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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.
Word It (2003 – 2010) / Encouraging creative diversity in the community through monthly, one-word challenges. Archives Only.
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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These are so cool: Some of the most iconic and recognizable photos recreated as dioramas by Switzerland-based photographers Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger.
Graphic Means by Briar Levit, a film that “explores the history of graphic design production, before the advent of the desktop computer.” Currently on Kickstarter.
Flickr set of scans from game and computer magazines from 1982 – 83.
SORRY, a book of 30-plus forms that “simplify social interaction via emotional detachment”. Currently on Kickstarter by Komboh.
We are currently obsessed with the BayMax character from Disney’s Big Hero Six, and so are a lot of folks, including this artist who dresses BayMax in different outfits in a series of fun illustrations.
Faig Ahmed weaves Azerbaijani traditional rugs with modern-day techie touches.
Amazing bird’s-eye view photographs by Jeffrey Milstein of cruise ships. Bigger images available at the Via link.
See all the book covers explored by Robbin Schiff, executive art director at Random House Publishing Group, for the U.S. cover of Hausfrau: A Novel by Jill Alexander Essbaum. She shares to Mashable, “I worked with five designers, one illustrator and two letterers on more than a hundred versions of the jacket.”