Described by one person as the "the Godfather of the graphic art scene," Anthony Burrill is known for his catchy and clever posters that have become words to live by for the design community and beyond. In bold typography, his meaningful messages seem a bit in your face, but in a way that's wonderfully refreshing. As his website states, "He combines an instinctive handling of…
Ready for our next big tip? It's time to check out some creative iPad apps!
With all the apps being made for the iPad, you can now easily stretch your imagination and creativity like never before. For designers, artists or those who are just interested in creative fields, the iPad can be an exciting new tool, a place to do everything from sketch out new ideas… Continue
Ready to live a more simple yet stylish life? In our latest post for Intel's My Life Scoop, we're taking you shopping! Check out these six sites where you can score some sweet deals on modern design items for your everyday life.
What a smart design for a family vacation/reunion t-shirt! Using the longitude and latitude coordinates of the respective cities where each member lives, designer Arlene Ibanez created this t-shirt design. Being that all of the family members were meeting up in Maine, she also cleverly incorporated what Maine is known for, nature, in the form of birds and a tree.
This past weekend, Dwell that modern design magazine we all know and love, put on the West Coast's largest design event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The fun three-day extravaganza, called Dwell on Design, focuses on modern living - everything from green and outdoor spaces to innovative… Continue
With over 250k Twitter followers and over 500k subscribers, Jaime Derringer's Design Milk is one of the most popular and well-known design blogs around. You'd be surprised to find out that Jaime started Design Milk in 2006 out of a personal necessity. As she tells us, "I had some downtime at a job and was looking for a new sofa. Around the same time… Continue
A few weeks ago, we put together our top website picks for the art enthusiast and this week we're all about the trendspotter. Which sites do we personally follow to see all that's new and exciting in the modern design world? Check out that… Continue
Larissa and Trevor of Ambient Studios in Toronto are used to taking pictures at other people's weddings. When it finally came to planning their own, they wanted to send out wedding invitations that said something about themselves. The result? These amazingly creative film canister invitations that have their own little pull out tab, revealing the invitation details.
Princeton Architectural Press gave us three new books to share with you all! This time the subjects are varied but are all relevant to this site; they're about graphic design, green living and architecture. We've looked through them all and the one that I recommend the most is How to be a Graphic Designer, Without Losing Your Soul.
The book gives you practical advice on how to… Continue
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If you've watched Inception, you'll enjoy the story of their sound. Not only will you get to see some cool, behind-the-scenes footage, you'll come to appreciate all the intricate details that make us Christopher Nolan's masterpiece.
Spoiler Alert: If you haven't seen the film, this video contains a lot of scenes you should first see on the big… Continue
If you've been waiting for the next generation of iPhones, wait no longer. Steve Jobs just unveiled the iPhone 4 which includes FaceTime or video calling (like in the Jetsons!), an incredibly high-resolution screen, dual cameras, multitasking, and a 5 megapixel camera with built-in LED flash. Of course, she's all wrapped up in a beautifully designed body. In fact, check out those nicely squared off corners!
A San Francisco duplex penthouse painted different shades of blue enhances its greatest asset, its dramatic downtown views. The contemporary living space is lined with natural materials like walnut paneling and the neutral palette of white and grey synthetic materials - concrete, glass, and steel - focuses attention on the “sky zone."…
Though most design posters are made to inspire fellow creatives, many of them apply to anyone in their everyday life. The beauty of it all, of course, is that designer, artist, doctor or engineer, we all share very similar life experiences. We all seek to find inspiration, tap into our own creativity, and hope to overcome our worries and our fears.…
By far one of the coolest tables I have ever seen is designed by John Nouanesing. Called "Paint or Die, But Love Me" this table has that wet, glossy paint look that makes you do a double take. It almost reminds me of bright nail red polish that's been spilled by your mischievous little brother.… Continue