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A History of Motivational Posters

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Sylvester Jalnaiz from Canva wrote in and asked me to replace one of my pages links with his. Sort of rude, but he’s an outreach officer for a site that has exploited the amateur graphic design market. But then when attempting to get access to the site, it asked me to sign in using GOOGLE. OH NO!!! Big RED flag! Never, ever sign in to a web site using any other web site ID/Password! Bad, bad karma! (more…)

Come home to us, Barbara Kruger

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In Kat Stoeffel’s recent article for ‘The Cut” we discover the Barbara Kruger, one of today’s most creative and talented opinion artists. She’s a mix of graphic design, editorial illustration and art, all mixed in with a little political savvy and a little grit mixed in.

Take a look and be as impressed as I was. Kat Stoeffel writes : (more…)

DYI Clocks with typography

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Mariana typography clockI stumbled across a listing for a wall clock called “TYPOGRAPHY” designed and marketed by Mariana Lisina. Looks nice! I started thinking about all the really cool stuff you might do with type and a clock. Remember that for hundreds of years, people have been oriented to analog clocks not necessarily to see what time it is, but how much time has passed, or how much time yet to go. (more…)

Creative Tidbits #239: gradients, politics, the constitution, the professor filmmaker and more!

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Fred Showker's Creative tidbits

Creative tidbits is a column in DTG Magazine featuring creative inspiration It’s always fun to learn about new resources and people in the graphic arts industry making strong statements, and moving forward. You can easily see, and understand, how politics are playing a real role in today’s Graphic Design community! Such is our collection in today’s edition : creative inspiration Make America Gradient Again creative inspiration 2017’s Most Powerful Protest Art Is Quickly Making Its Way Into Museums creative inspiration NYC Branding Agency Redesigns The US Constitution, and creative inspiration Outdated Graphic Design Manuals Turned A PSU Professor Into A Filmmaker! Have fun, and don’t forget to write!

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60 Seconds Exploring Design & Technology since 1988
Fred Showker explores design, graphics, computing, social media, marketing, and the online world with an eye to entertaining, amazing information that will possibly make you think!

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