I think I might have seen the work of Richard Perez first on ffffound and then traced it back to his site, but then immediately I started seeing him in a few other spots and was really impressed. He can do the fun 50’s illustration that we all love these days but he can also… Read More
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I have been getting into graphic design from Iran again and there is a name that I always love seeeing, Ghobad Shiva. His work is varies from illustration to modernist with a strong sense of typography. He has a site that shows all of his works, here. Ghobad also has a new book… Read More
I have said it before and will say it again, Google cannot ‘visually’ design a damn thing. Android is ugly as all hell. The Gmail skins make me want to vomit. The Google front page is still circa 1996, hell even the browser favicon symbol is dog butt ugly. Don’t even get me started on… Read More
This has made its rounds, but it is better late then never? Massimo Vignelli (NY Subway Map pictured above) wrote a short book about what design is. To quote the New Pepsi Logo PDF, it is basically about Graphic Design’s DNA. Part One covers the Intangibles, such as Semantics, Discipline, Responsibility, etc. Part Two covers… Read More
Did you know that the current US flag was designed by a high school student for a class project? (He got a B, though his teacher changed it to an A after Congress accepted it as the national flag!). Did you know that the Libyan flag is green (and nothing but green) or that the precursor to the Philippines flag had a Jolly Roger?