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Where the “comic book font” came from

Posted: April 29th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Design | No Comments »


TRYING SOMETHING NEW: DIGITAL ARTIST PAT SCOTT

Posted: April 29th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Design | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

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Pat Scott isn’t afraid to try new things. At nearly 98 years old, she’s a wiz with Photoshop and loves using mobile apps to draw portraits of her friends. 

While it’s common to imagine people her age playing bridge or bingo, you can often find Pat in her office diligently playing with Photoshop, retouching images and designing greeting cards for loved ones. Or you may see her sneaking photographs of her neighbors and friends so she can duck away and use those photos to draw portraits on her iPad. Pat doesn’t call herself an artist, but she’s been making art her entire life. She moved from the dark room to the iPhone and from paint to digital when she moved into her two-bedroom apartment in a retirement community—and didn’t want to ruin the carpet.

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This Documentary reveals Graphic Design before Computers made it Easy

Posted: January 19th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Design, Printing, Really Cool Stuff | No Comments »

The rapid upheaval of the graphic design industry from the 1950s to the 1990s was monumental. Introduction of the desktop computer revolutionised paste-up boards in studios to PDFs on laptops.

Graphic Means (Official Trailer) from Briar Levit on Vimeo.

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10 ecommerce design tips to turn one-time buyers into loyal customers

Posted: January 19th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Design | No Comments »

The ecommerce experts at Foxy share their top 10 ecommerce website design tips for making more sales — and building brand loyalty.

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Art Space Design T-shirt Shop — Save 29%

Posted: December 7th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Design, Printing, Really Cool Stuff | No Comments »

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Art Space just launched a great line of fun t-shirts, check them out.

Save 29% using this coupon code: ZSEASONSENDS

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Artist Asks Strangers to Draw a Bicycle From Memory… Then 3D Renders The Results

Posted: October 28th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Design, Really Cool Stuff | Tags: , , | No Comments »

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Bicycle Drawings Reimagined In 3D

Do you know what a bicycle looks like? Of course you do. At least you think you do. You’re pretty sure; there’s a couple of wheels, a couple of tubes, some handlebars… on second thought, bicycle drawings are hard.

Do you really know what a bicycle looks like? Could you draw the perfect mountain bikeBMX or a road bike completely from memory? You might think so, but if Italian artist Gianluca Gimini’s genius latest project is anything to go by, there’s a good chance you’re wrong.

Gianluca is an art director, photographer and product designer based in Bologna in Italy. Back in 2009 he ran a project called ‘Velocipedia’; where he would ask people bicycle drawings produced completely from memory and then 3D render the results.

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Six Stunning Style Guides

Posted: October 28th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Design | No Comments »

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Web style guides emerged from the web’s evolution out of text-only webpages. In 1994, developers and early browser makers turned to the then-recently launched World Wide Web Consortium to enact standards for HTML specifications. With the creation of CSS in 1997, design and style on the web moved beyond its early limitations and into a very different (and seemingly limitless) world. But what works for 2015? Here are six stunning and essential style guides to help intone your next design.

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Your Body Text Is Too Small

Posted: October 28th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Design | No Comments »

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Why website body text should be bigger, and ways to optimize it.

Body text is the key component in communicating the main bulk of a message or story, and it’s probably the most important element on a website, even if people sometimes read just the headlines.

Why would we limit the effectiveness of body text by minimizing its size to a browser-default that’s now over 20 years old, even on large displays?

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Engineering the Perfect Pop Book

Posted: October 28th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Design, Really Cool Stuff | Tags: , , , | No Comments »


WORDPRESS.ORG — WORDPRESS.COM — What is the Difference?

Posted: September 8th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Design | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

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