Helvetica Swiss Army Knife by Studio International
These posters were made for an international poster contest organized for the 50th anniversary (1957-2007) of probably the most used typography in history, Helvetica.
Really cool design that shows that the brand equity of Swiss Army’s multi-functionality has been embraced by culture so much that it is being remixed— one of the highest honors that a brand or product can enjoy. I totally want one of these when going into the creative wilderness.
Click through & check out this incredible work by SVA 2011 outstanding achievement award winning students for computer animation, visual effects, & motion graphics. I’d bet money you’ll be seeing some of these names in the agency world in years to come!
Their work speaks for itself and is completely mindblowing and inspiring! What’s your favorite?
We are running out of time, act now before it’s too late.
wow. wish i could read the copyright line so i could appropriately give thanks to whomever created this powerful image about the urgency of sustainability issues for our environment.
Hope for depression? With that logo I’m not so sure how hopeful they can be. In a graphic design course I took in college, we were assigned to run around looking for design elements to critique “in the wild” and the habit stuck. This is completely the type of thing I’d select for impromptu review. Unlike so many logos that have no emotion to draw from this one has just that and totally misses the chance. Is that pixelated yellow ball on a grey background supposed to be the sun bringing hope? It’s depressing me!
This is really incredible. My forecast: Demystifying design and democratizing tools to personalize / stylize information is the future, both culturally and in terms of the next 3 years of app / online photo tools.
the new york times has set up an interactive design template for personalizing the iconic new york subway map. a great way to participate in art as social commentary and it’s available to everyone! you can even submit your take on the map for post by the times online.
shown above: interpretation by milton glaser, graphic designer.
click the pic to view more maps and download the template for yourself.
The client has sent a picture taken from their cameraphone and wants to use it in a A4 brochure.
ME: “Hello, I’m phoning regarding the image you sent earlier. It’s way too small, it’s only 640x480 pixels. Ideally we would need something 10x that size. Also it’s out of focus and essentially we…
this has actually happened to me. not going to name names but yep! amazing.