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The Mighty Pencil

The Mighty Pencil

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Illustration,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 10th 2011
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The Mighty Pencil is a showcase for "the world's most talented, exciting, hard-working and original illustrators working today." Beyond the amazing range of illustrators featured, they recently released their first book, designed by Steve Bonner, which collects some of the best illustrat...

7 minimalistic posters for mental disorders - Patrick Smith

7 minimalistic posters for mental disorders - Patrick Smith

Category: Art, Colour, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 9th 2011
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I love these posters by Patrick Smith (originally found via stumbleupon). A simple and effective way of getting across a message. For more of Patrick and his work click here. ...

Gil Elvgren's Pin-Up Girls

Gil Elvgren's Pin-Up Girls

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Art, Illustration, Photography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 2nd 2011
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So, we all think that retouching the image of a model for say, a magazine, is a relatively new thing but Gil Elvgren was doing it from the 1930's. He's known as one of the best pin-up artists in American illustration history and his paintings are, not only superb, but cheeky and fun as well. As you can see, he would paint from original phot...

Jack Holt - Hair Zine

Jack Holt - Hair Zine

Category: Art, Design / Publishing, Illustration,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 1st 2011
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I thought this was a cute project by Jack Holt which was up on Illustration Served. The Illustration brief was to make a fan zine about a person who you know or don't know very well but admire in some way - they cannot be famous. Not quite sure who this was about but I r...

Exploding Graffiti: Vhils x Orelha Negra Collaboration

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Art, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 28th 2011
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Orelha Negra - M.I.R.I.A.M. X Vhils aka Alexandre Farto from Vhils on Vime...

The Ice Book: Davy and Kristin McGuire

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 27th 2011
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  The Ice Book from Davy and Kristin McGuire on ...

The Sartorialist Speaks

Category: Blogs, Fashion, Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 27th 2011
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Some thoughts on this digital life, from one of the world's most famous bloggers, Scott Schumann (aka The Sartorialist). ...

RVLVR

RVLVR

Category: Art, Blogs,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Apr 19th 2011
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RVLVR is an experimental project where different artists were given the same picture to create new artworks from. The designer was to totally free to manipulate the image in concept, topic or technique. The project is the brainchild of Marek Haiduk an illustrator and illustrator and designer from germany, curr...

Johan Prag

Johan Prag

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Apr 19th 2011
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  Some beautiful work by Johan Prag a Swedish Art Director living and working in Tokyo, Japan. Before moving to Tokyo, he was part of renowned design agency Stockholm Design Lab where he among other things worked on the rebranding of Scandinavian Airlines System as well as on s...

Toko Sydney designs 'Ten Days on the Island Festival' Identity

Toko Sydney designs 'Ten Days on the 
Island Festival' Identity

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Apr 18th 2011
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Michael Lugmayr and Eva Dijkstra at Toko, former dutch studio now sydney based design duo, never do dull and they never do mediocre. If you take the time to look through their site you well be sickened by the quality of their work. It is both simple and complex, confident and understated and so bloody euro! I love their recent identity for the Tasmania ...