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Art creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.
The fascination of art has to do with time. Visual art is the quickest of all serious cultural forms to make its full nature clear to the beholder. It's worth dwelling on the rapidity of art. It is conventional, in the moralizing rhetoric of the critic, to say Rembrandt repays a lot more time than most works of art - you can look at his pictures for a lifetime and still find new depth in them. But what if this is not the most important thing about great art? What if it's the instant effect that matters? So it's not always true that great art takes a long time to appreciate and instantaneous art is shallow. In fact, some of the most revered paintings can be appreciated much more quickly than video art - which has, as I've already conceded, brought narrative time into the gallery. Why is timebased art so popular? Does it seem more important because it takes up time? Personally, I agree with Leonardo da Vinci. The most magical thing in art is the instant and complete image.
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Your Magazine. Great energy and information. Keep doing the “GREAT WORK” Norbert Frank | Illinois Institute of Technology I think InPrint Magazine provides an interesting armchair trip into the contemporary art world. As a working artist, I think this is a great digital inspiration. Nickolas Swatz| Berlin I loved... loved... loved the last InPrint magazine issue. The woks of Davor Pavelic, Nastplas and Jay Roeder are so far one of my favorites. Thank you for bringing them all to us. I'm an InPrinter! Nataly Saenders | USA
I would like to see more fashion, more architecture and maybe some interior design as well. If you guys want to show all design fields make sure to include those more often in one of your issues Bradley Davidson | UK
InPrint is a magazine that constantly improves its layout. Every time a new issue comes out is another surprise that never let us(readers)bored. You guys are the best! Kenji Nau | China
INPRINT MAGAZINE should feature arts and artists from India. There are tons of amazing artists from my country, and I hope to see them here! Abani Naj | Delhi, India 10 QUESTIONS ARTIST
A French native, Kimon Lakis is a cross-disciplinary Graphic Designer who proudly describes his aesthetic style as “bold and clear”. He draws much of his inspiration from the bare-boned yet intricate nature of people, objects and structures found in their most natural state. Kimon is a graduate of the Ecole Superieure de Publicite in Paris, France where he has acquired a strong understanding of Advertising and Design principles. He is happy to share his knowledge of the industry as a contributing Writer for Inprint Magazine.
Poetica Films is a creative initiative formed by Fernando Campos, with a focus on video and films, as well as other disciplines. It is a creative outlet and a platform for collaboration with like-minded brands and artists looking to explore storytelling and digital video design. - PoeticaFilms.com
134 Marko Köppe wants to show something new Tell a story behind - mix things in a way that the viewers brain told it's own story. Make himself wonder, smile , laugh, or express his meaning in a directed waythat can shock shock hilself and others.
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For the greatest inspiration of Art and Artists, the priority is to "lose oneself." Ultimately, an artist is motivated to realize that Higher Self, the completely inspired Self every artist know in their moments of pure expression.. the making of love that motivates pure inspiration. This is when what IS is! These are our spires of inspiration. True words of motivation are like best religious inspirational sayings. This almost incomprehensible motivation embodies the I AM of Moses, the burning bosom, the undressing of flesh to reveal a naked soul, as if touching and tasting dewdrops of spilt blood. Emotional scars upon souls often scream within chalices of pain; nonetheless, tongues can reach hitherto heights, waxing wicks of flight seeking to soar as the light embodies the words of motivation herself.
CREATIVES FEATURED IN
th S ssue ROGERIO GEO MACEOO RON MIRIELLO - INTERVIEW MIKE CAMPAU ALEKSEI KOSTYUK/VISIO LIDA MOTAMED- FEATURED COVER POVER OF GIVING - PROVIDER BROCK DAVIS - INTERVIEW JACOB ZINMAN-JEANES RAF BANZUELA III NICKOLAS LOCKER SOPHIA GEORGOPOULOU HANOCH PIVEN AMY ROBINS FERNANDO VICENTE DANIEL SADLOWSKI DAVID ARREDONDO RECIPES OF THE WORLD - ROB SNOW
COLLAGE-ART Rogerio's work is very unique and vibrant, he adds color and shapes to bring interest to each piece. He has used many different materials in his artwork, that is what creates the story in each piece. RogĂŠrio Geo is skateboarder and artist by passion and soul. He lives in Bahia, Brazil and is 24 years old.
is works represent the underground and have been displayed in national and international exhibitions, including solo exhibitions and publications in various media of communication. "My work is my truth, my opinions in concrete ways based on the
collages I create. They also express my theories on various aspects of human beings in our society, with all the great influence acquired by music and the underground". I like to expand my
work with textures that give a different meaning to them. I always try to portrait through my art a bit of sadness and happiness and most of them are are a self expression of me as a human being I am today.
