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Is NibMor’s Tasty New Packaging A Chocoholic Delight?

London and New York design agency Pearlfisher have created an exciting new packaging design for NibMor to reposition this organic dark chocolate brand as a desirable and delectable part of any healthy lifestyle… Pearlfisher say their latest branding and identity … Continue reading

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6 Graphic Designs: Shakespeare Portraits

William Shakespeare would’ve been 450 today, yet age neither defines nor ages him. Especially in these graphic art adaptations…   Happy Bardday! by Steve Carroll Of course we had to start here. The Economist celebrates William Shakespeare with ‘Happy Bardday’. … Continue reading

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Awesome Star Wars Art Made From Thousands Of Staples

Even Darth Vader himself would find James Haggerty’s awesome staple art portraits of Star Wars characters to be impressive, most impressive… James Haggerty is a painter, printmaker and mosaic artist from New York City who has chosen a most unusual … Continue reading

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Totally Awesome Minimalist Film Hero Art

Grabbing the essence of a character’s look and feel in Vector Art is no easy task. Here are some of the best pieces of Minimalist Film Hero Art, by some talented folks from around the world.   John McClane – … Continue reading

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15 Minimalist Rock Band Icons

Spanish graphic design studio Tata&Friends have given iconic rock bands a minimalist makeover in this awesomely fun project. See if you can guess the band names that are matched to these icons (answers included below)… 1 2 3 4 5 … Continue reading

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Think In Colour Book Cover Changes Colour When You Touch It

Belgian graphic designer Hugo Puttaert, founder of the design studio Visionandfactory in Brussels, urges all of us to Think in Colour in his latest book… A visual trip into the influential graphic design work of Hugo Puttaert that urges us … Continue reading

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Graphic Design: Superheroes Reimagined!

Superheroes Reimagined – from Guitar Superheroes, to Supermanatees and Mr. Hulking, we’ve gathered the craziest alternate superhero creations from around the interwebs, just for you!    Let us know which ones are your favourites in the comments!   Mr.Men Superheroes … Continue reading

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32 Memorable Pop Culture Characters Go Minimalist

The Instagram page of Hey, a design studio in Barcelona, features a new minimalist illustration of famous pop culture characters every day. Can you guess who is who among these cute drawings of iconic movie, TV, music, comic and video … Continue reading

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The Design Deck: Graphic Design Playing Cards

A pack of playing cards and a graphic design textbook all rolled into one, The Design Deck is a fun way to learn about Graphic Design… Latest brainchild of Ben Barrett-Forrest, creator of The History of Typography animated documentary short … Continue reading

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Who Would Be The Perfect Mascot For Red Bull?

He’s constantly jumping around. He races around in karts. And he’s also been a sporting star many times at both the summer and winter Olympic Games. Yes, Nintendo’s plucky plumber Mario would be the perfect mascot for energy drinks firm … Continue reading

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