Photography and Design

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Fascinatingly Awful Stock Photography

Let us start by acknowledging three universal facts. First: stock photography sites are packed, in surprisingly equal measures, with both great and terrible images. Second: something about the truly terrible images—as opposed to the merely uninspired ones—can be thunderously beautiful. Third: The two previous statements form an interesting tension worthy of examination. Why are...

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Through the Lens of Vivienne Gucwa

Through mastery of natural light and atmospheric photography, author and photographer Vivienne Gucwa captures the magic of New York City.

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A Stinkin’ Book

Gotta hand it to the photo editors at Angus & Robertson Publishers (London) and Philip Cammarata for their keen sense of smell. Read on.

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08/08/2014: French festival poster

This striking festival poster is from Paris-based designers Thomas Couderc and Clément Vauchez who operate under the name Helmo. The daring use of color, typography and photography in their work sets them apart and their portfolio is worth checking out. Via Grain Edit.

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07/23/2014: Four & Sons magazine

A digital magazine combining dogs and culture might be enough for most people, but the team behind Four & Sons has also assembled a beautiful print edition. It’s first issue was just made available and everything about it – from the typography choices to the striking photography – make it a quality keepsake for any...

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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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05/28/2014: Last Launch book covers/jackets

Print‘s Regional Design Annual judges are looking to discover top talent to be featured in this year’s RDA. Judges include Debbie Millman, Jessica Helfand, Caleb Bennett, Joseph Duffy, Alexander Isley and Michael Vanderbyl. Enter today. RDA winner University of Texas Press out of the Southwest Region designed stunning book covers/jackets for Last Launch, a book by award-winning...

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05/22/2014: Pointer Brand Branding

Print‘s Regional Design Annual judges are looking to discover top talent to be featured in this year’s RDA. Judges include Debbie Millman, Jessica Helfand, Caleb Bennett, Joseph Duffy, Alexander Isley and Michael Vanderbyl. Enter today. Out of the New York Region comes RDA-winning Dan Blackman, a multi-disciplinary design firm specializing in branding, design, art direction, and...