Posts Tagged 'graphic_design'



Klok – time tracking tool for freelancers

In order to have a good estimation of your freelance hours, you need a tracking tool.
Klok is a free application. I just installed it, but haven’t tried it, so I can’t give you any review.
Maybe you want to try it yourself. You can download it here

25 logos with hidden messages

A really interesting collection of logos that I bumped into on graphicdesignblog.org.


While visiting the galleries I had a look at this logo, but I didn’t notice the double “t” in the shape of the Eiffel tower…
Check out the whole collection here

Free brushes and other freebies

I found a nice collection of brushes, icons and some other freebies on youthedesigner.com an interesting website for a designer.

Check out their freebies category here

20 Weird Logos That Work

Here’s a nice selection of good weird logos from vectortuts.com.Enjoy!

Just an example:

London Symphony Orchestra

The Gestalt Principles

Here’s an interesting tutorial about the Gestalt Principles in graphic design.
Gestalt is a psychology term which means “unified whole”. It refers to theories of visual perception developed by German psychologists in the 1920s. These theories attempt to describe how people tend to organize visual elements into groups or unified wholes when certain principles are applied.



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After The Crisis: A Parody of 15 Corporate Logos

A super funny series of 15 corporate logos affected by the crisis.
Here’s just an example:

Check the rest here. It’s well worth it! :))

Metallica’s album Death Magnetic nominated for a Grammy in the Best Recording Package category

Turner Duckworth’s design for Metallica’s album Death Magnetic has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Recording Package category.
metallica_death_magnetic

The design consultancy, traditionally known for its work with more conventional clients such as Coca-Cola and Mr Kipling, restyled the classic Metallica logo, creating a signature typographic style and crafting promotional materials including a coffin-shaped special edition and a vinyl box set.

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