Designing Women: Lydia Leith

Lydia Leith, a graphic designer from the UK, has hit upon a national best seller : the *Throne Up, Royal Wedding, SICK BAG.* (Seen above with her own hand doing the screen printing! 16th Annual Designing Women February 27, 2011

In search of Martin Luther King Jr.

Each year, we like to focus on achievements in the visual communications world in celebration of Black History Month. This year we're taking a little different approach in a quest to find creative expressions of Martin Luther King Jr. We've also updated the whole series of pages about Black designers and artists in the world ... February 14, 2011

16th Annual Fonts Gallery

This year's "History of Typography" includes over 200 links to classic and notable fonts, designers, foundries, letter styles, in all classifications and origin. This is a pictorial romp through 68 of the most recommended, and loved type faces of all times. Hope you enjoy the trip! August 28, 2010

Extraordinary murals by John Pugh

This is remarkable art will blow your doors off. Mural artist John Pugh excels in trompe l'oeil (trick of the eye) paintings, and what you are about to see are NOT real settings or environments, but rather paintings on flat walls. Have fun! June 29, 2010

CityArts Mosaic Mural

Fred takes a field trip to Lynchburg, Virginia and see the "CityArt" mosaic tile project where art students come together under the direction of Beryl Solla to create a 4,800 square foot ceramic tile masterpiece ... come along June 28, 2010

African American Independent Comics

Damian Duffy and John Jennings, 'Black Comix' brings together an unprecedented collection of largely unheard of, and undeniably masterful, comics art from the black community March 29, 2010

Designing Women: Simulating Life

Welcome to the 15th Annual "Designing Women" edition of DTG in celebration of Women's History Month... here are some outstanding talents in the graphic design field... enjoy the ride February 26, 2010

Visions in Black & White

Start the year off with this field trip to the studios of some of the best digital portrait painters in the world. This special collection was selected because they leverage black and white - non color - to create rather special portraits December 29, 2009

Drew Struzan: legend in movie posters

You may not know who Drew Struzan is, but you know his work. He's the genius behind popular movie posters and a true master of this generation's painter / illustrators September 26, 2009

Letterforms that shaped a generation

If you ever rocked out at a concert by the Doors, New Riders or Commander Cody in the San Fran bay area back in the day, then you already know Thomas Morris -- he created the concert posters! Today, he's still producing breath-taking graphics and superb typographic creations and we're going to take a little field trip to his studio ... Thomas Morris Design August 14, 2009