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POWERFUL MEN WITH A TOUCH OF COLOR. Maceoo was conceptualized over 10 years ago but didn’t come into fruition until 2006/2007. Although a young company, Maceoo has grown rapidly with it’s unique and stylish designs. The Maceoo headquarter is located in San Diego, CA with presence in over 15 cities & 5 continents spanning from USA, France, Dubai and as far south as South Africa. Maceoo’s founder was inspired by his worldly experiences in cultural and social influences, and touched by the applied arts dedicated to clothing and lifestyle accessories. Together with his business partner/brother, who used to work for Galerie Lafayette in Paris, France – followed their passion in fashion and style decided to share their knowledge for the finer things in life by helping to reinvent the men’s dress shirt. Maceoo is about talent, creativity, and making clothes an extension of your body to embody sensuality and sexiness in your way of living. The sophisticated and trendy designs bring a touch of class to those sporting the shirts. Maceoo has scoured the earth in search for the finest fabric to utilize in the collections (India, Egypt, Italy, Turkey and etc). Every design is a recollection of various destinations around the world that the Maceoo brothers have
traveled to bringing you an abundance of striking images captured within the fabric selection of Maceoo. From the floral designs which remind you of Paris in the spring to the solid colors with a pop of a second color that represents the laid back nature of San Diego; Maceoo has something for everyone. Maceoo shirts are a slim tailored cut to help accentuate the body but still allow for movement. It’s squared colored button matched with the intricate stitching is not an understatement but a form of artistic craftsmanship. Usually created with dual colors which falls along the seasonal style changes matched with it’s double collar for a sharp finish. The lapel, collar height, button layout and cuffs vary in style and color. Maceoo’s signature, is in the interior pipeline within the neckline along with a tasteful logo stitched on the back of the collar and/ or underneath the front lapel. “In a way, fashion is also an art. It inspires a lifestyle. It’s also a way to show people who we are or who we want to be. Be limitless and evoke more confidence in this avant-garde style by making it your own. Our clothing will inspire and invigorate your daily activities. So wear it, feel it, and transcend from the ordinary to the extraordinary”
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THE ONE HUNDRED WORLDS OF RON MIRIELLO PHOTOGRAPHY: KING ARTHUR
A designer, an artist, a sculptor, a collector and a business manâ€Ś Ron Miriello has a wide and diverse set of artistic interests. With a strong European influence, Ron values art as much as design, and that really shows in his works.
Tell us a little bit about your background and what Miriello Graphico is about? I got a BFA from Colorado State University in the 70's and got a scholarship the last year to go to Italy and study there. That completely spun my head around and made me discover another new world that has changed my life since then. I stayed in Italy for a year and half, and that was when I moved to California and started my own studio in the late 70's. My career path is to build a portfolio in a slow period of time and continually grow and improve it. That has been the case for the last 30 years. I rarely worked for anybody else. Everything I have learned is an influence of my own experience. My studio was just me for the first 10 to 12 years, then a got a crew. I would say that Miriello Graphico became known as a place for well-crafted work that has more of an international approach design rather than the original approach. The ability to go to large corporations and figure out their problems, take their process and procedures. Even small firms like working with us, just because we are very well organized and also very creative. In 2013 the company is focused on the aviation and strategy thinking of problem solving that goes on before design happens. And that sums up pretty much what the company is today. February 2013
Craziness keeps me sane / DECEMBER 2012
PHOTOGRAPHY Mike Campau has over 15 years of experience creating powerful imagery for large brands and their high profile agencies. His specialty is hybrid imagery, combining photography, CGI, and retouching in a flawless and captivating style.
'm a big city talent with a small town attitude. While at the University of Michigan, I dabbled in scientific illustration, graphic design and photography. After graduating with a B.F.A., I finally found my passion of digital art - combining photography, illustration and
cgi. my random interests now started to make sense. I have climbed the ladder of studio and
agency life and I now have over 15 years of valuable experience under my belt. Over the years, I
have had the privilege to work on some high profile brands (Chevrolet, WWE, Budweiser, Ford,
Pepsi, ESPN, and Sony to name a few) and their agencies. My talents have also landed me celebrity projects including Kid Rock, Mike Tyson, Roger Daltrey, Dave Grohl, Tracy Morgan, Jeff Duhnam, and many more. I am well Known for my dynamic images and clean execution style, I am constantly striving to not only meet, but exceed his high visual standards. I Currently reside in southeast Michigan with a very understanding wife and 5 kids...
