[+] 10 Crucial Lessons From History's Greatest Graphic Designers
[+] Meet an Artist: James Williams, multimedia artist of Greensboro
[+] Zimbabwe: Meaning of Colour in Graphic Design (opinion)
[+] Graphic design student uses Lego to reinvent resume
[+] Why Graphic Design Is A Booming Career
[+] Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology
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Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology
The first piece of known typewriter art was a "drawing" of a butterfly by Flora F. F. Stacey in 1898; since then, artists, designers, poets, and writers have used this rigorous medium to produce an astounding range of creative work.
This beautiful book brings together some of the best examples by typewriter artists around the world. As well as key historical work from the Bauhaus, H. N. Werkman, and the concrete poets, there is art by contemporary practitioners, both typewriter artists who use the keyboard as a "palette" to create artworks, and artists/typographers using the form as a compositional device.
Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology
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Here's another article on www.slate.com
10 Crucial Lessons From History's Greatest Graphic Designers
John Clifford the author of Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design, writes :
Many people know the names of influential architects, artists, and fashion designers; far fewer know the names of graphic designers. It’s strange to me, since graphic designers create so much of our everyday world. And it’s not only civilians with a general interest in design who lack that knowledge. I have also encountered many design professionals and students who don’t know Herbert Bayer from Herbert Matter. I wanted to change that.
Full story : FAST Co.Design
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Meet an Artist: James Williams, multimedia artist of Greensboro
James Williams attended Ferrum College to play football.He planned to study environmental science there. But before his graduation, the Winston-Salem native would turn his attention to his first love: art.
The summer of his sophomore year in college, he taught art classes at Sawtooth School for Visual Art in downtown Winston-Salem. That experience revealed an interest in teaching.
Full story : www.news-record.com
Graphic design student uses Lego to reinvent resume
Graphic designer Leah Bowman gained a new job and viral status after she used Lego in order to create a new resume.Leah combined her creative imagination and her love of Lego in order to show off her skills to a potential employer after she was asked to come up with 'a persuasive advertisement.'
The student combined her creative imagination and life long love for Lego in order to show off her skills and reinvent her run of the mill resume.
Full story : www.purplerevolver.com
NOW THIS is creative inspiration!
Zimbabwe: Meaning of Colour in Graphic Design (opinion)
One of the most important communication tools easily picked out by the human eye is colour. Colour is a part of every society and therefore influences cultural, social, political and religious facets of every part of the world.
Graphic design, like any other form of art, reflects society and its colour usage is tied to how its targeted audience interprets meaning. Colour meaning is well grounded in theories.Wassily Kandinsky, a prominent post-modernism abstract painter renowned as a pioneer art theorist, attached several meanings to various colour themes that are still relevant today.
Full story : Knowledge Mushohwe, AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa
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Why Graphic Design Is A Booming Career
According to an article posted on Ground Report titled "Why Should You Become A Graphic Designer?" graphic design is a great field for artists. By earning a degree in graphic design, artists open themselves up to a variety of different careers. Graphic design is used by almost every business for marketing or advertising, and the demand for these digital artists is very high. The article says graphic design could also be used in other fields and has a bright future
The article recommends a few industries in which graphic designers flourish. The industries are architecture, engineering, film, video games, and the auto industry. These industries all require graphic designers to make their products. Architecture and engineering needs graphic designers to make models and demonstrations of future buildings and structures. The film and video game industries need graphic design for visuals in movies and games. Car manufacturers need graphic designers to design new cars and variety of other things.
Full story : groundreport.com
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