Posts Tagged 'graphic design'

it starts from the bottom up

Timeline of branding process…in table top, linear progression.  Of course, we all know it’s a little messier than this (I would include a few more scraps reams of paper with words on it, and something to show the research…and lots more coffee, tempered with some wine). Clever and thought-provoking, for sure. What would your table include?

Source: Oneeighty Creative.


what she said

London designer Anneke Short’s design blog recently featured a set of posters titled Confessions of a Designer.  So true and pretty funny. A few of my favorites:

Thanks to Quipsologies for the the original link.

get your geek on

The Insanely Great History of Apple. Not that we’re biased or anything. Take the time to double click and enlarge, and be prepared to be impressed.

The world’s most comprehensive mapping of Apple products, this print shows every computer released by Apple in the last thirty years, from the original Mac through the MacBook Air. Products are sorted according to type, including the connections between various form factors which have arisen as Apple has invented—and reinvented—insanely great products.

Sourced from Cool Infographics. The poster is available for sale from

AND….Fast Company did a piece on the making of the poster…check that out here.

Insanely great.

bicycle parts + typography + letterpress

I love it when my favorite things collide in design. Letterpress, bicycle parts and typography.  I don’t know whether to gasp or soon. I do know I want it!

Available for purchase from Studio on Fire. This poster created for the 2011 Artcrank, a poster show for bike folk. Cranks, chains, cables, wheels, handlebars and even a seat.  The word “Godspeed” was chosen for cyclists, as a wish for a safe and prosperous journey. It was plated in photo polymer and printed as a large format 20 x 26 letterpress print in 2 color on 100% cotton Crane Lettra. More info at Beast Pieces. (photos from Beast Pieces, too).


Amazing info graphic from Our Amazing Planet. I have nothing else to add. Except, amazing.

mindful by design | part three

Mindful by Design

We’ve just launched a new email series from the studio, Mindful by Design. That’s our proclamation for 2011…smart design will get you everywhere. The first in the series: