Art History: Pop Art Motifs That Still Influence Modern Design

Pop Art is a significant artistic movement that originates from 1950s Britain and early 1960s United States. It was suggestively named “pop” art due to the fact that it encapsulates popular contemporary imagery, usually removed from its initial context and combined with unrelated elements. It’s considered to perfectly represent the paradox of mass culture because it simultaneously employs mundane cultural objects, celebrities and symbolic items from advertising, news and comic books.

Art History: Frida Kahlo and Her Influence on Graphic Design

Frida Kahlo was one of the most influential painters of the 20th century. She was born in 1907 and died in 1954. She lived and died in Mexico City and is one of the emblematic artists of Mexican national and indigenous tradition as well as one of the most important feminist artists of the 20th century.

Taking Calligraphy to a New Level: Hand Lettered Logos

Good logos are what makes a brand instantly recognizable. They are an integral part of the advertising process, as they become the company’s “avatar”, so to speak, and well known logos become seals of approval for products. Now, we have covered lettered logos in a previous article, but today we would like to discuss calligraphy in logos, and what better way to do it than by showing you a few awesome hand lettered logos, from a few really cool designers and artists.

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