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Quote of the week - 02/06/2014

Tanamachi Studio    |    http://tanamachistudio.com

TANAMACHI STUDIO is a boutique graphic design studio specializing in hand-lettering & custom typography for editorial, lifestyle, food, and fashion brands.

Dana Tanamachi-Williams is a Texas-bred, Brooklyn-based graphic designer and letterer who enjoys living a quiet life and working with her hands. After designing Broadway show posters at SpotCo and working under Louise Fili, Dana opened her own design & lettering boutique, Tanamachi Studio. She has been commissioned by clients such as Google, Yahoo!, Rugby Ralph Lauren, The Ace Hotel, Tommy Hilfiger, West Elm, and Bloomingdale’s. In 2011, she was named a Young Gun (YG9) by the Art Directors Club and a Young Creative to Watch by HOW Magazine. In 2012, Dana had the unique honor of creating custom cover art for O, HOW, and TIME Magazines, as well as an exclusive product line for Target in late 2013.

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2 Jun

Studio Kxx    |    http://studiokxx.com

"Set of 10 illustrations/designs created for the latest Guerilla Series snowboards made for Endeavor 2014-2015. Collaboration project between Gabz (Grzegorz Domaradzki) & Kx2 (Krzysztof Domaradzki)”

Krzysztof Domaradzki is a graphic designer, illustrator and an artist working in various fields of graphic communication. He specializes in illustration, identity design, web-design, typography experiments and (broadly understood) print.

In his work, he seeks challenges and new ways of communication by combining fondness of drawing with typography, minimalism and simplicity with functionality and efficiency of the message. The knowledge he has gained at the Academy together with his 10-year work experience have taught him how to meet the client’s needs, by suggesting optimal solutions irrespective of the size of the commission, the range of the campaign and the anticipated budget.

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23 May

Quote of the week - 19/05/2014

Anthony Burrill    |    http://anthonyburrill.com

Graphic artist, print-maker and designer Anthony Burrill is known for his persuasive, up-beat style of communication.

Words and language are an important part of Burrill’s output and he has developed a distinctive voice that is sought after not only by collectors of his posters and prints but also by clients including Wallpaper* magazine, The Economist, The British Council, London Underground and The Design Museum. Burrill is perhaps best known for his typographic, text-based compositions, including the now-famous “Work Hard and Be Nice to People”, which has become a mantra for the design community and beyond.

Burrill was born in Littleborough, Lancashire. After studying Graphic Design at Leeds Polytechnic he completed an MA in Graphic Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He now lives and works on the Isle of Oxney, Kent.

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22 May

Quote of the week - 12/05/2014

Kevin Chao    |    http://itskevinchao.com

As a soon-to-be college graduate I am facing a pivotal section of life and it is important to me to not lose sight of what I truly love by getting caught up with “work”.This poster is a personal reminder that it’s okay to step back and spend time having fun, seeing family, maintaining friendships, etc.”

Kevin is a designer based in NYC, USA. His work primarily reflects graphic design but he’s always picking up new interests and working on weird projects.

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13 May