Erotica // Friday, October 18, 2013
Created by Russian creative agency Red Keds, an interactive font used by numerous graphic designers worldwide is not one someone would simply classify as “sans” or “sans-serif”. Rather it is the full alphabet, numbers included, of three half-naked people taking on erotic positions to create...
Illustration // Monday, October 14, 2013
"Alexis Taïeb – known as Tyrsa – discovered graffiti in the late 90s, and it was graffiti that led him to discover his natural talent and love of typography. He studied at the renowned Gobelins School in Paris, where he honed his unique and adaptable style with a focus on print and web design. Since graduating in 2007, he has amassed a versatile portfolio of work that showcases his engaging and precise visual style..."
Illustration // Thursday, October 10, 2013
Greg Coulton explains himself as “a designer and illustrator, with a pinch of typographer thrown in.” His extremely intricate, baroque, and ornate works seem to stem from his background as a graphic designer, combined with his passion for the extravagant and bold...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 25, 2013
We've posted about anamorphic typography before and we just cannot get enough of it. As we continue to watch design walk the fine line between form and function it is thrilling to see this work being created in more of a fine art context. Ole Martin Lund Bø has an amazing ability to create this illusion using minimalistic materials and simple techniques which make for an incredible artwork. See how it all works after the jump.
Design // Friday, September 20, 2013
As part of their redesign, The New Yorker brought in House Industries to help with custom versions of the classic Neutraface typeface. Working with the original Neutraface designer Christian Schwartz and The New Yorker creative director Wyatt Mitchell, House Industries' Ben Kiel to modernize and stay true to nine decades of design heritage. Watch a video of Mitchell explaining the challenges and thoughts behind the magazines redesign as a whole.
Illustration // Friday, September 20, 2013
This typeface 'Hair type' is constructed out of strands of hair gathered together. Each clump of hair is shaped to form a letter in the alphabet from designer Monique Goossens. Monique's work includes elements of both design and autonomous art. It often takes the form of staged images...
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 23, 2013
One of the best bio descriptions we have read in a while: "Artist, hair icon, art director, cook, graphic designer, frenchie, Illustrator, dad, genius brain owner, tech digest, curator, co-owner The Contrepétographes." And then graphic designer Stéphane Massa-Bidal throws in this great quote from Larry Niven to complete the feeling: "The Dinosaurs Became extinct Because They Did not Have a space program." Well, then, that makes sense.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 28, 2013
After two months researching in Berlin, nine months designing, and five months carving streets and districts backwards into a 3.4m x 1.7m piece of lino, Mark Webber finished his giant map of the German City. His most recent project is a similarly large map of Paris. So far he has spent two months carving a block of lino and is ready to find a printer who can accommodate it! Watch a timelapse after the jump...
Illustration // Monday, May 27, 2013
As one of 11 master penmen in the world today, Jake Weidmann shares the legacy of this distinction in a short video, "Forging the Future with the Tip of the Pen," demonstrating his creative process for a special piece called "The Beauty of Wisdom." Weidmann's distinctive, elaborate style is reminiscent of classical lettering in large part because he only works in traditional techniques without the aid of modern technology.
Illustration // Monday, May 27, 2013
André Beato is a Portuguese graphic designer, illustrator, and typographer currently living and working in London. He works mostly with vector based graphics and is responsible for extensive projects developing corporate identities through the use of illustrated typography. Beato operates in a variety of creative fields, including graphic, print, and editorial, collaborating with clients from artistic and entertainment industries, such as record labels, magazines, clothing companies, advertising agencies, and more.