Feb 21, 2012

Some Brilliant Ads

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Kayaking Jumbo Peanut: Choking Ambulance – Listermint Mouthwash EPhone: Snakebite Wolf Hot Sauce: Hand dryer Hospital – Lazer Helmets Utopolis, Group of Cinemas: Titanic McDonald’s: The Real Milkshake Nikol Baking Dish: Jacuzzi Aquafresh Flexigel: Ear Coca-Cola Light Magician – Glassex … Read More

Feb 8, 2012

Vintage Labels

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It is always so interesting for me when you compare current design to old school design. I found these vintage pharmaceutical & fragrance labels on the web & I just find them fascinating. I love the incredible detail on the … Read More

Jan 31, 2012

VINTAGE ADVERTS (1950′s)

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Headache – ‘Anadin’ Tablets give you the power to stop pain! Fast, certain and safe! Phenacetin increases and prolongs the action of the aspirin… Somebody’s going to need Alka-Seltzer for Headaches! Splitting headaches are quickly relieved with the aid of … Read More

Jan 30, 2012

Help!

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Wow what a great design! Help Remedies line of over-the-counter medicines with it’s effective packaging. The text will really sells what’s inside. Offering simple medicine for simple health issues, it strips away the complexities that typical medicinal packaging bombards patients with. Instead, … Read More

Jan 25, 2012

Top Ten Bookcases

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This circular bookshelf is designed to help a bibliophile store and transport a half ton of books. To move it, you just stand in the centre and start walking. Probably not the most practical use of space, but it looks … Read More

Jan 16, 2012

Top 10 Google Doodles

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The concept of the Google Doodle was born when Google founders Larry and Sergey played with the corporate logo to indicate their attendance at the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. They placed a stick figure drawing behind the … Read More

Jan 13, 2012

12 of the coolest billboards

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The fun and amazing thing about billboards are that they capture attention in a way that normal print ads can’t.This is because of their size and strategic placement. Most billboards make it seem as if no effort has gone into … Read More

Jan 11, 2012

OUR TOP TEN COOL WATCHES

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1. SEIKO SPECTRUM ELECTRONIC INK WATCH. This watch features a microcapsule-type Electrophoresis display module, offering a thin flexible design that could bend around your wrist.   2. TRANSFORMERS WATCH. Awesome watch magically transforms into a free standing robot. 3. F1 … Read More

Dec 15, 2011

Merry X-Mas!

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Have a look at this great  3D Christmas themed illustrations created with Luxology Modo. The computer illustrated artwork is a great almost hyper realistic representation of digital caracters. Also have a look at other illustrations that this artist created. Created … Read More

Dec 12, 2011

Higgins India Ink

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I really love it when designers go back to the heritage of a product. I found this beautiful redesign of the well known Higgings India Ink designed by Alex Sophocles. “The heritage of the Higgins India Ink dates back to … Read More

Dec 8, 2011

cool corporate identities

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This morning when I came to work my boss gave me a job for a corporate identity. I thought I could blog about my cool research. I love the fact that these designers used subtle visual cues to bring across … Read More

Dec 7, 2011

PARIS IN A TYPEFACE

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Paris is a new typeface by Moshik Nadav that was inspired by the world of fashion. Paris Typeface was designed to be used by the most popular fashion magazines and luxury brands. The typeface includes beautiful ligatures and sexy numerals. … Read More

Dec 5, 2011

back to the start

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We all know that sustainability is something that is important, but more often than not we turn a blind eye. Here is a short film commissioned by Chipotle created by filmmaker Johnny Kelly. He depicts how a farmer, after turning … Read More

Dec 2, 2011

3D Artists

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It’s Friday. The weekend is almost here … so sit back, relax and enjoy the visual feast of 3D artists from around the globe.  

Nov 18, 2011

YOGHURT BAR

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The Olo Yoghurt studio. a Great retail design concept for a yoghurt bar! Great colors and great clean design. There is a certain flow and fun aspect to the shop interior. We love the way the designer created a modern … Read More

Nov 16, 2011

Perrine’s Wine Shop

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A corporate identity of a company is probably one of the most important aspects of building a brand. I found this amazing work by Alvin Diec and I really love the way he designed the corporate identity of Perrine’s Wine … Read More

Nov 15, 2011

not just a letter…

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  Yes there is a lot of type out there. Typeface design is like fashion design. It changes and will change everytime you create a new design. It is a graphic style of the time and decade we live in. … Read More

Nov 14, 2011

Oliv: The Olive Oil Brand

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Overseas companies wanting brand solutions are already looking towards South Africa following Cape Town being awarded the Design Capital for 2014 title. This honour was recently bestowed upon Cape Town-based design studio – Contrast Design & Photographic Studio by a … Read More

Nov 14, 2011

Multiple function

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While I did a bit of a random search on the internet, I found these multi functional designs. I love the fact that design can be esthetically pleasing and something functional. Most people live in clutter and these designs will … Read More

Nov 10, 2011

Creating fire in photoshop

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Find an image of a match that you like and think will look good. Step 1. Sparks: Create a new Layer and select your Brush tool.  Set it to Dissolve and Opacity of 25%. Set your Foreground colour to white, … Read More

Nov 9, 2011

TetraBox Lamp

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It always fascinates me to see how an ordinary, everyday object can be transformed into something beautiful and functional. Designer Ed Chew takes discarded drinks packets and creates a beautiful TetraBox lamp.

Nov 8, 2011

Play with Type

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I found these different examples of how designers have used type. What makes it interesting for me is the way they use type on not just flat 2d services, but also as 3d elements. As designers we can often get … Read More

Nov 3, 2011

Fear.less

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Fear.Less is a collaborative project between Daniel Ting Chong & Jordan Metcalf. The objects are all representative of weapons/items used in acts of crime in South Africa, both by criminal and the law. The objects seek to playfully examine the … Read More

Oct 26, 2011

Noeeko – Identity

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Noeeko is the working name of freelance Art director and Graphic designer Michal Sycz. Open to any form of expression, Michal combines photo manipulations, vectors, hand drawn elements, and 3D shapes.

Oct 24, 2011

Hand carved illustration

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Oct 20, 2011

SUPERMARKET’S ARE CHANGING!

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Unreal, a London based branding and advertising agency have recently completed the identity for a brand new co-operative supermarket; The People’s Supermarket. The People’s Supermarket Mission statement Our vision is to create a commercially sustainable, social enterprise that achieves its … Read More

Oct 19, 2011

Gabbani Corporate Identity

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It is always so interesting to see how a corporate identity has evolved over time. I found the Gabbani corporate identity on New Grids and really like how the designer has modernized the look.

Oct 19, 2011

Trigger Oslo Identity

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Trigger Oslo is a new PR company focusing on engaging communication. The identity is developed to create a range of personal signatures within the same visual language and color palette. The colors and design emphasizes an agency that focus on … Read More

Oct 18, 2011

pencil art

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Oct 18, 2011

Eastfield Corp ID

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Beautifully textured and organic looking corporate identity design by Hovard Design. Enjoy!