Michaël Walthery

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Graphic Design Definition

The Definition of Graphic Design.<p><b>Graphic Design</b> (the term being first coined as such by William Addison Dwiggins in 1922) is defined as the visual …

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Ahoy by Lorena G

Paintings by Justin Bower

Paintings by Justin Bower<p>Paintings resembling the works of Francis Bacon but in a more contemporary context in which the subject's features have been …

77-Year-Old Man “Paints” Beautiful Japanese Landscapes on Excel Spreadsheets

While most digital artists opt to use Photoshop or other similar digital imaging software, 77-year-old Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi chooses to work with Microsoft Excel to produce his beautiful works of art. His “paintings” are remarkably intricate works that mimic traditional Japanese paintings …

Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Artist Uses Vintage Film Strips To Create Colorful Quilts With A Social Message

Sabrina Gschwandtner's hand crafted quilts challenge viewers to look closer at forgotten films.<p>Sabrina Gschwandtner’s work explores the significance of hand-crafted things. Her 2006 article <i>A Brief History of String</i>, for instance, shows the social, political, or cultural meanings that even a …

Step Into A Real Life Matrix

Type/Dynamics at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam In Amsterdam lets you experience data in fantastic news ways.<p>Whether you're enjoying this holiday season in a snowy suburb or a tropical metropolis, take a moment to join us on an interactive walk through Type/Dynamics at the Stedelijk Museum in …

The 21 Best Infographics Of 2013

One of the basic laws of quantum mechanics is that information can never entirely be lost, only assume other forms. One of the most exciting forms information can take is that of the infographic, and over the past 12 months, Co.Design has covered some of the prettiest, most innovative design …

Inside The Making Of The First Google Glass Stop-Motion Film

The first animated feature made with Google’s next-gen wearable headset is here. Here’s how it was made.<p>A girl’s number written on a coffee shop patron’s hand comes to life and becomes a portal to a fantastical cartoon world. It’s a cute enough idea for a short animated film, but this movie has the …

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …

Logos and Logotypes by Ross Gunter

Logo Design Collection.<p>Selected logos and logotypes created by Ross Gunter. The collection consists of self-initated work, commisioned freelance work …

What is Installation Art? | History and Top Art Installations Since 2013

Like most movements that make up modern and contemporary art, installation art exhibits an interest in innovating. Though similar to sculpture and related to a range of recent artistic genres, the immersive practice offers a unique way to experience art. In order to grasp the significance of such a …

Bold Geometric Design Composed of Mexican Sarape Thread

For his recent installation, <i>Wake and Wonder</i>, Texas-based artist Adrian Esparza created impressive illusions of depth with strong lines organized into this detailed arrangement. He began with a sarape, a Mexican blanket, and unraveled it into a large pile of string. Then, using just a hammer, nails, …

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Exclusive Video: A Rare Behind-the

When Intel's “tips” website that we've been writing for over the last few years, LifeScoop, asked if we wanted to shoot a behind-the-scenes video of our company, I was a little hesitant. While it's easy to share all the beautiful and inspiring art with the world, it's a bit scary to step into the …

Beautiful Floral Patterns Submerged in Typographic Ice Cubes

These playful ice cube letters are a complex typography project developed by graphic designer and illustrator Petra Blahova. <i>My Garden</i> features colorful floral designs set within the letter-shaped ice cubes. From A-Z, the artist designed 26 san-serif capital letters that must have been tricky to …

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