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The stunning book design behind the new Philip Dick collection

The Folio Society is releasing a limited edition collection of all 118* short stories written by Philip K. Dick — and like a lot of the Folio Society's work, the graphic design is absolutely stunning. Check out the video for more about the process: This limited edition of Philip K. — Read the rest
Tags: Books, Video, Design, News, Book, Designers, Graphic Design, Design Fiction, Philip K Dick, PKD, Folio Society, Science Fiction Design, Philip Dick, Philip K Read

An artist made new beer can designs based on the Pantone Colors of the beer inside

Spanish graphic designer Txaber made these very cool prints of beer can logo redesigns, each one labelled with the respective Pantone color that best represents the color of the beer inside. I'm an avid beer drinker, and I know that they come in different colors — but associating these drinks with the Pantone scale really gives me a new appreciation for the subtleties of all those golden-brown shades. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Beer, Graphic Design, Colors, Color Theory, Pantone, Coloring, Hold My Beer, Beer Label, Txaber

‘They capture history’: the projects saving Spain and Portugal’s shop signs

A collective of projects across Iberia is protecting commercial signs to create a living archiveFire engine red, bordered by polka dots and stretching the length of three cars, the sign for the Orte clothing store had long loomed over Madrid’s Alcalá thoroughfare, its presence steady even as fast-food restaurants and chain stores began moving into the area.When the store closed its doors and the space was poised to be rented, news swiftly reached Alberto Nanclares. Within days he was on site, wo...
Tags: Europe, Business, Spain, World news, Cities, Culture, Art and design, Portugal, Urbanisation, Graphic Design, Madrid, Iberia, Alberto Nanclares

Toy stories: 100 years of American toy adverts – in pictures

From electric train sets to Arnold Schwarzenegger action heroes, a new book from brings together American toy adverts of the 20th century. “Whenever you ask someone, ‘What was your favourite toy?’, there’s an immediate response – everybody had one,” says co-author Jim Heimann. Print adverts for toys are rare now, but these images preserve a snapshot of the society that produced them. At the start of the book, which is chronological, boys are advertised guns and adventures, while girls are sold...
Tags: Books, Toys, Americas, Advertising, Life and style, Culture, Art and design, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Graphic Design, Jim Heimann, Heimann

3 Things to Consider When Creating Your Brand

As a presenter, you probably spend quite a bit of time thinking about how to communicate with others. How to get your message out in a way that is relevant and relational. And how to make it stick with others. If so, you’re already well on your way to creating a powerful presentation brand. Because that’s what branding is about, telling your story to others in a way that they remember it. On Wednesday, we talked about the importance of creating a strong presentation brand. If you missed that blo...
Tags: Brand, Target Audience, Brand Marketing, Graphic Design, Purpose, Logo, Logo Design, Speaking, Grant Thornton, Mission Statement, Austin Channing Brown, Presentation Design, Brand Consistency, Tailor Brands, Presentation Brand

12 Branding Lessons from Four Leading Food and Beverage Companies

Branding is key. Build a better food and beverage brand with these 12 tips from 4 top food and beverage companies.
Tags: Sales, Graphic Design, Logo Design, Growing A Business, Package Design, Brand Identity, Marketing Design, Four Leading Food and Beverage Companies

Notable Film Posters of 2020

I LOVE movies, and by extension of that I also love movie posters. Good movie posters are a culmination of various visual disciplines working seamlessly together; graphic design, typography, illustration, photography, creating something that is more the sum of its parts that not only looks attractive but also makes you want to watch that film. The movie poster and design website SEEK AND SPEAK has curated a list of notable film posters of 2020, a small selection of which I have reproduced bel...
Tags: Photography, Movies, Film, Typography, Illustration, Anime, Graphic Design, Posters, Film Posters, Movie Posters, Brandon Schaefer, Notable Film Posters of 2020

Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking Book Review

Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking is an illuminating and delightful exploration of a vital but often overlooked discipline in movie-making; the work of prop designers. Although graphic props such as invitations, letters, tickets, and packaging are rarely seen close-up by a cinema audience, they are designed in painstaking detail. Dublin-based designer Annie Atkins invites readers into the creative process behind her intricately...
Tags: Hollywood, Film, Book Reviews, Filmmaking, Wes Anderson, Anime, Graphic Design, Dublin, Grand Budapest Hotel, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Steven Spielberg, Bridge Of Spies, Todd Haynes, Art Book Review, Phaidon, Annie Atkins

ByLwansta: Walking in the shadow of DOOM

Rapper, producer, designer and ardent DOOM fan ByLwansta shares the influence the masked villain had on his craft The post ByLwansta: Walking in the shadow of DOOM appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Drawing, Hip-hop, Eminem, Graphic Design, Friday, Mask, Doom, Branding, Emceeing, Mf Doom, Cover Art, Madvillainy, ByLwansta, Spijønget

8 Top Book Cover Design Trends for 2021

If you want to stand out as an author, your book must have a great cover. Here are the biggest trends in book cover design for 2021.
Tags: Design, Sales, Graphic Design, Print Design, Design Trends

What are the Options for a Graphic Design Career?

Training in graphic design can lead to a wide range of different jobs. Those that have experience in producing commercial illustrations, as well as in working with computer design and other software, can form part of online and digital teams.
Tags: Jobs, Graphic Design, Discover Career Opportunities

The 7 Biggest Packaging Design Trends For 2021

Here are the 7 biggest 2021 packaging design trends that are powerful, relevant, and easily adapted for any business.
Tags: Design, Sales, Color, Graphic Design, Package Design, Design Trends

Branding Your Side Hustle to Build a Strong Brand

A look at the branding elements you need to get your side hustle off the ground to create a strong brand.
Tags: Web Design, Sales, Graphic Design, Logo Design, Digital Marketing, Small business marketing, Company Name, Starting A Business, Growing A Business, Brand Identity, eCommerce marketing, Marketing Design

In Honor of Veteran’s Day, 360i Sat Down With Our Own Jonathan Ferrer

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we spoke with 360i’s Media Technology Manager, Jonathan Ferrer about his career in the Military and its influence on his work in Marketing.  Can you share with us what led you to a career in the military, and what your role and experience was during that time?    Since childhood, I always had a desire for serving in the Military. However, since I was first in my family to join the Military, it was always a mystery to me as I did not know anyone who served...
Tags: Career, General, Marketing, Military, Veterans, Harvard University, Army, Fit, Graphic Design, Bronx, South Bronx, OCS, German Army, Fashion Institute of Technology, Fort Benning Ga, Army Reserves

Short, but beautifully designed motivational quotes

Designer Tessa Forrest recycles inspiring quotes from poets, philosophers and other leaders and turns them into new and fresh graphics using bold and decorative typefaces. Here are my favorites from her instagram account @subliming.jpg. View this post on Instagram Octavio Paz A post shared by @ subliming.jpg — Read the rest
Tags: Quotes, Post, News, Graphic Design, Motivational Posters, Cool Visuals, Tessa Forrest, Instagram Octavio Paz

Spotify introduce Promo Cards – shareable custom assets for your music and artist profile

Spotify’s new Promo Cards tool allows artists to easily create social media assets for your songs, albums and artist profiles to share online. Since the explosion of social media, it has allowed a relationship between artists and fans like never before. Streaming and social media are more connected than ever allowing artists a real connection with their fans, however for the independent artists, their role has expanding beyond playing music. Spotify for Artists are hoping to relieve s...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Social Media, Albums, Share, Graphic Design, Songs, Digital Music News, Artist Profile, Customize, Spotify for Artists, Playlisted, Custom Assets, Promo Cards, Spotify Promo Cards, Spotify s Promo Cards

What is Canva? A guide to the graphic design platform's features and capabilities

It's easy to create beautifully edited designs and photos on Canva. andresr/Getty Images Canva is a free graphic design platform that's great for making invitations, business cards, Instagram posts, and more. A drag and drop interface makes customizing thousands of templates simple and easy. Canva's wide array of features allow you to edit photos without extensive photo editing knowledge or experience. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Canva is a free gr...
Tags: Instagram, Trends, Graphic Design, Canva, Canva Canva, Tech Insider, Photo Editing Apps, Canva for Education, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Getty Images Canva

