icon http://design.org/tags/icon en A Studio Life: An Illustrated Icon Poster by Ashwin Patel http://design.org/blog/studio-life-illustrated-icon-poster-ashwin-patel <p>In true meta fashion, London-based <a href="http://www.gridlondon.com/A_studio_life.html" target="Ashwin Patel">Ashwin Patel</a> was inspired by the essentials of a designer's life to create the A Studio Life print. </p> <p>A Studio Life consist of a "series of illustrations outlining the typical life of the design studio, from essential tools and must haves, to thoughts, visionaries and revelations." We love the combination of literal illustrations mixed with the objectified interpretations of more abstract ideas. </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, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_001.jpg?1350407377" /> </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="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_003.jpg?1350407421" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="878" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_002.jpg?1350407421" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_004.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_005.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_006.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_008.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_009.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_010.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_011.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_012.jpg?1350407422" /> </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/studio-life-illustrated-icon-poster-ashwin-patel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/studio-life-illustrated-icon-poster-ashwin-patel#comments design icon london personal poster studio Tue, 16 Oct 2012 05:30:11 +0000 wardandrews 4332 at http://design.org The National Parks App UI and Custom Badge Designs http://design.org/blog/national-parks-app-ui-and-custom-badge-designs <p>The <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/national-parks-by-national/id518426085?mt=8" target="National Parks App">National Parks App</a> from National Geographic allows users to experience the landmarks in a beautiful interface, providing an interactive guide to some of the nation's most beloved parks. The app helps users plan trips, discover new places to visit and offers a utilitarian experience for those interested in exploring the parks from a distance or tracking their experiences. </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, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_00.jpg?1336789071" /> </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, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_01.jpg?1336789324" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="480" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_17.jpg?1336789324" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_03.jpg?1336789324" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="400" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_02.gif?1336789324" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="930" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_05.jpg?1336789324" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="401" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_06.jpg?1336789325" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="930" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_07.jpg?1336789325" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="459" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_08.jpg?1336789325" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_09.jpg?1336789325" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_12.jpg?1336789391" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="930" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_16.jpg?1336789391" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="556" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_11.jpg?1336789391" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="556" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_13.jpg?1336789451" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="556" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_14.jpg?1336789452" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="556" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_15.jpg?1336789452" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="485" title="Design, app, nationalpark" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/11/natgeo_parks_app_10.jpg?1336789475" /> </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/national-parks-app-ui-and-custom-badge-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/national-parks-app-ui-and-custom-badge-designs#comments app design graphic icon illustration interface iphone outdoor saltlake UI utah Sat, 12 May 2012 02:29:49 +0000 jessicapatterson 4231 at http://design.org Vectors and Icons by Tim Boelaars http://design.org/blog/vectors-and-icons-tim-boelaars <p><a href="http://timboelaars.nl/" target="Tim Boelaars">Tim Boelaars</a> does some excellent vector illustrating and icon crafting. The Amsterdam-based illustrator and designer bends angles to his will, creating icons with just the right amount of detail to stand out but not so much that they stop being icons. </p> <p>First up are these icon-like illustrations for Tenue de Nîmes, a denim boutique in Amsterdam. </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="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_25.jpg?1332394513" /> </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="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_13.jpg?1332394684" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_01.jpg?1332394684" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_03.jpg?1332394684" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_05.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_06.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_07.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_08.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_09.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_10.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_11-.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_12.