Netdiver Mag #ISSN 1911-866X

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ADearFriend (indeed!)

A really rare quality – altho in my eyes – a very necessary one – is the ability as creatives for reinvention. Pushing + expanding the scope of our skills is a given – but what about doing same to expand our design vision?

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Chris Ro + ADearFriend studio do it. And the results – proof – that originality just reached another sphere.

His 3rd portfolio review.

Being imaginative??

How to build your imagination by Tanner Christensen

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
— Albert Einstein

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A crucial aspect of creative thinking is the capacity to imagine.

What fuels imagination is everything we already know.

Build knowledge and gain new understandings of the world.

Remain powerfully curious about that knowledge.

Imagining the improbable.

Glitchi + privacy

Glitchi was created to take back our privacy by sending encrypted messages on iPhone.

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Created to defeat that every time we download an app, we have to accept their privacy terms, and agree to give up part of our freedom.

Kacper Kowalski

Aerial photography of earth treasures and natural disasters that look more like art canvases than traumatizing realities.

Shot by supra talented pilot-photographer Kacper Kowalski.

Eyeballs for WP

I am not into advertising – but this ad for Warby Parker eyewear – Eyeballs – is quirky – amusing and conceptually brilliant. Brought a huge smile on my face.

Jeremy Geddes

Hyper realistic paintings by Jeremy Geddes of people (astronauts, buildings, birds) floating, falling, colliding and drifting in empty landscapes.

Amazing!

Baux acoustic

You need to check this out – if a musician and need ‘noise reduction’.. Way cool (and useful) acoustic panels from Baux – using natural components and offered in colors and patterns to build your own design.

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Let’s Build a company together by Johan Ronnestam (one of the founders) – and learn more about the product.

From Sweden with love.

Want want for our music studio!

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A terrific initiative of Form Us With Love studio. They were named in 2012, by Fast Company, as one of the world’s ’50 most influential designers shaping the future’.

Respect!

LUV design! #10

They luv design! It shows! #10. We show it!

The power of communication design is as varied in style as in media to show it. Follows an inspiring list of recent finds.

Candela Resort 2014 flower power – art direction by Ayaka Ito.

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Museum Month. Concept, design and illustration. Advertisement and 4 free tickets designed by Mara Vissers.

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Identity system for Au Bonheur des Dames – a window displaying contemporary art in a former beauty salon art directed + designed by Mathieu Hubert.

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Nick Thomm website + online store developed + designed by The Drop Studio.

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BED (Blog Esprit Design) 7 year anniversary poster by Uni Studio.

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MTV identity of the 16 and pregnant TV show art direction + design by Pogo.

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Dream LP fictional label—Young Marco—In The Wind imagined and designed by Maggie Chok.

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FutureBuilt is a ten-year programme (2010-2020) with a vision of developing carbon neutral urban areas and high-quality architecture in the Oslo area – designed by Anna Katrin Karlsson.

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Bliss Health vintage pharmaceutical like label + dot based brand system + packaging by Anagrama.

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Label Suisse EP + cover with an unusual color palette designed by A3 Studio.

Pacific Light

Oil, water, movement, music = Pacific Light – which uses digital photography + motion graphics. A project by Ruslan Khasanov – a Russian born graphic designer.

Music by Boris Blank.

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And as he says: Everything has beauty!

Superb video montage.

Milton & King

Established in 2008, Milton & King (their parent’s middle names) is the combined brainchild of Brisbane based brothers Richard & Bryce Capp.

Milton & King splendid collection of faux textures wallpapers + murals.

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ADAA 15

Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2015 — Are you a student? Enter your best work. See how far you go.

1st deadline: April 17
2nd deadline: June 19

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F5 Festival

F5 Festival — exploring the intersection of design, art & technology. No ads. No sponsors.

Upcoming: April 17-18, NYC

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FOWD

FOWD 15 — a conference for web designers & developers aims to keep you on top of your game and pushing the web forward.

Upcoming: April 27-29, London

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Smashing Mag

The Smashing Conferences explore real-life projects, workflows and hands-on insights.

SmashingConf - Los Angeles
Upcoming: April 27-30

SmashingConf - New York
Upcoming: June 15-18

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Communication Arts

Communication Arts 2015 — call for entries.

Deadlines:
Design + advertising May 1
Typography — September 4

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DOTMOV

Online magazine SHIFT presents DOTMOV Festival 2015 - call for entries - aiming to discover talented creators. Touring exhibit, next September.

Deadline: June 20

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Reasons to be Creative

RTBC 14

Reasons to be Creative is a conference for web designers, coders, & anyone with a creative mind. It is about discovering the best in art, design, code, & inspiration.

Upcoming: September 7-9

 

AIGA 2015

AIGA 2015

Provocative speakers, sessions and face-to-face roundtables with design heroes.

Upcoming: October 8-10 / 2015

 

/ Highlights

Design compilations + featured posts.

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Baux acoustic if a musician and need ‘noise reduction’.. ingenious system.

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Pacific Light = oil, water, movement, music + photography + motion graphics.

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New Clues *121. Manifesto by two Cluetrain authors, Doc Searls and David Weinberger.

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What could you do with 100 days of making? Check mine.

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They LUV design! #10

Communication design is as varied in style as utilized media.

Previous issues: #9 - #8 - #7 - #6 - #5 - #4 - #3 - #2 - #1

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Moodboards #1 – Branding collaterals staged and served with conceptual brilliance.

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A little (www) Story. In 1995, JF and I started a little company – Netdiver.

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A type of Show #4 – I love typography - these projects caught my eye.

Previous issues: #3 - #2 - #1

Netdiver Magazine

#ISSN 1911-866X

Carole Guevin

Carole Guevin eye candy editor / curator / creative activist / geek / songwriter showcases the design digital culture.

No hype just beautiful

Reach my inbox °

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Netdiver Best of the Year

Best Of The Year (BOTY)

Netdiver Best of the Year is the yearly release of featured projects / talents who made a lasting impression in the previous year(s).

/ 2014 edition

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/ by Reviews

 

Design inspiration x 30

Netdiver long-standing visual trademark: the 200 x 115 galleries. Loads of eye candy - hit a link -> read review.

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/ Illustration

Vast array of drawing styles
350 reviews

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/ Imaginative

Conceptual designs standing out
309 reviews

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/ Industrial

Product / packaging design / workspaces +
280 reviews

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/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
260 reviews

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/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting
185 reviews

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/ Portfolios

New wave of design / interactive / mobile stars
502 reviews

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/ Powagirrrls

Women who rock the design scene with more than pink design
334 reviews

/ Insider info

 

Work$paces interviews

Workspaces+

Preparing a new interview formula: Designers shoot their space + fav projects + share insights about their creative path.

Stay tuned.

 

Special Feature issues

Special Feature issues

SFi is a self-curation experiment coupled with a minimalist interview by people in the design industry I admire.

By invitation only

 

Netdiver Vintage edition

Netdiver Vintage edition

What was new in design worldwide — sort of a very unofficial record of web history as captured from {1998 - onwards}.

Over 2.4k+ projects.

 

WAABM

WAABM aka We are all beautiful minds is equal part made of songwriters + music composers Carole Guevin + JF Simard.

 

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VBG

VBG stands for Visual Brain Gravity. A producer and developer of concepts, products and brand experiences. Driven by vision.

 

Cupcake Ipsum

Cupcake Ipsum

Tired of how boring lorem ipsum got? Chocolate bar caramels lemon drops jujubes apple pie chupa chups soufflé icing.

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RePrint

RePrint

Downloadable calendar to print onto the reverse of your misprints to get a second use.

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