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09/04/2014: Album artwork

The Designers Republic was charged with a difficult task: design the artwork for a pioneering electronic artist who hadn’t released a new album in over 13 years. The result is an intriguing high concept design for Aphex Twin’s upcoming album Syro. The musician, known for disturbing and unusual images in his artwork, took a...


08/28/2014: Chinese typography

A nice look at the form and shape of Chinese characters through Cai Peng portfolio. Check out more here. Via Looks Like Good Design.


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 profile in a variety of mediums and styles from artful (pointillism) to hilarious (a...


01/29/2014: Typographic mural

During AIGA president Sara Frisk’s stint on Design Envy, she included a black and white type mural from last year’s Chicago Design Museum exhibition. Entitled “Picture,” the daunting, 14-foot long canvas of nearly abstract typography was created by design team Plural. Hint: it’s a quote by Andy Warhol. Check out more pictures and figure...