For any kid who went through a Crayola phase or doodled her way through high school, illustration seems like an ideal line of work. As with any dream career, however, the perks often overshadow the challenges. For every artist with a full list of client projects, there are quite a few more struggling to...
Charles Coiner's most impressive contributions are those in the realm of art directing fine artists. Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Jean Carlu, Georges Roualt, Miguel Covarrubias, Edward Steichen, A.M. Cassandre and Georgia O'Keefe all contributed to ads for companies like Dole Pineapple, DeBeers, Boeing, and Container Corporation, thanks to Coiner.
Bill Haig (Dr. William L. Haig)is one of a kind. He is the only Ph.D. in logo design and branding, and for good reason. Logo design and branding aren’t supposed to be something you can get a doctorate in, but he revolutionized the field by applying credibility principles to the process. Through his unique work...
Publishing design (magazines, book covers, CD cases, etc.) has been a monumental staple in print design. So many prominent designers who stand by the print medium have careers rooted in the publishing industry, and yes they continue to wow us with the tactile and innovative styling that only print can offer. So that’s why...
Awesome selection of prints over at society 6 created by young design professionals, like this Alphabet City map of London by Craig Ward.
Part of an ad campaign 2013 New York City Opera schedule by designer Daniel Forkin. See the entire series here.
Excellent music and design combine in these interior spreads and illustrations from Spain-based creative studio Pixelbox. Check out more here.
One of a series of letterpress printed alphabet coasters by Orlando-based Mama’s Sauce designed to benefit the Hamilton Wood Type & Print Museum. You can also help by making donations here. Via The Beauty of Letterpress.
Striking cover of a new Brazilian edition of Journey to the Center of the Earth. Design and illustration by Sao Paulo-based graphic designer Carlo Giovani. See more of his work here.
Illustrator Mark Ulriksen takes a good-natured shot at the injured and aging Yankees on this month’s cover of The New Yorker.