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.
The Regional Design Annual is your chance to represent the design scene in your region. Plus, all winners will appear in our highly searched index of winners. Enter today. Hailing from the Far West Region is RDA winner Stoller Design Group, whose design for Cenveo Graphic Arts Center gift wrap contest makes all other holiday gift...
Two teams of biologists plus an African folk tale tackle the question: Where do zebra stripes come from?
Jude Stewart uncovers one charming answer to the age-old query about how barber's shops earned their stripes.
Jude Stewart explores the unlikely origins of popular pattern names, from Tattersall to keffiyeh to the Plimsoll mark.
This post tours the dizzying patterns of the Alhambra in Granada, Spain—a visual feast perhaps best approached in imagination.
A Q&A with Swedish illustrator Lotta Kühlhorn about pattern design, pattern-making and seeing the world through a patterned lens.
The patterns, colors and designs of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi are unapologetic, from the logo to national teams' uniforms. Jude Stewart explores.
Imprint’s longtime color columnist, Jude Stewart, is writing a new series on patterns in design. Previously, she asked whether ornament is really a crime, spoke to the founders of a London-based “pattern consultancy,” and toured Philadelphia University’s patterns archive. Here’s a holiday statistic that’ll blow your hair back: The Guardian reports that we collectively use...
The spring ’14 runway shows have come and gone and I am thrilled to bring you a few trend highlights from the four week event. Patterns have taken a back seat for the past several seasons, but Spring ’14 appears to be the season of the print, with many apparel designers using pattern and...