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07.17.09
Graphic Design
On a recent trip to Toronto I paid a visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario and saw Surreal Things, a travelling exhibiton from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The show explores the complex and codependent relationship between the Surrealist
01.03.10
Graphic Design
I live within walking distance of the largest Sears on the west coast. The actual store may not be the largest but the Art Deco building that houses it was once the western distribution center for Sears. This 10 story
10.07.09
Graphic Design
So I've done it. I've been wracking my brain to create this list and now I finally have my picks. To start off I have to say that the art world as a whole intimidates me. Maybe part of the reason
09.27.09
Graphic Design
In no particular order, here are the first few of ten important literary figures and their related events and publications. These people have not only done their own great work but have fostered creative American communities in their own fashions. They
05.27.09
Graphic Design
Joanna Hellgren is a talented young interdisciplinary artist living and working in Stockholm. I fell in love with her work immediately when I saw it, and I hope you will as well. She works with illustration, painting, typography, and graphic design
06.28.09
Graphic Design
The economy is not doing so good for all of us, non - profits are taking a bigger hit. However a chicago based artist is rising funds for Street - Level Youth Media with his curated show "Run Blago, Run!" Using
05.22.09
Graphic Design
So did anyone notice what was on the Google homepage (March 20, 2009 11:08 PM) to symbolize the first day of Spring? I was so excited when I saw little illustrations from Eric Carle's A Very Hungry Caterpillar (he is one
01.13.10
Graphic Design
Often the repetition in advertising creates its own logic. Why is a tiger a better symbol for a brand of sugar coated corn flakes than a white seal? I like to think this character's name is "Frosty the Seal". (After all,
05.18.09
Graphic Design
group art exhibit presented by PLAZTIK MAG & FACTORY FRESH GALLERY THIS PROJECT IS INSPIRED BY THE RECENT HOUSING & ECONOMIC MELTDOWN. SINCE IT SEEMS WE WILL ALL BE LIVING IN A CARDBOARD BOX SOON, WE DECIDED TO BE AHEAD
05.28.09
Graphic Design
With an established editorial design background, art director, web / graphic designer Natalia Grosner has recently moved into the world of packaging, marketing and advertising. Grosner’s work features fresh colors, illustrative fonts, and a playful aesthetic. Paying respects to all her
05.30.09
Graphic Design
Picture the 1920s in America. Big-band jazz, flapper girls and clunky cars. The dawn of youth culture. It seems naive and cartoony to us now, but even at the time, the strange mix of innocence and raunchiness was captured by tuned-in
11.18.09
Graphic Design
by Troy
I'm rethinking all that stuff I want from IKEA…thanks in part to Mon Oncle, my new-found favorite film by Jacques Tati. Mon Oncle takes comedic jabs at everything a “comtemporary-ist” would find cool and chic and of-the-moment (slap in the face
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