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Netdiver static + Editorials sections

Have I got news for you!

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I am really pleased to announce the release of two new vintage sections on Netdiver. I compiled all editorials I wrote into a directory (including some interviews I did through the years).

Although written a good while ago – surprised at how relevant these are still today.

Editorials by Carole Guevin

Editorials. Design topics or issues that have impacted me or our creative industry..

Over 50 articles.

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Sometime ago – someone inquired about the old news archives – the ones that were static – lol. Yep from 98-08 Netdiver was hand-coded.

It took longer than I thought the re-aggregate the content into our site design – but all done now.. and online. A legacy to the early web.

I am in the midst of revisiting links (years 04-08 to do) so – never mind broken links – the content is enough. Follow our web history from the very beginning..

Netdiver static

Netdiver static. Walk down memory lane: archived news in design from 1998-2008.

Start beginning

Start in 2008

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source image: Formatmag

Crown Mickey by Medicom. Found on Yahoo JP (1,008 Yen = (approximately) 9.10 US$

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Collector’s item on Ebay.

Netdiver mag wishes

It’s that time of the year again. One going and the other almost here. Netdiver Mag offers you wishes of peace – inspiration – creativity and new challenges for 2017.

See ya January 10!

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ndlr: Cool photo montage by Alexander Kent

LA Gifathon + ND

JUMP! Exactly what I need to continue doing – jump – jump – jump till you hit the mark (goal – dream). Never give up!

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This am – Netdiver mag co-founder – partner – husband – BFF is undergoing surgery. Until December 8 – I will be on in-house nurse + cooking chef + whatever BFF duties he needs.

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via: LA Gifathon (you must watch the video) by James Curran.

On hiatus

Hello everyone super announcement to make: starting now – Friday May 27 through Sunday June 5 – feed will be suspended as I will be in a music composing + recording session for our upcoming album Changing.

We are all beautiful minds – (waabm) on Soundcloud.

See y’all on the other side.

No hype – just beautiful

Introducing my new studio spaces. No hype – just beautiful shot + edited by Carole Guevin.

I have shot my reworked and rearranged design – photo – painting spaces on what can be best described as a spur of the moment decision + inspiration. As many designers – my eyes can intake a large lateral vision.. and since my painting spot was in the same room as the editorial design + curation workstation.. I was constantly nagged by the in progress canvas: "work on me – work on me!"

Also right across the design library (which double-duties as room divider) – is our music studio and well.. painting requires solitude.. and quiet lol – and no big splashes of colors – thank you. All walls are white except for one cherry wall in the painting studio.

So thereyago – here is my monochromatic slightly pinkly colorized graphically enhanced mini studio tour.

That decision proved the best I took to enhance my creative working flow.

Love my mid-Century Modern chair in yellow (original) cuirette.

A brightly naturally lit live / work environment.

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The design library shelves are all color coded by book spines – it is very very pretty.

Partial view of my shooting area + drawing table – Italian designed which I proudly own for over 30+ years. It’s where I spread printouts + mount miniature staging.

Love the Good Morning Sunshine poster.

Umbra paper bin by Joshua Davis.

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You can see down the corridor – stacks of canvases. Rearranging the studio cleared the space – making for a large empty studio entrance. In progress canvases relocated where they belong.

Still got to get rid aka give away the piled boxes of books under the console.

I did a mostly white + black with very little colours photo collages on the Metro work tables + console which were a bit damaged – hence got them at a real cheapo price.

Love the Laugh out Lout box. Inspiring quotes written all over.

Inside my X30 Fujifilm digital camera.

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Entering the painting space. Huge couch is a great reading spot and single guess bed – if needed.

All art in that room is mine – except for a small illustrated poster of Sydney harbour.

The coaster table is where all the Bubble Gum Dreamer props are stored.

The polka dots cushions were a rare find – and imitate the colored dots in the painting which represents how deep JF and I are attached while pursuing our life (ad)ventures. Cool huh?

The black cushions states New York – not New Work.

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The painting room has an unusual configuration – 5 walls. In fact the brownstone is located on an irregular lot which means rooms in the back are smaller and moving to the front – expand.

Crazy enough – there is not one single 90 degrees wall in the flat.

Sun orientation is S/E. Summer = 40+ degrees.

Yay for our portable A/C.

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Since I shot the series – a few more paintings made there way in – but not overwhelming the space. It’s rather pleasant and stimulating. Some of my paint tubes – I do acrylic strictly – are in that very useful desserte on coasters that I move around as needed.

I painted over a cheap artwork a gradient of red to deep orange diagonals.

I loved the narrow rectangular format.

