Creative Graphic Design: video of a yolk, a designer's view, and skinhead culture

by Fred Showker

Creative tidbits is a column in DTG Magazine featuring creative instpiration The creative inspiration quest continues and edition features two videos along with some extraordinary illustration and a conversation with a designer about the new iPhone interface ... here we go:
* PaperSpecs Reveals the Trials and Triumphs of Designing Print Projects
* Brobesity? 3-D Avatars Of The Average Joe Are A Hefty Dose Of Reality
* Several iOS 7 Design Choices Criticized By Experienced Designer
* Christoph Niemann: Illustrator, Graphic Designer
* Skinhead culture in graphic design
* Back to the drawing board
... and more !

Brobesity? 3-D Avatars Of The Average Joe Are A Hefty Dose Of Reality

Fred Showker brings you creative inspiration and tidbits

Graphic artist Nickolay Lamm serves America's obesity epidemic a dose of the big fat truth (in avatars in underpants).
      Using body mass index (BMI) statistics gathered by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Lamm created 3-D computer-generated avatars of average male bodies in the Netherlands, the U.S., France, and Japan as part of his Body Measurement Project.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : www.fastcodesign.com
click forKindle Edition All fat boys in a row!

Back to the drawing board

Fred Showker brings you creative inspiration and tidbits

Elias Freiberger gave up a career in motion graphic design to do an MA. As he prepares for his postgraduate show, he tells us how he has loved exploring the roots of his discipline, and where he hopes to go next

READ THIS REPORT Full story : University of the Arts London partner zone - Studying arts and design
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Skinhead culture in graphic design

Fred Showker brings you creative inspiration and tidbits

‘The skinhead style is smart, clean and tough. It is a precise uniform which proclaims identity’, surmises Nick Knight’s book, Skinhead.
      Skinhead by Nick Knight traces the history of this unique group from the original ‘60s Skinheads to its mid-’70s revival. Features a piece by Dick Hebdige on the sociology of youth cults.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Skinhead by Nick Knight
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Several iOS 7 Design Choices Criticized By Experienced Designer

Fred Showker brings you creative inspiration and tidbits

The other day, Forbes sat down with experienced designer David Yun to ask him his thoughts on the design changes Apple made with iOS 7.
      Yun, who has a Master’s in Graphic Design from Yale University and currently teaches Graphic Design to architects at the University of Columbia, had both positive and negative comments about Apple’s choices. (Although mostly negative)
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Toby Wellington for http://www.macgasm.net

In The Design Studio Video Series from PaperSpecs Reveals the Trials and Triumphs of Designing Print Projects


      PaperSpecs.com takes a look behind the design of Peacock Perfumerie packaging. Designer Rosslyn Kasman and account executive Heather Hitchcock (Calitho) share insights into the enticing design and the challenges in producing this unique packaging.

Christoph Niemann: Illustrator, Graphic Designer

Fred Showker brings you creative inspiration and tidbits

Wow . . . we always like to visit studios like this -- for a great shot in the arm, take a look at some of Chris's work -- he's done work for the best!
      Chris is from Germany and moved to New York City in 1997. His work has appeared on the covers The New Yorker, Time, Wired, The New York Times Magazine and American Illustration, and has won awards from AIGA, the Art Directors Club and The Lead Awards. His corporate clients include Google, Amtrak and The Museum of Modern Art. WOW . . . take a look
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Christoph Niemann: Illustrator, Graphic Designer
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