35 Vintage and Retro Wallpapers for your Desktop

Retro and vintage, though these two words have similar meaning, but the etymological meanings of these two words are not identical. The term vintage is used for referring to an object or style that belongs to a different period altogether. Whereas retro is used to refer to an

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A few things #2

What happens when logo contests become rife? Generic logos. World Caps. “32 individual club-logos on snapback caps. For love of the game.” An interview with iconic designer Ivan Chermayeff, on Co.Design. “Sometimes the business side of things — the preparation of getting a client to understand where you’re coming

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Design Matters: Bob Gill

Debbie Millman recently interviewed Bob Gill for the Design Matters podcast. Bob Gill, photo credit “Let’s say I got a logo to do for a dry cleaner. Instead of sitting in my studio looking through design books to get inspiration, surprise surprise, I thought it made sense to go

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Rio 2016 typography by Dalton Maag

Dalton Maag shared this short video with me a couple of years ago (I’m on the ball). It shows the studio’s excellent typographical work for Rio 2016. “It took eight months to create the 5448 characters that carry the brand essence of the Rio 2016™ Games.” Quoted from the

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Airbnb introduces “the Bélo”

Airbnb has launched a new identity, one that took London and San Francisco-based DesignStudio a year to complete. “To understand the full scale of this global community, four DesignStudio team members set out to visit 13 cities, staying with 18 hosts, across four continents. All of them equipped with

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Oldest known logos?

From the 24/7 Wall St. site, the ten oldest company logos. If the comment thread is anything to go by, the dates aren’t entirely accurate (and Cherri’s aunt makes $68 every hour on the computer). Image via Stephen Magsig In his recent chat about why logos endure, Michael Bierut

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Fonts of the week w/e 10 August 2014

Future is AOP & PPA Digital Publisher of the Year and BMA Media Company of the Year. Creative Bloq is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. We produce content across five core areas: Technology TechRadar T3 Mac|Life Gizmodo UK More… Entertainment CVG PC Gamer GamesRadar

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How to move from Photoshop to After Effects

Getting into motion design and After Effects can be quite intimidating – but there are a lot of similarities between Adobe’s motion tool and Photoshop. After Effects is a complex, huge application that takes a long time to master – just like Photoshop. With some patience and taking your existing

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Paper love story is an animated delight

Future is AOP & PPA Digital Publisher of the Year and BMA Media Company of the Year. Creative Bloq is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. We produce content across five core areas: Technology TechRadar T3 Mac|Life Gizmodo UK More… Entertainment CVG PC Gamer GamesRadar

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