How can we use the power of branding to strengthen a shared identity and spark positive change in the neighborhoods and cities where we live? An effective visual identity references the culture and history of a place’s people and reflects their hopes and aspirations. Logos, fonts, or color schemes, the most tangible parts of a brand identity, are not magical cure-alls for the financial, social, and cultural ills of a city, but they can be powerful symbols and rallying cries that galvanize people to action.
Client: Darker Than Brown
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Because shitty clients are the shittiest. As freelance creatives, we have got to stop subjecting ourselves to this bullshit. We are better than our clients, it’s time to make them realize that and not short-sell ourselves anymore.
Make those motherfuckers pay what they owe!
Nike has done well by me. Now they have done even more… weller with these . The color-way and choice of materials is magnificent. White or yellow laces: icing on the proverbial cake.
- Nike Blazer Mid Wool Vac Tech (formatmag.com)
Ag great article on why as designers we have to be vigilant against cheapo design companies claiming to design things at a discount. Good design costs money. Great design costs more. Its a simple fact no matter how cliche it may be leaning. It’s up to creatives to educate clients and maintain integrity in the face of these cheap, unqualified idiots.
The LAST pair of headphones you will have to buy. I can’t speak on sound quality, but as far as innovation, the idea of a cable you can switch from 6.3mm to 3.5mm in one cable is pretty much standard dopeness.
- Giveaway!!! Urbanears: Plattan Headphones (geardiary.com)
Great font choice and even greater imagery.
X-Men Retro Posters - by Modern Stylographer
Choose 3 posters for $44 (USD) @Etsy
Prints are 11x17 on 80lb high-quality matte paper
Be bold. (I’ll be reading this shortly.)
Love this dude. I’ll be reading it shortly as well.
I’LL FUCKING CUT YOU by *AtomicFishbowl
Xbox and LucasArts unleashed the fury of their upcoming Xbox 360 Star Wars Bundle at Comic-Con! It comes equipped with a R2D2 custom console w/ sounds, a gold C3P0 controller, a white Kinect, Kinect Adventures, Star Wars Kinect and a 320GB hard drive! More glorious photos can be found here.
You can throw down a pre-order on this beast at Amazon ($449.99)!
The would-be world dictator M. Bison gets an animal makeover to fit his name! Vote this hilarious shirt design up over at Threadless to see it print!
Haha. The REAL M. Bison. Imagine fighting him in Street Fighter. That psycho spinning move he does would be incredible.