How to curve text in Canva's graphic design software using built-in tools

The text, shape, and locking tools in Canva can help you create the curved text effect. Westend61/Getty Images There are no preset tools to curve text automatically in Canva graphic design software.  To curve text in Canva, you'll need to use a workaround involving shape and text tools coupled with careful placement. You can use your keyboard's arrow keys to help you make more precise placements when creating your curved or circular text.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library fo...
Tags: Images, Microsoft, Text, Trends, Graphic Design, Canva, Computer Software, Photo Editing, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Melanie Weir, Click Group

5 Common Self-Publishing Mistakes To Avoid and What to Do Instead

Use these tips and insights to help avoid the top 5 mistakes many authors make when self-publishing a new book.
Tags: Design, Sales, Graphic Design, Print Design, Marketing Design

Imran Khan’s Verishop adds Verified Shops, a way for emerging brands to set up shop in its digital mall

Verishop , the Los Angeles online retailer founded by former Snap executive Imran Khan, launched a little over a year ago to change the way people shopped online. Now the company is launching a new initiative called “Verified Shops” which looks to change the way that up-and-coming retail brands can sell their wares.  As direct-to-consumer and upstart brands look for new ways to sell, they’re increasingly turning to online partners to grow their businesses. Chiefly, the concern is that some re...
Tags: TC, Ecommerce, Crime, Marketing, Los Angeles, Brand, Tech, E-commerce, Online Shopping, Imran Khan, Graphic Design, Khan, Counterfeit, Pricing, Product Management, Snap

Imran Khan’s Verishop adds “Verified Shops”, a way for up-and-coming brands to set up shop in its “digital mall”

Verishop , the Los Angeles online retailer founded by former Snap executive Imran Khan, launched a little over a year ago to change the way people shopped online. Now the company is launching a new initiative called “Verified Shops” which looks to change the way that up-and-coming retail brands can sell their wares.  As direct-to-consumer and upstart brands look for new ways to sell, they’re increasingly turning to online partners to grow their businesses. Chiefly, the concern is that some re...
Tags: TC, Crime, Marketing, Articles, Los Angeles, Brand, Tech, E-commerce, Online Shopping, Imran Khan, Graphic Design, Khan, Counterfeit, Pricing, Executive, Product Management

How To Use Mood Boards For Brand Identity Design

This article has been contributed by Gabe Nelson. If you’re like most graphic designers, you hate hearing the phrase, “Just work your magic.” Without some specific guidance or any idea of what a client is looking for – or looking to specifically avoid – you could wind up wasting hours of design time without ever creating anything usable. And simply throwing designs at the wall and hoping some “stick” is probably something you’re not eager to try, or waste your valuable time doing. Every web desi...
Tags: Design, Nike, Graphic Design, Branding, Guest Articles, Gabe Nelson, Mood Board, Mood Board Before

The Shed is a startup out of Virginia trying to revive the rental-for-everything business

Reducing consumption by expanding the notion of the rental economy and giving people access to tools and equipment has been something of a startup holy grail for some time. It’s a model that’s worked famously well for fashion and accessories (just ask investors in Rent the Runway), but has had not had the same resonance for white label goods. The Shed, out of Richmond, Va., hopes to change that. Launched by  Karen Rodgers O’Neil, a longtime marketing executive, and Daniel Perrone, a serial e...
Tags: Apple, TC, Home Depot, Business, New York, Boston, Virginia, Marketing, Articles, Los Angeles, Brand, Tech, Austin, Karen, Portland, San Jose

