sketchbook http://design.org/tags/sketchbook en The Mobile Library: The Sketchbook Project Gets a Totable Home + Tour http://design.org/blog/mobile-library-sketchbook-project-gets-totable-home-tour <p>Last summer, we shared The Art House Co-op's traveling <a href="http://design.org/blog/traveling-sketchbook-project-thousands-artists-books-hit-road" target="Sketchbook Project">Sketchbook Project</a>. Now, the independent, Brooklyn-based group that organizes global, collaborative art projects, is taking their collection on the road in a new and even more portable way. </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="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_04.jpg?1364605605" /> </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="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_01.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_11.jpg?1364605811" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_10.jpg?1364605811" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_02.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_03.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_05.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_06.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_08.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="457" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_21.jpg?1364605852" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="460" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_20.jpg?1364605841" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_16.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_17.jpg?1364605841" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_14.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_12.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_07.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="930" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_19.jpg?1364605812" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="930" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_18.jpg?1364605841" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="229" title="Design, sketchbook, mobile" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/29/sketchbook_project_mobile_15.jpg?1364605812" /> </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/mobile-library-sketchbook-project-gets-totable-home-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/mobile-library-sketchbook-project-gets-totable-home-tour#comments design exhibition graphic project sketchbook Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:26:02 +0000 wardandrews 4357 at http://design.org The Traveling Sketchbook Project: Thousands of Artists' Books Hit the Road http://design.org/blog/traveling-sketchbook-project-thousands-artists-books-hit-road <p>The <a href="http://arthousecoop.com" target="Art House Co-op">Art House Co-op</a> is an "independent, Brooklyn-based company that organizes global, collaborative art projects." Each year they gather thousands of creative people to amass <a href="http://www.arthousecoop.com/projects/sketchbookproject" target="The Sketchbook Project">The Sketchbook Project</a>. The crowd-sourced project is a traveling and interactive library displaying unique artists' journals, representing more than 130 countries over the course of the project.</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, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_00.jpg?1341271380" /> </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="414" title="Design, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_01.jpg?1341271472" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="530" title="Design, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_03.jpg?1341271473" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="531" title="Design, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_04.jpg?1341271473" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="531" title="Design, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_05.jpg?1341271473" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="531" title="Design, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_06.jpg?1341271473" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_10.jpg?1341271473" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_07.jpg?1341271473" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="207" title="Design, sketchbookproject, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/02/sketchbook_project_09.jpg?1341271473" /> </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/traveling-sketchbook-project-thousands-artists-books-hit-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/traveling-sketchbook-project-thousands-artists-books-hit-road#comments collaboration collection design exhibition illustrations museum newyork personal sketchbook Mon, 02 Jul 2012 22:04:52 +0000 wardandrews 4262 at http://design.org Tools We Use: Paper—Beautiful Sketching and Notation on the iPad http://design.org/blog/tools-we-use-paper%E2%80%94beautiful-sketching-and-notation-ipad <p><a href="http://www.fiftythree.com/paper" target="Paper">Paper</a>, designed by <a href="http://www.fiftythree.com/" target="53">FiftyThree</a> in New York and Seattle, features a simple and beautiful <a href="http://design.org/interface-design" target="interface design">interface design</a> that is a joy to use. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_09.jpg" alt="" title="Design, app, paper" 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="465" title="Design, app, paper" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_00.jpg?1334119330" /> </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="444" title="Design, app, paper" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_01.jpg?1334119429" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="462" title="Design, app, paper" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_03.jpg?1334119429" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="462" title="Design, app, paper" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_04.jpg?1334119429" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, app, paper" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_06.jpg?1334119429" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, app, paper" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_07.jpg?1334119429" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, app, paper" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_08.jpg?1334119430" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="480" title="Design, app, paper" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/10/paper_app_09.jpg?1334119704" /> </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/tools-we-use-paper%E2%80%94beautiful-sketching-and-notation-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/tools-we-use-paper%E2%80%94beautiful-sketching-and-notation-ipad#comments app design interface ipad sketchbook tools ui design Wed, 11 Apr 2012 04:55:21 +0000 wardandrews 4199 at http://design.org Charcoal Drawings by Yanni Floros - Girls with Headphones http://design.org/blog/charcoal-drawings-yanni-floros-girls-headphones <p>Australia-based <a href="http://yannifloros.com/" target="Yanni Floros">Yanni Floros</a> has total command of the charcoal. These drawings are meticulously detailed with just the right combination of realism and artistry. Drawing hair realistically is no small feat, and these are beyond convincing, capturing beauty in the somewhat mundane details of a single