Creative Tidbits #187: March Madness & Designing Women

by Fred Showker

Fred Showker's Creative Update

Creative tidbits is a column in DTG Magazine featuring creative inspiration For the 20th March, welcome to the first Designing Women edition of 2015. Where do you find creative inspiration? Watching others in the creative processes is the best way to get those creative juices flowing. I thought we would get started a little early because there's so much content to cover. :

  • Kemistry's Graham McCallum on 100 years of design changing technology
  • 16 Iconic Creations by Architecture and Design Power Couples
  • Designing Women: designer becomes top creative 'crowdsourcer'
  • This is beading on steroids ... down south of the border
  • The Military’s Graphic Design War On Venereal Disease
  • Designing Women: New school design and website ...
  • The works of Jean Jullien ... an interview
  • When Harry Met Sally Met Graphic Design
  • 12000 free outline icons
  • ... and more !

Designing Women: New school design and website ...

Creative inspiration

Ahava is a new preschool associated with the Ahavath Achim Synagogue in Atlanta, and Black Bear designed a beautiful website that would speak to the innovation of this new parochial school.
      Jena Simonds is the Lead Graphic Designer and Copywriter for Black Bear, and loves working with a wide variety of clients. She created this identity program for Ahava!
60-Seconds creative update Full story : Black Bear Design
Creative tidbits from Fred Showker Jena Simonds' works at Black Bear

Designing Women: designer becomes top creative 'crowdsourcer'

Creative inspiration

After losing her San Diego ad agency design job, Holly McAlister decided she’d had enough of corporate life. It was 2005, two years before the Great Recession, recalled the graphic designer.
      Holly McAlister displays some of her design work, which includes reports, marketing materials, print advertisements, hang tags and calenders, as well as packaging for foods, beverages and cosmetics.
GO Don't miss Holly McAlister's Portfolio
60-Seconds creative update Full story : napavalleyregister.com

16 Iconic Creations by Architecture and Design Power Couples

Creative inspiration

When architects marry other architects it's no longer just a job. Their work becomes a rebuttal to the myth of the solitary architect and a reminder that no one creates in a void.
      From Seattle's sprawling Olympic Park to a curvaceous lounge chair made in Finland, here are 16 objects that contain both a life's work and love.
60-Seconds creative update Full story : Katherine Wisniewski for curbed.com
Creative tidbits from Fred Showker Another viewpoint

NEXT: When Harry Met Sally; Graham McCallum; Prophylaxis(!) and more!

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