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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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04/02/2014: Art Review magazine covers

John Morgan Studio has built up a nice portfolio of book and magazine design, including these creative concepts for Art Review magazine. Check out more of their work here. Via Creative Boom.

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03/14/2014: Food maps

Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves collaborated to make these inventive maps, built from the region’s most famous foods. Italy is rendered in tomatoes, the entire continent of South America is transformed into citrus fruits and the United …

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Print’s April 2014 Issue

The New Visual Artists Issue: This month, we highlight this year’s 20 young artists under the age of 30 who are making their marks as the crème de la crème. Take a look into the portfolios and minds of emerging …

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Selfies: Self Portraits With Attitude

From Facebook, to Twitter, Instagram and the retro MySpace modern day self-portraits have been around for well over a decade. Originating in toothpaste-splattered mirrors with digital cameras and pixilated web cams, the modern day “selfies” have evolved with the advancement in technology.

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02/13/2014: Bloomberg Businessweek covers

As is typical, the design team at Bloomberg Businessweek takes risks that pay off in their magazine cover designs. In covering the minimum wage, they asked their subjects a few questions and, in the style of Gillian Wearing’s work, they …

Print's February 2014 Issue

Print’s February 2014 Issue

The Sex & Design Issue: This month, we take a tasteful look at everything from sex itself to sexuality. Plus, we draw attention to the artists and projects, such as the racy Secret Behavior magazine, that explore sex. We even …

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Two New Photo Books Show Two Different Americas

Photography’s role in shaping American identity can be explored from multiple perspectives. These two new books – “Dorothea Lange” and “The Big Picture” – present both the enthusiastic embrace of distinctly American idealism and the devastating results of how such fervor left too many people with nothing.