moment. </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="732" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_14.jpg?1332884502" /> </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="832" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_04.jpg?1332884644" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="734" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_05.jpg?1332884644" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="882" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_06.jpg?1332884644" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="833" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_07.jpg?1332884645" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="875" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_08.jpg?1332884645" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="876" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_01.jpg?1332884645" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="882" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_02.jpg?1332884645" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_03.jpg?1332884645" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="680" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_09.jpg?1332884645" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="822" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_10.jpg?1332884645" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="879" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_11.jpg?1332884646" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="832" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_12.jpg?1332884646" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="838" title="Design, YanniFloros, drawing" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/27/yannifloros_13.jpg?1332884704" /> </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/charcoal-drawings-yanni-floros-girls-headphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/charcoal-drawings-yanni-floros-girls-headphones#comments art australia design illustration sketchbook Tue, 27 Mar 2012 22:01:05 +0000 jessicapatterson 4171 at http://design.org Animal Illustrations and Character Designs by Andrew Shek http://design.org/blog/animal-illustrations-and-character-designs-andrew-shek <p>Character designer, sculptor and illustrator <a href="http://elephantart.blogspot.com/" target="Andrew Shek's">Andrew Shek's</a> blog is full of sketches, drawings and work that slaps a smile on my face. He draws and studies animals—both domestic and wild—as his main subject matter and designs for the Kung Fu Panda television series. Other projects under the Toronto based designer's belt include Penguins of Madagascar, Curious George and freelancing with Disney Studios. See a sampling of his awesome <a href="http://design.org/illustration" target="illustrations">illustrations</a> below.</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="481" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_01.jpg?1328232333" /> </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="303" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_13.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="367" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_02.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="430" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_04.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="490" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_11.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="360" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_03.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="233" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_05.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="432" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_06.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="355" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_07.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="594" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_08.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="794" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_09.jpg?1328232783" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="494" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_10.jpg?1328232784" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="406" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_12.jpg?1328232784" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="576" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_14.jpg?1328232784" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="374" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_15.jpg?1328232784" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_21.jpg?1328232785" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="401" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_16.jpg?1328232784" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="401" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_17.jpg?1328232784" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="401" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_18.jpg?1328232784" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="364" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_22.jpg?1328232784" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="401" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_19.jpg?1328232785" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="518" title="Design, shek, character" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/02/shek_drawings_20.jpg?1328232815" /> </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/animal-illustrations-and-character-designs-andrew-shek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/animal-illustrations-and-character-designs-andrew-shek#comments animal character design illustration sketchbook toronto Fri, 03 Feb 2012 01:43:19 +0000 jessicapatterson 4064 at http://design.org The Phraseology Project: An Exercise in Design with Type http://design.org/blog/phraseology-project-and-exercise-design-type <p>Designer <a href="http://yourjustlucky.com/" target="Drew Melton">Drew Melton</a> decided he needed an outlet to practice his craft in lettering and <a href="http://design.org" target="typography">typography</a> design. Instead of arbitrarily creating pieces, he knew he wanted to have a purpose to his practice, thus in January of 2011 the <a href="http://phraseologyproject.com/" target="Phraseology Project">Phraseology Project</a> domain was purchased and the challenge begun. </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, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_02.jpg?1323307561" /> </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="414" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_07.jpg?1323307881" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_04.jpg?1323307882" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1079" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_01.jpg?1323307882" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_03.jpg?1323307882" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_05.jpg?1323307882" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="556" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_06.jpg?1323307882" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_10.jpg?1323307883" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_08.jpg?1323307882" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_12.jpg?1323307883" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_11.jpg?1323307883" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="487" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_13.jpg?1323307883" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_15.jpg?1323307883" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_17.jpg?1323307884" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_18.jpg?1323307884" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_19.jpg?1323307884" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="516" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/phraseology_14.jpg?1323307946" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="2324" title="Design, Phraseology, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/07/drewmelton_sketch.jpg?1323307990" /> </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/phraseology-project-and-exercise-design-type" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/phraseology-project-and-exercise-design-type#comments