Joanne Green

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10 beautiful examples of illustrated websites

Photography isn't the only way to represent your brand on your homepage. Illustration is much underused on websites, and yet it can be the perfect …

The rules of responsive web typography

Responsive web typography is tough – you need to have both design chops and technical know-how. But however tricky it might be, getting it wrong …

How to find ideas - two tools you can use

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Children’s Illustrator Presents Random Fun Facts as Whimsical Drawings

Did you know that scientists have merged jellyfish and feline DNA to create glow-in-the-dark cats? Did you know that the average lead pencil can draw a line 35 miles long? How about the fact that a snail can sleep for up to three years at a time? Using these interesting fun facts and more, …

Artist Creates Food-Shaped Purses to Add a Tasty Touch of Whimsy to Any Wardrobe

Dutch artist Rommy Kuperus designs with three F's in mind: food, fashion, and fun. To complete her colorful and expressive outfits, the creative dresser produces her own cuisine-inspired fashion accessories because she doesn't want to leave her favorite foods in the kitchen. To take these delicious …

These 54 illustrated playing cards are designed by different artists all over Bulgaria

en_US<p>article<p>Infinite Collision is a new Bulgarian design collaboration community revealing the immense power of visual creativity and imagination …

Bulgaria

David Bromley's rambunctious creations take up residence in downtown L.A.

Australian artist David Bromley's joyous tribe of leapfrogging children, marching band elephants, flying hats and butterflies has traveled to Los Angeles to be on display — and for sale — at downtown L.A.'s Guerilla Atelier through the end of May.<p>Although the artist is best known for his paintings …

Los Angeles

Five of Miami’s most visionary art talents

One of the most anticipated shows of Art Basel Miami Beach, this year NADA ruled the emerging visionary landscape once again. To celebrate Dazed hitting the city with B&O Play by Bang & Olufsen, where we toasted emerging talent by teaming up with artist Daniel Arsham, we select five of the most …

Art

Art Review: Exhibit celebrates an Arts and Crafts master

Fans of the Arts and Crafts movement have rightfully held Pasadena as the stronghold of the Southern California expression of that century-old style. It's fitting, then, that the Pasadena Museum of California Art is showing prints and watercolors of William S. Rice, a Northern California graphic …

"Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei" @ The National Gallery Victoria

Celebrating two icons with a presentation of over 300 works.<p>The highly-anticipated <i>Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei</i> exhibition that we shared earlier this …

This Art Exhibit Makes You 'Wonder' — And That's The Whole Point

When you were a little kid, everyday objects could be amazing — twigs, bugs, old tires, there was potential in everything. And it's that sense of awe that the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery is trying to recapture in its new show, Wonder.<p>In the Renwick's newly renovated gallery in Washington, D.C., …

Museums

Artist Paints Ephemeral Portraits on Vintage Paper Using Coffee as a Medium

Michael Aaron Williams is globally recognized for his statement street art that aims to provoke dialogue and stimulate social commentary. However, the Tennessee native has also become renowned for his detailed coffee paintings that capture the ephemeral nature of his subjects. Intimate and fragile, …

Kurt Vonnegut's Shape of Stories

As the OpenCulture blog explains, Kurt Vonnegut once proposed a master's thesis at the University of Chicago about the shape of stories. The idea was …

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

Extraordinary Teenagers Build an Eco-Friendly Mobile Village for the Homeless

Nickelsville is a nomadic shanty town where the homeless sleep under rickety tarps and tents, struggle with basic sanitation, and have trouble affording necessary electricity. Not long ago, a group of empathetic Seattle teens worked on solving this complex problem by teaming up with Sawhorse …

New in the Shop: Wildly Feminine Illustrations by Jenny Liz Rome

Get whisked away into a surreal fantasyland by viewing these bold illustrations by Jenny Liz Rome. The Canada-based illustrator, who's known for her images of wild animals blended with female figures, shows us just what happens when sensual femininity is mixed with raw animal imagery. Rome studied …

Balance in Photography

Balance is one of the least-discussed principles of good composition, but it is perhaps the most important. Photographers, consciously or not, make …

Why The Best Painting At The Guggenheim This Summer Was Made By A Third Grader

Modern Western education traditionally emphasizes two skills: the ability to process text and numbers. The importance of images, however, is often overlooked. While mainstream public schooling treats pictorial information as peripheral, a quick glimpse at the world around us can contradict this …

Origami Artist Creates Stained Glass Art Out of Sugar and Watercolor

Artist Sipho Mabona is well known for his incredible origami works, like the life-size elephant sculpture he made from just one piece of paper. Recently, he used his background in origami to create stunning art pieces that resemble a modern day version of stained glass. Using a laser cutter, he cut …

Glass Art

Superhero Portraits Made of Mosaics by Jason Dussault

Starting on March 19, Vancouver and New York-based artist Jason Dussault will be showing stunning mosaic works featuring superheroes and other pop culture characters at the Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery in New York. Using shattered pieces of tile and grout, as well as paint, resin, and vinyl, he makes …

This Desk Features 1,100 Yards of Scrolling Paper to Record Your Ideas

Handwritten list makers, doodlers, and note takers – rejoice! Minneapolis College of Art and Design student Kirsten Camara designed the <i>Analog Memory Desk</i>, which is perfect for people who like to write things down. It has a built-in mechanism for scrolling 1,100 yards of butcher paper that acts as a …

10 mind-blowing facts about the Apple Store

Apple now has over 400 stores worldwide. Check out some other mind-blowing facts about the Apple Store.

Apple Store

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Stunning Life-Like Animal Sculptures Made with Layers of Galvanized Wire

Artist Kendra Haste uses the ubiquitous galvanized wire and transforms it into life-like sculptures of wild animals. By layering, fraying, and sometimes painting it, she's able to mimic the anatomical appearance of creatures both large and small.<p>Haste masterfully crafts the wire so that even subtle …

Beautiful Mosaics Made from Painted Ceramic Plates

Molly Hatch's plate paintings look like mosaics of decorative china designs that hang on your wall. Each plate in Hatch's collection carries a painting that's beautiful in its own right, but it also makes up part of a bigger picture. The work together as mosaic tiles. From a distance, you can grasp …

Mandy Barker - INDEFINITE | LensCulture

Project info<p>Discarded debris found along the shore having existed for varying amounts of time in the sea collectively conveys a message about the marine environment. The images combine visual beauty<br>with the message of pollution and the time it takes them to<br>biodegrade in the sea.<p>The series shows an …

Pollution

The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Henri Matisse’s Childhood Shaped His Creative Legacy

A heartening testament to the nourishing power of parental love in the cultivation of greatness.<p>At 8PM on the last day of 1869, a little boy named Henri entered the world in a gray textile-mill town in the north of France, in a rundown two-room cottage with a leaky roof. He didn’t have much …

How LSD Helped Shape California’s Ecstatic Design Legacy

From drugs to the women’s movement, Californian counterculture has generated some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design.<p>From Deborah Sussman’s candy-colored “supergraphics” to R. Crumb’s drug-fueled comics and album art, some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design …

BAFTA Posters Cleverly Show Film Plot Lines in Shadows

To honor the best British and international contributions to film in 2014, on February 8, the 68th British Academy Film Awards (or BAFTA), was held at the Royal Opera House in London. The British version of the Oscars, the BAFTAs had five films in their Best Film category: Birdman, Boyhood, The …