Creativity comes in many different forms. From Universities to Awards to crowdsourcing, the creative world is ever changing, as you'll see in this week's edition of Creative Tidbits:
* Santa Fe University of Art and Design Hosts ArtFest12
* Crowdsourcing graphic design ??? Watch out!
* Design Scout: Decorating with chevrons
* Bronislaw Zelek's Poster Exhibit
* American Web Design Awards 2012
... and more !
Crowdsourcing graphic design ??? Watch out!
Most designers don't like to hear about this ... but it's truly an up-and-coming revolution ... get used to it!
DesignCrowd, a crowdsourcing company based in Australia that specialises in helping businesses outsource or 'crowdsource' design projects, is pleased to announce the launch of DesignCrowd.ca -- a new crowdsourcing website for Canadian businesses and designers.
Full story : DesignCrowd
Bronislaw Zelek's Poster Exhibit
In 1968, an artist named Bronislaw Zelek debuted a film poster for Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" at the Warsaw Biennale. The poster featured a dark flutter of text of various fonts streaming from a howling, winged skull.
It's this subset of graphic design that is being celebrated this month at the International Poster Biennale in Warsaw, Poland.
Full story : The Huffington Post
Santa Fe University of Art and Design Hosts ArtFest12
Santa Fe University of Art and Design(SFUAD) is hosting its inaugural ArtFest12, a festival that brings together students and faculty members from around the world for three weeks of academic and artistic workshops, as well as cultural activities focused on graphic design, film, photography, creative writing, fine art, concept art, animation, music, dance, and architecture.
The event features workshops on a variety of topics, including micro cinema, flash animation, African drumming and digital photography. So far, more than 100 students and faculty members from Italy, Spain, Ecuador, Brazil, Panama, Chile, Honduras, Mexico, New Zealand and Germany have registered to participate in ArtFest12.
Full story : Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Design Scout: Decorating with chevrons
Looking for a way to spruce up your spaces this summer? Try playing with pattern.
Besides paint, injecting a peppy print into a room is one of the easiest ways to make what�s old look new (or new-ish) again. For a subtle chevron sighting, toss a throw on a sofa, place a bowl or lamp on a tabletop or replace a nondescript wastebasket with one that�s worth noting.
Full story : The Washington Post's Terri Sapienza
American Web Design Awards 2012
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