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Mid-Century minis

The Mini City by McKean Studio! Miniature Mid-Century modern models – all hand-crafted and painted.

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Can’t afford the real one – no prob – prop one on a window sill or mantel.. or workspace.

KuoCheng Liao

KuoCheng Liao is residing in Taiwan and is and extremely talented freelance illustrator, graphic designer and graduate student.

His miniature flat 3d-like illustrations are little jewels. Perfect little illusions.

Down to the last details.

Big Appetites

Christopher Boffoli is a fine art, commercial and editorial photographer. He is best known for his ‘Big Appetites’ photographs series, in which tiny, detailed human figurines pose in real food environments.

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His work has been featured in over 100 countries and counting. A book / e-books / prints and cards are available for purchase.

Wanna learn more? View this video interview by CBS News.

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Some of my favorites.

Tanaka Tatsuya*

I have been following his miniature stories with great interest and often – awe.

Tanaka Tatsuya, an artist in Japan, never lost his wild wide child-like imagination. He has created a playful tiny diorama every day for the past 4 years.

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ndlr: Follow his Instagram

Twinkind me?

I have this fascination for miniatures that dates quite a few years back – in fact – I am working on such a project myself – titled – Somewhere Small.

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So imagine my surprise and awe at discoverting Twinkind – the world’s smallest figurines – of you.

Done in 3d printing – shot on location – with loads of optional accessories.

That would be a perfect b-day gift!

Mini world / LP

A sneak preview of the staging area for the Little People concept / project I will be working on for the next 2 weeks. Played w/ some props and done a couple preliminary shoot for proportion, details, lighting etc. via iPhone before shooting w/ my Fuji x10.

I’ve written / storyboarded about 18 potential vignettes so far. Psyched about materializing my miniature world.

Stay foolish – stay inspired!

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iPhone diorama

Oh the cutie! Me who loooves miniatures – delightful iPhone – diorama by Mike Ko.

Search for inspiration on Netdiver Mag.

rss / medium / twitter / pinterest / soundcloud

/ Elsewhere

 

Affinity apps

Affinity apps

Burned by over priced design suite subscription? Get the Affinity suite of apps available for all platforms and iPad.

No subscription. Flat fee per app or for the suite.

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Proton Mail

Proton Mail

Connected to the internet's origins, building the internet of the future. We’re building ways to help everyone fight for privacy online. I am a big fan of their services.

Try a month free!

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DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo?

What a strange name for an independent Internet privacy company. Search any topics and tada: no recording of your data, EVER!!!

Use it today.

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Obsidian app

Obsidian

This private (free) app I use daily for writing. Back up to the cloud for multi-device access. Runs locally.

Deep and complex.

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Carole's Instagram

I paint abstract with pretty colours ~ I play with mobile apps to create unique generative art.

Look 'Ma no AI.

feed your eyes

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Communication Arts

Communication Arts 24—calls for entries.

Illustration — January 12/24
Photography — March 1/24
Design — May 3/24
Advertsing — June 14/24

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AIGA

AIGA call for submissions

AIGA’s competitions celebrate exemplary design and demonstrate the power of effective design.

50 Books | 50 Covers: February 26 / 24

365: AIGA Year in Design February 26 / 24

 

Alt Summit

Alt Summit 2024.

It is a conference and a community of thousands of women influencers and entrepreneurs in creative fields.

Upcoming: March 17-20 / 24

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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 mag.

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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.

 

Netdiver Magazine

#ISSN 1911-866X

Carole Guevin

Carole Guevin is a culture creator ∞ editor ∞ design curator ∞ founder + online pioneer + philosopher ∞ showcasing the design digital culture since '98.

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No hype just beautiful

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Netdiver review galleries

/ Design inspiration

Netdiver long-standing mini visuals (200 x 115 px) galleries. Each lead to its review. Happy talent discovery!

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/ Illustration

Vast array of drawing styles
404 reviews

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/ Imaginative

Conceptual designs standing out
358 reviews

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/ Industrial

Products / packaging design / spaces +
333 reviews

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/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
286 reviews

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/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting today
210 reviews

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/ Portfolios

New wave of design / interactive / mobile stars
552 reviews

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/ Powagirrrls

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

/ Insider info

 

Visual Brain Gravity

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

Driven by vision.

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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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Netdiver Mag is sweet

Terrific product or service or event and wanna reach a fabulous international audience?

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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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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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Netdiver static

Netdiver static

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

Start from beginning

Start in 2008

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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 Mag is sweet

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Advertise with us
Coming soon

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