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03/07/2014: Newsweek returns to print

At the end of 2012, Newsweek announced and released its last print issue. After a change in management in August of last year, it returns to print this week with a cover makeover and illustration to go with their controversial …

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03/05/2014: Joy Division album art history

The pulsar image of Peter Saville’s iconic design for the first Joy Division album has been reproduced a lot in recent years. When Adam Capriola wanted to use the design for a parody t-shirt, he followed an internet trail that …

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03/04/2014: Juan Carlos Pagan portfolio

A contributor to one of our past New Visual Artist issues, Juan Carlos Pagan has made the move to Design Director at Deutsch New York. Check out some of his work here, particularly his strong illustrative typography. Via ADC Young …

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02/28/2014: Oscar dress poster

The 86th Academy Awards are this weekend and to commemorate, the people at Mediarun released this engaging, infographic-style poster. It illustrates the dresses worn in the Best Actress category from 1929 to the Christian Dior dress worn by Jennifer Lawrence …

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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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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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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 …