The Heart Index is a not-for-profit design compendium, raising money and awareness for Heart Research UK. Created by Craig Atkinson and Grace Bond, the book showcases a collection of hearts designed and interpreted by a host of contemporary practitioners including Adrian Shaughnessy, Spin and Wim Crouwel. See all the details here.
- Olle Eksell Site & Shop
- This Is Forest — Joel Speasmaker
- MVM — Magnus Voll Mathiasson
- Art School Cliche Spotting
- Posters Discovered in Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
- Vinyl Documentary: To Have & To Hold
- Partisan Memorials in Former Yugoslavia
- Up in the Air- Opening sequence
- Geoff Mcfetridge: Where the Wild Things Are Title Design
- Nikkatsu – Japanese actions films
The folks at Spin recently launched a new identity for Simon Pengelly, a British furniture designer and founder of Pengelly Design. Pulling inspiration from the graphic stripes found on Simon’s chairs, Spin crafted a minimal yet distinctive mark that reflects the spirit of the brand.
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Sindy Ethel is a Monterrey, Mexico-based interactive designer with a passion for lettering. Her brief, but well-curated portfolio is filled with work that showcases her thoughtful investigations into letterforms.
CreativeLive educates and inspires the creative world by providing affordable skill-based education 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Founded with the belief that world-class education can (and should) be available to everyone, CreativeLive is the first online education company to combine high production value, social interaction, and renowned experts with a live, free 24/7 format. The interactive nature of CreativeLive’s classes creates an environment that fosters community, creative breakthroughs, and lasting personal change.
CreativeLive launched their Design Channel this January with a roster of amazing instructors including James Victore, Stanley Hainsworth, Brandon Rike, and more.
Don’t miss Hand Lettering School this week on CreativeLive where you can catch rebroadcasts of the following classes and purchase them at sale prices:
4/13 – Hand Lettering 101 with Annica Lydenberg
4/14 – Illustrative Stylings: Lettering and More with Chris Piascik
4/15 – Methods for Custom Lettering with Brandon Rike
4/16 – Chalk Lettering with Annica Lydenberg
4/17 – Bold & Fearless Poster Design with James Victore
Check out all of our hand lettering classes right here.
What would a video game look like if developed in 1923 by a group of angry modern artists? Flomm attempts to answer that question and more. Part media art project, part design history lesson, Flomm is a historical game that recreates the struggle of modern art against the Tyranny of Tradition! Download the game here.
I’ve long-admired Jesse LeDoux’s work and his earliest gig posters with Patent Pending are what sparked my interest in design and typography. In the early 2000s he was the in-house art director for Sub Pop records where he created iconic cover art for the Shins, Iron and Wine, Death Cab for Cutie and many others. Since leaving he has forged a solo career where the same level of craft and expertise has continued to permeate his work. In his latest offering, Jesse has produced a Skillshare class that allows users to gain access to his vast knowledge of poster making and design. In the class, you’ll learn his favorite tools and techniques, preparing work for screen printing and much more. See all the details here.
Owen Davey is an award winning illustrator whose work has graced the pages of Wired magazine, The New York Times and Nobrow. Working with a mixture of traditional and digital techniques he crafts fantastical imagery brimming with warm tones and gently nuanced textures.