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DesignThinkers / 17

DesignThinkers conference /17. 16 speakers – infinite perspectives.

Upcoming: May 30-31

A’ Design Award

A’ Design Award is the worlds’ largest design competition awarding best designs, design concepts and products & services. Both concept stage products and realized designs can be submitted.

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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.

DOTMOV / 2016

Online magazine SHIFT presents DOTMOV Festival 2016 aiming to discover talented creators. Works submitted from all over the world will be screened in major cities in Japan and the world, next September.

Deadline: June 19

DIBI is for?

DIBI (Design it – Build it) conference for UX designers and web developers. Right around the corner – if you’re in the EU and favor Edinburgh – that is.

Upcoming: March 17-18

ADAA / 2016

Adobe Design Achievement Awards / 16.

Call for entries for a global digital media competition for student creators. The ADAA aims to launch the next generation of student careers.

Deadline: (opens) February 24 – June 19

Merry Christmas /2015

Almost time to remember the most important – single event and gift for all humanity (and way prior the Internet)!

May love & peace prevail in your life.

See ya all in /2016!

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Carole's Ello

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

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Carole's Ello

Colourpop artist ~ I study, explore and express the world of colors.

follow my journey

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Communication Arts

Communication Arts 2018 — various disciplines call for entries.

Deadlines:
Illustration — January 11/19
Photography — March 8/19
Design — May 3/19
Advertsing — May 3/19

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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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The One Show

The One Show 19

Prestigious awards show recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment.

Deadline: January 31/19

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Alt Summit

Alt Oasis 2019.

Design bloggers, lifestyle writers, and creative entrepreneurs event to facilitate growth and innovation: 10 years!

Upcoming: March 24 - 29 / 19

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AIGA 2018

AIGA conference

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

Upcoming: April 4-6 / 19

 

YWFT

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

Rocking it since 2001.

/ Highlighted talents

 

They LUV design! #13

Mind-blowing visual feats and original designs I recently discovered.

Previously: #12 - #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

A short interview on how to build a strong portfolio + self-promotion.

 

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Netdiver Vintage

Netdiver Vintage edition

What was new in design worldwide — sort of a very unofficial record of web history as captured from {1998 - 2007}.

Over 2.3k+ projects.

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Netdiver static

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

Start from beginning

Start in 2008

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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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