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Clever Travel Ads

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Even though the growth of online advertising continues to dwarf traditional marketing vehicles, I will always have a special place in my heart for print ads. I still love reading paper books and magazines to relax in the evening (especially with the sleep disrupting effects of blue light from tablets and laptops). What can I […]

Amazing Sketches

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When you operate a branding and graphic design agency, you are constantly looking for creative inspiration. And the wild world of the Internet is obviously a great way to explore artwork and artists that are putting unique spins on conventional mediums. Case in point, French artist and photographer Sébastien Del Grosso has taken a super cool approach […]

Selfie Dolls

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With Christmas just around the corner, you may be struggling to find that perfect gift for the selfie obsessed special someone in your life. I’m happy to say, your search is over. As the saying goes, you can’t truly love someone until you love yourself. Thanks to Hungary-based toymaker Magdolna Bakos of art workshop Mahinarium, you can now […]

The Andy Warhol Museum

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My personal taste in art and graphic design has always leaned towards the abstract, surreal and off-beat. From some of my favorite sci-fi and fantasy artists like Boris Vallejo and Frank Frazetta, to modern day masters like Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Max Ernst, great art can create controversy while challenging conventional thinking. And no artist from the last century […]

Cult Movie Covers for Comic-Con

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If there is one event I absolutely have to attend before I die, its Comic-Con in San Diego. For a sci-fi, movie, graphic design and of course, comic book lover like me, Comic-Con is the undisputed Mecca for all cool things related to comics (no…that’s not an oxymoron). Comic-Con has morphed from a simple comic […]

IKEA Assembly Ads

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Are you the type of person that maticulously reads and follows instructions when trying to assemble that newly purchased piece of furniture or home accessory? Or do you prefer to jump right in and figure things out as you go along? I definitely fall in the first category. I’m somewhat obsessive about systems and structure, so lists and […]

A New, Creative Font: Program

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Every now and then, a new creative font makes its way into the design world and this one really caught our attention. It’s called Program. Program is a gorgeous font family with rounded edges. The typeface wasn’t built on a central theme, but each font of the family relates to each other visually despite the […]

7 Ways to Bring Back Creativity

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If you do something creative for a living, I’m sure you have experienced those days weeks where you seem to run a little low on creativity; no new ideas are popping up, and project deadlines are fast approaching. This is commonly known as a creative block.  Writers, designers, painters, sculptors or even experienced art directors can face this frustrating situation. Although creative block can […]

Cultured Packaging Designs

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One of the funnest, but sometimes most challenging projects in graphic design is product packaging designs. Coming up with an eye-catching design while still staying true to the brand identity is not always easy.   Graphic designers have the difficult task of bringing brand elements together into packaging designs that will stand out to consumers. In the […]