December 5, 2013
I get a lot of people filling in my logo design brief with junk copy just so they can get a sense of what questions are spread out over the five pages.
This actually bothers me for a few reasons, but the main one is the sense of disappointment I feel immediately after being excited at thinking another job has come through.
I see the email; I think I have a new job; the excitement hits me; I read the email and discover it’s just been filled in with gibberish which ultimately leaves me with a huge sense of disappointment.…Read More
December 4, 2013
“totally free photos for your commercial & personal works”
I’m really liking the kindness of photographically inspired people at the moment for making the fruits of their love available to us, for free.
What I have also found with these sites like: Unsplash, Gratisography and Picjumbo is that the photographic style is so much more aesthetically appealing, at least to me, than many of the major photostock libraries.…Read More
December 3, 2013
If you are looking for a pretty complete run-through of the 1968 Mexico Olympics logo and graphic system (brand identity), then this is a pretty decent place to start.
Found a huge article over on Graphic Ambient that contains image-after-image of the Olympic logo and graphic system in real-world scenarios, as well as more deconstructed style logo images.
Lance Wyman was the main creative genius behind the 1968 Mexico Olympics Logotype as well as setting the tone for the rest of the Olympic identity:
The Mexico 1968 logotype, based on traditional forms from Mexican culture (above) as well as being 60′s Op-art kinetic typography, set the tone for the entire graphics system.…Read More
November 30, 2013
Gratisography: Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects.
Click on an image to download the high-resolution version. New awesome pictures added weekly!
November 29, 2013
JFK AND THE MUTANT CONSPIRACY — Half a century ago, Magneto was implicated in the mutant plot to assassinate President John F. Kennedy. The events of that fateful day in November have been a point of contention between humans and the mutants ever since.…Read More