I’d argue that many of the unwritten rules for design (you know, flush left, ragged right, 8/11, and so on) become obsolete when designing for fashion, which is why I’m always a little jealous when I see a portfolio filled with work like that of U.K. firm DesignUnit. In particular, I’m digging the layouts for [...]
I’m always on the lookout for new sources of inspiration, for this Try This as well as design projects. I’m probably late to the game, as usual, but Coverjunkie is just the kind of inspirational site I love finding. It’s about exactly what you might expect – magazine covers – and has already received endorsements [...]
Aba is an English design agency that specializes in branding and business. Appropriately, they have a client list chalk full of big corporations. The project in their portfolio that caught my eye was the branding and communications designed for insurance company Novae, driven in large part by the cut paper illustrations created by Japanese American [...]
I grew up camping, fishing, and hunting, and so I guess you could say I was naturally drawn to these pieces by Tim Boelaars, an illustrator from The Netherlands. While I don’t do much hunting these days, I still do fish and camp, and there’s a simplicity his artwork that really captures the spirit of [...]
Austrailian design company Hunt Studio has released edition six of their beautifully designed Process Journal. From the website, “Process Journal showcases the very best of Australian and International design and is about capturing beautiful work in a printed publication that takes a step back and allows the design to do the talking.” That’s easy enough. [...]
Interesting concept for a magazine I came across today on Swiss Miss titled Offscreen. We spend a lot of time in front of screens, looking at amazing websites and apps, and this “collectible” magazine will give us a glimpse into the lives of the people behind these creations. This validates my theory that humans still [...]
Mute the song used in the video and put on some Junior Kimbrough or something similar. Makes the experience of creating a Buckminster Fuller-inspired magazine cover seem a whole lot cooler. Designed by Paperlux, found on magCulture.