books http://design.org/tags/books en The Little Red Racing Car Part II: An Interview with Children's Book Author and Illustrator Dwight Knowlton http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-part-ii-interview-childrens-book-author-and-illustrator-dwight-knowlton <p><a href="http://www.thelittleredracingcar.com/" target="The Little Red Racing Car">The Little Red Racing Car</a> has made quite the journey since <a href="http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-evolving-maserati-300s-childrens-book-dwight-knowlton" target="our last interview">our last interview</a> with author Dwight Knowlton in October 2012. Over the past few years, the story evolved from idea to Kickstarter project to a beautiful and lauded children's book.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="800" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_01.jpg?1398223087" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="430" title="Design, little red racing car, Sir Stirling Moss" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_02.jpg?1398223655" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_03.jpg?1398223745" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_04.jpg?1398223833" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_05.jpg?1398223885" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_06.jpg?1398223970" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_07.jpg?1398224019" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_08.jpg?1398224081" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_09.jpg?1398224131" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="800" title="Design, interview, little red racing car" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2014/04/22/little-red-racing-car_interview_10.jpg?1398224179" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-part-ii-interview-childrens-book-author-and-illustrator-dwight-knowlton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-part-ii-interview-childrens-book-author-and-illustrator-dwight-knowlton#comments books car design illustrations kids Publication Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:02:05 +0000 stevetansley 4429 at http://design.org Storied Sips: Intriguing Cocktail Tales and Collages http://design.org/blog/storied-sips-intriguing-cocktail-tales-and-collages <p>In need of some cocktail inspiration for your New Year's bash or perhaps a party icebreaker or conversation starter? <a href="http://storiedsips.com/" target="Storied Sips">Storied Sips</a> by Erica Duecy will help you simultaneously whip up a bevy of classic beverages and brush up on your libations history. The book examines the origins and stories of 40 celebrated cocktails and pairs them with step-by-step recipes and lovely collages. It also includes sections on appropriate barware, glassware and ingredients so you can build the perfect apéritif from the glass, up. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="668" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_01.jpg?1388517794" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_02.jpg?1388517384" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="827" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_03.png?1388517384" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_04.png?1388517397" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_05.png?1388517410" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_06.png?1388517474" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_07.png?1388517474" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_08.png?1388517474" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_09.png?1388517474" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_10.png?1388517474" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_11.png?1388517474" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_13.png?1388517520" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="700" title="Design, storied sips, collage" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/12/31/storiedsips_ddo_12.png?1388517474" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/storied-sips-intriguing-cocktail-tales-and-collages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/storied-sips-intriguing-cocktail-tales-and-collages#comments books collage design drink graphic illustration losangeles Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:30:50 +0000 jessicapatterson 4420 at http://design.org The Paper Fox: Digital Paper Characters in an iOS World http://design.org/blog/paper-fox-digital-paper-characters-ios-world <p>One year ago, Melbourne-based 3D-artist <a href="http://jkoolart.blogspot.com/" target="Jeremy Kool">Jeremy Kool</a> successfully funded a book project called <a href="http://thepaperfox.blogspot.com/" target="The Paper Fox">The Paper Fox</a>—the coordinating blog covers the development of the book including character and scene development. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_01.jpg?1353996264" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_12.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_06.jpg?1353996516" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_13.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_09.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_18.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_15.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_19.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_20.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_16.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="242" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_02.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="242" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_03.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="242" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_04.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_11.