Design Image of the Day

Prints Image of the Day provides visual inspiration with a roundup of designer images, amusing visuals, graphic design photos, and classic projects that highlight the field at its finest. Posters for rock bands, latter-day promotions for the Russian space program, design-influenced art, we’ve got it all—perfect when you’re looking for inspiration, taking an afternoon work break, or searching for that special something to Tweet.

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07/17/2014: Muriza typeface

Jürgen Schwartz & Jakob Runge created this striking slab serif typeface Muriza. The typeface, which gathers its name from an area known for forested mountains, valleys and clear air, also has a handsome, 2-color specimen booklet that goes a long way to further the typeface’s possibilities. Check out more samples here. Via Type for...

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07/15/2014: Lebron in the New York Times

When the story broke that Lebron James was returning to Cleveland after four seasons in Miami, newspapers were faced with the challenge of how to present one of the biggest breaking news sports stories of the year. The New York Times, known for its effective use of white space in the past, handled the...

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07/14/2014: Typographic business cards

These simple, bold metallic business cards include strong typography, distinctive illustration and striking patterns. They were created by designers Stefanie Wiersch and Kathrin Grunendahl and printed by Rikiki. Check out more images here. Via Looks Like Good Design.

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07/11/2014: Ray Johnson exhibit

Graphic designer Ray Johnson is featured in a new MoMA exhibit, exploring his more experimental works and hand-written typography. The handwritten type in particular, like in the project below as part of a series called “Strange Devices…” from 1955-1960, shows Johnson’s forward-thinking ideas still have influence today. The exhibit continues through September 29. Read...

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07/09/2014: Burberry script

A new typeface from Burberry fits perfectly into the advertising for their Spring/Summer menswear 2015 line, but will also adorn the collection’s jackets, scarves and bags. A bold move. The collection is called “Book Titles and Bruce Chatwin” and references vintage book covers and illustrations. Check out more here. Via The Fox is Black....

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07/08/2014: Happy designer infographic

Adobe recently conducted a survey looking into the mindset of designers and other creatives and found that designers are largely optimistic about the future and satisfied with their jobs. In turn, Co.Design took the information and created this glass-half-full themed infographic detailing some of the highlights of the survey. See a larger version here,...

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07/07/2014: Creative city guidebooks

These well-designed travel guides from Victionary pull together the best locales for creatives in six big cities: New York, London, Tokyo, Barcelona, Berlin, Paris. The series is called CITIx60, named for the 60 creatives who handpicked the spots highlighted in these volumes. Each are wonderfully designed and illustrated and each contains an illustrated map...

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07/03/2014: Design Observer site redesign

Nothing faces more scrutiny than when a respected graphic design source redesigns its website. Design Observer unveiled its new look early this week, and in addition to new contributors, the site received a facelift with new a color scheme, typefaces, logos and site structure hierarchy. Learn more about the changes here.

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07/02/2014: Sawdust typeface

Innovative typography designers Sawdust have created elegant, modern typefaces for Fast Company, Esquire and Communication Arts. Below is their latest work for a Wired UK feature, which uses a lot of great contours and spokes to create the forms. Check out more here. Via Creative Boom.

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06/27/2014: World Cup stamps

In continuing the spirit of the 2014 World Cup, Portuguese design studio MAAN created this stamp collection, with bold colors and patterns that represent the nations involved. Check out the complete collection here, which also includes a custom logo, label and envelope design. Via Grain Edit.