creative inspiration

identity

stitch identity
[image: stitch design co.]
stitch design co. worked up a lovely identity system for themselves in 3-colors and letterpress printing. i am really loving the orange edge printing on the cards!

history

propaganda & graphic design
[image: fastcodesign.com]
how america waged war with food and graphic design, from fastcodesign.com is a great first look at cory bernat’s collection of posters from 1900 to 1950 from the national agricultural library, showing how government urged citizens to modify their behavior for the greater good using graphic design.

design industry

publishing in the age of the internet, from design observer is a fascinating article about how the perception of design has changed due to the abundant archive on the web, and the reaction of the author to launch a unit editions dedicated to producing books on design and visual culture, as well as a series of low-cost research papers covering a range of topics in graphic design. sounds fantastic!

how i get positive feedback from my clients, from marketing mentor is a nice piece by guest blogger, kara smith, on her follow up strategy for rounding out projects, giving thanks and asking for feedback. good ideas!

top 10 web sites for designers, from HOW. another great round-up for august of resources for design professionals.

want to win an eco-trip for 2? neenah paper is celebrating it’s environment line with a contest! enter for a chance to win an eco-trip to costa rica for 2!

photographs of signs

signs of san francisco
[image: print magazine]
kicking off a new series, print magazine’s blog imprint showed a selection of photos of signs of san francisco. these are all so beautiful, i’m glad to read they want to make it a series, asking readers to submit photos of their local area sign relics that they’ll post up and feature. excellent!


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