Archive for the ‘Design’ Category
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Allan Espiritu and GDLOFT: Beneath the Surface of Things

As a fine artist, Philadelphia designer-artist Allan Espiritu employs the language of graphic design to disrupt the viewer’s perception of the mundane. He embodies the hope of many to bridge the foggy divide between fine art and applied (commercial) art. In both, he communicates a message and tweaks perceptions and expectations.

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It’s a Wrap! Highlights from HOW Design Live Chicago

As always, HOW Design Live is a whirlwind of inspiration and practical advice, but this year’s conference upped the ante with an incredible roster of presenters … then again, I probably say this every year. This is just a small sampling of what was offered. Every talk I attended was inspiring, but the HOW conference is much more. It’s about community, seeing ...

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Neenah’s Explore No. 5 Offers 5 E’s of Hospitality

If you work with hospitality clients and want to jumpstart your creativity, you’ll want to get your hands on the new Explore 5 promotion to check out the 5 E’s of hospitality. This piece includes five creative ideas to help enhance the guest experience at every touchpoint.

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Mike Rohde Sketchnoting 101 @ How Design Live Chicago

Heading to HOW Design Live in Chicago May 2-6? Here's some a bit of revenge against all the adults who thought your doodling was the sign of an idle mind. Grab a seat at Mike Rohde’s MasterClass on sketchnoting. Mike’s written two books on the topic and shares insights about effective doodling, drawing, and note making during meetings, classes, and conferences. ...

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The New CLASSIC® Point of Hue

Meet the New CLASSIC®. When it comes to communication, color is key. The bold new colors of CLASSIC® Papers range from practical to eye-catching and deliver the whole package—unmatched luxury, dependable results, and best-in-class quality. The New CLASSIC® Papers: a new point of hue. Contact your local Neenah Rep for samples and swatch books.

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All Good Things in Modulation

All Goods Things in Modulation. Volume, Inc. of San Francisco is led by the complementary personalities of Eric Heiman and Adam Brodsley. Volume modulates the visual and written "sound" for such diverse organizations as IDEO, Boy Scouts, and, when the mood strikes, Nine Inch Nails. Precious they are not. Intelligent they are. Whether designing custom business ...

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Angel Drops the F-Bomb

In the Spring of 2016, the Minnesota Center for Book Arts sent out a call for entries for a gallery exhibition of horror-themed art called It’s Alive. The show celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein through artist reinterpretations of the classic. "As a kid, I grew up reading horror novels classics like Edgar Allen Poe and H.P. Lovecraft ...

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Kind Cuts: Kelli Anderson’s Paperworks

Kelli Anderson love paper for many reasons. It empowers her. It drives her. It adapts to her will. "“People take paper for granted because it’s like what your student loan bills arrive on, so it’s easy for it to be completely invisible—but it can be aerodynamic! And audible! You can bend it into a mask, it can be a fortune teller,” Anderson says. “I ...

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A Perfect Blend: Wine & Design

  Barrel + Ink: The Oenophile’s Love Child No Sonoma Valley vineyard? No Napa Valley warehouse stocked with barrels? No obese celebrity billionaire to bankroll the brand? Not at Barrel + Ink, an unusual collaborative wine producer that brings together varied and talented artists and winemakers to create alluring labels of extraordinary quality priced ...

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HOW Design Live: Inside-Out Ideas!

Fresh Is More. Laurie Schiada, Creative Services ECD and Southwest region GM at Boeing, Amanda Froehlich, manager of Creative Operations at Saint-Gobain, and Ed Roberts, creative lead at ElectriCities are in-house management veterans who share their insights on collaborations between outside and in-house creative teams. Sometimes they hire freelancers who bring ...

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