Archive for September, 2012

3group (Poznan, Poland)

The highest level of quality is maintained through hands-on control of all projects, from initial analysis through to production supervision. 3group’s comprehensive portfolio comprises work for publishing houses, cultural institutions and art galleries…


Makerie Studio (London, UK)

“Paper is beautifully versatile; sometimes we’ll spend hours trying to understand how to make it do exactly what we want it to, but once you’ve worked it out it’s immensely satisfying. The range of prints, textures and finishes it comes in is inc…


Metric72 (Barcelona, Spain)

“A good pattern is one that contains a specific language capable of being perceived – or ignored – in relation to its aims.”Metric72 is a graphic-design studio founded by art director and composer Jorge Marín Gispert. Its name is a direct referenc…


INTERVIEW : FASHIONISTA LINDA HAO

INTERVIEW : FASHIONISTA LINDA HAO

Where are you from? I was born in Shanghai, China and moved to Singapore since I was 7. Describe yourself. It is hard for me to describe myself in a few words so…be prepared for this I am constantly doing things…I am never a I-dont-know-what-to-do-about-my-life kind of person. I am driven, very much into fashion […]


Kumiko Emoto (Tokyo, Japan)

Kumiko works for books, magazines, CD, clothes and moving image, among others.Kumiko Emoto is a Tokyo based illustrator specialising in improvised pencil drawing.http://idnworld.com/creators/?id=KumikoEmoto


IAN BURNS

IAN BURNS

Burns’ works are concerned not only with the images themselves, but also make a playful show of how the images have been rendered. Inspired by the neon signs of Las Vegas’ famous strip, Burns created the sculpture series What Might Be, and his follow-up sculpture “In Increments.” To spell out words using glare and reflections, Burns […]


Julian Hansen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

So You Need A Typeface (2010) is an alternative way on how to choose fonts (or just be inspired) for a specific project.Julian Hansen is a graphic designer graduated from the Danish School of Media.http://idnworld.com/creators/?id=JulianHansen


Andrey Belikov (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

“There are times when I don’t feel like making anything good, but I’m not so uncomfortable with that. You can just be tired or lost in the process. Step aside, forget the work, there is plenty of great stuff happening around you. The key word here …


Studioooij (New York, USA)

Blueprint Dinner Textiles (2011): Digitally printed pattern on Linen-Cotton. Besides celebrating the look of technical drawings these textiles also remind users of how tableware is made, by depicting dimensions, comments and directions for the producti…


Grace Lee (Tokyo, Japan)

Grace has worked as a designer in Advertising and Editorial for News Magazines in Australia.Grace Lee is a Tokyo based illustrator since 2009. She graduated in 2004 from The University of Technology Sydney with a Bachelor of Design in Visual Communicat…


Andy Gilmore (New York, USA)

“A good pattern is about harmony in all of its elements – form, colour, composition, etc.” If you like colourful patterns, Andy Gilmore’s will probably be your cup of tea. A master of colour and geometric composition, he produces kaleidoscopic, hyp…


FFunction (Montréal, Canada)

Showcasing projects including: Sleep is Awesome (2010), Honeybees Extinction (2010), 7summits (2010), Sleep to be an All-Star (2010), Highways in the Sky (2011).FFunction is a Montréal-based company specializing in user interfaces and data visualizati…


Kozue Himi (Tokyo, Japan)

Kozue’s marvelous works that are specializing in hyper realistic drawing are made by observing things minutely or closely.Kozue Himi is a tokyo based freelance illustrator and artist. Her speciality are using pencil and charcoal.http://idnworld.com/cr…


Okonikk (Tokyo, Japan)

Okonikk likes to draw the female figure with a languid mood, mischief and humor, eroticism and ennui.After working as a graphic designer, Okonikk started her career as an illustrator in 2006.http://idnworld.com/creators/?id=Okonikk


Toby Ng (Hong Kong, China)

The World of 100 (2011): A series of 20 posters/postcards highlighting key statistics about the spread of population around the world. The series is based on one simple idea: ‘If the world were a village of 100 people, how would the composition be?’Tob…


JUAN FRANCISCO CASAS

JUAN FRANCISCO CASAS

Believe it or not, and as much as I hate to say so, this is a ballpoint pen drawing and NOT a photograph. Yes, there there… there’s a gun in the corner drawer. Or you can quit art altogether tomorrow. Or be an abstract artist. Right. Juan Frrancisco Casas indeed is the BIC god. Check […]


DensityDesign (Milan, Italy)

Showcasing projects including Feeding The Planet / Energy For Life (2011), Fineo (2010), CPF (2009), Brain Houses (2010), Net@Work (2010), The Map Of The Future (2009).DensityDesign is a Research Lab in the design department (INDACO) of the Politecnico…


The Luxury of Protest (London, UK)

Showcasing projects including Never Forever Never For Now (2011), Everyone Ever In The World (2010), Love Will Tear Us Apart Again (2007-2008), Maths Dreamed Universe (2009).The Luxury of Protest is the Nom de Guerre of London-based designer and artist…


Francesco Zorzi (Milan, Italy)

Couch Surfing (2010): Visual description of the global Couchsurfing service, a way to connect travellers from all over the world through a ‘hospitality exchange network’ of people.Francesco Zorzi is an italian product designer based in Milan. He is in …


Thorunn Arnadottir (London, UK)

“Icelandic style is very playful. Our designers are quite conscious of their cultural heritage and often deliberately try to illustrate their cultural identity through design. Personally, I am interested in different cultures, but in order to get a goo…


VINCENT VAN DE WAAL

VINCENT VAN DE WAAL

Vincent van de Waal is a graphic design artist based in Amsterdam. Besides designing printed media, he also started working with Patta designing their in house label. Van de Waals designs stand out for their direct and uncut nature with an always present undeniable graphical sensitivity. He is obsessed with drawing, addicted to visual incentives and hungry to show the world another aspect of […]


Section Design – Paul Butt (London, UK)

Showcasing projects including: Digital Nostalgia (2009), Heroes Transmedia (2010), Rise of the Machines (2011), History of Manned Spaceflight (2011), WWF (2011), Comic Book Movies (2010), Dr. Who vs. The Daleks (2011), Operation Black Buck (2011).Paul …


THE ART OF JAMIE SALMON

I like to use the human form as a way of exploring the nature of what we consider to be real and how we react when our visual perceptions of this reality are challenged. In our modern society we have become obsessed with our outward appearance, and now with modern technology we are able to […]


Zim & Zou (Nancy, France)

“Mathematically, a line is the distance between two points. It can be seen going from nothing to a final result; it’s a way to create or to express yourself. Line is one of the foundations of typography and drawing.”Lucie Thomas teamed up with Thibault…