toronto http://design.org/tags/toronto en 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 Feathers: Studies and Designs by Scott Wise http://design.org/blog/feathers-studies-and-designs-scott-wise-0 <p><a href="http://www.wiseidea.net/" target="Scott Wise">Scott Wise</a>, a designer and developer from Toronto, created this graphic illustration series as "A Study of Form and Habitat." Wise pairs abstract and simplified bird designs with environments to give them life and context where there would normally be only shape. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/06/09/scottwise_feathers_4.jpg" alt="Design, feathers, scottwise" title="Design, feathers, scottwise" 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="615" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/10/scottwise_feathers_9.jpg?1307749000" /> </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/feathers-studies-and-designs-scott-wise-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/feathers-studies-and-designs-scott-wise-0#comments animal canada design graphic illustration toronto Fri, 10 Jun 2011 03:52:09 +0000 jessicapatterson 2889 at http://design.org The Bookseat: A Solution for Small Spaces and Modern Furniture Design http://design.org/blog/bookseat-solution-small-spaces-and-modern-furniture-design <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/06/bookseat_2.jpg" alt="Design, bookseat, fishtnk" title="Design, bookseat, fishtnk" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="930" title="Design, bookseat, fishtnk" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/06/bookseat_1.jpg?1302116491" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/bookseat-solution-small-spaces-and-modern-furniture-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/bookseat-solution-small-spaces-and-modern-furniture-design#comments books design furniture industrial toronto Wed, 06 Apr 2011 19:04:10 +0000 jessicapatterson 2771 at http://design.org Video Game Typography: Console Font http://design.org/blog/video-game-typography-console-font <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/08/04/18e36f131643a3231732507bcdd9a8cb.jpg" alt=" Console Font" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/08/04/18e36f131643a3231732507bcdd9a8cb.jpg" alt=" consolefont" title="" 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="600" height="848" alt="Font Design: Console Font" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/08/04/18e36f131643a3231732507bcdd9a8cb.jpg?1280991563" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/video-game-typography-console-font" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/video-game-typography-console-font#comments toronto type typography video game Thu, 05 Aug 2010 07:12:58 +0000 benleivian 2221 at http://design.org Video of the Week: Tendril Reel 2010 http://design.org/blog/video-week-tendril-reel-2010 <object width="620" height="373"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12068482&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=&amp;fullscreen=1" /><embed src="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12068482&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=&amp;fullscreen=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" width="620" height="373"></embed></obje</object><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="349" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/06/06/tendrilreel.jpg?1275867169" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/video-week-tendril-reel-2010" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/video-week-tendril-reel-2010#comments agency design motion reel toronto video Mon, 07 Jun 2010 16:29:46 +0000 Design.org 2192 at http://design.org