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="464" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_14.jpg?1332394685" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_15.jpg?1332394898" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_16.jpg?1332394898" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_17.jpg?1332394898" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_18.jpg?1332394898" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_19.jpg?1332394898" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_20.jpg?1332394898" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_21.jpg?1332394898" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_22.jpg?1332394899" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_23.jpg?1332394899" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_24.jpg?1332394899" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_26.jpg?1332394924" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="727" title="Design, timboelaars, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/21/timboelaars_27.jpg?1332394937" /> </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/vectors-and-icons-tim-boelaars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/vectors-and-icons-tim-boelaars#comments amsterdam design graphic icon illustration netherlands vector Thu, 22 Mar 2012 05:43:54 +0000 jessicapatterson 4164 at http://design.org A Dancing Plague: Poster Designs of your Favorite Dance Moves http://design.org/blog/dancing-plague-poster-designs-your-favorite-dance-moves <p>Once upon a time, some friends and I were determined to learn the Napoleon Dynamite dance. We didn't actually succeed past the first handful of moves, but one of these designs by <a href="http://dancingplagueof1518.tumblr.com/" target="The Dancing Plague of 1518">The Dancing Plague of 1518</a> might have been quite helpful. These clever posters—designed by Brazilian designer and illustrator Niege Borges—iconify a movie / TV character and his or her iconic moves into a visual how-to poster. </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="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_01.jpg?1331907449" /> </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, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_02.jpg?1331907669" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_03.jpg?1331907669" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_04.jpg?1331907670" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_06.jpg?1331907670" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_07.jpg?1331907670" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_08.jpg?1331907670" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_09.jpg?1331907670" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_10.jpg?1331907671" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="877" title="Design, dancingplague, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/16/dancingplague_11.jpg?1331907671" /> </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/dancing-plague-poster-designs-your-favorite-dance-moves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/dancing-plague-poster-designs-your-favorite-dance-moves#comments brazil design diy icon infographic instructions poster Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:32:01 +0000 jessicapatterson 4158 at http://design.org Facebook Icons Designed and Updated by Ben Barry http://design.org/blog/facebook-icons-designed-and-updated-ben-barry <p>Have you ever noticed the ever-expanding collection of icons on Facebook? The original forms, designed by <a href="http://makesay.com/" target="Aaron Sittig">Aaron Sittig</a>, needed to be re-imagined for larger formats and a broader range of uses. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/09/25/benbarry_fb_05.jpg" alt="Design, benbarry, facebook" title="Design, benbarry, facebook" 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, benbarry, facebook" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/03/benbarry_fb_03.jpg?1317658785" /> </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/facebook-icons-designed-and-updated-ben-barry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/facebook-icons-designed-and-updated-ben-barry#comments brand design facebook graphic icon social media Mon, 26 Sep 2011 06:10:55 +0000 jessicapatterson 3352 at http://design.org Historical Gangstas: Iconic Portrait Hybrids by Mason London http://design.org/blog/historical-gangstas-iconic-portrait-hybrids-mason-london <p><a href="http://masonlondon.tumblr.com/" target="Mason London">Mason London</a> created these playful and colorful illustrations incorporated with iconic portraits. One of these would look excellent hanging on a wall in a very serious frame.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/09/18/mason_london_07.jpg" alt="Design, Masonlondon, portrait" title="Design, Masonlondon, portrait" 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="889" title="Design, Masonlondon, portrait" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/22/mason_london_05.jpg?1316726860" /> </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/historical-gangstas-iconic-portrait-hybrids-mason-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/historical-gangstas-iconic-portrait-hybrids-mason-london#comments character design funny icon illustration photography portrait Mon, 19 Sep 2011 05:53:15 +0000 jessicapatterson 3334 at http://design.org Pop Pop Culture Icons: Shirt Design by David Schwen http://design.org/blog/pop-pop-culture-icons-shirt-design-david-schwen <p>Pop Culture! Get it, ehh (I hope so)? Check out this cute and clever t-shirt design of iconified characters from <a href="http://www.dschwen.com/" target="David Schwen">David Schwen</a>, a design director in Minneapolis.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/08/31/dschwen_shirt_07.jpg" alt="Design, schwen, tshirt" title="Design, schwen, tshirt" 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="448" title="Design, schwen, tshirt" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/02/dschwen_shirt_06.jpg?1315002130" /> </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/pop-pop-culture-icons-shirt-design-david-schwen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/pop-pop-culture-icons-shirt-design-david-schwen#comments design drink fashion icon minneapolis popculture t-shirt Thu, 01 Sep 2011 01:30:06 +0000 jessicapatterson 3294 at http://design.org The History Series by H-57: Iconic Timelines in Pictogram http://design.org/blog/history-series-h-57-iconic-timelines-pictogram <p>How witty and clever are these "history of" pictograms by Milan-based <a href="http://www.h-57.com/" target="H-57 Creative Station">H-57 Creative Station</a> (though perhaps a tad morbid)? They were created in partnership with First Floor Under for the <a href="http://firstfloorunder.com/category/h-57-typodesign/" target="Typodesign">Typodesign</a> gallery, which includes designs in which typography meets at the intersection of design, art, idea and more.</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="877" title="Design, h-57, historyprint" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/29/h-57_history_01.png?1314637879" /> </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/history-series-h-57-iconic-timelines-pictogram" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/history-series-h-57-iconic-timelines-pictogram#comments design history icon illustration time typography Wed, 24 Aug 2011 05:37:37 +0000 jessicapatterson 3271 at http://design.org The Noun Project: Sharing Visual Language http://design.org/blog/noun-project-sharing-visual-language <p><a href="http://thenounproject.com/" target="The Noun Project">The Noun Project</a> strives to collect, organize and add to the symbols of the world's visual language, and to "share them in a fun and meaningful way."