Aleksei Kostyuk - Visio
PHOTO-MANIPULATION Aleksei Kostyuk known as Visio is a really inspiring photo manipulation artist from Germany. His portfolio showcases a great deal of manipulation talent, as Aleksei frequently breaks down his works into a series of close ups and explanatory images showing original images and stages of composition..
isio is a ukrainian designer based in Munich, Germany. Currently working as an Art Director in a Creative Agency. His passion is straight into digital art, which he also deals with privately. He is currently a member of various art collectives, where he acts
out his passion. His work can range from corporate work around a specific motif, to more abstract personal work. His work typically use bold/bright colors, with a tremendous attention to
detail. Even the extreme close ups of my works show no loss of detail, with every pixel being carefully placed.
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MOTAMED | February 2013
When I was a child I loved creating stories and all my paintings had a point of view and a tag line.
LIDA MOTAMED - ILLUSTRATOR | IRAN
I was born in 1980 and I’m a single woman who loves illustration and arts. I loved art since I was a child, my parents and all my teachers told me I was good at arts and painting. After I went to university and studied graphic design. Then I started working with children’s books, magazines and local newspapers. your childhood? And what were some of your favorites? When I was a child I would often look at pictures in books and I often imagine myself as one of them and I played the characters in real life . I love Mickey Mouse and the stories of Charles Dickens, Do you remember the very Zholvern , Tin Tin and Milo books first piece of art that you ... and so many other old stories worked up? like 1001 nights . yes I do. My first job was for a short story that was written by one of my old friends .The story Tell us about the physical was about a piece of cloth which process of developing imagery. Do would tell their stories . My work you begin with sketches and then was published, but because of my scan them into your computer to poor performance in terms of de- be rendered digitally or do you sign they did not give me money work another way? for that . My Illustrations are based on stoA lot of your illustrations ries and most of the time I do not are very colorful, unique and fun, use a computer . For newspapers What role did books play in and magazines due to fast work what mainly inspires you to come
Could you tell us where you're from and how you got started in the field? I was born in Iran ( Tehran ) on July 1980. After finishing high school I went to college to get a degree in Graphic Arts. At 18 I started working with graphic arts and Illustration. My first job was in the field of children's illustration for ( keyhan bacheh ha = Galaxy Kids ) magazine. And that was 13 years ago. keyhan bacheh ha is one of the oldest and most popular children's magazine in Iran, which has been still in business for 50 years
up with these ideas? a lot of things in my life are inspirational to me ( god, hope , happiness, love , children ) Those are the things that give me ideas frequently .
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at the tender age of 10 that Cofounders of Provider, Joaquin Ortiz and Jeff Katz began their lifelong friendship. They remained close throughout grade school, but as college approached the two lost touch as they began separate lives. While they were apart, Joaquin had two extremely close brushes with death. In 2001, his vehicle took a 60-foot dive off of a cliff. His real wake-up call came in 2006 though, when he found himself crushed between a boat and an SUV. Though the doctor told him that he would probably never walk again due to his fractured sacrum, Joaquin’s response was simply, “No. I won’t accept that.” With an attitude of perseverance, Joaquin walked back into the hospital with
just the assistance of a walking cane six months later. Realizing that… “It’s not enough just to survive, after you survive what do you do?” Joaquin began to think, “What can I do?” From that soulsearching question came Provider, a clothing company that acts as a reminder that we ALL have something positive to contribute to society. The idea, while simple in concept, is massive in impact: What can I provide for someone else? During this time, Jeff, who was still working in marketing in San Diego, was also looking for a way to give back to his community. So when fate—and Facebook—reunited him with Joaquin Ortiz, he knew he had found the perfect use for his talents and desire to be a part of something greater. After ten years of living separate lives, their reunion has grown organically into a promising partnership. Joaquin started his movement on the streets of Miami by bringing construction workers bottles of water and paying the toll for the cars behind him on the Biscayne Bay Bridge. “No kind act is too small” he said, performing one Conscious Act of Kindness after the other. With
Jeff on board, Joaquin realized that his vision could become a reality and the two transformed the Conscious Acts of Kindness movement into a 501(c)3 nonprofit company with a magnetic following. A percentage of all Provider sales go directly to the 501(c)3 Conscious Acts of Kindness which has funded projects all over the United States as well as abroad in Pushkar India, Bali Indonesia and Senegal West Africa. Providerâ€™s purpose is to create an article of clothing that carries a message of love, compassion and joy; when you are wearing Provider you are that messenger. You are a Provider to everything and everyone around you.