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="699" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_17.jpg?1353996517" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_05.jpg?1353996518" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="359" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_07.jpg?1353996518" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_14.jpg?1353996518" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="603" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_08.jpg?1353996518" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="474" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_21.jpg?1353996518" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, thepaperfox, book" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/26/thepaperfox_10.jpg?1353996518" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/paper-fox-digital-paper-characters-ios-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/paper-fox-digital-paper-characters-ios-world#comments 3d animal books design geometric graphic illustration personal Tue, 27 Nov 2012 06:14:58 +0000 jessicapatterson 4343 at http://design.org The Little Red Racing Car: An Evolving Children's Book by Dwight Knowlton http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-evolving-maserati-300s-childrens-book-dwight-knowlton <p>By day, Phoenix-based Dwight Knowlton is the Visual Director at Bulbstorm, but during his off-time, he focuses on family and his new labor of love, The Litte Red Racing Car. His children's book is an ever-evolving, illustrated project created with an openness to social feedback and ultimately social funding for production. </p> <p>Dwight agreed to speak with me about the creative project and answer some questions on his goals, aesthetic and the leverage of social media during the design and <a href="http://design.org/illustration" target="illustration">illustration</a> process.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="802" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_12.jpg?1349218107" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="850" height="343" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/03/little-red-racing-car_25.png?1349284413" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="500" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_02.jpg?1349218297" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="404" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_17.jpg?1349218299" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="556" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_03.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="1024" height="683" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_23.jpg?1349233861" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_04.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_19.jpg?1349218324" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="800" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_06.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="366" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_05.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1367" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_20.jpg?1349218324" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_22.jpg?1349218620" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="248" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_08.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="800" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_09.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="800" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_10.jpg?1349218299" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="690" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_11.jpg?1349218299" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="590" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_21.jpg?1349219267" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-evolving-maserati-300s-childrens-book-dwight-knowlton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-evolving-maserati-300s-childrens-book-dwight-knowlton#comments books car design illustration italy kids personal phoenix Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:16:48 +0000 stevetansley 4328 at http://design.org The Houses of Westeros Poster: Game of Thrones Sigil Designs by Darrin Crescenzi http://design.org/blog/houses-westeros-poster-game-thrones-sigil-designs-darrin-crescenzi <p>Whether you are a fan of Game of Thrones or not, I'm sure the designer in you can appreciate the craft and creativity behind <a href="http://darrincrescenzi.com/work/houses-westeros-poster/" target="Darrin Crescenzi's">Darrin Crescenzi's</a> beautiful collection of Sigils. The poster design iconifies the house crests from the fantasy television series and novels using simplified geometric forms, line and solid colors. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="409" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_09.jpg?1347952605" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="827" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_01.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="422" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_00.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_02.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="422" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_05.jpg?1347952510" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_04.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_07.jpg?1347952526" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_03.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_06.jpg?1347952510" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_08.jpg?1347952526" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="422" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_10_0.