Archer quotes on James Bond movie stills.
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Brand New / Displaying opinions, and focusing solely, on corporate and brand identity work.
FPO (For Print Only) / Celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.
Brand New Classroom / Providing a space for critique and opinions on student identity work.
Speak Up (2002 – 2009) / Discussing, and looking for, what is relevant in, and the relevance of, graphic design. Archives Only.
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Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work / 2010, self-published.
Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design / 2009, Rockport.
Women of Design: Influence and Inspiration from the Original Trailblazers to the New Groundbreakers / 2008, HOW Books.
The Word It Book: Speak Up Presents a Gallery of Interpreted Words / 2007, HOW Books.
2010 Brand New Conference / A one-day event on the development of corporate and brand identity projects by some of today’s most active and influential practitioners from around the world.
Department of Design / Designing corporate and brand identities and full development of printed and digital matter for clients.
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Jim Bachor is filling potholes with “Treats in the Streets” tile mosaics.
“Donut tread on me”. No explanation necessary. (Okay, just the facts: A re-interpretation of the Gadsden flag by illustrator Dan Lehman and letterer Kelly Thorn for a Threadless competition).
Zak Tebbal translates Kanye West’s music video for ‘Bound 2’ into a children’s book explaining Kanye and Kim Kardashian’s complicated relationship via chicks.
The second edition of our book, Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work, is now available for purchase. New: 20 new portfolios, 18 examples of self-promotion, updated surveys and interviews, and a new section on how to photograph your work. 40 pages added in total.
Super fun melted-crayon business cards by Dorota Pankowska using a rubber silicone mold.
One-off nesting doll by Andy Statmiller of Robin Williams movie characters.
The 100 Most Creative People in 2015, according to Fast Company.
Miles Newlyn has launched TextPref, a new type foundry and custom type business. The inaugural pair of fonts are swell, particularly TP Farm.
Myriam Dion cuts newspaper pages into beautiful lace designs.