Hi-Response is a truly modular theme for WordPress designed by Emil Olsson . Hi-Response is optimised for portfolio and blog sites in the need of a flexible template. Theme options and a highly modular layout system really sets a new standard. Shape the theme (without the need to code) with 3 page/post layout module generators, 5 taxonomy […]
A new addition to the studio bookcase. Multi award-winning designer, typographer and TED speaker, Craig Ward, presents his first self-authored book – Popular Lies About Graphic Design. An attempt to debunk the various misconceptions, half truths and, in some cases, outright lies which permeate the industry of design. Lovingly designed and written both passionately and […]
Anyone familiar with the work of Eike Konig’s brilliant Berlin-based studio HORT knows they’re up there with the best of them. But even by their own sky-high standards this art direction for the first collaboration between techno musicians Marc Romboy and Ken Ishii is fantastic. Working across a special edition vinyl box set, CD, digital […]
I was pleased to get my hands on a ltd edition packaged copy of Herb Lubalin – American Graphic Designer 1918—81. A monograph of the legendary Herb Lubalin, one of the foremost graphic designers of the 20th century. Along with Saul Bass and Paul Rand, Herb Lubalin forms a trio of American graphic design greatness. […]
Once the exclusive domain of programmers, code is now being used by a new generation of designers, artists, and architects eager to explore how software can enable innovative ways of generating form and translating ideas. Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture offers an in-depth look at the use of software in a wide range of […]
One of the best conceptual title sequence, which seems to be the new-new trend for creators to shine, is the recent FOTB titles by Nando Costa . Surreal monochrome ambiance set the tone. Organic matters with bouncing or magnetize elements are strung together in a darkish yet dauntingly beautiful collage. It won’t disappoint.
Font Aid IV: Coming Together, a Collaborative Typeface The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) is announcing the launch of Font Aid IV, a project uniting the typographic and design communities in raising funds to expedite relief efforts in Haiti. Everyone is encouraged to help the cause by spreading the word to friends and colleagues. Type […]
Cancer is such a pervasive killer these days that few of us go through life untouched by the disease. We’ve decided to do something about it by launching the Memories project and the outcome will be a beautiful art book. Proceeds from the sales of Memories will go towards cancer support (charity TBA). Memories will […]