01/23/2014: Les Graphiquants

Just one example from a nice sampling of Les Graphiquants, the Paris studio that specializes in strong typography treatments in all of their projects. The gradients and color accents in their work creates a layered feel and even the smallest …


Image of the Day, July 25, 2013

Inventive business card design by Tommy Perez uses die-cut tabs and French Paper Pop-Tone color to create a interactive, dimensional and colorful promotional piece. Via Looks Like Good Design.


Image of the Day, June 17 2013

Check out the ornate line drawings and strong typography used on this Urbis Magazine cover by Soulseven, aka Samuel Soulek, a Minneapolis-based graphic designer. Via Grain Edit.  


Image of the Day, May 31 2013

Genis Carreras well exceded his kickstarter goal for a postcard book on Philographics, a series of sometimes complex concepts using simple shapes, colors and iconography. Via Design Boom.


Image of the Day, May 22, 2013

Cool use of photography, type and color in this brochure for Aviva, a pensions and insurance company, created by Paul Belford Ltd. Retirement has never looked so bold. See more of the company’s work here. Via Grain Edit.

Wunderkammer of Color: March 2013 Edition

Hidey-ho, color fans. Time to crack open the Wunderkammer and explore the latest and most brilliant finds, like these dazzling CMYK-style earrings by Daisuke Motogi for Japanese design retailer (Hat tip to Design Boom and Proto-JP Tumblr for unearthing …

Q & A with Color Maven Jessi Arrington

Perched near the tippy-top of the pantheon of all-time color fans you’ll find Jessi Arrington, co-founder of the Brooklyn-based design studio WORKSHOP. Jessi debuted in The New York Times in May 2011 as a member of Studiomates, a co-working collective …

Pantone Celebrates 50 Years of Color

Pantone is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with the release of a special, limited-edition Pantone Plus Series. The new kit includes 560 new colors for a total of 1,677.