Innovative Packaging and Graphics : Artist Cover Bomb
When designer Stuart Tolley invited creative giants from throughout the artistic industries to produce a limited edition cover for his book “Collectors Edition: Innovative Packaging and Graphics“, he got a good response.
Hand drawn editions came back from The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne, Jessica Hische, The Designer’s Republic, Stanley Donwood, photographer Alec Soth, Oliver Jeffers, Peter Gabriel, Nick Cave and Sir Paul McCartney.
All the proceeds from the auction of these Cover Bomb series of Collectors Edition went to the Alzheimer’s Society. You can buy your own copy of the standard book here.
Unstuck is designed to assist in the thought process where creativity and decision making requires a helping hand. Following the success of it’s Unstuck App, the developers decided to look into other mediums in which to provide the benefits of the app to help unblock creative dead ends. The result was a deck of Unstuck playing cards which replicate the experience of the original web-based app.
This fantastic selection of posters is available from Re-issue. The selected posters offer unique designs from throughout the world which have been designed for numerous events, museums and exhibitions.
Australian designer Luke Choice is no amateur in the field of 3D art. The compositions and typographic projects on display on this website Velvet Spectrum offer lettering which looks edible, logos in the style of neon lighting and fantastically realistic balls of fuzzy string. The Notes to Myself project is a selection of collected quotations using a 3D brush script technique which combine the complexity of 3D design with the freedom of freehand script.
These beautiful illustrations by Sara Blake, AKA ZSO, were created as an escape from her advertising industry day job. Available for purchase from her online shop, these creatures are full of character and look as though they are about to come alive and escape into the wild.
Illustrator Cheeming Boey made an illuminating discovery one day whilst jotting down some drawing ideas on a disposable styrofoam coffee cup and realising that it looked pretty awesome. Since then he has produced a large number of styrofoam cup illustrations which sell for between $140 and $900. Since then, Boey has displayed his cups in the Marion Meyer Contemporary Art gallery, featured on a Sharpie advertising campaign and won an award at TED.
Combining clever quotations from some of the most celebrated minds in history with a stylish minimalist design, these posters by Toronto-based graphic designer Ryan McArthur offer some inspirational words of wisdom within this collection of aesthetically pleasing illustrations.
Making fun of corporate jargon invented by the corporate world to project an image of greater importance attached to their role, Pentagram’s promotional card for 2015 is a visual and verbal poem incorporating terms such as: Big kahuna, Game Changer, Column Shaker, etc …..
Illustrator and graphic designer Ty Wilkins has developed a unique style of creating imagery of depth and beauty from geometric 2d shapes and limited colour palettes. The ability to capture the essence of a subject in a minimal style makes Ty’s work instantly recognisable.