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.

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.

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.

Brando Corradini

Exciting graphic design and typographic posters at the fore of cutting-edge by Brando Corradini – who is not afraid of using unusual color palettes.

Hailing from Rome, IT.

Lotta Nieminen

Lotta Nieminen is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director from Helsinki, Finland. In 2014, she was nominated for Forbes magazine’s annual 30 Under 30 list in the Art & Style category.

Excellent portfolio.

Jonas Sellami

Jonas Sellami aka Sella, is a young designer exercising with passion in various fields. And he’s got a terrific portfolio. His design concepts are strong and unique.

Someone to watch.

Emil Olsson

Less is more?? Emil Olsson portfolio website pushes it. Using .gif to show rapidly cycling screen grabs and a whole lot of black.

A type of Show #4

I love typography. Typography is entitled to be voted a long lasting fascination. Superbly crafted and staged – here are visual projects that caught my eye recently.

La Loge flyer by Tu Sais Qui.

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Creation of a semiographic code in order to communicate strategical messages. Matahari by My Name is Wendy.

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Wildlife logo-flyer by Tobias Faisst

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Le Tourne-Disque by Parade Studio

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Muah! poster by Anymade Studio

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Show ‘n Tell Show (America’s most graphic talk show) special Flatstock edition by Sonnenzimmer

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Last minute Season’s greeting card by Krunchtime

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End of Print poster by Aron Filkey

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FLiP! Promotional poster and on-going branding for bi-monthly rotating exhibition showcasing Graphic design by Abbas Mushtaq

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Youth apparel by Samuel Carter Mensah

Typo objects?

R4dn take their passion for typography to an unexpected place: rendered as 3d objects.

Type objects.

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Numbers type

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.

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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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ADAA 15

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

Deadline: June 19

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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

Portfolios {c/y}
Mastering the prerequisites of communication design or interactive media.
Top creatives.
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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 +
281 reviews

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/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
260 reviews

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/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting
187 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
335 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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