02.18.13

Graphic design just does not get hipper or more ‘now’ than it does at Pure Magenta.

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BVD has recently updated their website and portfolio with some absolutely inspiring work. It’s an equally inspiringly designed website as well.

If you can make 711 look that good. Well…

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There is some crazy fantastic type and illustration work combined in perfect harmony throughout the portfolio of designer/illustrator Neil Beech.

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At this point you could call Un.titled a ‘classic’ contemporary graphic design firm.

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Trüf is a Santa Monica based creative studio ‘obsessed with designing better brands’. It looks like they pointed that obsession first at themselves with some excellent branding work for their own studio.

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Manchester based Eskimo Creative has launched a new website with some cracking new work presented in a clean and considered manner. Very English.

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Navy Signal Code is a system of communication for use by maritime vessels. Each letter is printed on 310gsm Hahnemühle German Etching paper, a finely textured off-white stock. These are Giclée (fine art digital inkjet) prints. Each letter is printed in an edition of 20, and each print is signed & editioned.”

This is a project by Hana Tanimura.

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12.13.12

Triangular Boy is the experimental works of an Argentinian designer and illustrator. He has some strange and memorable abstract work continuously being fed through his Tumblr feed.

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There is a wild body of imagery in the portfolio of Soemone who’s real name is Pierre Doucin. He is a member of the KDU and while his personal work is definitely the heart of his portfolio he does have some fun commercial work on display as well.

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There has been some updates at I am Always Hungry since I last dropped in a long while back. I am still and have always been inspired by the portfolio of the author and designer behind the site Nessim Higson. They continue to represent from New Orleans and are always worth keeping an eye on.

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11.30.12

There is some very considered and well-executed design work in the portfolio of the very distinguished sounding J. Kenneth Rothermich.

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Argentinian graphic designer Martín Liveratore has some tasty design work in his Behance-folio. I am a sucker for anything related to the Bauhaus.

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Canadian Graphic Designer Nicolas Girard has some tasty stuff in his Behance-folio that’s been making it’s way round the little ole creative blogosphere as of late.

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Artists Inspire Artists has a fantastic collection of icon design for your viewing inspiration. Icon Design is something I’ve held a particular fascination for since the introduction and deep penetration (so rare you can use that phrase in a serious context) of touch screen technology in our lives. This collection exemplifies just how much craft goes into generating these tiny but amazingly detailed images.

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Budi Satria Kwan has had many designs printed through Threadless and for good reason. Kwan is highly skilled at producing creative imagery based more on conceptual execution as opposed to leaning on a unique individual style. That opens the door for a broader audience. Just the kinda thing that works well on Threadless.

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Austin-based designer and illustrator Nathan Walker is deft with the vector graphics and has some amazing projects in his Behance-folio including some projects he has art directed that are equally fantastic. He also goes by the name ‘All The Pretty Colors’.

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10.26.12

Last but not least on this fine Friday is the updated websites and works of Studio Blup in London. There are some excellent new projects in the updated portfolio.

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Magnus Voll Mathiassen AKA MVM sent a note about a site update that features some new, colorful and inspiring work.

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