> Heirloom Indian – Grampa’s old motorcycle comes home to stay
Story: Greg Williams, Photos: Amee Reehal
When father and son Terry and Chad Murphy want to remember dad and grampa, they don’t have to look at a worn black and white photo; they can go to the garage and bring to life the Indian motorcycle he took on a summer journey in 1940.[...]
Gerry Leonidas returns to the TDC to instruct a weekend-long Greek workshop, November 2-4. Since the first TDC Greek Week-end in 2007, the demand for new typefaces to cover the Greek script has grown dramatically. Pan-european character sets have become the minimum expectation for branding and corporate projects, and the migration of publishers to new print-on-demand and online viewing has spurned further development.
Via Andonis Iliakis
National Geographic sets the standard for photographic excellence, and 2012 is no different, with the organisation calling professional and amateur photographers from across the globe to send in their most breath-taking images in the categories of...
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Typographic illusion sculpture. Posted Sep 20th, 2011 at 9:57 AM and seen. times. Tweet. Media_httpwwwswissmis_lcnfd. Markus Raetz's Yes-No sculpture will spark a second look, no? Via SwissMiss. Inspiring design.
Via Michael Coleman
Often-chaotic communication clutters the clarity of our visual world; however, we can draw analogies between the elements of design and those of superheroes in an attempt to create clarity, educate and inspire.
In the modern motorcycle world workaday commuting machines get little to no respect. In fact, small-bore motorcycles in general are often overlooked in favour of larger, faster and more glamorous ‘cycles.[...]
If you’re a fan of the show Mad Men or have seen the opening, then you’ve seen a motion graphic.
Motion graphics were all the rage in the 1960s (hence the look for the Mad Men series set in the advertising field of the 1960s) and were popular in movies, TV show openings and commercials.
You’ve seen plenty of them, now that you’ve put the graphic with the term. They’re once again on TV, commercials, movies, web sites and any other visual medium.
Is it that they are retro? Do they bring back a feeling of simpler days? Are they just visually pleasing and that’s why they have been discovered again? Some people will say that they never went away and that’s true but they are hot again and a specialized talent is needed to create them.
If you’ve wondered how it’s done and how you can get involved in creating these projects, here are examples and hints from some experts in the field.
.Why not start the week with this collection of wonderful pictures. It's my way to celibate the news of Disneys plans to make the story become alive again in new episodes of this masterpiese of a story that have influenced the Sci-Fi genre more than most.
I really am looking forward to what they come up with.
In the meantime, - enjoy these great peaces of Art.
Russian artist Yulia Brodskaya has been influencing the world of design with her unique art… and it’s created using just thin strips of paper. Using a technique called quilling, she folds and curls her colorful medium into intricate illustrations, scroll work and typography. Nothing seems beyond her abilities: detailed portraits of wrinkled elders, pop-art like beach scenes, and precise letters packed with swirls of color.
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