Pablo Lobo: Design & Illustration

Pablo Lobo

It’s a fact: adding the letter “D” at the end of the word “Designer” creates a “Designerd.” Should we be ashamed of this? I SAY NOT!

This clever little poster by Brazilian based graphic designer and illustrator, Pablo Lobo, is for the Designerd in all of us. Its monochromatic color scheme resonates true simplicity, and I like how the delicately fancy white typeface is set against a dark thought bubble.

Maybe the thickly mustached gentleman is contemplating the quirks of his next big project? Or perhaps how awesome it is that he’s designed the first pair of pantoes (pant-shoes)!

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Maria Rehm – Katzchen im Zoo

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Maria Rehm – Katzchen im Zoo c196?

It hard times being on lockdown. As the Lifers Group once said, “your living in the Belly of the Beast“. Sometimes you just need a homie to talk to. In this loveable children’s tale, a little black cat goes to visit his crew holding it down at the local zoo. He chats it up with some birds, an elephant and even some silly seals.

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Paul Rand Tribute Site

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Daniel Lewandowski has put together a wonderful tribute site to Paul Rand. The site is filled with examples of Paul’s work including posters, logos, packaging and more. There’s even a gallery section with slick photos of Paul hanging out with Bradbury Thompson, Will Burtin and his cat.

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We Have Our Winner

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Kevin Dart – Yuki 7 Giveaway! It was great to see all your comments. We randomly selected our winner earlier this evening.

Our winner will be listed at the bottom of the Grain Edit Email Update and Grain Edit RSS Feed.  For those of you who subscribe to the email updates, the email should arrive soon.


We’d like to thank Kevin Dart for sponsoring this giveaway. Catch Kevin on twitter and his personal website. You can purchase Kevin Dart prints and Yuki 7 products at the Fleet Street Scandal store.


Stay tuned for our next giveaway and have a great weekend!

Jonathan Calugi / Happy Lovers Town

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This work from Italian designer/illustrator Jonathan Calugi is summed up nicely with his moniker Happy Lovers Town. Jonathan’s work is fun, friendly, quirky, and awesome — just like a town full of happy lovers.

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Giveaway Ends Tomorrow – Not too Late to Enter

Kevin Dart Yuki 7 Fleet Street Scandal

If you haven’t signed up for our Kevin Dart: The Yuki 7 Screen Gems Giveaway it’s not too late. Giveaway ends tomorrow at 5pm. We’ve teamed up with Kevin to giveaway an advanced signed copy of Seductive Espionage: The World of Yuki 7, A complete set of signed Yuki 7 prints and a t-shirt.

Enter now – It’s quick, easy and free to enter.

Coast Modern Architecture Documentary

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Kaufmann House designed by Richard Neutra in 1946

This looks like its going to be a must see flick for modern architecture fans.

Filmmakers Michael Bernard and Gavin Froome have created a documentary that will take you on a journey through three generations of modern architecture on the West Coast of North America.

This film speaks with the architects and their patrons, and asks if Modernism’s time has finally come or did it ever really go away.

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Designer’s Bookshelf: Sam Grawe of Dwell Magazine

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Innovations – Illustrations by Syd Mead

The last time we mentioned Sam Grawe on grain edit we were drooling over his collection of ceramic owls. Sam is the Editor-in-Chief of Dwell and member of the ultra cool nu balearic cosmic disco band Windsurf. Here for grain edit readers Sam shares pictures of some of his favorite books and the stories behind his finds. Enjoy!

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Alphabet! Keychain Collection by Mike Davis

Mike Davis, Burlesque Design

What a way to hold your keys! These Alphabet! keychains by Mike Davis of Burlesque Design are not only fun, but functional too! Originally created as a poster design and gift for his niece, these little letters are now a series of vinyl zipper pull keychains for Kidrobot. Each tiny colorful package contains a surprise letter. Mmm…the letters “B” and “D” look so delicious!

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Buddy Carr Skateboard Designed by Antonio Carusone

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Buddy Carr Skateboards teamed up with Antonio Carusone of Aisle One to create this beautiful board. Now you can Ollie and say hello at the same time.

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