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Wallpaper Magazine: Design your own cover! –August issue

For those of you who want to take a stab at cover design, Wallpaper Magazine has just come up with a clever new way to get subscribers for their August issue!

They’ve created an interactive designer’s toolkit, complete with designs by James Joyce, The HortAnthony BurrillKam Tang, and Nigel Robinson –that you use to build your very own Wallpaper cover. So if you want to showcase your creative talents in this edgey design magazine…. Try it out! Here’s mine:


a few good books for inspiration on graphic design …

While strolling along Queen west today, I stopped into one of Toronto’s hippest design-y bookstores, called –Type.

I found a few good books on current trends in graphic design, including:

Sarah King is just one of the many fun typographer/ illustrators from Playful Type, to entice you!

There are so many great books on this subject … I’ll keep adding as I find them!

For a theoretical retrospective on graphic design, check out Helen Armstrong’s, Graphic Design Theory –it’s excellent!

looking for inspiration (or work) in graphic design …

This list of edgey design portals comes courtesy of Kris and Robyn! Thanks, guys! 🙂

qbn: a huge portal of graphic design:

thunderchunky: a design portal from the UK

Canadian design blog

Scott Hansen’s blog

lost at e minor: this is a great site that links to lots of other cool sites about art and design
http://www.lostateminor.com

rexbox: visual design for fun things
http://www.rexbox.co.uk

And last, but not least …
Ffffound: image bookmarking

(by clicking on images you like, it links you to more images that are somehow
related. this site is an inspirational rabbit hole with no end,  connected by a large group of artists and designers.)

Enjoy!

Swiss Miss: on design

A good friend of mine at MIT sent this blog to me: Swiss Miss … There’s some really fun stuff on here! (Thanks, Jonas! :))

Designing with humour

Funny Video clips:

If your humour is a bit off, you might like this!
<a href=”http://ffffound.com”>ffffound.com</a&gt; Image Bookmarking