18th Annual Designing Women Four

by Fred Showker

18th Annual Designing WomenNow we continue our quest for creative spirits in celebration of Women's History Month. Ladies and gentlemen, the 18th Annual Designing Women edition continues with :
* Poster champ : Traci Edwards
* Jenny Schmid : Battle of Everyouth
* Yani Arabena: Inspired Calligraphy & Lettering
* Timeless Graphic Design of Cipe Pineles 1910 - 1991
* Dimitra Tzanos: Fresh of the Fresh
* Sarah Hartwig: multidisciplin design
* Yiying Lu: Amazement
* Clotilde Olyff cool fonts, typography presence
* Iran : Visions from Rashin Kheirieh
* Fresh talent from El Salvador
... and more to come!

Poster champ : Traci Edwards

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Go to Traci's Gigaposter site and you'll see a really broad range of design sensabilities from illustration to assemblage to typography and photography!
     
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Traci Edwards Design
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Jenny Schmid : Battle of Everyouth

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      Jenny Schmid and Ali Momeni's project for Northern Spark at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, in 2011 -- an ambitious project with a real positive outcome!
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Yani Arabena: Inspired Calligraphy & Lettering

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Discover some inspired calligraphy and quill lettering design from the hands of Yani Arabena. Yani is from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and writes :
     

Quoting  begins I've always admired calligraphy. It was matter of time to meet Silvia Cordero Vega for the first time at one of her classes. That experience transformed my admiration for letters into a kind of passion that constantly grows every day. Quoting  ends

READ THIS REPORT Full story : Yani Arabena
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Timeless Graphic Design of Cipe Pineles 1910 - 1991

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The graphic design career of Cipe Pineles (pronounced SEE-pee pi-NELL-iss) reads lika a fairy-tale come true. Her style and vision lives yet today!
      Cipe Pineles Burtin was the first woman to be asked to join the "all-male" New York Art Directors Club and later their Hall of Fame. She worked in editorial design for publisher Condé Nast, first at Vogue under Russian émigré art director M.F. Agha and later at Glamour, House and Garden, and Seventeen.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : AIGA tribute to Cipe, with Distinguished AIGA Medal
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Dimitra Tzanos: Fresh of the Fresh

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Born and raised in Johannesburg, Dimitra Tzanos is of Greek origin and currently live in Athens -- but her art and design is world class. With Graphic Design study in Athens and a Masters in London, she's concentrating on illustration . . . .
      We think she's also concentrating on FRESH because you'll get a big breath of fresh air when you visit her digs ...
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NEXT : WOMEN in multidisciplin design

... continues on the next page!