It once was a bed head.

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All my drawing material + more paint tubes + masking papers etc are lodged in these Ikea shelves. We actually use these profusely and have put (6) chrome feet to elevate them – huh heighten them – design and purpose wise.

One day I will paint the pale one with some crazy artwork.. I am not a beigy girl.

The pièce de résistance is an in progress painting (yet still untitled) that has found a home and will be leaving the studio as soon as I finish it.

One day I asked Alaa (Dr Dekis) – what were her fav colors: blue + pink her answer.

In order to clarify what is blue to her – I showed her that painting..

And it was love at first sight!

She later wrote – (sent her the picture) that it gives her goosebumps.

Guess that’s the best compliment one can receive – no?

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I am immensely grateful for the space + gear we have.

I am anticipating many years of creation.

And discovery.

F/ as in Friday

Illustration by: Dennis Tiege

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At 8h30 tomorrow (Jan 15) – I will have a life saving surgery to remove a melanoma (mole) sitting on top of my R/foot. No worries – it is early stages and survival rate 100%.

I will have to potato couch – feet elevated for 10 days + 1 month without walking.

So see ya all on the other side.

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Illustration by: Velvetspectrum

Netiquette?!

Netiquette ain’t dead!

Wow you just found something interesting here or on your fav blog, online mag or twitter and decided to (re)post on your blog, or other social media websites? Then don’t forget to cite your sources. State via: (name source) plus link it.

Do unto others as you would others do you.

It is proper netiquette.

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Photography via: Social Media DDS

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Netiquette definition:

Etiquette practiced or advocated in electronic communication over a computer network.

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Carole's Ello

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Welcome to my new social hub where I post my generative (abstract) art and beautiful catching my attention.

check my /IG

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IdN Magazine

IdN magazine

International designers Network is a publication for creative people on a mission to amplify and unify the design community.

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Communication Arts

Communication Arts 2017 — various disciplines call for entries.

Deadlines:

Typography — September 8
Interactive — October 06

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ADAA 16

Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2017 — Are you a student? Enter your best work - win - launch your career.

Deadline: June 12

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YWFT

YouWorkForThem — Good design needs good fonts! YWFT is privately owned and run by designers.

Rocking it since 2001.

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AIGA 2015

AIGA 2017

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

Upcoming: October 12-14 / 2017

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Alt Summit

Alt Summit.

Design bloggers, lifestyle writers, and creative entrepreneurs event to facilitate growth and innovation.

Upcoming: /2018

/ Highlighted talents

 

They LUV design! #12

The power of communication design is as varied in style as in media to show it.

Previously: #11 - #10 - #9 - #8 - #7 - #6 - #5 - #4 - #3 - #2 - #1

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They LUV drawing! #3

Illustration is probably the largest creative area to express (mostly without words) a message.

Previously: #1 - #2

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A type of Show #5 – I love typography - these projects caught my eye.

Previously: #4 - #3 - #2 - #1

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

 

/ About us?

 

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

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Editorials by Carole Guevin

Editorials. Design topics or issues that have impacted me or our creative industry. .

Over 50 articles.

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Kuvva interview

Kuvva interview

Build a strong portfolio + do efficient self-promotion.

 

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

No hype just beautiful

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Netdiver review galleries

/ Design inspiration

Netdiver long-standing trademark mini captures (200 x 115 px) galleries.

Hit link -> read reviews.

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/ Illustration

Vast array of drawing styles
391 reviews

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/ Imaginative

Conceptual designs standing out
351 reviews

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/ Industrial

Products / packaging design / spaces +
320 reviews

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/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
282 reviews

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/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting today
203 reviews

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/ Portfolios

New wave of design / interactive / mobile stars
544 reviews

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/ Powagirrrls

Women who rock the design scene with _more_ than pink design
371 reviews

/ Insider info

 

Netdiver Vintage

Netdiver Vintage edition

What was new in design worldwide — sort of a very unofficial record of web history as captured from {1998 - 2003}.

Over 2.3k+ projects.

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Netdiver static

Netdiver static

Walk down memory lane: archived news in design from 1998-2008.

Start beginning

Start in 2008

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Netdiver Best of the Year

Best Of The Year (BOTY)

Netdiver Best of the Year is a yearly compilation of projects / talents who made a lasting impression the previous year.

/ 2016 edition

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Special Feature issues

Special Feature issues

Self-curation experiment coupled with minimalist interviews with people in the design industry I admire.

By invitation only

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Visual Brain Gravity

Visual Brain Gravity is a producer and developer of concepts, products and brand experiences.

Driven by vision.

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WAABM

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

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