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/houses-westeros-poster-game-thrones-sigil-designs-darrin-crescenzi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/houses-westeros-poster-game-thrones-sigil-designs-darrin-crescenzi#comments books brand design graphic Movie personal portland tv Tue, 18 Sep 2012 07:18:06 +0000 jessicapatterson 4317 at http://design.org Poe Book Cover Redesigns by Richard Stewart http://design.org/blog/poe-book-cover-redesigns-richard-stewart <p>When Boston-based designer <a href="http://portfolio.commonerinc.com/" target="Richard Stewart">Richard Stewart</a> read Poe for the first time, he fell in love with the writer's work. To show his appreciation for some of his favorite works, he decided to design a cover set—craft inspired by craft. See his cover designs below </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_03.jpg" alt="Design, poe, bookcover" title="Design, poe, bookcover" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="552" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_01.jpg?1331943134" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_03.jpg?1331943368" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="675" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_05.jpg?1331943369" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="675" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_06.jpg?1331943369" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="675" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_07.jpg?1331943369" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="675" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_08.jpg?1331943369" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="675" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_09.jpg?1331943369" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="580" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_11.jpg?1331943369" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="691" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_10.jpg?1331943370" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, poe, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/stewart_poe_02.jpg?1331943370" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/poe-book-cover-redesigns-richard-stewart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/poe-book-cover-redesigns-richard-stewart#comments books boston design graphic personal Sat, 17 Mar 2012 00:19:08 +0000 jessicapatterson 4160 at http://design.org A Really Heavy Book: An Annual Report Design with Metaphor http://design.org/blog/really-heavy-book-annual-report-design-metaphor <p>To physically represent the weight and significance of investment group Adris, <a href="http://bruketa-zinic.com/" target="Bruketa&amp;Žinić OM">Bruketa&amp;Žinić OM</a> design studio created an annual report with some heft to it. </p> <p>Aptly names, Results poses a question: "What is the real weight of Adris group?" Then, despite being regular in size, it answers it by being extremely heavy. "The unexpected weight of the book invites the reader to consider the true weight of Adris group." </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="487" title="Design, adrisgroup, results" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/16/adris_group_results_04.jpg?1321506089" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="517" title="Design, adrisgroup, results" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/16/adris_group_results_01.jpg?1321506229" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="384" title="Design, adrisgroup, results" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/16/adris_group_results_03.jpg?1321506230" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, adrisgroup, results" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/16/adris_group_results_02.jpg?1321506230" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/really-heavy-book-annual-report-design-metaphor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/really-heavy-book-annual-report-design-metaphor#comments books design graphic video Thu, 17 Nov 2011 05:14:30 +0000 jessicapatterson 3848 at http://design.org A Zeal of Zebras and Other Creature Group Illustrations by Woop http://design.org/blog/zeal-zebras-and-other-creature-group-illustrations-woop <p>A shiver of sharks. A galaxy of starfish. A kaleidoscope of butterflies... These might sound like the fanciful whimsies of a small child, but they are in fact the proper collective nouns one would assign these groups of animals. The folks at London-based <a href="http://www.woopstudios.com/" target="Woop Studios">Woop Studios</a> have perfected the art of illustrating such quirky expressions, incorporating text and design in these fun and educational limited edition prints. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="876" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_01.jpg?1319735486" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_02.jpg?1319735682" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_03.jpg?1319735682" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_04.jpg?1319735682" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_05.jpg?1319735682" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_06.jpg?1319735682" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_10.jpg?1319735682" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_11.jpg?1319735682" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_12.jpg?1319735683" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_13.jpg?1319735683" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, woopstudio, animals" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/woop_animals_15.jpg?1319735683" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/zeal-zebras-and-other-creature-group-illustrations-woop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/zeal-zebras-and-other-creature-group-illustrations-woop#comments animal books design illustration kids london Thu, 27 Oct 2011 17:38:35 +0000 lindseyburrows 3701 at http://design.org We are the Friction Book Cover and Design by Jez Burrows http://design.org/blog/we-are-friction-book-cover-and-design-jez-burrows <p><a href="http://www.jezburrows.com/" target="Jez Burrows">Jez Burrows</a> of <a href="http://www.singstatistics.co.uk/" target="Sing Statistics">Sing Statistics</a> created the cover design and interior layouts of We are the Friction, an anthology of collaborative illustration and short fiction. I love the bold and text-heavy cover design and how it leads into the content. The simple, clean interior rightly passes the focus onto the words and illustrations.