Although Earth Day 2014 has come and gone, there are still many simple steps we can take to protect our beautiful planet. This year the buzz phrase around Earth Week was #LightsOffScreenOn and it’s a good one to remember. While watching television or using your computer or tablet, turn a couple lights off. If, for… Continue reading Flip a Switch, Save the World (Infographic)
What kind of movies do you prefer? Thrillers or comedies? Family movies or dramas? Well, whether you want to catch the latest action-packed films or cozy up to classic Disney, you will surely enjoy these 15 minimalist posters that depict the movies they represent in straightforward, yet beautiful ways. Most movie posters today are made… Continue reading 15 Beautifully Minimalist Posters of Well-Known Films
I’ve always been a fan of visual communication using minimalist designs with powerful messages. Information visualization is the best way to get your message across to any audience and the easier it is to understand the better. Also sometimes we as writers or designers need a little kick in the ass starring back at us… Continue reading The Power of Visual Communication and a Few Creative Posters to Hang On Your Wall
What if painter Salvador Dali decided to also dabble in architecture and build a house? Or Andy Warhol a museum? It’s hard to deny the implicit relationship between art and architecture. So designer Federico Babina put together an interesting collection of architectural illustrations inspired by the different styles of famous artists. “Art and architecture are… Continue reading What if Famous Artworks Were Transformed Into Buildings?
From the classic Beatles‘ Abbey Road cover to the factories illustrated on Pink Floyd‘s Animals release, many of your favorite album covers are actual scenes from real life. With recent advances in Google Street View technology, Halley Docherty of The Guardian helps us relive these moments using satellite images from the scenes with the real… Continue reading 11 Classic Album Covers Taken Back to Where it all Began via Google Street View
What if you could transform your favorite singers and rappers into famous cartoon characters? German artist Zhi-Yun Zhang helps us imagine what they would look like with his art collection CARTOON x POP. Zhang creates hybrids between famous singers like Drake, Kanye West and Miley Cyrus and famous cartoon characters from The Simpsons, Looney Tunes,… Continue reading Artist Turns Pop Singers and Rappers Into Famous Cartoon Characters
GIFs encapsulate many of the emotions we feel every day as well as a lot of the things we love, from timeless movie scenes to entrancing shapes and color shifting forms on a loop. Unlike our emotions and the things we love, however, GIFs remain trapped in our computers, unable to escape to the real… Continue reading Now Print Your Favorite GIFs, Vines and Instagram Videos and Carry Them With You in the Real World
In anticipation of the 86th Academy Awards and driving at the tails of The LEGO Movie‘s success, graphic designer Old Red Jalopy has recreated each of the Oscars Best Picture nominee posters as if the main actors were played by LEGOs. If you thought Matthew McConaughey was funny in the Dallas Buyers Club, wait till… Continue reading Watch the Oscar Nominees Recreated as Playful LEGO Movie-Inspired Posters