Archive for the ‘International Design’ Category

Morteza Momayez – Graphic Design from Iran

Monday, March 5th, 2007

Morteza Momayez (August 26, 1935 Tehran – November 25, 2005 Tehran) is known to some as the greatest Iranian Graphic Design Master.The renowned pioneer of graphic design in Iran, Momayez received the Art & Culture Award of Excellency from the president of Iran in 2004. Momayez introduced the Iranian graphic design to the world.

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Postcards from Palm Springs: Modern Gems in the Desert

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

Article by By Michael DiTullo & Kristina DiTullo

Right after Thanksgiving, we took advantage of a slow work week and flew to Palm Springs on a total whim. We were tired of the Portland rain, and we thought a trip to the California sun–for two mid-century architecture nerds–would be the perfect mid-holiday getaway. And it was.


Design Diary – online design mag

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

Amazing work from contemporary illustrators, graphic designers and artists.


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‘Graff Jam’ on

Saturday, February 10th, 2007

during two days, painters, graffers and other peole met in Amiens (France) to do an artistic job on walls, that was a graffiti jam…


Robert Brownjohn – History and Biography

Saturday, February 10th, 2007

Graphic Designer (1925-1970)

Combining audacious imagery with ingenious typography, illustration and found objects, ROBERT BROWNJOHN (1925-1970) was among the most innovative graphic designers in 1950s New York and 1960s London, where he designed titles for James Bond films, graphics for the Robert Fraser Gallery and artwork for the Rolling Stones.


Hilit Shefer

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

My name is Hilit Shefer, I am a 28 year old illustrator, who lives and works in Israel,Tel-Aviv. Since my graduation from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in 2003, I have been working as a professional illustrator for major publications in Israel, such as daily newspapers, magazines and books. In addition I have collaborated with advertising firms on various projects.


tomasz walenta

Sunday, February 4th, 2007

is a polish-canadian artist, cartoonist and illustrator,
working as a freelancer from warsaw, poland.
his beautiful, old-school illustrations combine economy of
line and playful wit.


The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts – Tadao Ando

Sunday, February 4th, 2007

Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando and situated in St. Louis’ Grand Center district, the Pulitzer presents changing exhibitions and engages in a variety of programming initiatives involving the visual, literary, and performing arts.


Beautiful Type

Saturday, February 3rd, 2007

Mohawk Fine Papers has published a book of 40 posters designed for the Yale School of Architecture by Michael Bierut. A small sampling of these stunning pieces are posted over at Design Observer. Points of interest: each poster features different typefaces, an adherence to the simplicity (and low printing cost) of black and white, the use of simple geometric forms to create complex layouts. One poster, for “Non Standard Structures: An Organic Order of Irregular Geometries, Hybrid Members, and Chaotic Assemblies Symposium” was featured in Michael’s talk at UX Week 2006.


Revolution by Design: The Soviet Poster

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

Lenin created the first truly modern propaganda machine, and its most colorful, dramatic and original form was the poster.

Although posters were produced in Russia before the Revolution, they were overshadowed by the remarkable propaganda posters of the Soviets. Lenin takes responsibility for creating the first truly modern propaganda machine, from postage stamps and Mayday parades to monumental sculptures. Perhaps its most colorful, dramatic and original form was the poster. Through it, the greatest artists of the time proclaimed government policies, asked for support, and demanded greater efforts — all with the goal of building Soviet power.