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I don't really think of myself as a photographer. I'm more of an artist with an active imagination
BROCK DAVIS - ARTIST | USA
Brock Davis does not like honeybears. But, he does like creating art work using simple techniques and tools. His project called, Make Something Cool Everyday challenged him to create a work of art using photography, drawing, mixed media, and/or some exacto knives each day of the year. The result is a collection of work that can be alternately quirky and visually striking. Who is Brock Davis? I don't When was it that you actureally think of myself as a photog- ally first picked up a camera and rapher. I'm more of an artist with discovered this passion? Did you an active imagination start with film or was it straight to digital SLR's? What is it about photography that fascinated you? I Describe the ambition behind was an art director for many years, your work as a photographer? I so I've worked with many photoguse a camera to document a crea- raphers. During that time I learned tive observation. Most of my pho- to really pay attention to execution tos are taken for that purpose, to and the fine details. I often would document and present an idea. I'm spend more time thinking about inspired by ordinary, every day how to best execute an idea and things. Every object gets a chance meticulously crafting and guiding to be new and interesting at some that execution, than I did conceptpoint in life, but soon, it becomes ing the idea. A strong idea needs familiar and ordinary. The act of an equally strong execution. I'm observing and the challenge of ex- not a technical person, so I can't tracting something creative from really talk shop from a technical an object that is seemingly mun- standpoint when it comes to phodane, is very motivating for me. tography. However, I've developed a good eye over the years and I
know how to make things look the way they should look even though I couldn't tell you exactly how I did it. I used to shoot with a Yashica T4 point-and-shoot. Eventually I saved up enough to buy a Nikon D3. The first lens I bought was a Nikkor 14mm-24mm super wide. I loved that lens until I bought a 70mm-200mm telephoto. I have 3 lenses now, but I use the 70-200 the most. I've had some photographer friends stop by and see the tools that I work with. I've been told that I'm not using the tools exactly the way they are supposed to be used, but I like it that way. Sometimes I think my naivety and the things I don't know, can make for better work. The industry standards at February 2013
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Jacob Zinman Jeanes
ILLUSTRATION Jacob Zinman-Jeanes is an illustrator, graphic designer, and musician currently living in Melbourne, Australia. He wrote a short story once. It was okay. He also tried poetry a few times. It was never very good poetry.
was born in a small town in Australia (which I didn't enjoy for very long), and I lived in New
York for a little while (which I was too young to appreciate). I like to paint and draw, and I play a few instruments including the piano, the saxophone, and a wooden box called a cajon
that you have to hit really hard with your hands. I make things out of necessity. If I didn't create anything, I'm not sure what I'd do with myself.
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RAF BANZULELA III
DIGITAL-ART As an artist, Raf believes that concept and narration matters most in the true from of design and art. With cool graphics combined with a good conceptual story makes the perfect equation for his artworks, which have been featured various design blogs such as Abduzeedo, PSDtuts and Shadowness. He is also an active contributor of Intrinsic Nature, an online multinational art group.
orn and bred in the Philippines, Raf Banzuela III, is a self-taught digital artist and designer where his style of work is most often described as surreal and psychedelic.
Well-versed in photo manipulation, vector and painting, Raf's works reflect the intri-
cate level of details yet balancing them out with a sense of minimalism to avoid making with
pieces too cluttered.
COLLAGE-ART Nickolas Locker work explores the relationship between Trash Cinema and lowbrow ephemera culture that exists outside the digital world. Themes include primitivism, ritualism, mutation and attitudes towards death.
ased in London, I finished my Degree in Fine Art in 2008. My technique adapted from
working in a large studio where I could use expressive marks and robust sculptural techniques changed pace once moved to a much smaller studio space. This dramati-
cally influenced the work I was creating, But by harnessing that energy and large-scale attitude
to work my practice translated readily into the medium of collage I work in currently
THE BOOK CLUB
THE BOOK CLUB There’s a whole array of books out there that are aimed specifically at designers. Whether you’re a web, graphic or interface designer, there’s a book out there for you. Here are 7 that we think are great.
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The Elements of Typography Style Author: Robert Bringhurst Topcis: Typography, Design, Style Price: $19.77
This lovely, well-written book is concerned foremost with creating beautiful typography and is essential for professionals who regularly work with typographic designs. Author Robert Bringhurst writes about designing with the correct typeface; striving for rhythm, proportion, and harmony; choosing and combining type; designing pages; using section heads, subheads, footnotes, and tables; applying kerning and other type adjustments to improve legibility; and adding special characters, including punctuation and diacritical marks.
