Who created this wonderfully detailed black & white piece, you ask? It’s Chris Yee – otherwise known as Yee the East. He’s a Sydney-based artist & illustrator who has a background in graphics design, but what he’s really known for are his traditional “pen and paper” methodologies. Some fun facts about him: He’s a twin. His childhood consisted of a whole lot of Dragonball and . . .
IT'S CHRISTMAS WEEK! Post 7/7 A different side of Santa & his little helpers you've never seen before. And perhaps wish you'd never seen. Check out this Medium Post to see who created each of these. This signals the end of Christmas week - it was a fun one and I'm glad that I spent it with you. . . .
This is a 100% appropriate post for a Friday evening. It is about cocktails, convenience and awesome vintage design - is it ticking all the boxes for you? Keep reading... Cody Petts created handy kits for classic beverages such as the Old Fashioned and Daiquiri that fit right into your pocket. They each contain the necessary ingredients to prepare the beverage and a little recipe card. . . .
Having a personal interest in hand-lettering, I flip through a whole lot of stuff on a daily basis. This particular one caught my attention today - Turkish graphic designer and electrical engineer Tolga Girgin experiments with calligraphy, making the letters seem to pop off the page. Through shading, shadows and different forms of perspective, they're given a new kind of life on the page. Really . . .
We now live in a time where the moment there is a glimmer of uncertainty, we just "Google it". You've all had that situation when someone on the table says something completely absurd and you're unsure whether to be impressed about their knowledge or say that they are wrong. In previous times, perhaps they were given the benefit of the doubt and we let it slide, but these days there's always that . . .
Balloons - commonly seen at happy events. Like children's birthday parties. Well, things have clearly changed with Shauna Luedtke's “Jerks Balloons” which feature a bunch of nasty messages. You know how most of the time you can say anything and get away with it, as long as you smile while doing it? Trust me, it works. Well in the case of these balloons, they can probably say anything and get . . .
It's such a refreshing change to go into a place and see that every single corner has been branded properly. #designsnob you might say (accentuated by the cool hashtagging and all), but that's what working in an agency for years does to you. Roots & Bulbs does it exactly that - London's first cold pressed juice bar - with the help of branding agency Robot Food. Juicing is the industry to be . . .
The creative team at Haribo must be falling over themselves right now - they just got outshone by a pair of students at the advertising school, HAW Hamburg. As part of a class, students were asked to create a print campaign for the new delicious Haribo gummy bears with 25% more fruit juice. Aspiring Graphic Designers Valentin René Tillian and Michael Wilde came up with this simple and quite . . .
If only matchboxes always looked like this... The "Strike" Collection: Designers Clara von Zweigbergk and Shane Schneck teamed up with Danish design house HAY to transform one of the most mundane of items into something colourful and eye-catching. The striking area which is usually just functional, was turned into a part of the matchbox's design with a stroke of creativity. via . . .
Leta Sobierajski is a Designer and Art Director who puts a refreshing twist on pop art with her wacky still life and modern interpretations of everyday objects. She combines design, photography, art and styling to create both pieces for print and motion. Through her use of mixed mediums, great colours and playful compositions, she has created a series of photographs that do not fail to please. . . .