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Game of Thrones Goes Corporate with Modern Logo Interpretations

June 19, 2014

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Please enjoy and share this fun infographic with the major houses in Game of Thrones house sigils re imagined as corporate logos.

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Illustration Masterclass! 5 of the Most Imaginative Illustrators in the US Today!

April 29, 2014

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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.

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Pig Up Your Logo! Famous Brands Get a Bacon Makeover!

January 21, 2013

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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 [...]

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The Top 10 Design Trends of 2012

January 3, 2013

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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.

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Festivus Cards and Prints for the Cantankerous Season!

December 18, 2012

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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.

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The Instagram Art Movement – Q&A with Leading iPhone Artist Kevin Carson

December 3, 2012

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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.

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How to Beat the Zombie Block – 5 Ways to Conquer Design Fatigue!

September 4, 2012

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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

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Fontastic Bacon Alphabet

August 14, 2012

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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!!!

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The Meaning Of Color – A Quick Guide to Coloring Your Logos, Buttons & Life!

July 17, 2012

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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.

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Beyond Design: Elaine Weber

September 2, 2011

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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.

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Beyond Design: What’s Cookin’ with Luke Livengood

May 20, 2011

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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. [...]

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Featured Designer: Kassidy

April 8, 2011

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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 [...]

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Beyond Design: Mary Carroll

February 25, 2011

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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.

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Beyond Design: Andrew Tester

January 21, 2011

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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 [...]

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Beyond Design: Juliet Annerino

December 17, 2010

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Beyond Design Juliet Annerino

Juliet Annerino is a singer and composer of jazz, neo-soul and lounge. Her first foray into performing began in the subways of Chicago, where she learned to perform for a diverse and challenging audience. Her talent has taken her across the world and she has performed at concert halls, nightclubs, festivals, theaters and private events [...]

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