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Caffeine For The Creative Mind
Thinking With Type Author: Ellen Lupton Topics: Typography, Design, Theory, Education Price: $14.93
The organization of letters on a page or screen is a fundamental challenge for a designer. For those learning the craft or brushing up on typographic skills, Thinking with Type provides clear and concise guidance. The material is divided into three sections: letter, text and grid. Each section begins with a review of historical, technological and theoretical concepts, followed by practical exercises and examples. A companion website will provide supplemental material, including lesson plans and additional exercises.
Author: Stefan Mumaw, Wendy Lee Oldfield Topics: Creativity, Inspiration, Exercises Price: $11.55
For any designer or creative type who wants to quickly limber up their imagination on a daily basis, Wired helps readers get into the creative zone, from which all their best work springs. Packed with 15-minute simple and conceptual exercises, this guide will have readers reaching for markers, pencils, digital cameras, and more in order to develop a working and productive creative mindset.
DESIGN SOPHIA GEORGOPOULOU Sophia Georgopoulou is a brand identity designer from Athens (Greece), who studied in London (UK) and has been experienced in the fields of branding, logo design, visual communication, corporate identity, packaging and print.
n her work, she favors the combination of creativity and aesthetic simplicity that does the job
without unnecessary noise. She believes that creativity is the seed for great work, but also in the importance of strategy and planning as a prerequisite for things to 'click'. Creating visual
identities for companies and brands of all sizes is her passion, but this passion comes hand-in-
hand with a good mix of rational thinking and professionalism. Sophia's ultimate desire and goal is to constantly inspire people through her work by providing them with premium quality design solutions, make them smile and try to make them see things in a different perspective.Her work has been awarded in prestigious National and International competitions and was published in selected worldwide known publications about design.
COLLAGE-PORTRAIT Hanoch Piven's witty collage portraits have appeared throughout the last 20 years in most major American and European magazines and newspapers. Piven's art communicates through fun and playfulness by reinventing the meaning of regular objects, and by inviting viewer active participation.
he colorful and witty collage portraits of Israeli artist Hanoch Piven have appeared throughout the last 20 years on both sides of the Atlantic: in most major American magazines and newspapers such as Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone and in many Euro-
pean publications from The London Times to the Swiss Die WeltWoche. His language has been expanded to Award Winning Children books, TV programs, advertising campaigns and Apps.In
the last 10 years Piven has conducted workshops in many countries. The Workshops follows the principles of Piven's own collage technique, encouraging creativity and communication through the use of common day-today objects.
ILLUSTRATION the work in this series was produced between 2010 and 2011, and marks the beginning of a preoccupation with concepts of photographic realism, digital and analogue reproduction, and the distribution of images online. Although Amy's current work has progressed beyond these topics, this project created a foundation for further experimentation in drawing and photography.
raduating from the University of Wales, Newport in summer 2012, Amy is currently residing in Gloucestershire, England. Amy has exhibited nationally alongside featuring in several international publications, and her work is held in private and public collec-
tions in the UK and USA. Although drawing plays a major part in her creative output, Amy also
works within documentary photographic practice and is currently working within this context.
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IS OBVIOUS, GREAT DESIGN IS TRANSPARENT.
READING: Learning graphic design is a lifelong process, so graphic design students don’t worry: you’ll have plenty of time becoming an expert in your field. This said, I know that when you are getting started you are really eager to learn more quicker, that’s why I’m suggesting a selection of design books that are in my opinion worth reading for graphic design students, but also for others
1. Making and breaking the grid
Some graphic designers are crazy about using grids in their designs, others despise it because they feel it makes all layouts look the same (or at least they think so). Even if you are one of those grid-haters, you should know what is a grid and how to use it.
2. Designing Brand Identity
Branding is much more than just logo design, it even goes beyond graphic design. This book is a real guide to become better at understanding what branding is and creating powerful brands
3. Package Design Workbook: The Art and Science of Successful Packaging
If you are interested by the multi-dimensional side of graphic design, then packaging is what you need to learn. Get started with this great book
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DESIGN SCHOOLS AROUND THE GLOBE: Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering Hanover, N.H. 305 students, both grad and undergrad Engineering
Claim to Fame: Dartmouth professor of engineering Tillman Gerngoss is the co-founder of GlycoFi; alumnus Terrence McGuire is the founder of Polaris.
