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Can You Draw That Logo From Memory?

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Based on the research found by Branded-in-Memory, from Signs.com, probably not. According to Branded-in-Memory, out of 156 Americans, only 16% could recreate a nearly identical drawing of America’s 10 most recognizable logo marks. That’s really disappointing. You would think in our consumer-crazed society, within 80 hours, that we would know these brands byContinue Reading

October 19, 2017
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Rick and Morty’s Szechuan Sauce Is Back With Collectible Themed Posters

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McDonald’s had a lot of customers on Oct 7th, because after twenty years, on that day, their Szechuan sauce returned. Do you remember that Rick and Morty episode where Rick went crazy over McDonald’s Szechuan sauce? Thanks to the cartoon and a petition that many signed, McDonald’s rereleased the sauce on Oct 7th. How could theyContinue Reading

October 18, 2017
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The New Scudetto of Italia “The Gli Azzurri”

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Last week we lived through one of the most dramatic weeks of football since the last World Cup. Tuesday the 10th was a day not suitable for the weak hearted. Some fans enjoyed how their national team qualified for the World Cup, some cried from elimination and others are stillContinue Reading

October 17, 2017
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Jeff Koons’ Sculpture is Virtually Vandalized

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Recently, I wrote about Jeff Koons’ collaboration with Snapchat to place his sculptures in augmented reality around the world. I thought it was interesting and harmless. After all, what is bad about artists creating cost-effective artworks accessible to anyone with a smartphone and a free app? But it turns out thatContinue Reading

October 16, 2017
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Urban Basketball Court Decorated with Mural

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Belgian mural artist Katrien Vanderlinden transformed a basketball court into geometric eye-catching work of art. She teamed up with the Youth Department of the Council of Aalst and tackled to reinvent an existing urban element located between a grammar school and relief center for minor refugees. The artist described the projectContinue Reading

October 15, 2017
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Objects of Devotion: Tom Sachs’ Exhibit Closes this Month

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Sculptor Tom Sachs‘ fourth show, “Object of Devotion,” will close this month at the Sperone Westwater Gallery. In this exhibit, he explores the culture of making, taking handmade objects transforming them into cabinets of curiosities, also known as wunderkammern. The wunderkammern was a tradition in sixteenth century that showcased their experiments and interestsContinue Reading

October 14, 2017
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Design Inspiration: Illustrator Petra Eriksson

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What is life without a little color and patterns? That is the essence behind Illustrator Petra Eriksson‘s portraits and illustrations, capturing the attention of companies and publications like Refinery 29, Vice, and WIRED UK. Despite earning her degree in Graphic Design at Berghs School of Communication, she felt pulled to illustrate fullContinue Reading

October 13, 2017
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300 Displays of Art and Activism in New York by Artist Ai Weiwei

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I walk through Washington Square Park every Wednesday on my way to Alfalfa. The beautiful architecture and oasis of green in the middle of the city never fails to amaze me. But today, I was greeted by a strange metal grate in the arch with a hole in the middle.Continue Reading

October 12, 2017
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Toma Vagner and the Beauty of Sketching

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Great ideas start from a sketchbook and many creatives know that. Now in a day living in a world consumed with technology, it is easy to start a design on a computer but the result is not always that charming. Making art is like your grandmother knitting for you; It’sContinue Reading

October 11, 2017
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Don’t Miss Polly Apfelbaum’s Exhibition at Alexander Gray Associates

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Alexander Gray Associates is currently having Polly Apfelbaum‘s exhibition in New York City. The exhibition features all new work, including gouache drawings, hand-woven rugs, and wall-mounted ceramics. Apfelbaum is an American artist who likes to discover different mediums and combine them together in her work. She also likes to display herContinue Reading

October 10, 2017
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Miyazaki Art Show by New York City Gallery, Spoke Art

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New York City gallery, Spoke Art, presented the art-work show dedicated to the legendary Japanese animator, Hayao Miyazaki on September 29. The exhibition featured art pieces inspired by Miyakazi’s cult Studio Ghibli films such as Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle and so on. Spoke ArtContinue Reading

October 9, 2017
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Design Inspiration: Valerio Pellegrini’s Infographic for WIRED UK

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In my opinion, WIRED magazine has one of the most striking collections of accessible editorial design on news stands. In each issue, the overall design is impeccably consistent, original, and subtly rebellious with its vibrant color schemes and energetic graphics. Today’s design inspiration is Valerio Pellegrini’s design for WIRED UK. Pellegrini’sContinue Reading

October 8, 2017
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Print Magazine Features Anita Bartolini’s Design for Catcher in the Rye Tribute

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Most people, at some point, have heard of J. D. Salinger’s book Catcher in the Rye. Its a classic piece of literature that challenges our perspective on innocence, growing up, and sexual exploration. To add, for some reason, Catcher in the Rye always had an attractive cover, my particular favorite,Continue Reading

October 7, 2017
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Famed Typographer and New Yorker Alan Peckolick Dies at 76

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Iconic Typographer, Graphic Designer, and Painter Alan Peckolick left a legacy of iconic typographic work when he passed away this August. As a typographer, he created identities for a wide range of companies, like Revlon, Mercedes-Benz, and institutions such as New York University. At 76 years old, he never let his condition,Continue Reading

October 6, 2017
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Jeff Koons’ Latest Work: Snapchat Augmented Reality

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You may be familiar with Jeff Koons‘ giant, reflective sculptures that look like balloon animals. His works are extremely well-known and have been featured all over the world. Koons’ latest sculptures range from balloon dogs to rabbits and lumps of Play-Doh. Although these installations are three stories tall, if you walked byContinue Reading

October 5, 2017
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Japanese Flower Artist Composes and Decomposes Flowers at Rio de Janeiro

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Japanese Floral Artist Azuma Makoto presented his contemplation of life and death with two colorful masterpieces. The two experiments on decomposition are found at the Oi Futuro museum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The first of the two installations, entitled “Gaibu-outside,” is formed from a cut flower garden on theContinue Reading

October 4, 2017
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