Rather than sticking with the obvious (New York, London, Paris, Rome etc.) we’ve chosen the following cities that you might not think of as being hotbeds of graffiti art. We’ve also picked these cities because they represent a particular sense of anarchy, wit, and social commentary that made graffiti art so infamous in the first place.
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Out of the Galleries and Into the Streets – a Tour of 5 of the Best Graffiti Art Cities in the World
August 12, 2014
June 19, 2014
Please enjoy and share this fun infographic with the major houses in Game of Thrones house sigils re imagined as corporate logos.
April 29, 2014
To narrow this list down to just 5 artists was an impossible task. Therefore, I chose these 5 illustrators based on a diversity of styles and backgrounds. From the edgiest artist to children’s book illustrators, I have chosen a brief glimpse of the super-imaginative illustration work from US artists.
January 21, 2013
We did a zombie logo post a few weeks ago that was super popular with our blog readers. I thought we’d revisit this idea with another article that celebrates bacon and the world’s most popular brands – all presented on a delicious blog platter for your enjoyment. Mmmm! A store full of bacon bargains Too [...]
January 3, 2013
As we say goodbye to 2012, let’s take a little peek at some of the popular design trends of last year. Here is our list of the 10 design trends that stood out most to us in 2012.
December 18, 2012
The following list is a “Festivus for the rest of us” line-up of cards, flyers, and invitations to celebrate the Festivus pole, feats of strength, and airing of grievances in this most noble of cantankerous holiday traditions.
December 3, 2012
There’s a brand new art movement that you may not even be aware of. It grew up out of the Instagram craze and has many followers but few people who are able to create truly artistic images in this little-known medium. One of the leading lights of Instagram artworld is Kevin Carson, a designer from Covina, California who has created a brilliant portfolio of mini photo masterpieces.
September 4, 2012
Even if that deadline is fast approaching, being anxious and nervous is the worst possible state of mind to try and design and be creative in. Your mind and body are fighting against you; your muscles and mind are wound too tight to be of any use to you. You need to get all loosey goosey. Here’s 5 ideas to get you back into the designer frame of mind
August 14, 2012
We are pleased to present our absolute favorite font made from our absolute favorite thing in the world!
A “sizzling” font made entirely from bacon! Yeah! You heard me… BACON!!!
July 17, 2012
Color is a complicated creature that can make us feel hot and bothered one minute, and warm and gooey the next! For a designer creating business cards, flyers, logos, websites, etc, color is everything. It is the fundamental driving force of a design and can be the difference between design failure or success. Here’s an infographic guide to color and its meaning.
September 2, 2011
Designers are such multi-talented and versatile people. In fact, it’s not too surprising that their gifts cannot be contained in a single creative outlet. Thus, the inspiration for this periodically recurring blog post: “Beyond Design.” It allows us to shine the spotlight on an individual who excels in more than one line of work. So please allow us to introduce Elaine Golub Weber – a graphic designer who also designs and makes purses and tote bags.
May 20, 2011
Designers are such fascinating people. They ooze with talent. So much so, that it can hardly be contained by a single creative outlet. That’s why we have a periodically recurring blog post like “Beyond Design” that allows us to shine the spotlight on a multi-faceted individual who excels in more than one line of work. [...]
April 8, 2011
Kassidy is a very busy freelance graphic designer/illustrator located in Jersey City. Wearing many hats, Kassidy designs flyers, business cards, logos, and websites. Additional pursuits include being an editor/writer for t-shirtmagazine.com, the premier t-shirt site, and serving as assistant web designer for BrandxHype, a brand development firm (www.BrandxHype.com) and ThemeFiend.com, the premiere shop for Big [...]
February 25, 2011
Mary Carroll is a multi-talented photojournalist turned graphic designer and jewelry-maker. Her graphic design experience has included everything from designing textiles to product catalogues. Her unique one-of-a-kind beaded jewelry creations were originally inspired by a South Western theme; a business she began in 2003.
January 21, 2011
Andrew is a man wedded to his passions. He considers design to be his wife and photography to be his mistress. Highly talented, Andrew has designed junior Graphic Tees for the Max and Miley Cyrus line, and a couple of years ago he started the design firm, Golden Ticket Photography // Design. His goal of [...]