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Graphisme en France

23rd issue of Graphisme en France addresses logotypes and visual identities for the first time — a subject central to the work of graphic designers.

Available as a free .pdf download and in English.

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ndlr: Includes an article from the awesome Martin Lorenz from Twopoints – the ideator behind flexible identity.

A List Apart wants you!

As A List Apart approaches our 20th anniversary—a milestone in independent, web-based publishing—we’re once again reimagining the magazine.

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We want your feedback. And most of all, we want you. We’re getting rid of advertisers and digging back to our roots: community-based, community-built, and determinedly non-commercial. Find out how you can help!

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ndlr: The independent content producer refuses to die — Zeldman.

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To this I will add:

It’s time to call on the dreamers!

Tommy Parker

Tommy Parker is an illustrator from Bristol, UK. Besides putting emojis in all of his emails, he creates work for a variety of international brands, newspapers and magazines.

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via: Semplice featured portfolio.

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

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Ellodesign

Ello.co/ellodesign

Want to discover like-mind creatives? Looking for curated visual inspiration? Looking for talent to hire? Submit new work?

Follow feed.

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Carole's Ello

Ello.co/cgwarex

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 — Interactive category call for entries.

Deadlines: 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.

Winners: TBA

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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

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
393 reviews

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/ Imaginative

Conceptual designs standing out
354 reviews

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/ Industrial

Products / packaging design / spaces +
327 reviews

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/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
285 reviews

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/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting today
207 reviews

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/ Portfolios

New wave of design / interactive / mobile stars
546 reviews

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/ Powagirrrls

Women who rock the design scene with _more_ than pink design
380 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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