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Celebrating the Solar Eclipse

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If you’re like me, you probably tried to snag a glance at the sun yesterday. Who wouldn’t? It’s a Total Solar Eclipse! We don’t get those for another hundred years. And while many of you were burning your eyes out, graphic designers took advantage of this opportunity to celebrate the wayContinue Reading

August 22, 2017
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Fine Arts
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Posters

Polly Nor’s Exhibit: “Its Called Art Mum, Look It Up”

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For those who live in London, there is a great exhibition near by! Artist and internet celebrity Polly Nor has opened a new exhibit It’s Called Art Mum, Look It Up with work that continues her unapologetic exploration into the transparent side of women and their demons. While her work playfully captures theContinue Reading

August 20, 2017
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Happenings
Illustration

The Great Discontent Podcast

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If you are not listening to The Great Discontent (TGD) podcast, you should. As a fan of their website, I was so thrilled to hear about the release of their new audio series. Just like their previous projects, they speak to some of the world’s most influential creators. Its a refreshingContinue Reading

August 17, 2017
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Entertainment

Google Doodle Celebrates 44th Anniversary of Hip Hop

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Last Friday, Google Doodle celebrated Hip Hop’s 44th Anniversary with one of its best interactive doodles to date. Introduced by a lush custom graphic by graffiti artist Cey Adams, you are guided through the origins of hip hop with visual artist and rapper Fab Five Freddy. From it’s inception inContinue Reading

August 13, 2017
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Illustrator Julia Rothman Takes On Citi Summer Streets

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Walking in New York City can be a drag, especially during the summer. Its congested. Its hot and the last thing you want to do is to stay in the streets, or is it? It might be a different story this summer as award-winning illustrator, Julia Rothman, unveiled her artContinue Reading

August 6, 2017
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Illustration

Alfalfa Studio’s Top Album Covers

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This Sunday, I thought I should present something lighthearted to you readers. No design critics, no reviews, and no opinions, just some good old fun with the crew. Last week, I asked our designers at Alfalfa Studio what were their favorite album covers. This is a difficult question, especially forContinue Reading

July 30, 2017
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Girl’s Night Out: Ladies, Wine Design

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We can be our worst critics. This is especially the case with women, and at its worst, it manifests as women undermining other women. Unfortunately, it’s no different between some female graphic designers. “She obviously slept with her business partner to get her position.” “Jessica got to where she isContinue Reading

July 23, 2017
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Listen to This Piece of Work: Abbi Jacobson’s New Modern Art Podcast

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Before her career in comedy took flight, co-creator of Broad City, Abbi Jacobson, pursued a career in illustration. Although she actively intertwines her illustration work with her comedic work, as her character in Broad City is an illustrator, she never fully exposed her artistic side. Now after last year’s releaseContinue Reading

July 16, 2017
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Winter is Coming, Yet its Fan Art is On Fire

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Winter quickly approaches as season 7 of Game of Thrones returns next Sunday, July 16. I almost find it hard to believe that the “world’s most popular show” has aired for more than six years! Fans witnessed too many things, most of them were memorable. From the Stark children growing up to manyContinue Reading

July 9, 2017
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Illustration

Kendrick Lamar’s “ELEMENT.” and the Duality of the Element

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If you follow new music, you probably noticed that Kendrick Lamar dropped another music video for his new album Damn., “Element.” It has already reached over 11 million views on Youtube and has become one of the top music videos of the year so far. Its massive response is not thatContinue Reading

July 3, 2017
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Film & TV
Photography

Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

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Did you know that during the making of the Sistine Chapel, the process was so arduous for Michelangelo, that he wrote a poem of his misery? His last line says: “I am not in the right place—I am not a painter.”  In fact, he saw himself as a sculptor rather thanContinue Reading

June 26, 2017
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Happenings

Project Runway S15 Winner Erin Robertson Relaunches Website

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Earlier this year whimsical Utah fashion designer, Erin Robertson, won season 15 of Project Runway. Finally, six months after her win, Robertson has relaunched her website with new designs available for purchase. Her new editions to the website are collaborative pieces with her friend, artist, Jordan Pianedosi. These pieces include bags,Continue Reading

June 19, 2017
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Bianca Ng’s “Who is Your Shero?” is a Reminder of How Amazing Women Are

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Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Bianca Ng, is tired of all the negativity that has consumed us since Donald Trump became our president. In no way is she diminishing the concerns regarding Trump as a national leader. In fact, she has become a part of a movement of creatives that areContinue Reading

Lotta Nieminen’s New “Cook in a Book” is Everything You Didn’t Know You Wanted Out of a Cookbook

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Teaching a child to cook, even with a cookbook, isn’t easy. So why not cook in a book? Literally. This is the concept of a new book published by Phaidon, illustrated and designed by the extraordinary, Lotta Nieminen. Last week, I attended the panel discussion for the book. I mustContinue Reading

Michael Enten: The Next Destination

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Michael Enten has always surrounded himself with creatives from all walks of life as if it was innate. “I look at it all day, I can’t help but look at it. It’s something that I just notice and critique in my head and something that I’m always thinking about.” Within theContinue Reading

June 2, 2017
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People

Missing Dana Chou

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I find it hard to believe that Dana Chou is a high school student.  At eighteen, I began my undergraduate journey with a look of a small baby bird, “Do I have to grow up?” Even with a regular part-time job, I clearly behaved as if I was still expectingContinue Reading

May 24, 2017
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