Estudio Javier Jaén

Reading Time: 2 minutes Javier Jaén is a designer and illustrator from Barcelona. He studied Graphic Design and Fine Arts in Barcelona, New York and Budapest. He has worked for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Time, Harvard University, National Geographic, El País and Penguin Random House, just to name a few. His work has been recognised […]

Pretty Interes-ting Magazine Exploration

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a personal project by Mohamed Samir was created to start a series of magazines under “Ting studio” name. The series starts visually with the exploration of the living creatures motion and the relation between it and the human behaviour. Both graphical interpretation and photography are being used in all the magazine versions. It will include also […]

Watch these poems come to life

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s National Poetry Month like you’ve never seen it before. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of national poetry moth, The Washington Post asked 10 Poets for and poems, and 10 designers to set those poems in motion. Illustration by Rafael Verona NOT FADE AWAY By Michael Robbins Half of the Beatles have fallen and half […]

New age 3D printed infographics

Reading Time: 3 minutes Soon is a Belgian studio that creates visual identities in combination with photography. Most of their work is hand crafted and afterwards transformed into a digital image. Below they have created 3D printed infographics for the annual report of Ablynx.  The studio shares the same sentiment as Pablo Picasso, “it begins with an idea, and then it becomes […]

Contemporary decadence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quiet Propaganda is a Turin–based design and photography studio. Established in 2015, its current agenda combines experimentation among techniques and fields of research with a growing interest in editorial design and independent publishing. The Parete Nord is a photographic record of an exploration on a site once a symbol of modernity, which has become an icon of contemporary decadence. The essential […]

Typography and material behavior

Reading Time: 3 minutes Thomas Wirtz’s  master thesis describes a free design experiment that has evolved over time into a modular system consisting of two components: The self-made font, produced by 3D printing, which is thereby associated with a variety of physical processes. With references to the associated website, the book documents, among other things, the search for constants for the experiment,the […]

A-line Your Brand

Reading Time: 2 minutes The World Children’s Festival rebrand by Eric Amaral Rohter created a distinctive personal identity that reflected and enhanced their values, while giving a unique ownership to the attending children—emphasising how creativity can empower and bring communities together, allowing them to collaboratively explore and reconfigure the brand. Colour, line and font are powerful tools when used cleverly. Need clever visual communication for […]

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.

Reading Time: 3 minutes March 2nd is Dr. Seuss day and what better way to celebrate than a look at his influence and illustrations. Theodor Seuss Geisel, commonly known by his pen name Dr. Seuss, was a writer, poet and cartoonist. Though best known as a children’s author (he released forty-six books), his career also saw him work as an […]

Things I have learned in my life so far.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many of us have kept a diary  at one point in our lives. But none of our diaries look like Stefan Sagmeister’s. In his book, Things I have learned in my life so far, Sagmeister displays the twenty or so things he has learned in his life so far in a rather unusual way. These life […]