26.01.15 by Jeff

Mesmerizing Video of the Day: 3D-Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures

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This mesmerizing video features 3d-printed zoetrope sculptures designed by Stanford University teacher, John Edmark. The shapes are generated based on Fibonacci numbers, the same relationship you will find in pinecones, and sunflowers. Zoetropes traditionally rely on a strobe light for the human eye to perceive the animation; this video employs a fast shutter to achieve the same effect.

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16.12.14 by Jeff

Free Learning of the Day: Watch Aaron Draplin Design A Logo in 15 Minutes

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Here’s a good one for all you graphic designers out there. Watch everyone’s favourite logo designer, Aaron Draplin, design a logo in 15 minutes. This is the sort of content that I was dying for around the time I was in school. Actually, watching this is exactly how I felt when I first started as a co-op in the concept art department at Electronic Arts. All these seasoned illustrators and designers were making stuff all around me, and I was just sitting there, watching every thing they did, soaking it all up.

Watch the video below.

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15.12.14 by Jeff

Bold & Fearless Poster Design with James Victore

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Heads up all you aspiring designers out there! Renowned designer James Victore is running a FREE (yes, free) class called “Bold & Fearless Poster Design” presented LIVE online January 12th and 13th. The online audience will be able to send in work for critique, as well as ask questions!

This is a fantastic opportunity learn from a guy whose posters are in MoMa’s collection. If you’ve watched any of his Burning Questions videos you know how valuable his insights are. More details here.

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10.12.14 by Jeff

Aleksandra Niepsuj

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Poster designs by illustrator Aleksandra Niepsuj. More below.

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10.12.14 by Jeff

Eric Hu

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Beautiful graphic work by New York-based designer Eric Hu. More below.

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09.12.14 by Jeff

Designer Illustrator Derek Kim aka Network Osaka

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Poster designs by illustrator and designer Derek Kim aka Network Osaka. More beautiful work below.

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09.12.14 by Jeff

Designer Illustrator Linda Linko

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Works by Helsinki-based designer and illustrator Linda Linko. Her designs are mostly handmade, avoiding the use of any computer programs until the final stages of each work.

“I like incompleteness. If everything’s polished to perfection, where’s the space for imagination?”

Lots more work below.

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08.12.14 by Jeff

Poster Designs by Felix Pfäffli

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Beautiful poster designs by Felix Pfäffli. He has taught typography, narrative design, and poster design at the Lucerne School of Graphic Design. More work below.

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