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="403" title="design, wearefriction, jezburrows" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/03/wearefriction_burrows.jpg?1317659890" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/we-are-friction-book-cover-and-design-jez-burrows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/we-are-friction-book-cover-and-design-jez-burrows#comments books collaboration design illustration print Sat, 01 Oct 2011 06:01:32 +0000 jessicapatterson 3359 at http://design.org Book Cover Designs by Cardon Webb http://design.org/blog/book-cover-designs-cardon-webb <p>Cardon Webb of <a href="http://cardondesign.com/" target="Cardon Design">Cardon Design</a> has compiled an impressive portfolio, which includes a wide variety of book cover designs.</p> <p>I saw the <a href="http://www.oliversacks.com/" target="Oliver Sacks">Oliver Sacks</a> covers shown above over at <a href="http://design-milk.com/book-covers-by-cardon-webb/" target="Design Milk">Design Milk</a> and thought they were beautiful. I found myself wanting to see more and that I would share some of his other designs too.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="629" title="Design, CardonWebb, bookcover" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/01/cardon_bookcover_05.jpg?1314893003" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/book-cover-designs-cardon-webb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/book-cover-designs-cardon-webb#comments books design graphic newyork packaging Wed, 31 Aug 2011 03:31:20 +0000 jessicapatterson 3290 at http://design.org Zelli Library: A Moroccan Inspired Bookshelf Design http://design.org/blog/zelli-library-moroccan-inspired-bookshelf-design <p><a href="http://younesdesign.com/" target="Younes Design">Younes Design</a> created the Zelli series of bookshelves inspired by memories of childhood visits to his grandparents' library-like home in Morocco. The shelves take on the shape and structure of traditional <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zellige" target="zelliges">zelliges</a> in a modern and utilitarian form.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="457" title="Design, Zelli, younes" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/29/zelli_younes_01.jpg?1314675181" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/zelli-library-moroccan-inspired-bookshelf-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/zelli-library-moroccan-inspired-bookshelf-design#comments books design france furniture industrial morocco organization Tue, 30 Aug 2011 03:33:27 +0000 jessicapatterson 3288 at http://design.org The Geometry of Pasta: An Artfully Designed Recipe Book http://design.org/blog/geometry-pasta-artfully-designed-recipe-book <p>I first saw <a href="http://www.geometryofpasta.co.uk" target="The Geometry of Pasta">The Geometry of Pasta</a> in a pricey little delicatessen shop in a Vegas hotel. It stood out on the shelf amongst the thin stemware and twiggy utensils with its bold, contrasting and minimalist designs. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" title="Design, geometryofpasta, recipe" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/10/geometryofpasta_01.jpg?1312991561" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/geometry-pasta-artfully-designed-recipe-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/geometry-pasta-artfully-designed-recipe-book#comments books design food graphic illustration packaging Wed, 10 Aug 2011 04:57:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 3215 at http://design.org An Object of Beauty: Book Cover Design and Hand-Drawn Type by Darren Booth http://design.org/blog/object-beauty-book-cover-design-and-hand-drawn-type-darren-booth <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/22/anobjectofbeauty_2.jpg" alt="design, anobjectofbeauty, darrenbooth" title="design, anobjectofbeauty, darrenbooth" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="750" title="design, anobjectofbeauty, darrenbooth" alt="design, anobjectofbeauty, darrenbooth" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/22/anobjectofbeauty_2.jpg?1306095499" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/object-beauty-book-cover-design-and-hand-drawn-type-darren-booth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/object-beauty-book-cover-design-and-hand-drawn-type-darren-booth#comments books canada design graphic typography Sun, 22 May 2011 20:27:51 +0000 jessicapatterson 2854 at http://design.org Bibliophobia Book Type by Matthew Young http://design.org/blog/bibliophobia-book-type-matthew-young <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/29/matthew_young_books_4.jpg" alt="design, bibliophobia, matthewyoung" title="design, bibliophobia, matthewyoung" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="242" title="design, bibliophobia, matthewyoung" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/29/matthew_young_books_4.jpg?1304102576" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/bibliophobia-book-type-matthew-young" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/bibliophobia-book-type-matthew-young#comments books design graphic students typography Fri, 29 Apr 2011 18:48:36 +0000 jessicapatterson 2814 at http://design.org The Bookseat: A Solution for Small Spaces and Modern Furniture Design http://design.org/blog/bookseat-solution-small-spaces-and-modern-furniture-design <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/06/bookseat_2.jpg" alt="Design, bookseat, fishtnk" title="Design, bookseat, fishtnk" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="930" title="Design, bookseat, fishtnk" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/06/bookseat_1.jpg?1302116491" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/bookseat-solution-small-spaces-and-modern-furniture-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/bookseat-solution-small-spaces-and-modern-furniture-design#comments books design furniture industrial toronto Wed, 06 Apr 2011 19:04:10 +0000 jessicapatterson 2771 at http://design.org