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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.

A force to reckon

Shaz Madani has come a long way since she was first featured. Her work has diversified into mostly editorial design projects (books and magazines) vested in the arts often with a social cause flavor.

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She’s in a class all of her own.

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.

Design references

Research + bookmark + read + repeat. Awesome design references.

Form magazine archive. 40 years of the magazine was scanned for research purposes (from 1957/2013). Login required.

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Why You Should Judge a Design Studio by Its Logo or How to read a visual identity like an “About” page by Madeleine Morley

Judge a book by its cover or not?

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Why beauty is the hardest won thing and the key to good design by Alan Moore – author of Do Design: Why beauty is key to everything.

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LogoNature is an educational non-commercial website. It’s aim is to collect information about successful graphic identities and search examples.

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Thinking Form (an independenet studio) has collated and documented + design practices + design stories + achive (listed by designer name).

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Postage Stamps by Type Designers (and Notable Graphic Designers) that interest the Offices of Kat Ran Press. Example by Herb Lubalin.

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via: Gabriel Benderski

Slanted #26

Slanted #26 – New York + Special Edition NYC

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Slanted (David) took oneself to New York (Goliath) in September 2015 to meet the generation of designers, typographers and artists who witness and shape the transition of the city.

They produced comprehensive studio portraits and video interviews which provide a vivid and up-to-the-minute picture of the scene.

TFC / issue #1

The Future Chronicles by HYPERRAUM

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The Future Chronicles (app) is a journalistic journey through time to envision the world of tomorrow. Each edition explores a new topic from the past into the future. Every article covers a milestone in history and takes place in its defining moment.

LUV drawing / #1

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

Recent finds:

The New York Times Sunday Styles by Paul Windle

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Polygonal Poster by JR Schmidt

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Poster for La Guarimba International Film Festival 2015 by Aditya Pratama.

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(3rd) City LIFE Challenge / Grand Prize by Jean-Marc Emy

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3D illustration and character designs created with The Foundry, Modo by Teodoru Badiu.

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Untitled by Naftali Beder

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Modern Manners book cover by Julia Rothman

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Personal illustration by Florent Hauchard.

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EDEN Festival de folk psicodélico by Micaela Podržaj

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Editorial design for the Deloitte University Press by Jack Daly

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Robot Taekwon V by Ameba Fish

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Adobe Photoshop 25 Under 25 by Teddy Kang

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Upper-Crust Moms / New York Times by Ping Zhu

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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.

 

Netdiver Magazine

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Carole Guevin

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

No hype just beautiful

Reach my inbox °

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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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