design hand-lettering personal sketchbook typography Thu, 08 Dec 2011 01:47:44 +0000 jessicapatterson 3899 at http://design.org Typographic Designs by Jeff Jarvis http://design.org/blog/typographic-designs-jeff-jarvis <p>I was planning on posting one of <a href="http://www.jefftjarvis.com/" target="Jeff Jarvis's">Jeff Jarvis's</a> typography explorations as an image in the <a href="http://design.org" target="Design.org">Design.org</a> Inspiration Stream, but when I couldn't choose just one, I realized that they must be shared on the blog! Jeff is a graphic designer living and working in Brooklyn, New York. </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, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_01.jpg?1319744103" /> </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, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_02.jpg?1319744123" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_03.jpg?1319744766" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_04.jpg?1319744767" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_05.jpg?1319744767" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_06.jpg?1319744767" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_07.jpg?1319744767" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_08.jpg?1319744767" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_09.jpg?1319744767" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="431" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_10.jpg?1319744798" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jeffjarvis, typography" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/27/jeffjarvis_type_11.jpg?1319744798" /> </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/typographic-designs-jeff-jarvis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/typographic-designs-jeff-jarvis#comments design graphic newyork personal sketchbook typography Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:22:45 +0000 jessicapatterson 3712 at http://design.org I Believe in Type: A Typography Sketchbook by Kyle Letendre http://design.org/blog/i-believe-type-typography-sketchbook-kyle-letendre <p><a href="http://www.heykyle.net/" target="Kyle Letendre">Kyle Letendre</a>, a graphic designer and letterer, was once asked why he frequently refers to himself as a "type geek." His response: "I believe in type." </p> <p>In response to his response, he created an online typography sketchbook, aptly titled <a href="http://ibelieveintype.com/" target="I Believe in Type">I Believe in Type</a>. It includes a variety of hand-drawn type sketches on photo elements and patterned backgrounds. See a sampling of his designs below:</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="375" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_23_0.jpg?1318823378" /> </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="500" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_22.jpg?1318822518" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="384" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_01.jpg?1318822518" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="381" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_19.jpg?1318822518" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="417" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_18.jpg?1318822518" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="302" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_17.jpg?1318822518" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_16.jpg?1318822518" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="415" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_15.jpg?1318822518" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="807" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_14.jpg?1318822518" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_13.jpg?1318822694" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="772" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_12.jpg?1318822694" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="288" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_11.jpg?1318822694" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="397" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_10.jpg?1318822694" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="427" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_09.jpg?1318822694" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_07.jpg?1318822694" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="436" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_06.jpg?1318822694" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="429" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_05.jpg?1318822724" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="438" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_04.jpg?1318822821" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="724" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_03.jpg?1318822822" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="636" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_02.jpg?1318822822" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="352" title="Design, believeintype, KyleLetendre" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/16/believeintype_08.jpg?1318822823" /> </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/i-believe-type-typography-sketchbook-kyle-letendre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/i-believe-type-typography-sketchbook-kyle-letendre#comments design hand-lettering sketchbook typography Mon, 17 Oct 2011 03:30:23 +0000 jessicapatterson 3519 at http://design.org Doodle Flix: Turning Netflix Mailers into Mini Artworks http://design.org/blog/doodle-flix-turning-netflix-mailers-mini-artworks <p>The good folks at <a href="http://www.doodlersanonymous.com/" target="Doodlers Anonymous">Doodlers Anonymous</a> noticed a trend (perhaps amongst themselves) of people defacing, drawing and scrawling thoughts across the now iconic red frame of the Netflix envelope. </p> <p>They shared some submissions at their site and received so much love for it that they created a blog devoted to the doodling subculture: <a href="http://doodleflix.tumblr.com/" target="Doodle Flix">Doodle Flix</a>. </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="441" title="Design, netflix, envelope" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/02/netflix_envelopeart_03.jpg?1315011721" /> </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/doodle-flix-turning-netflix-mailers-mini-artworks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/doodle-flix-turning-netflix-mailers-mini-artworks#comments customize design illustration Movie packaging sketchbook Sat, 03 Sep 2011 00:59:54 +0000 jessicapatterson 3296 at http://design.org Drawing on a Tablet: The iPad as Sketchbook http://design.org/blog/drawing-tablet-ipad-sketchbook <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/06/08/krisatomic_ipad_2.jpg" alt="design, krisatomic, ipad" title="design, krisatomic, ipad" 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="414" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/08/krisatomic_ipad_2.jpg?1307564158" /> </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/drawing-tablet-ipad-sketchbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/drawing-tablet-ipad-sketchbook#comments design drawing illustration ipad sketchbook technology uk Wed, 08 Jun 2011 04:36:32 +0000 jessicapatterson 2883 at http://design.org