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Posters and Other Modern Designs from the Portfolio of Daniel Gray

Daniel Gray is a designer and writer in the UK with a propensity for clean modern lines, muted color and excellent image choice. Here are a few items plucked from Gray’s portfolio.

Design Inspiration Prints from Imaginary Foundation

Find some inspiration in these prints from the Swiss design think tank Imaginary Foundation! They picked some excellent quotes to highlight. See more designs at the Imaginary Foundation website (they’re also available in apparel).

Typographic Lounge Furniture from Tabisso

TABISSO is a French design company focusing on high-end, typographic lounge furniture. Their chair line includes letters A-Z and numbers 1-9, and the coordinating floor lamps cover more than 20 punctuation marks. These could definitely be used creatively in a huge variety of places, and I wouldn’t mind some for my home (if they start […]

Artwork and Design from Multitasking Woodandwater

I stumbled upon artwork, sketches, design and book bindings from Woodandwater, and thought I might share them with you for some inspiration. The logo sketches are fun and the artworks has a weathered feel and texture that I enjoyed.

Plama Marble Run: A Classic Toy gets a Facelift

The Plama Marble Run 2D, designed by the Swiss design studio BERNHARD | BURKARD, adds clean design to a classic toy. I had one of these sets when I was little, and the metal shapes and colors are definitely 10 steps up from mine. I think to make this more exciting, I would need three […]

Designer Interview: Illustrator David Lanham

Since I first began doing digital illustration I’ve been following the works of iconfactory.com and, subsequently, the artwork of David Lanham. Happily, I recently had a chance to ask one of my favorite illustrators some questions about his work and inspiration. S: My kids are addicted to the “Ramp Champ” game. What was it like […]

Postal Service Redesign: Graphic and Packaging Design

Have you seen Matt Chase’s complete overhaul of the United States Postal Service identity design? He redesigned everything, from the logo and branding, to stamp identities, packing tape, vans, and uniforms. I really like this idea and design, but I’m a sucker for vintage-style graphics and solid primaries. What do you think? Yea, nay, or […]

Furoshiki: Traditional Japanese Wrapping Cloth

A purse, tablecloth, scarf, belt, picnic satchel, wall art: Furoshiki. One piece of fabric is designed to be all of the above and even more with the use of your imagination. Lucinda Newton-Dunn is a British textile and graphic designer who has lived in Tokoyo and currently resides in Los Angleos. She is the clever […]