gogo Daddy includes dogs with hats and bananas with glasses

Egle Zvirblyte has been commissioned to create a series of illustrations for New Zealand-based Thai restaurant Gogo Daddy Canteen. The illustrations, …

Thai Food

Typefaces Used In Some Of The World’s Most Recognized Logo Designs

Image by Emanuele Abrate and featured with permission<p><b>It’s inherent for</b> designers to look at a logo and take in more than what’s shown at face value. …

Graphic Design

Adrian Frutiger logos, 1960s–70s

While the late Swiss type designer Adrian Frutiger (1928–2015) is best known for his renowned typefaces such as Univers, Avenir, and Frutiger, many …

Songwriters Fonts gives you the opportunity to type in the handwriting of David Bowie and John Lennon

Songwriters Fonts, a new project launched by French graphic designer Nicolas Damiens and copywriter Julien Sans, gives typography fans the …

Typography

Editorial Design and Illustration for Public-sector Publications

Marçal Prats shared a beautiful post showcasing the editorial design and illustration work done for very important publications. These public-sector …

La Seine Musicale 2018

Contributed by Philippe Dionne Bussières<i><br>Source: http://www.avantpost.fr Avant Post. License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <b><br>Wigrum</b> gets its groove on in the …

Performing Arts

Blanco – A typeface for the journey

After many years working behind-the-scenes for some of the world’s leading type foundries, (House Industries, Commercial Type, and Frere-Jones Type, to name but a few) my friend and mentor, Dave Foster has finally launched his own foundry and first retail type family.<p>Blanco was originally developed in 2012. It was already awarded the prestigious Gold Prize by the Morisawa Type Design Competition. It has already been recognised by the TDC, Communication Arts and The Fine Press Book Association. …

Palíndromo y Ciencia – Eduardo Orenstein

Ediciones Urania is pleased to announce the publication Palíndromo y Ciencia (“Palindrome and Science”) by Eduardo Orenstein.<p>In 2013, Urania realized …

Typography

IBM Just Unveiled Its Own Bespoke Typeface

Back in 1961, technology giant IBM launched an innovative electric typewriter called the Selectric, which was incredibly cool for its time, and not …

Making The Moderns: Midcentury American Graphic Design

Towards the end of the first tumultuous half of the twentieth-century, fascism and the advent of the Second World War forced many of Europe’s leading …

Graphic Design

The professional and adept joint portfolio of students Ben Chan and Malone Chen

Ben Chan and Malone Chen are a creative duo currently in their third year studying graphic design at Central Saint Martins. The pair have been …

"You must practice being stupid" illustration...

"You must practice being stupid" illustration by Sawdust for 2016 OFFF book Archetype.<i> <br>(Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com)</i>

Slipmat Animation for Lecaudé’s Music Video by Elliot Schultz

This music video created by Sydney-based animator and motion designer Elliot Schultz for Lecaudé’s first single Circles uses an animated slipmat that …

Music Videos

Intricate Artworks Made From Unravelled Rope – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Intricate artwork made from threads of unravelled rope by São Paulo-based artist Janaina Mello Landini (previously featured here). Love these so …

Illustrator Spotlight: Lili des Bellons – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

The Ark of Noah is a ring of animals with a...

The Ark of Noah is a ring of animals with a changing profile made by toy designer Shlomi Eiger. The project is based on a traditional technique …

Hiller Dry Goods Currency Blankets. Focused on...

Hiller Dry Goods Currency Blankets. Focused on specific design elements of their favorite banknotes from around the world, the details become …

Designer Spotlight: Hansje van Halem – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Enjoy the mind-melting type work of Amsterdam-based designer Hansje van Halem. I’ve been staring at these way too long! More images below!

Artist Spotlight: Santiago Salvador Ascui – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Artist Spotlight: Jason Karolak – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Recent paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Jason Karolak (previously posted here). See more images below.

Gravity Cat (and Making-Of) advert by...

Gravity Cat (and Making-Of) advert by Playstation Japan<i> <br>(Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com)</i>