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!

Oct 18, 2011

“Super Happy Times” Gift Tags

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A series of die-cut gift tags created by Jordan Metcalf. Enjoy!  

Oct 17, 2011

Must LOVE dogs (Part 2)

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Our doggies have reached the end of their first phase! Their skeletons have been formed and they’re coming along really nicely… it has been so interesting to see their personalities ‘come to life’. Next phase: Paper Maché! So be sure … Read More

Oct 17, 2011

Save Gorillas with design

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I really love the idea of using design to make a real difference in the world. In this case the goal was to raise awareness about how gorillas are being hunted and slowly driven to extinction. It’s amazing how ignorant … Read More

Oct 14, 2011

….more from SOUTH AFRICA!

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Have a look at these examples of South African graphic design. Enjoy!  

Oct 14, 2011

alcohol packaging

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Found these wonderful alcohol packaging done by Yaroslav Shkriblyak . Really like his illustration work – and overall feel of the labels. Enjoy!

Oct 14, 2011

PACKAGING DESIGN FROM AFRICA!

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Designed by Marcel Buerkle, South Africa A beautiful wine packaging concept for a red and white wine.  

Oct 13, 2011

Illustration with attitude

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Stumbled acros Tim Mcdonagh’s portfolio. Great style and attitude in his work. Seems like its all done with vector – but I could be mistaken. Enjoy!

Oct 12, 2011

Chalkboard Typography

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Dana Tanamachi is an amazing chalkboard typographer. I found her work whilst I was looking for some inspiration. Wow… amazing attention to detail, and to think, it is all done by hand.    

Oct 12, 2011

Draw in Light

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Stunning brochure design by We Are Useful. Verrrry nice. Especially like the way that you have to unwrap it – almost like unwrapping a gift. Enjoy!

Oct 10, 2011

Snookums – Cat Food

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Found this fun cat food packaging on The Dieline. Very cool use of photography and fun typography. Enjoy!  

Oct 10, 2011

Colier – Sparkling Wine

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Conceptual collection of elite champagne «Colier» is addressed to business women as major consumers of sparkling wines in the world. The serie is limited and available in two versions: 23 luxury sets in a classic style — an exclusive bottle … Read More

Oct 10, 2011

Wooden Jewellery Packaging

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Innovative wooden jewellery packaging. Great attention to detail and out of the box thinking (excuse the pun)

Oct 10, 2011

Babees Honey – packaging

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Stunning example of simplistic design. The packaging is for organic honey – and the stripes convey the message beautifully. Check out some more work by Ah&Oh. Enjoy!

Oct 7, 2011

Steve Jobs – A Visual tribute

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The man was a visionary and a modern day Da Vinci. We pay tribute to Steve Jobs. Rest in Peace. 1955 – 2011  

Oct 6, 2011

Haunting Work by Oleg Dou

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I have been a fan of Oleg Dou from his very first series. He’s unique style and haunting imagery has such a way of holding your attention. It’s seldom you find an artist with such focus in his work – … Read More

Oct 5, 2011

Dreamers – no photoshop!

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In this day and age you often see amazing photography. That being said – a lot of photography nowadays relies heavily on retouching and photo-manipulation to make it work. I was pleasantly surprised when I realized the following series of … Read More

Oct 5, 2011

Fun T-shirt Designs

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Found these illustrations done by Glenn Jones. Quirky and fun t-shirt designs. Enjoy!

Oct 3, 2011

Don’t Just Follow

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Sometimes as designers you can fall into the trap of just following – and not leading. It happens to everyone if you don’t consciously push away from the expected and explore options that initially might look completely unrealistic. Its very … Read More

Sep 30, 2011

Retouching: Before and After

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Here at Contrast we not only specialize in epic awesome graphic design, but also in photography and photo-retouching. Here are some before and after images showcasing our retouching skills! Enjoy!

Sep 30, 2011

Water, malt, hops and yeast

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Found this wonderful example of beautiful typography on packaging. It’s so clean and simple, yet very striking. Check out some more work by this artist on his Behance profile.

Sep 29, 2011

Army of me

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photography by Hyuna Shin  

Sep 29, 2011

Not living in a box!

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If you’ve ever wondered how it feels to be living in a shell, you should visit the Nautilus House in Mexico City.  This amazing shell-shaped house was designed by architect Javier Senosiain of Arquitectura Organica and built in 2006. As strange … Read More

Sep 28, 2011

FOOD & PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

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By Chris Hutter & Olivier Mul.

Sep 28, 2011

DESIGNER’S AT WORK…

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Designers are people who can make information emotional and visceral, who can make a bigger impact by thoughtfully marrying form and content. They are “experience perfectionists,” the ones who always ask about the space a meeting will occur in so … Read More

Sep 27, 2011

Sabine Pieper Illustrations

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I found Sabine Pieper’s Illustrations to be quite interesting.  

Sep 27, 2011

Painting: Now in 3D!

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We found these awesome paintings. The painter actually painted in such a way that when you put on 3D glasses – the painting comes to live and actually has 3D depth to it. The idea was to combine the classic … Read More

Sep 27, 2011

Interesting clock designs

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Have a look at these awesome clock designs we found! Some innovative, modern and unexpected ways of making a clock!  

Sep 26, 2011

Espolon Tequila Packaging

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Check out these cool illustrations. All created by Steven Noble. Espolón Tequila Blanco: The Espolón Tequila Blanco label tells the story of Guadalupe and Rosarita joining Father Miguel Hidalgo in his brave campaign for Mexican independence from Spain. As depicted … Read More