</p> <p>They pledge to maintain a library of visual language icons that is free, simple, fun and high-quality and believe that each of these elements will help to effectively share their collection with the masses (in 13 languages). They make their library easy to navigate and find what you're looking for through a simple and clean interface with intuitive and accurate searches.</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="354" title="Design, nounproject, icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/23/nounproject_09.png?1314106116" /> </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/noun-project-sharing-visual-language" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/noun-project-sharing-visual-language#comments collaboration collection design graphic icon language Tue, 23 Aug 2011 03:51:13 +0000 wardandrews 3267 at http://design.org Fun and Nerdy Rings from the Smiling Silversmith http://design.org/blog/fun-and-nerdy-rings-smiling-silversmith <p>These little rings from <a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/SmilingSilverSmith?ref=seller_info" target="The Smiling Silversmith">The Smiling Silversmith</a> are a little nerdy and a lot of cute and clever. The collection features a range of simple, adjustable designs including computer references, emoticons, and 8-bit style symbols. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/07/16/smiling_silversmith_02.jpg" alt="Design, smilingsilversmith, rings" title="Design, smilingsilversmith, rings" 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="517" title="Design, smilingsilversmith, rings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/17/smiling_silversmith_03.jpg?1310940800" /> </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/fun-and-nerdy-rings-smiling-silversmith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/fun-and-nerdy-rings-smiling-silversmith#comments design fashion icon Jewelry Sat, 16 Jul 2011 07:09:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 3084 at http://design.org The Four Icon Challenge by Kyle Tezak http://design.org/blog/four-icon-challenge-kyle-tezak <p><a href="http://www.kyletezak.com/" target="Kyle Tezak">Kyle Tezak</a>, a visual designer in Madison, Wisconsin, gave himself the Four Icon Challenge. His goal: to summarize movies/books in four great graphic icons. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/07/10/KyleTezak_icon_1.jpg" alt="Design, KyleTezak, 4icon" title="Design, KyleTezak, 4icon" 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="620" title="Design, KyleTezak, 4icon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/10/kyletezak_icon_3.jpg?1310363496" /> </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/four-icon-challenge-kyle-tezak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/four-icon-challenge-kyle-tezak#comments design graphic icon Movie print Mon, 11 Jul 2011 05:54:45 +0000 jessicapatterson 3062 at http://design.org Iconified Characters and Objects by Andy Awesome http://design.org/blog/iconified-characters-and-objects-andy-awesome <p>Part design, part illustration, these minimalist paintings are by <a href="http://www.andyawesome.com/" target="Andy Awesome">Andy Awesome</a>. He creates actual icons from iconic characters, people and items on canvas with acrylic (or prints on <a href="http://www.andyawesome.com/?page_id=93" target="t-shirts">t-shirts</a>). Clever!</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/07/06/andy_awesome_03.gif" alt="Design, andyawesome, illustration" title="Design, andyawesome, illustration" 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="642" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/06/andy_awesome_14.jpg?1310013378" /> </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/iconified-characters-and-objects-andy-awesome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/iconified-characters-and-objects-andy-awesome#comments character design graphic icon illustration paint t-shirt Thu, 07 Jul 2011 04:39:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 3004 at http://design.org The Painter by Jimmy Chen: Iconic Hairstyles and Paintings http://design.org/blog/painter-jimmy-chen-iconic-hairstyles-and-paintings <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/15/jimmy_chen_painter.jpg" alt="Design, jimmychen, painting" title="Design, jimmychen, painting" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p><a href="http://jimmychenchen.com/" target="Jimmy Chen">Jimmy Chen</a> curated this collection of eerily coordinating iconic hairstyles and paintings called The Painter.</p> <p>Some other posts you might enjoy on our <a href="http://design.org/blog" target="design blog">design blog</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="1033" title="Design, jimmychen, painting" alt="Design, jimmychen, painting" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/15/jimmy_chen_painter.jpg?1305510898" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/painter-jimmy-chen-iconic-hairstyles-and-paintings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/painter-jimmy-chen-iconic-hairstyles-and-paintings#comments design graphic icon paint photography Mon, 16 May 2011 02:02:04 +0000 jessicapatterson 2843 at http://design.org The Meaning and Design Behind "On" and "Off" http://design.org/blog/meaning-and-design-behind-and <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/19/Power_yum9me.jpg" alt="Design, power, symbol" title="Design, power, symbol" 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="640" height="480" title="Design, power, symbol" alt="Design, power, symbol" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/19/Power_yum9me.jpg?1303232066" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/meaning-and-design-behind-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/meaning-and-design-behind-and#comments design explained icon industrial technology user experience Tue, 19 Apr 2011 16:32:17 +0000 jessicapatterson 2796 at http://design.org Food Icons by Julian Burford http://design.org/blog/food-icons-julian-burford <p>These little food icons from <a href="http://www.julianburford.nl/" target="Julian Burford">Julian Bruford</a> are pretty much perfect. I would love to see a little hamburger bouncing up and down on my desktop shelf (or a cookie, or Nutella, or Campbell's. I'd probably skip the Skippy in light of recent recalls... and the Spam because it freaks me out).</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/10/food_icons.jpg" alt="Design, food, icon" title="Design, food, icon" 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="700" title="Design, food, icon" alt="Design, food, icon" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/10/food_icons.jpg?1299789921" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/food-icons-julian-burford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/food-icons-julian-burford#comments design graphic icon Fri, 11 Mar 2011 05:33:15 +0000 jessicapatterson 2706 at http://design.org