Netdiver Mag #ISSN 1911-866X

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A type of Show #3

I love typography. Typography is entitled to be voted a long lasting fascination. Superbly conceptualized, crafted and staged – these projects caught my eye.

Rumor, an urban event dedicated to fashion and lifestyle depicts an over extended ‘O’ which acts as a close ‘circuit’ – of the 4 meshed into 1 events.

Designed by Tomasz Biskuprumor.

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Subtle or not subtle advice – love the iconographic feel of the – (L)EARN archival quality print available for purchase and designed by Neuarmy Surplus.

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Mockups of the graphic identity standards manual for the Ville de Charleroi (which translates as City of Charles the King). The modernization of such an ‘antique’ name is a tour de force.

Superb conceptual thinking by Pam & Jenny.

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Reminds me of the adage: the ‘buck stops here’. The plied shoe seems to do – putting a stop to ‘dropping’ text copy.

Theater Biel Solothurn – multi years awarded poster by Stephan Bundi.

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Melting moon surface + spiking waves infer to some kind of a music event. The diagonal slicing of capitalized letters in color give it edginess. Intriguing ‘Windows pop-up‘ appearing behind a wave.

RAW poster – designer unknown.

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To be caught between a rock and a hard place would not be whimsical if applied to this Rock postcard. Irresistible red striped (eye) candy type floating over a vintage picture of cliffs near Brighton, UK.

Deliciously prepared by Steven Wilson.

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Clay table setting staging and montage by Alexandra Bruel for the Fricote cover – issue #2. Superb hand-drawn logotypo.

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Gateways Exhibition deconstructed signage using uncovered books (brilliant hint to how book serve as imagination gateways) which is the central theme of exhibit.

Designed by Andrew Howard.

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Transliteration effect and play on words for the Stack Architects corporate identity by now defunct The Consult, UK.

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A huge labyrinth of underground rooms which follow one another for more than thirteen kilometers. The Karst Family series of 3 posters by Aldo Pullela.

Sticky Monster Lab

Welcome to Sticky Monster Lab – a design collective. This imaginary world is populated by charming illustrated character designs + animation shorts + toys that contain everyday stories, which arouses sympathy by reflecting our reality.

Check their store too.

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ndlr: I am such a kid at <3 - and I <3 <3 <3

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Anagrama / MX

Anagrama is an international branding, architecture and software development firm with offices in Monterrey and Mexico City.

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How they shoot and present projects is pure eye candy. And their portfolio? Rocks!

Raw Color

Raw Color reflects a sophisticated treatment of material and colour by mixing the fields of graphic design and photography. They work on self initiated and commissioned projects in their Eindhoven based studio.

Scrool baby – scroll.

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Prolific – don’t even start to describe them. Creative geniuses – more like it.

Stitch Design Co.

Stitch Design Co. is a boutique branding agency. Their studio is in a freshly painted and outfitted 1940s storefront in historic Charleston, in what was once a shoe repair store. Cool huh? So is their portfolio website.

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I found their website because I stumbled on the Haus Candles moodboard series in their blog.

Netdiver Best of the Year 2014

Netdiver Best of the Year

The Netdiver Best of the Year reboots its tradition – and the great news? It’s a stellar listing. Every year I revisit past year of design news and choose projects that strikes for their originality, quality and inspirational value.

I hold a long-standing passion for discovering amazing talents.

After 5 years hiatus. It’s back!

Best of the Year (BOTY) 2014 edition.

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If you wonder who is behind? Check this interview Kuvva recently published.

Emmadime is??

Emma Robertson aka Emmadime is an individually run creative studio whose goal is to attract clients that have strong personalities, a desire to be hands on, and prepared to bring fresh ideas to the table.

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Not only is she an exceptionally well-rounded designer – but also a tasteful blogge; and her feed is offered in two flavors (grid / scroll): of course!!

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First and foremost – her website – is a little jewel that will require a bit of digging. Check any of her projects – to see splendid curation of every items that is displayed in her portfolio.

Most def one of the best I’ve seen.

Peter Bankov

The extraordinary graphic design talent and showcase gallery of Peter Bankov posters. Available for purchase.

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I have nothing to say except for the fact that I like drawing posters. In my opinion it is the most interesting genre in modern graphic art design.

Drew Melton

Drew Melton simply put is obsessed with letters. His typography is exquisitely executed.

Sawdust

Sawdust is the award-winning creative partnership of Rob Gonzalez and Jonathan Quainton. They focus on bespoke typography, image-making and visual identity across a diverse range of sectors.

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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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Communication Arts

Communication Arts 2015 — call for entries.

Deadlines:
Photography — March 13
Design + advertising May 1
Typography — September 4

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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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AIGA 2015

AIGA 2015

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

Upcoming: October 8-10 / 2015

/ Highlights

Design compilations + top featured posts.

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Kuldar Leement is an extraordinary self-trained concept illustration artist. Jaw-dropping good.

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Ian Weldon weddings photography for people that don’t want wedding photography.

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Welcome to Sticky Monster Lab – imaginary world populated by charming illustrated character designs + toys + shorts.

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

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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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They LUV design! #9

Communication design is as varied in style as utilized media.

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

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A type of Show #3 – I love typography - these projects caught my eye.

Previous issues: #2 - #1

Portfolios {c/y}
Mastering the prerequisites of communication design or interactive media.
Top creatives.
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Netdiver Magazine

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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 long awaited 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
342 reviews

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/ Imaginative

Conceptual designs standing out
306 reviews

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/ Industrial

Product / packaging design / workspaces +
272 reviews

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/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
260 reviews

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/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting
181 reviews

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/ Portfolios

New wave of design / interactive / mobile stars
492 reviews

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/ Powagirrrls

Women who rock the design scene with more than pink design
328 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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