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02/27/2014: Art museum pamphlet

While having the work of a French art museum as your resource material may make the design come a little easier, Marceau Truffaut does a fantastic job giving the art for this membership pamphlet for the Palais de Beaux Arts …

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Eminem

A notable quote from Eminem, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 126  in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The …

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02/21/2014: Animated logo and branding

As a logo, this simple and effective mark for Giant Owl Productions, a London-based independent film company, works quite well, but the company doesn’t stop there. Design agency Alphabetical extends the branding further to include the entertaining animated version below, …

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02/20/2014: R-rated movie illustrations

In the category “Why Didn’t I Think of That?” we have these hilariously charming children’s book-style illustrations that accompany notorious scenes from cinematic history, created by Pixar storyboard artist Josh Cooley. Pulp Fiction, Die Hard, Jaws, The Big Lebowski (below) …

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Lyndon Johnson

A notable quote from Lyndon Johnson, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 125  in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out …

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02/14/2014: House Love Letters

House Industries takes love to its typographic extremes with a complete exhibit of Valentine’s-themed projects. Cleverly entitled “Love Letters” products range from framed hearts with the word love expressed in different languages to ornately designed cards and boxes of chocolate. …

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02/13/2014: Bloomberg Businessweek covers

As is typical, the design team at Bloomberg Businessweek takes risks that pay off in their magazine cover designs. In covering the minimum wage, they asked their subjects a few questions and, in the style of Gillian Wearing’s work, they …

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Pablo Picasso

A notable quote from Pablo Picasso, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 124  in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out …

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02/12/2014: Optical illusion typeface

Design student Martzi Hegedűs created this surprisingly functional typeface based on the famous Penrose triangle, an optical illusion akin to MC Escher’s “impossible objects.” Check out how the typeface came together here. Via Wired.