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Visual Arts | Visual Arts

David Klein's Magnificent TWA Posters - Flashbak

The illustrator and artist David Klein is best known today for his glorious posters for the Howard Hughes owned Trans World Airlines in the 1950s and 1960s. TWA at the time was one of the world’s most well known and admired airlines. It became the f

Visual Arts | Design

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Design Week’s 10 biggest stories of 2016 - Design Week Design Week

The news that got you talking this year – we look at the 10 most-read stories across Design Week this year.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Optical corrections every logo designer should know about – Logo Geek

When designing a logo sometimes grid systems alone are not the solution - optical corrections should be used. This blog discusses the illusions & fixes.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

MeTV Network | These 21 old logos show that major brands looked much different in the 1960s

Rewind the clock half a century and the grocery shelves and neon-lit roadsides of America look much different. While many of our most recognized brands have been around for decades, their looks have evolved. Mascots come and go. Colors change with the sty

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

The Precarious State Of Logo Design | Co.Design | business + design

Branding launches have morphed into a design industry telenovela. Here's how firms are adapting.

Visual Arts | Design

Assembly for iOS is a graphic design app for beginners and pros alike

Assembly is an iOS app that makes graphic design accessible, regardless of your experience or lack there of. Ok, so it’s not going to be winning you any pr

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

11 More Hidden Messages in Company Logos | Mental Floss

As we've mentioned before, some logos like to sneak in some hidden symbols and meanings. Some might have been staring at you right in the face without you noticing.

Science & Technology | Tech

A fight is brewing over ads in the 'open-source Photoshop'

Far from just being that character in Pulp Fiction, GIMP is also an open-source alternative to Photoshop that's given away freely for all to use. Unfortu

Visual Arts | Art & Design

12 beautiful airline posters from the 'Mad Men' era from the British Airways Heritage Centre - Business Insider

In the "Mad Men" TV series, fictional ad agency Sterling Cooper memorably creates ads and concepts for airlines including Mohawk and American Airlines.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday - My Modern Met

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we…

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Using Levels in Photoshop to Image Correct Color and Contrast

You will learn how to colour correct your images and enhance contrast using the Levels Tool in Photoshop

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

The World of Mad Men Through a 21st-Century Lens

Mad Men fans will just love this graphic series created by the designers at Shutterstock. Entitled Mod Men: The World of Mad Men Through a 21st-Century Lens, t…

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

25 Things Hiding in Sports Logos

We've looked at hidden messages in corporate logos before. Here are some examples from the world of sports, some more obvious than others.

Science & Technology | TECH

7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it. Some of the world’s most ubiquitous logos had humble beginnings.