Tag Archives | Graphic Design

Black History Month: Diversity in Design

February is Black History Month, so it’s a great time to seek out diversity in design. I looked at works from Georg Olden, who in 1945 started working for CBS and opened up the field of broadcast graphics, to Eddie Opara who works at the Pentagram design agency.

When Comedy and Art Collide

Want to know which comedians are participating in SF Sketchfest? Here’s a sample of the art in the “Is This Thing On?” exhibit.

Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Graphic Designers

Do you have a special graphic designer in your life? Skip the chocolates and diamonds this Valentine’s Day and get your better half one of these awesome gifts.

The Art of Noir City

The ninth annual San Francisco Film Noir Festival begins tonight, and these 24 posters and lobby cards of the movies being shown depict the signature style of the genre: crime, betrayal, manipulation and cynicism.

12 Designs for Penguin Awareness Day

In honor of Penguin Awareness Day today, I present to you 12 diverse works by different artists of the dapper bird who played around with the black-and-white coloring of penguins, took away outlines or amplified the contrast.

5 Twisted Winnie the Pooh Designs

Did you know there’s a Winnie the Pooh Day? Yup, it’s today, so I sought out designers’ alternative takes on Pooh and his pals. The results are anywhere from funny to dark – most definitely not the childhood bear we grew up with.

10 Martin Luther King Jr. Designs

Had Martin Luther King Jr. not been tragically murdered more than 40 years ago, he would have celebrated his 82nd birthday this past Saturday. King …

5 Awesome Slim Business Card Designs

Do you like the new slim business cards? I do. I think they allow you to demonstrate that you are cutting edge, that you’re …

11 Masterful He-Man-Inspired Designs

Did anyone else here grow up as a “He-Man” fan? You know, the cartoon where Prince Adam and his scaredy-cat Cringer became He-Man and Battle …

7 New Places to Find Graphic Design Jobs in the New Year

Looking for new places to find graphic design jobs this year? You might have heard of some of the following seven places for graphic design, …

16 Craft Show Flyers

Crafters make things with their hands, so it makes sense that flyers for craft shows would be creative. This past holiday season, I made it …

10 Awesome Charity Logos

Charitable organizations often have the best logo designs, in my not-so-humble opinion. I don’t know if it’s because charities can afford to pay for great …