Tag: portfolio

Project Projects

I once asked if one color can define a brand. Of course that question was silly and rhetorical. Project Projects, and studio out of NYC that I greatly admire, proves that no colors are needed with the identity system they created for WORK Architecture Company. Make sure you check out more of their design work [...]

January 28 / 2013

Ketchup and Mustard Update

Another great typographic solution by Jaime Van Wart of Ketchup and Mustard for Bida Manda, a Laotian restaurant located in downtown Raleigh. You can definitely see the influence of her stationery/wedding work, which seems to flow seamlessly into restaurant menus, signage, and even wallpaper. The elegant patterns create a nice background that complements the friendly [...]

Sean Fennessy

Some very American photography by Australian Sean Fennessy. By American, of course, I’m complimenting him — his body of work can easily be compared to the likes of Robert Frank, Robert Adams or other early photographers of the American West. It’s just stuff I’m easily attracted to, because it’s so damn good. See more at [...]

December 10 / 2012
Author John
Category Book, Photography, Website
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Jan Filek

Digging this series of 20 animal icons by German designer Jan Filek. Stock sites are flooded with vector artwork, but it’s easy to separate custom design like this from hackneyed iconography. Easy to notice and write about, I should say, not create. These illustrations have great visual balance, thick line work, and nice form. Neat-o!

May 08 / 2012
Author John
Category Design, Illustration
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Peizhu Huang

The project’s objective is to understand how natural phenomena works and be prepared for an unexpected natural disaster that may come. I think I read somewhere that 80,000 students graduate every year with some sort of degree in the communications arts. 80,000! Competition, needless to say, is tough. In my mind, you can jump to [...]

February 12 / 2012
Author John
Category Design, Illustration
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