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Solara Car Wrecks – Acrylic Colour Paint on 144 Scraped Cars by Zoer

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2020/01/06
Filed In Categories: Colour, Designer Spotlight, Inspiration


Post Excerpt: Solara Car Wrecks – Acrylic Colour Paint on 144 Scraped Cars by Zoer Wow! There’s so much colour and other hugely important ecological topics going on here with Project Solara Car Wrecks, by French Artist Zoer, it’s slightly dizzying to… Read More

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Vintage IBM Film Ribbon Packaging Designed by Paul Rand

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/12/25
Filed In Categories: Colour, Packaging Design, Vintage
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Post Excerpt: Absolutely had to share this beautiful example of 60's IBM packaging courtesy of the master, Paul… Read More

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Around the World – Colourful Modern Vintage Posters Designed by Bo Lundberg

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/11/25
Filed In Categories: Colour, Designer Spotlight, Helvetica, Illustration, Poster Design, Vintage
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Post Excerpt: ‘Around the World’ – Colourful Modern Vintage Posters Designed by Bo Lundberg “Around the world, cities and countries” is the full title for these gloriously colouful modern vintage posters, designed by the talented Swedish… Read More

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5 Ryan McGinness Pantone Supreme Skateboards being Auctioned at Christie’s

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/11/20
Filed In Categories: Colour, Designer Spotlight
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Post Excerpt: Five Ryan McGinness Pantone Supreme Skateboards being Auctioned at Christie’s Caught this colourful bit of news in the Guardian newspaper this morning, a set of 5 Ryan McGinness Pantone Supreme Skateboards being Auctioned at Christie’s on the… Read More

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The Pantone Colour References for Star Wars Character Boba Fett

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/11/18
Filed In Categories: Colour, Design Essentials
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Post Excerpt: The Pantone Colour References for Star Wars Character Boba Fett Always love seeing these colour inspired random design snippet’s from the ever increasing fountain-of-knowledge, in this case the ‘snippet’ is the Pantone Colour References… Read More

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Colourful Vintage Pepsi Advertisement – Our Idea of Pop Art, Pepsi Cool Cans

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/11/17
Filed In Categories: Colour, Inspiration, Vintage


Post Excerpt:   Colourful Vintage Pepsi Advertisement – Our Idea of Pop Art, Pepsi Cool Cans I don’t often post individual images on my blog, but when I do, I like to think they are pretty cool images, such as this very colourful Vintage Pepsi… Read More

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Vintage Colour Wheels, Charts and Tables Through History

Vintage Colour Wheels, Charts and Tables Throughout History

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/11/16
Filed In Categories: Colour, Illustration, Inspiration, Vintage


Post Excerpt: Vintage Colour Wheels, Charts and Tables Throughout History As a graphic designer, where colour inspiration is pretty darn important, so this selection of Vintage Colour Wheels, Charts and Tables Throughout History has made me far too excitable! The moment I… Read More

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Work in Process: Colour Swatched Icon Design for a Color Swatch App

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/11/01
Filed In Categories: Case Study, Colour, Icon Design, Logo Process
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Post Excerpt: Ongoing Case Study: Icon Design for a Color Picker and Swatch iOS Application Pretty pleased so far on progress of these icons I’m designing for a Color Picker & Swatch application, for iOS. There’s already so many app icons, that are based on… Read More

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