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Monthly Archives: November 2015

19 things not to say to a graphic designer

Lets face it, being a freelance graphic designer is the dream. You’re working with clients, making money, and best part, is that for the most part you’re probably in bed in your pajamas. But with any type of job, you get THOSE clients. You know, the ones that make you want to pull your hair […]

Want to Know How Much You Drink Throughout the Day? Pryme Smart Cup is for You.

  We all know that water is important for your health right? Well how much would it change your daily routine if you knew exactly how much water you drank? Well Pryme is a new “intelligent cup” that records how much water someone drinks and helps you track your personal needs. Someone who works out […]

Breathing Life Back Into the Tube

Having studied abroad in London previously the Tube is something that I know and relate to very well. But for those of you who have never experienced it, you can imagine being on the metro during peak hours or after a Nationals game. Now imagine that and have to travel like that every weekday during […]

Design Crimes: Self Care Edition

  Attention designers: With finals season coming up, we could all use a little guilt trip to help keep our eyes off netflix and back on the prize so we can get our work done AND sleep. If, in the last two months you have done any of the following, you are a criminal. Staying […]

How Would Designers Change the Design of Flying?

  We all know that flying can be one of those things that people don’t look forward to. Cramped seating, not so great amenities, and long flights. When you give the idea to designers to change the way the inside of the plane looks with no restrictions, the possibilities are endless. Paul Priestman, the design […]

Using Tools in Photoshop to create color-blindness friendly versions of your art.

Ok, so say you’re trying to sell a print(picture 1), but 4% of your customers don’t want it because it’s heavy in red and green. To them, it all looks the color of nasty yellow sewer water because they are color blind(picture 2). You can make a version of that print that appeals to colorblind […]

Pizza Wrapping Paper

Now, I know the holidays are in motion, and what better way to wrap your presents, for that pizza obsessed person, in pizza wrapping paper!? The designers behind Gift Couture have created this paper that looks exactly like a pepporoni pizza and comes complete with its own box and labels. Sarah Fay and Justin Colt designed the paper […]

Art Land

You have probably seen it already, but let’s talk about it some more — Waste Land is one of the best documentary movies I have ever watched, which is saying a lot cause I hate documentaries. It is about finding the beauty in an ugly place – the garbage in art, but also in the […]

Learn About 100 Artists in Minutes

Shea Hembrey was longing for more work that was appealing to a wider body of people, which started his idea of staging an international art show with work from 100 different artists. They all had to follow these sort of criteria, 1. He had to be able to explain the work of art in five […]

Art and Science

Tom Shannon is an artist who creates artwork inspired by science. Strongly driven by his questions of how things work, his sculptures and paintings reflect the ideas. I’ve always been a sucker for science, although I am not good at it – hence the art major – but to be able to integrate both art […]