Good news! You can download the font GEronto Bis for free (read the license), and take a look at the PDF specimen. Nice ligatures and ornaments.
August 26, 2008
Poland was known for being the centre of "wall and board" art. The world began to speak of the Polish poster school thanks to its distinct character and artistic value.
The school emerged in the late 1950s, after years of Social Realism being all-pervasive in art.
This work is a unique representation of social and artistic expressions united under one message.
Polishposter.com has an inspiring collection of old and new work that you can also buy.
They charge for your baggage and will no longer give free snacks thanks to the recent high fuel prices, but somehow they still come up with the most amazing TV commercials.
United Airlines uses different techniques and styles of illustrations accompanied by a pleasant piano to announce its services. Also Sea Orchestra, light bulb and the rose are definitelly worth your time.August 19, 2008
August 07, 2008
"Osama Loves is a mission to discover the sunnier side of Islam."
Farrah, Masood and UK's Channel 4 are travelling across the Isamic World looking for Osamas, and asking each one: "What do you love?". They aim to meet 500 Osamas in just 50 days. Right now they have just 13 days left and have found 92 Osamas. Shit! Time is running out!
Help them get in touch with Osamas here.
Webwithoutsense.com is “essentially a blog, a gallery of common place website design/layout/marketing/general annoyances on the Internet.”
“Equally, it is satirical dialogue aimed to get a message across while being frank and outward.”
And they certainly are.
August 05, 2008
If you enjoy postcards like I do, you will love this new book by London based FL@33. A celebration of recent postcard design with 800 examples featuring over 100 artists, illustrators, photographers, designers and collectives from around the world.
“Postcards” will be release between August and September and it contains 20 free designer postcards to send or collect. Sweet!
The Pictograms of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games integrate pictographic charm of inscriptions on bones and bronze objects in ancient China with simplified embodiment of modern graphics to make them recognizable and easy to use.
August 01, 2008
Sweet series of hand-painted signs and vernacular typography polaroids taken over the past six years by Douglas Wilson.
Fantasy Maps offers you a whole new world. One that in the past you could only imagine: a collection of maps from various fantasy and science fiction works for your viewing.
From literature, the Bible, television programs, movies to video games. From Atlantis, Lost, Star Wars to Flash Gordon's Mongo, there are many worlds ready to be to explored!