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.

6 Tips on How to Manage Your Design Team Effectively

So now you’re a manager. It doesn’t matter what the job’s called. Be it team leader, project manager, team manager or any other title, it boils down to one thing: there’s a group of people who need managing, and you’re the person to manage them. As people go, designers tend to have a lot more individuality in them and be less willing to work in a team effectively. That’s why managing a design team is even more of a challenge than regular team management.

The Power of the Modern Brand and How It Is Evolving

Brand consultants and experts have been quoted as saying “People buy brands, not products” and this is certainly true, but the modern business needs to find the story behind the company, integrate this message into the brand and use it in how it is promoted. A brand must be engaging and unique, but must also provide a consistent message and voice.

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