California College of the Arts
San Francisco 1,660 students, both grad and undergrad Art and Design
Claim to Fame: Yves Béhar of Fuseproject is the chair of the industrial design department.
Köln International School of Design
Cologne, Germany 460 students, both grad and undergrad Design
Claim to Fame: Alumna Nina Kleebank is project manager at Interbrand Germany; alumnus Markus Kossmann is product developer at Lego’s headquarters in Dublin
ILLUSTRATION Fernando Vicente SĂĄnchez (Madrid, 1963) is a cartoonist, illustrator and painter. He has produced work for Spanish magazines and newspapers, illustrated book and record covers, exhibited across Spain and published several books of his work.
is early work as an illustrator was published in the early eighties in the Madriz magazine,where she would work on an ongoing basis both in the field of illustration as a cartoon. From 1999 to present Babelia published regularly in the cultural supple-
ment of El PaĂs.. Thanks to this work has won three Awards of Excellence from the Society for
News Design. As for his work as a painter, highlight the Atlas series, Anatomy Vanitas and Venus
PHOTO-ART Daniel Sadlowski is a photo-artist from Germany and i like to create illusions. With a camera and Photoshop manipulations he creates images beyond your imagination.
got my first camera on x-mas 2009, as a present from my dad. Soon I realized, that this was a great hobby, and I tried out many things. I became a webdesigner and that game me more possibilities to manipulate the images in Photoshop and I found out that the possibilites were endless. Nowadays I focus more on portraits and dog-photography!
| February 2013
2013: What to expect When You’re Designing? STORY: Kimon Foundoulakis
he creative arts are, by nature, a constantly changing and evolving field, and 2013 is no different. In fact, this year marks a big departure from what we’ve seen before, almost a revolution in design trends in which colors, interfaces and layouts are now, more than ever, conceived to adapt to the latest technology available rather than the other way around. Tablets, ultrabooks and smartphones are now providing the templates to which designers are applying their ideas, and companies like Microsoft with Windows 8, Apple IOS and Google among others are paving the way to how apps and websites are being imagined. Aesthetically, designers have decided not to hold back anymore and get their message across no holds barred. Layouts are clean and spacious, colors are kept to a minimum and fonts are big and imposing.
There will without a doubt be an uprising of designers and developers alike who are going to strive for a very straight-forward approach to the way they tackle to the drawing boards in 2013 and beyond.
Now this one had long ago become a niche domain that always had its specialists and fans, and with vintage design making a strong come-back over the last few years, we’ve seen a new generation of grass-roots illustrators putting their doodles to good use.
Seen on everything from high-class publications, websites and awesome TV animations, this style is here to stay and we won’t be complaining. A mix of cheeky drawings sometimes reminiscent of the Toulouse-Lautrec golden era and applied technologies, hand-drawn ilMinimalist design lustrations are being used by many brands who want to Flat design is quickly gaining popularity across all plat- showcase their good-natured approach to consumerism forms and the best example of this is what Microsoft and advertising. Cool, twisty fonts, and odd faces and has been developing over the last couple of years with figures make this specialty a decidedly welcome addition the first Windows phones and building up to Windows to the modern design landscape. 8 available now on almost anything that has a screen.
It’s a return to an un-clunky, no-frills design, primary colors and clear contrasts. Gone are the shadows and bevels of yore. Text is large and impossible to miss as companies are no longer hiding behind frivolous aesthetics. The Facebook logo and web-interface is another (famous) example of that – a name, a color and a box. Flat design isn’t for everyone and some will say it’s overly simplistic. However, as you look around you, there’s a world that wants to stay simple and yet be heard. It can be seen in car design, furniture, and architecture. Visit almost any modern house, restaurant or furniture store and you will find sleek lines and monochromatic objects.
Big and Bold
You can’t miss that one. Big names, big colors, big surfaces. The whole world has gone Texas again. Advertisers want your attention and they want it now. Many websites are going with big headlines and sub-headlines, filling out your entire screen and you will also find many print magazines filled with one-picture-one-word pages - it’s hard to miss. In a similar mindset as Flat design, colors are mostly in the primary or secondary scheme bringing a touch of joy and happiness to the message sent. This might not be seen coming from older, more established advertisers, especially the ones that have been around for many years and are a little wary of changing up their brand guidelines.
Flat design isn’t for everyone and some will say it’s overly simplistic. However, as you look around you, there’s a world that wants to stay simple and yet be heard.
