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  • John Holcomb is a talented illustrator residing on the plains of Kansas who appreciated the simple pleasures in life, including food. He seems to see some sort of edible arrangement hiding within every state's shape, thus his creation of the United Plates Series.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 15, 2012
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  • Daniel Box recently searched the web for Photoshop instructions on editing photos Instagram-style. Surprisingly he came up empty-handed, and being a proactive photographer, artist and creative director, he cooked up his own batch of actions.

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    by Ward Andrews
    January 14, 2012
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  • Awhile back I shared a fun and imaginative project by Physical Fiction. Since then, they've added a number of prints to their Lego Letterpress collection, and they're just so fun I had to share.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 13, 2012
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  • Part lovely, part emotive these illustrations by UK-based artist and illustrator Ismay Ozga are sketchy pencil renderings of lovely ladies with bold details and splashes of spot color.

    I love the dashes of geometric and abstract shapes sprinkled in with the realistic drawings, many of which were drawn from photographs and models.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 11, 2012
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  • Zoran Lucić is a designer and illustrator in Bosnia and Herzegovina, who—like many fans—is a little fanatic about soccer / football. And thank goodness he loves the sport as much as he does, because I don't know if we would get to see these awesome posters otherwise.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 10, 2012
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  • Have you ever wanted to prototype an idea or build a model and had no idea where to begin? Sculpteo might be a great starting point. The 3D printing company promises to print high-quality 3D models quickly, easily and at affordable pricing.

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    by Ward Andrews
    January 9, 2012
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  • Multidisciplinary design agency Biegert & Funk—based in Germany—are the minds behind the modern and sleek Qlock2 clock design. The QlockTwo and QlockTwo Touch use typography instead of numerals to display the time within a perfect square, and white LED lights highlight the current hour by backlighting the corresponding words, creating a statement of time rather than just a numerical marker.

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    by Lisa Andrews
    January 8, 2012
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  • They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's the case, a well-designed logo must be worth a million. It's something so simple, yet so loaded, it can make or break a business; instill trust and inspire respect from your patrons, or seriously rub them the wrong way. (Anyone remember the Gap logo redesign fiasco just a few months ago?) For the corporate behemoths, it's a universally recognized symbol synonymous with their products or services.

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    by Lindsey Burrows
    January 7, 2012
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