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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 …

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04/22/2014: Pantone match Instagram

Clever idea for an Instagram account by Inka Mathew of Green Ink Studio. She takes everyday, small items and and places them over their predominant PMS chip match. For example, behold the Pantone number of the blue Fruit Loop below …

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04/16/2014: Kelis album cover

Austrailan graphic designer Leif Podhajský brings his distinctive album layout skills to Kelis’ latest, Food. Avoiding the obvious tropes, Podhajský opts for simplicity – a warm color palette and a strong, blocky typeface over a photograph of the singer. Check …

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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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03/04/2014: 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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02/04/2014: Amsterdam railway map

Because they present very specific information, maps can often be very unwieldy and aimless in their design. This is not the case for this Amsterdam railway map redesign, by zero per zero which manages to incorporate a tulip (one of …

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The Infinitely Deep Colors of Winter

In winter, you can contemplate infinite variations of a single hue: All the shades inherent in white, gray, blue, how each edges into the next. The light enters the sky at a wholly different angle, producing unusual shadows, always racing …

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01/17/14: Russian Silent Film Posters

Interesting collection of 30 Russian Silent Film Posters at London’s Gallery of Russian Art & Design. The exhibition, curated by Elena Sudakova and Lutz Becker, highlights the bold use of color, imagery and typography in 1920s Russian Graphic Design. Learn …