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04/03/2014: James Harden illustrations

James Harden, the charismatic guard for the Houston Rockets, has the personality and look to inspire rampant fandom, but none have been more creative in expressing it than designer/illustrator Filip Peraić. His series, The Illustrated James Harden, renders the bearded wonder’s …

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04/02/2014: Art Review magazine covers

John Morgan Studio has built up a nice portfolio of book and magazine design, including these creative concepts for Art Review magazine. Check out more of their work here. Via Creative Boom.

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04/01/2014: Nightclub posters

London-based designer Ross Gunter designed these clean, thematic posters for events at a nightclub, using shapes, lines, typography. The layout in each poster is consistent, while each graphic element provide the variety of the series. Check out more here. Via …

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03/31/2014: Typolitic project

Typolitic gathers the top typographic work from international design students. This typeface, called Occupy Monotype, was created by Aaron Gillett and Luke Robertson, students of Queensland College of Art and Griffith University in Australia. The project stemmed out of creating …

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03/28/2014: Molly Watson logo

Just what a communications company needs: a clearly-stated logo. Created for Molly Watson by London-based Studio Blackburn, this logo’s strengths lie in its simplicity, boldness and cleverness. The gold leaps out against the gray and black neutrals of the company’s …

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03/25/2014: Portlandia Activity Book

Portlandia, the popular IFC show midway through its fourth season, now directs its keen eye for satire toward print. This well-designed, companion, activity book takes on similar subject matter with similar wit. Written by Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen and Jonathan …

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03/24/14: Branding book cover

Created by Boon Design, this clean, retro-style workbook by A Hundred Monkey’s Eli Altman is perfect in both style and function. Tonally, it also hits the mark (Don’t Call It That is also a pretty hilarious name for a brand …

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03/21/2014: Beethoven poster project

Jessica Svendsen, Yale School of Art grad now employed at Pentagram, handled Michael Bierut’s 100 Days Workshop in a spectacular way. Redesigning this Josef Müller-Brockmann, each approach plays with space and typography, and there are several excellent solutions, all in …

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03/19/2014: Design and Violence animated gifs

As part of MoMA’s Design & Violence series, Christoph Niemann created this excellent series of animated gifs that change the tools of war into games by altering the original intent of their design. The series, entitled Commoditized Warfare, takes its …