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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06/26/2014: Royal College of Art student poster

This is a detail from Laura Jouan’s RCA art degree show, Posterland. The project, which plays with the basic concept of the poster, uses materials to explore the idea of communication. This poster, entitled “Over Here, Here Over,” is a double-sided print on Perspex cast acrylic creating an unusual effect that plays with perspective...

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06/24/2014: Lettering Advice

RDA winner and New Visual Artist Nathan Yoder recently offered up advice on his work with type and hand-lettering and offers some sound advice. Yoder covers everything from techniques on how to get started and larger, philosophical questions you need to ask yourself to get involved. Getting this kind of advice from a proven...

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06/23/2014: Utah photo series Kickstarter project

London-based photographer and designer Anthony Gerrace has taken to Kickstarter for his latest project, a study of the American South and Southwest, called Box Elder. Named for the county in Utah where Robert Smithson created his famous Spiral Jetty, Gerrace intends to create a photo series (and an artist book) around the region. Check...

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06/20/2014: Pocket Art Director

Ready for a product that takes charge of your creative life once and for all? Well, how about a highly-amusing, 20-sided die that offers random pieces of advice that will, at the very least, keep your creativity moving. The creative agency Fuzzco came up with the Pocket Art Director, a novelty that provides advice...

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06/12/2014: World Cup poster

London-based designer Neil Stevens has a unique, retro-style to his illustration and typography, and his color choices are impeccable. The Fox is Black recently pointed to a series of cycling posters Stevens created for the Spring Classic, but as it’s World Cup Day, I’ve decided instead to focus on this print from he created...

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06/10/2014: See America posters

Recalling vintage illustrated travel posters, this “See America” series created for the Print Collection by Stephen Thompson brings a number of national parks and landmarks to life. It might seem difficult to create a sense of wonder around these spots without using photography, however Thompson’s graphic style reinvents the same majestic beauty with a...

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06/09/2014: Collector’s Edition book

This beautifully-bound, well-curated new book by Stuart Tolley takes a look at recent packaging triumphs in books, music and more. Projects are matched with interviews with some design’s most innovative thinkers, from Irma Boom to Stanley Donwood. Due out in August, Collectors Edition gathered much of its inspiration from the blog of the same...

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06/04/2014: Beauty of Letterpress poster

Nearly a year ago, Neenah paper started the Beauty of Letterpress website and used it to launch a campaign to help save the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. Today they’ve announced they reached their $30,000 goal. Neenah will continue to raise money in the form of limited edition posters, the latest from Tad...

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05/30/2014: Churchhill quote poster

This is your last chance to have your work judged by some of the biggest names in the industry and have it featured in the next Regional Design Annual. The deadline is TODAY, so act fast and enter now. What better way to wrap our revisiting previous RDA winners than with a piece of encouragement...