Cognitive Ease: Tips for Designers

Cognitive ease. The term gained popularity after Daniel Kahneman’s bestselling book Thinking, Fast and Slow hit the shelves. In it, Kahneman says, “A general ‘law of least effort’ applies to cognitive as well as physical exertion. The law asserts that if there are several ways of achieving the same goal, people will eventually gravitate to the least demanding course of action.” In other words, our brains move toward what is easy to process and understand. Because presentations often combine both...
Tags: User Experience, Graphic Design, Clarity, Repetition, Speaking, Daniel Kahneman, Kahneman, Presentation Science, Presentation Design, Priming, Cognitive Ease, Convertize, Frame Of Mind, Priming Effect, Neilson Norman

Red Antler’s Emily Heyward explains how to get people obsessed with your brand

If you’re currently building a startup, you know what product you want to build. But do you know if people are actually going to notice you? That’s the question I asked of Red Antler co-founder Emily Heyward during our virtual TechCrunch Early Stage event. In case you’re not familiar with Red Antler, Heyward’s branding company has worked with some of the most iconic startups of the past decade, such as Casper, Allbirds, Brandless and Prose. She knows her topic so well that she just wrote a...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Brand Marketing, Airbnb, Graphic Design, Casper, Product Management, Heyward, Red Antler, Emily Heyward, Growth Marketing, Red Antler Heyward

Personality Traits You Need to Start a Graphic Design Career

Graphic design is a highly competitive, but also engaging and rewarding career. Graphic design offers a lot of career flexibility and upward mobility, depending on the types of clients and projects you take on.
Tags: Jobs, Graphic Design, Discover Career Opportunities

Biden-Harris: Here's the typeface they're using.

Typeface nerds, prepare to scrutinize the new logo design of that just-announced Biden-Harris ticket. “The solo Biden campaign logo used the typeface Brother 1816 and the new Biden-Harris campaign logo uses the typeface Decimal,” says Hunter Schwarz [@hunterschwarz]. There have only been four female candidates on major party presidential campaign logos: Ferraro, Palin, Clinton, Harris. — Yello (@yello_zine) August 11, 2020 Writes Hunter: The new Biden logo u...
Tags: Post, Politics, Design, News, Obama, Typefaces, Fonts, Graphic Design, Biden, Yello, Kamala Harris, Hoefler Co, Robyn Kanner, Hunter Schwarz, Biden Harris, Ferraro Palin Clinton Harris

Trump's New Facebook Ads Claim He's Peacenik Who Also Loves Assassinations

Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is running new Facebook ads that insist the president is an advocate for peace and will stop America’s so-called “forever wars.” Oddly enough, the ads also acknowledge that Trump dabbles in political assassinations. In fact, those assassinations are central to Trump’s idea of…
Tags: Facebook, Science, America, Social Media, Cold War, Iran, Facebook Ads, Graphic Design, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Trump, Dwight Eisenhower, Elliott Abrams, President Trump

A fascinating interview with an artist who designs conspiracy graphics for QAnon and the Deep State Mapping Project

Dylan Louis Monroe is a former fashion designer whose career spans from Marc Jacobs to, uhh, the Deep State Mapping Project, which is a sort of graphic hub for those who are concerned that QAnon is right about 5G causing COVID-19. Here's his official artist bio: Dylan Louis Monroe is an American artist currently based in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He studied fashion design at Parsons School of Design in New York City, where he later collaborated with several fashion houses  including Marc Jacobs, Hugo ...
Tags: Verizon, Post, News, New York City, Samsung, America, Graphic Design, Conspiracy Theories, Marc Jacobs, 5g, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Parsons School Of Design, Dylan, Monroe, Cincinnati Ohio, Goldstein

4 Reminders for Creating Slide Decks

You’ve been practicing for weeks. You’re wearing your best outfit and your best smile. But what about your slide deck? Is your presentation media ready to shine, too? The slide decks we create are too often afterthoughts. We need to remember what a crucial role they play in helping to create our image and communicate our message. An outdated or ineffective slide deck can quickly undermine your presentation. So today, let’s take a look at 4 reminders that will help you make sure your presentation...
Tags: Powerpoint, Slides, Visuals, Graphic Design, Heidi Klum, Public Speaking, Keynote, Nancy Duarte, Speaking, Tim, Presentation Design, Tim Gunn, Visual Aids, Slide Deck, Visual Media, Presentation Media