This trend is driven by smaller, emerging companies eager to get their name out and connect with younger audiences. You know, the ones who are sometimes a little too engrossed by their tablets and won’t notice a massive billboard hanging over their head with the word “BANANA” on it. I’m just making this up, but you’ll definitely see me crack up on the side of word if that happened.
From Print to Digital
Yours truly here, InPrint Magazine, is a perfect example of how it is possible to combine a magazine-looking publication into a format that loses nothing in the translation to digital. Tablets are the perfect support to view such a magazine, with its quick page-turning mechanism (yes, I’m talking to you finger-swiper) and gazillioncolor graphics. Virtually every print publication has been forced (or not) to add a digital edition to their editorial offering, and in some cases, completely forgo their print rollout in favor of digital only - Newsweek being the most recent and famous case. You will always have newspaper and magazine purists and the physical texture and smell of paper still has its charms. However, the move to digital has pushed editors to offer more content with diversity and volume being the main driving forces, which in turn has allowed them to expand their reader bases and save money on printing costs in the same process. That said, this is a transitioning trend and many print establishments are still barely just carrying over their print edition into a digital format without too much thought as to how to optimize the technology. In other words, they are basically scanning the pages of their magazine and throwing them into a glorified PDF. A great example of what a digital magazine should look like is the online retail store NET-A-PORTER.COM - and its male counterpart MRPORTER.COM. Visiting their website, you can browse through their fashion magazine, which looks a lot like an issue of Vogue or Marie-Claire without the pesky ads (alleluia!) and when you find a piece of clothing that you fancy, you can click on it right from the “magazine” and you will be able to shop for it right
there and then without leaving your seat. See this trend popping up everywhere near you very soon, especially on e-commerce based websites.
Designers will never stop racking their brains and pencils/mice to find ways to offer a better, more efficient user experience but these trends are a good place to start when discussing your next project with your clients. But keep this in mind: Bigger, Bolder, and Cleaner is what advertisers and customers alike are looking for today. I can’t wait to see how it unfolds in the next few years as technology keeps improving and top designers keep turning everything they touch into gold. The Mayans got it right: 2013 is the first year into the age of Enlightenment.
| February 2013
I think that an artist has no precise definition, but can be described in many ways. But especially in graphic arts. DAVID ARREDONDO- ILLUSTRATOR | MEXICO
“I am a 3D & Visual Development Artist who’s passion is painting, which main inspiration comes from everyday experiences of my life. I focused my work mainly in older people, which I find a truly admiration about his past that reflect their tired faces. Likewise, I find a tremendous beauty in the female form, the one that is natural, pure, and uncensored, the one that is not artificial.” principal importance in my culture. I did it in honor of all the work she did in letters and drama. It was then that I realized how much I liked the picture capture by my admiration for the people and the way I think about them. Just as things of everyday life. I think that an artist has no precise definition, but can be described in many ways. But especially in graphic arts, I think a true artist is the one who don't make beautiful things, but the one who is honest. Who you can identify with their work, the way he or she When did you know you sees life, who shares their point where an artist? What do you think of view, that makes you a lump in an artist is now that you have been the throat, maybe smile or drop a one for many years? tear, and that is an artist for me. I realized from 4 years of age, as did my first portrait drawing of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, a woman of Your work deals with photo Tell us a little bit of who you are as an artist. I am a 3D generalist engineer also working on the visual development in the entertainment industry. However, one of my greatest passions in life is painting. That is where I identify more, I can create and exploit my imagination, my thinking, fears and passions. I mean, the painting has become a way of honest exploration of capturing my perspective to daily life.
realistic illustrations and have a very unique style. Please explain what you are trying to communicate. I like to portray mainly old people, because they arouse in me a great interest of mystery about their lives. Through his eyes, hands, wrinkles I can imagine countless stories they could tell about their lives. Situations that have suffered or enjoyed. No matter how their lives have been, every expression communicates something different and I intend to immortalize just that, causing the viewer a catharsis. How has your work evolved over the years from when you where beginning? At first I started oil painting when
Name Of The Dish
Spicy Chicken in Chili Sause
Origin Of The Dish China
Egg Fried Rice: 1 Bag 500g Basmati Rice 1 Bunch of Spring Onions 3 Eggs Soy Sause Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Chicken dish: 3 Chicken fillets (4 people) 1 Large tin of Water Chestnuts
History Of The Dish
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This is a Chinese recipe based on their love to combine different aromas and tastes in a single recipe. Although the rice and chicken are separate dishes they are a good combination, and meat dishes are rarely eaten alone. In a sense the dish takes two days to prepare. However, the main part is the preparation time in the chicken dish. The cooking time, as with most Chinese recipes, are short, but preparation is key to making it work well.
