Creative Tidbits #204: big changes, small world, then technology and more

by Fred Showker

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Creative tidbits is a column in DTG Magazine featuring creative inspiration This one is actually part of #203, but we had to break it out to a second file. We don't usually run essays, but the Media and Publishing piece is particularly good for designers. Also, the 3D printer piece is essential just to realize where that technology is going. enjoy

  • The 3D Printing Advances That Changed The World In 2015
  • Voltron Reboot, New Gullermo Del Toro Series Coming To Netflix
  • Great Design versus Everything Else
  • Designing Women : Painted Surf 01

Great Design versus Everything Else

graphic design and typography

A design team spends several days creating potential covers for a magazine client. They work hard debating the merits of each, and eventually narrow it down to three. Out of six or seven concepts, they will show the client three.
      Now among these three, the design team has a favorite. To them, it's a clear winner. But they don’t want to show the magazine client just their favorite
Here's the Full Story Full story : Carla Kalogeridis is editorial director of Association Media & Publishing.

Painted Surf 01

graphic design and typography

Valentina Di Blase pattern designer, painter and illustrator from Sydney, Australia does some pretty intense graphics. As you can see from the painted surf board, She uses paint, acrylic, markers, pens, and a lot of time!
      Her portfolio on Behance has lots more to see!
Here's the Full Story Full story : Valentina Di Blase -
Part of the Designing Women series from Fred Showker Here is a detailed look at the surfbord

The 3D Printing Advances That Changed The World In 2015

graphic design and typography

2015 was a year of tremendous strides for the innovative industry of 3D printing, proving it has the potential to change everything around us — and soon. From cool construction projects to life-changing surgeries, this year’s advances gave the world just a small glimpse of its revolutionizing capabilities.
      3D printing has also opened up exciting possibilities on the architecture front. This year, robots started building bridges with no human assistance. In Dubai, they’re printing entire office buildings. An Italian company even developed a 40-foot tall 3D printer that builds low-cost disaster relief housing. And engineers are already brainstorming how to print 3D structures on Mars.
Here's the Full Story Full story : video on Facebook

Voltron Reboot, New Gullermo Del Toro Series Coming To Netflix

graphic design and typography

Netflix and DreamWorks have announced an expansion of their multi-year distribution deal that will see several new DreamWorks Animation properties debuting on the streaming service.
      The deal also covers streaming rights to DreamWork’s Animation’s feature film library, and extends rights for current series streaming on Netflix, including How to Train Your Dragons spinoff Dragons: Race to the Edge.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Jamie Lovett - (Careful: heavy spam site!)

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