illustrations http://design.org/tags/illustrations 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 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 Scary Type #1: Papyrus http://design.org/blog/scary-type-1-papyrus <p>For the approaching halloween holiday, <a href="http://design.org" target="design.org">design.org</a> asked me to illustrate some scary type situations. The first offender: Papyrus. </p> <p>Papyrus had its time, and that was in ancient Egypt when it was used to make mummies and scrolls. So the next time you're thinking about using it on a fine dining menu, resume or billboard, ask yourself, "does this go well with embalming?"</p> <p>Look for my next Scary Type Situation next Friday!</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="700" height="739" title="Design, scarytype, papyrus" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/07/papyrus.jpg?1318022948" /> </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/scary-type-1-papyrus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/scary-type-1-papyrus#comments design graphic illustrations scarytype typography Fri, 07 Oct 2011 21:35:30 +0000 jayroeder 3461 at http://design.org Just the Essentials: Office Illustrations by Steven Bonner http://design.org/blog/just-essentials-office-illustrations-steven-bonner <p>I love this design and personal project by <a href="http://www.stevenbonner.com/" target="Steven Bonner">Steven Bonner</a>, a designer and illustrator in Scotland. The iconified style is gorgeous and works well with the limited palette and subtle textures. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/07/13/StevenBonner_essentials_4.jpg" alt="Design, StevenBonner, essentials" title="Design, StevenBonner, essentials" 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="422" title="Design, StevenBonner, essentials" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/13/stevenbonner_essentials_6.jpg?1310625510" /> </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/just-essentials-office-illustrations-steven-bonner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/just-essentials-office-illustrations-steven-bonner#comments design graphic illustrations office supplies poster print scotland Thu, 14 Jul 2011 06:39:02 +0000 jessicapatterson 3074 at http://design.org