.During a semester abroad in Barcelona Lisa Rienermann was standing in a little courtyard in Barcelona and looked up. She saw houses, the sky, clouds...and a "Q".
Over the following weeks she ran around the city eyes skyward and bit by bit found all the alphabet.
The Project was a free Semester-Project in Typography at the University of Essen and was awarded a certificate of typographic excellence by the Type Directors Club New York 2007.
Art is seeing what others cannot.
Some selected words of wisdom from the Twitter page of Lee Clow, Creative Director of Chiat Day LA.
Always assume no one wants to hear what your ad has to say, then give them a reason to.
A logo is not a mandatory. Being on strategy, speaking in the brand's voice and intriguing consumers are mandatories.
A brand doesn't need a unique position in the market as much as a unique position in consumers' minds.If your copy requires italics, your copy requires rewriting.
Now there's a claim that should strike fear into the entire design industry.
Combine the premise of both The World is Flat and The Wisdom of Crowds and you get 99Designs.com
Designers from say, Vietnam, Lithuania, Hong Kong submit designs for prizes in the $300-500 range and the best logo as judged by the client wins.
The other 60 designers get nothing.
Unintended art is that rare thing, frequently only seen in the eyes of the beholder. So behold a Dadaesque stock photo that wouldn't be out of place on a gallery floor.
And the wall card behind it would read : 10382318 - 'Vengeance of Nails.'
Buy it for three dollars here
Brandbucket have a business model that embraces all the elements of crowd-sourcing--numerous creatives from across the globe working on a single brief–-and they even supply a logo design to boot.
Consider this a postcard from the future.
Looking for a clock icon to display on your website or blog? Then Clocklink is your next page visit.
With dozens of designs ClockLink provides web 2.0 clocks that you can easily embed into your web page, simply paste the tag on your web page. (Your clock will display your city name and time zone if you choose).
And all the code is free-sourced. Just click on the HTML option and Copy+Paste this code into your blog: