“My oldest memory of a drawing was a scuba diver when I was 4. It looked good until I had to draw the water which meant scribbling all over it in blue.” Typedeck finds out a little more about a designer from Cape Town called Darnyill…
Tag Archives: Graphic Design
Written by Imar. Posted on December 2, 2011.
Gig flyers have always been a playground for design experimentation, but they are usually not very representative of great typography. I think this one is a step up and I’ll tell you why…
Written by Imar. Posted on October 30, 2011.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York City has a very productive in-house design team with a bulging portfolio of exhibition designs, advertising campaigns and other printed materials…
Written by Imar. Posted on October 21, 2011.
Yourstruly, located on Long Street in the heart of Cape Town’s city centre, is one of my favourite lunch time spots. One thing I enjoy about it is the DIY ethic…
Written by Imar. Posted on October 7, 2011.
Great gig poster designed by Curtis Lynn Jinkins from Austin, Texas. What I enjoy most about it is the interesting balance…
Written by Imar. Posted on September 19, 2011.
You know that feeling of slight annoyance when you come across really nice design work on a bunch of different sites, and each time you check who did it, it ends up being the same person? Well, lately Colin Dunn has been that guy…
Written by Imar. Posted on September 18, 2011.
A fascinating example of how graphic design plays a vital role in movie production, yet goes virtually unnoticed amidst the drama!
Written by Imar. Posted on August 29, 2011.
I became aware of Bruce Mackay’s unique illustration style a year ago when I saw a cool drawing he did of a skeleton drinking a beer. Needless to say I was instantly compelled to follow his work online and as it turns out he is a fellow Capetonian…
Written by Imar. Posted on August 19, 2011.
A striking poster designed by Cincinnati based designer Tom Davie of studiotwentysix2.
Written by Imar. Posted on August 17, 2011.
I really enjoy the look of Catalonian family business Fruita Blanch. The new fresh minimal identity was designed by Barcelona based studio Atipus. They even developed a custom font used across the board. My favourite aspect is how the labels have been designed to reveal … Read More →
Written by Imar. Posted on August 4, 2011.
Even though I have never met the man, this very nice poster designed by Simon Ålander reveals three things we share in common…
Written by Imar. Posted on July 25, 2011.
Dutch graphic designer Christian Boer has designed a font to help those who suffer from dyslexia to minimise reading errors. Drawing on his own experience of dyslexia he made custom tweaks to all the letterforms and punctuation of the western alphabet.
Written by Imar. Posted on June 14, 2011.
The super productive Jon Contino has just relaunched his portfolio stuffed with great typographical works and since I have been planning to post something about him, it is as good a time as ever to do so.
Written by Imar. Posted on June 13, 2011.
This post is about three different, yet related things that caught my attention in recently…
Written by Imar. Posted on June 12, 2011.
The Click is a design consultancy based in Norwich, England. They recently developed a striking, crisp typographic visual identity for Asperger East Anglia.
Written by Imar. Posted on June 11, 2011.
There hase been a notable resurgence of the International Typographic Style (aka Swiss Style) in graphic design lately and along with this trend, grids are big right now. Baseline grids in particular have been enjoying a lot of fresh attention, so this post is simply … Read More →
Written by Imar. Posted on June 10, 2011.
Cameo refers to type design in which the characters are reversed out of a black background. In figural cameos, the background typically depicts the product or service being advertised.
Written by Imar. Posted on June 7, 2011.
Richard Arthur Stewart is one of those guys whose work I have admired time and time again, without ever knowing who the designer was… until now.
Written by Imar. Posted on June 6, 2011.
Nice work by Jason Miller via Allan Peters.