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Monthly Archives: May 2010

design design everywhere

I came across this site where you can completely design a face, for fun i suppose. It made me think about how design keeps growing and stretching into different areas, for example, the ability to design Mii’s on the Wii system, or avatars on yahoo.com for our email accounts. It started a while ago, I’m […]

Improve. as a graphic designer.

After my first semester taking classes as an art and visual technology student, I’ve learned that graphic design is a field that requires a lot more dedication and devotion than I thought it would. It’s not that I thought it would be easy, I just didn’t realize how much I still have to learn. I […]

What are the most important things an animator should do? Well their are three main things I can really think of that have been stressed to me over the past 4 years about animation. Draw, Draw, and Draw some more! Oh, and a lot of research and observation are very important as well. But then again […]

I asked my sister, what was one of her biggest issues about graphic design? She told me the fact that anyone with photoshop thinks that are or can be a designer. I think I might have to actually agree with her on that. I have seen this among my own family members as well. I guess […]

I was working on my final animation for my animation class the other day and my sister happened to be looking ove rmy shoulder. She happens to be studying art and communications at an other school, but she took particular interest in the fonts that I used in my animation reel. To be honest I […]

I was at the book store oneday and stop to look in the art section. Unfortunatley there wasn’t too much for me to look at, at that particular book store, but I did notice how much the Graffiti art seems to be taking over their book collection. Thats when I got caught in a discussion […]

Animated feature films are not just geared to children anymore, but now they are being made to entertain the parents as well as the kids. But are these animations losing the kid factor and geared just for adults now. You can find more adult cartoons on the air than you can find kid cartoons. In […]

Seasons

A Japanese designer, Nao Tamura designed serving containers made of silica sand. She won the salone satellite award at the Milan salone internazionale del mobile 2010. ‘In the land where I grew up, spring is a time when japanese sweets come wrapped in cherry leaves. in summer, a fiery ripe tomato is carved out for […]

Ten Principles for good design

Dieter Rams is a German industrial designer who is famous for many innovative products. He is one of the greatest designers in the late 20th century by defining an elegant and clean. He worked as a head of design at German consumer electronics manufacturer, Braun until 1995. He designed coffee makers, calculators, radios, and many other […]

Ecological Business Card

The Ecological Business Card was created by Advertising Agency, Fischer Portugal, Lisbon, by creative director Diogo Mello, art director Marco Martins and copywriter Rafael Pitanguy. Fischer Portugal designed an ecological business card for an environmental consultant, Andrea Romani. They replace traditional card stock with rubber stamp because using paper, even recycled, is not good for […]