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ART IS NOT SIMPLY A PART OF LIFE, IT IS LIFE!
ROB SNOW - ILLUSTRATOR | GREECE
INGREDIENTS 1 creative person, slightly matured 2 tablespoons aptitude 1 piece of aesthetic flavoring 6lbs hard work and sweat 4 ideas more than most salt of the earth to taste
I made the decision at thirteen to be creative. My grandmother, who died recently, supported me, as the path was a little rocky to start with. But since those days I have never really thought of anything else. I kind of call it the “VanGogh syndrome”. Eat, sleep, live art and willing to persist in that love of creativity to the bitter end. I have however, commercialised myself to make a living and also done many a part-time job to get by, but have never moved directly away from my love of art and creating.quirky and visually striking.
Take a creative person and stir in the aptitude thoroughly, from the start. In time, mix in the aesthetic flavoring with the most appropriate tool at hand, and then fold into the mix as much of the hard work and sweat that the mix can take. Sprinkle in the ideas. The more the better, and finally as all is cooking, a pinch of salt of the earth to give it the necessary character. Leave to cook over time and serve when required. Tasty treat in a tasteless world. Rob is a creative designer working in the fields of graphic design, illustration, web design and teaching. He works and lives in Greece, but was born in England and studied Media and Design at Degree and Masters levels. Rob loves to draw with pencil and converting the resulting images in the computer. He has been a freelance designer for 25 years and worked for small and large organizations alike. He also combines his practice of art as a University lecturer, where he teaches Creative/Lateral Thinking.
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10 QUESTIONS What is your philosophy when it comes to arts? First of all: Wanna show something new
Second: Tell a story behind - mix things in a way that the viewers brain told it's own story.Make myself wondering, smiling , laughing, or express my meaning in a directed way.Shock - shock myself and others. When you are not creating you are? Dead - working or somehow frustrated. Who and what inspires you? | February 2013
First: The classics (with one of the greatest genius of mankind at all: Leonardo da Vinci), the classic moderns, named the really great artists Pablo Picasso and also Salvatore Dali, but also Antonio Gaudi and all the one that interpret his work since than ( like Friedensreich Hundertwasser,..) and Vincent van Gogh, Hieronymus Bosch, Francisco de Goya, Sandro Botticelli, Eugène Delacroix, Henri Matisse specially his late work, all the Blauen Reiter like Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Max Pechstein, Max Beckmann and more, Das Bauhaus and his influence, Gustav Klimt, Giorgio Morandi, Manolo Valdes, Franco Costa, David Tremlett, Lucien
Marko Köppe from Germany, is Freelancer, Graphic Design, Illustration, Fine Art, Digital Art
Herve, Pierre Guimond, Olafur Eliasson, Laurentz Thurn, Banksy, Kurt Schwitters, Mark Rothko, a lot of those great artists in the web, Hans Fallada, Erich Kästner, J.R.R. Tolkien, Herman Hesse, Orhan Pamuk, Robert Gernhardt, F.K. Wächter, Volker Pispers, certainly Don Martin and many, many more.
Second: Life - to see things in a different way; the news of the day, world; generally media (this includes art in every way!) Third: The contrast TV, Ipad, or none? none; using 2 computers and a
stereo-system, thatÂ´s enough and I can watch some TV in the net. I like the information from the radio. TV is almost flat and dumb, radio is going very much deeper and behind the superficial headline news.
I work in the headquarter! (OK and now the news: even if it seems in such a way, I'm not the assistant of the Boss)
What is the design artistic world lacking these days? More art that build another picture in your head, that bundles content to another, fresh, revolutionary, new thing - that may change anything??? (IÂ´m also a dreamer)
If you had the power to change anything for one day what would it be? Hm, so lets come to something completely different. We all should be another person for one day, woman a man and so - that would widen up our specific personal horizon extreme wide! May be it helps to stop war, intolerance and too much egoism.
Tell us something curious about you nobody would guess. The world is a lunatic asylum and
What is your idea of a perfect day? Love, live, enjoy art, be happy and creative and than, sud-
denly for a moment I know what os all about... What plays on your itunes? Monster Magnet, Rachmaninov, Beastie Boys, Robert Gernhardt (Robert Gernhardt, wonderful light, fresh, subtle, surreal and crazy story telling!!!) Tell us one thing in your life you can't live without. Hope
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