Some lovely literary art giclée prints that feature quotes from famous authors like Ernest Hemingway, Hunter S. Thompson, and others. Created by New York-based illustrator Evan Robertson of Obvious State, they are available for purchase here.
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If the people and places of your dreams were to march out of your ears and onto your head, what would you look like? Within your head of hair, would there be an army with a tank? a Yogi doing the sun salute? a pastoral scene complete with farm animals?
Israel based graphic artist . . . → Read More: Head silhouettes of our daydreams by Daphna Naim
I was (pleasantly) reminded of the Coen brothers’ movie “No Country for Old Men” when I ran across this just released poster (above) for the upcoming July 24th screening of the film at Prince Charles Cinema in London. While I don’t particularly like violent crime dramas – and this one is unusually ferocious – . . . → Read More: Posters for “No Country for Old Men”
Orticanoodles, the pseudonym for two Italian artists, Wally and Alita, recently released a series of portraits which are printed upon stencils with embedded lettered messages. These “stencil upon stencil” pieces feature well-known celebrities, political leaders, and artists combined with intricate stencil techniques. Explaining their work, Orticanoodles say, “All of them are shelled and brutalized…so . . . → Read More: Stenciled portraits with embedded lettered messages by Orticanoodles
For reasons unknown even to me, food has been on my mind a lot lately. Here are a few gastronomical-related design ideas that have captured my heart and gut.
1. Cups and Cakes Bakery created these novel map-centric cupcakes for a local mapping group in San Francisco. Charming!
2. Funny Food: 365 Fun, Healthy, . . . → Read More: Food-related Design Finds: map-inspired cupcakes, book of Funny Food, Rothko cookies
For a graduation project at the Royal Academy of Arts (KABK), Den Haag, Netherlands-based designer Frederic Brodbeck developed a novel mechanism for capturing visual information from movies. In cinemetrics, data from a movie – like color, motion and speech – is extracted, processed and visualized into unique fingerprints.
From Brodbeck’s report:
Since motion pictures . . . → Read More: Cinemetrics, or fingerprints, of movies
I love this! Dessert tarts that correspond to Pantone color swatches – berries, carrots, and lemons. French food designer Emilie de Griottes created these divine delicacies for a special feature of the French culinary magazine Fricote. The recipes for making the tarts are available in Fricote, issue number 6 (2012).
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Shepard Fairey is releasing a new screenprint – “Sedation Of Millions.” Measuring 18 x 24 inches, in an edition of 450 (all signed by the artist), these prints go on sale this Tuesday, March 13th at a random time at Obey Giant.
Fairey says, “The Sedation Of Millions print is inspired by the title . . . → Read More: “Sedation Of Millions” new print by Shepard Fairey
Today I’m liking these humorous letterpress prints from Sapling Press on Etsy.
Happy Valentine’s Day, dear readers.
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I know that San Luis Obispo is off the beaten track for most people but if you do happen to be in the neighborhood you should check out the show by Geoff McFetridge at the Cal Poly University Art Gallery. An influential graphic designer McFetridge has designed work which have appeared on Patagonia clothing, . . . → Read More: Geoff McFetridge at the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University Art Gallery