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Textorizer tool – transform pictures into type illustrations

Textorizer is a cool and useful tool that my brother recommended me.

Here are some examples of what it can do:

Of course you can further refine the result, but it can save a lot of time and it provides reasonable results.

You can download it here (the cool thing is that it has a Mac version as well) or you can use the online version here.

 

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Green design for pizza box

Interesting design for a pizza box :

– the top cover of the GreenBox  rips off into four pieces to form four plates (thus reducing the use of recyclable plates);

– bottom part folds into a smaller box to become a container for remaining slices to be stored in the fridge

– the box 100% recyclable

Here‘s the video demonstration.

New Photoshop CS5 technologies from Adobe Labs

Adobe labs presents new experimental features which might be included in the next Photoshop release CS5, rumored to be released around April 2010.

New brush behaviours and new warp technologies in this video:

Design the perfect bottle and win 30.000 euro

Yet another tempting design competition: you have to design the perfect bottle and you can win a “reasonable” prize of 30.000 euro. And this is not all: 10k for the second prize and 5k for the third one (all these include Intellectual Property Rights).

Your work will be judged upon the following criteria:

  • innovation
  • aesthetics
  • ergonomic
  • originality/uniqueness

You can download the brief here.

Registration deadline – January 10th 2010

Q&A: October 12th – October 16th 2009

Check out all the details of the competition and register here (don’t you hate flash websites?…).

Good luck! And… how about a beer if you win? 🙂

Mini Space Design Competition

In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mini, minispace.com decided to host a design competition around the theme 50. You can win an Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro and other nice prizes here.

Thought it’s a nice theme so I decided to join. Here’s my design proposal and you can vote it here (much appreciated it if you do):

Mini 50th lights

Mini 50th lights

Stefan Kanchev – applied graphic artist

KANCHEV, Stefan Kirov — applied graphic artist, honored with the Bulgarian State title “National artist” in 1971. He was born on 06 August 1915, in Kalofer, Bulgaria and he studied mural painting in the National Art Academy (1940–1945).

His works are so simple and yet so explicit and communicative:

You can check more of his works here.

Logo design processes

A really nice idea to collect and put together a collection of design processes from different designers. You can find 30 of these design processes on Creative Nerds . You can also find useful tutorials, articles and freebies. I recommend it for your rss feeds. 😉

Enjoy it!