8 Timeless Lessons You Can Learn from Designer Massimo Vignelli

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Massimo Vignelli, born January 10, 1931, died this year, in May, on the 27th, and he was an incredibly talented designer, that worked in many areas of design, from package design through housewares design and furniture design, to public signage and showroom design. He founded the Vignelli Associates, along with his wife, Lella, and he lived by his words “If you can design one thing, you can design everything.”. We are here to pay an homage to an great artist, by providing you 8 timeless lessons you can learn, and use in your life.

10 Breathtaking Street Art that Interacts with Its Surroundings

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Street art is usually frowned upon by the elderly, the conservatives; street art is meant to disrupt its environment, bring something new and eye-catching. The best artwork, because yes, it is artwork, withstand the test of time, and it is truly a pleasure to see that it reoccurs from generation to generation. It is quite interesting to see how it evolves through time. And more interesting is to see how an artists imagination works. We decided to hand pick some of the greatest street art there is.

15 Essential Portrait Photography Tips and Inspiration

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We are all seeking that perfect photograph to add to our portfolio, for our hobby and business alike. It is truly incredible how a minor detail can entirely change a photograph, but what tips and tricks can we use? We definitely need the “ Wow” factor that makes the user gaze a little longer, that has an impact on him. Lets think out of the box, break some rules and stun even our peers with our perfect photos.

Artist of the Week: Food Photography by Marmalade Bleue

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Marmalade Bleue, or her real name Danielle Evans, is an incredible food typographer located in Columbus, Ohio in the United States of America. She likes to enchant us with beautiful, stunning lettering and typography. She likes to art direct, style food, and collaborate with creative professionals all around the globe. We are here to take you on a journey with Danielle, a journey filled with food and typography, blended into art of course.

18 New Photo Manipulation Tutorials to Update Your Skills

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It doesn’t matter that you are a beginner, intermediate or an expert in Photoshop. Learning new tips and tricks is always welcome. Growing as a creative professional is a tough job, but you can do it one step at a time. You won’t become a guru of Photoshop just by learning tips and tricks, you need to practice it every day, but they sure do help a lot on the way.

Artist of the Week: Amazing Caricatures by Jason Seiler

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Aside from doing commissioned work for magazines, his art has also been showcased in several well-known publications like Taschen’s Illustration Now!, Communication Arts Magazine, and the book Digital Masters. He has also held exhibitions at the Society of Illustrators New York (of which he is a member), and the Society of Illustrators West. But enough background, time for you to see with your own eyes why Jason is such a terrific artist.

Sarcastic Romance Illustrations by Donna Choi

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Donna Choi likes to make us laugh with her digitized illustrations, depicting her fascination of lust and passion. She likes to say this about them “ It is reviled by strangers and exes alike”. We fully agree. This wonderful artist is based in Brooklyn, New York and has created a weekly series of illustrations – “Modern Romance”.

7 Talented Calligraphers to Follow on Instagram

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Calligraphy is a visual art related to writing, Claude Mediaville described it as “ the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious, and skillful manner” and we couldn’t agree more. You see it everywhere, you see it on that wedding invitation your friend sent you, or that logo design, that you saw while going to work this morning, and it really got stuck into your head. Aren’t you curious what talented calligraphers there are?

Artist of the Week: Conceptual Illustrations by Davide Bonazzi

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This week, we will be looking at an artist who does just that.,using illustration to make people think about certain events, be they recent or old, and at times, providing us with glimpses into what he himself things about them. Davide Bonazzi is the artist’s name, and before we show you his marvelous illustrations, let’s tell you a few things about him.