Product labeling and packaging study for inspiration and design ideas

One of the best ways to learn and practice design, typography and illustration is to emulate (not "copy") the works of others. Like this collection of wonderfully unique and rare bottles and bottle labels for Tequila! Here are designs you probably won't find in your local stores . . . enjoy! July 29, 2013

Vintage Art : wonderful tags, cards and cigar labels for decorative reference

For years, we've followed all kinds of sources for vintage art, and it's still very much in style to feature selections your the web. For years, the Publishers' Warehouse has shared literally thousands of these images, along with samples from the Dover book colleciton of public domain images. One of the favorite sources for 'vintage' art are labels, cards and posters from the 18th century. Here's we're going to look at my favorites from the world of cigar labels. Enjoy! June 29, 2013

18th Annual Designing Women Four

Now we continue our quest for creative spirits in celebration of Women's History Month. Ladies and gentlemen, the 18th Annual Designing Women edition continues with :
* Poster champ : Traci Edwards
* Jenny Schmid : Battle of Everyouth
* Yani Arabena: Inspired Calligraphy & Lettering
* Timeless Graphic Design of Cipe Pineles 1910 - 1991
* Dimitra Tzanos: Fresh of the Fresh
* Sarah Hartwig: multidisciplin design
* Yiying Lu: Amazement
* Clotilde Olyff cool fonts, typography presence
* Iran : Visions from Rashin Kheirieh
* Fresh talent from El Salvador
... and more to come! March 30, 2013

18th Annual Designing Women Three

Now we continue our quest for creative spirits in celebration of Women's History Month. Ladies and gentlemen, the 18th Annual Designing Women edition continues with :
* We lost Katie McClure ???
* Women In Design Video
* GM Damsels of Design (with video)
* USA : Erin Jang
* Poster Children
... and more to come! February 27, 2013

18th Annual Designing Women Two

Now we continue our quest for creative spirits in celebration of Women's History Month.
Ladies and gentlemen, the 18th Annual Designing Women edition kicks off with :
* Gender Disparities in the Design Field
* Linn Olofsdotter : an eye for detail
* strawberryLuna : Female Designers
* The magic of Katie Daisy
* WOW : Birdwatching
... and more to come! February 26, 2013

18th Annual Designing Women Celebration

18th Annual Designing Women edition of DTG Magazine Each year we take great relish and pleasure in discovering creative spirits in celebration of Women's History Month. This year, our 18th, the social networking scene has taken over, and now, we've been discovered because it would appear that everyone and their brother has a "Designing Women" edition. But we've found a few fabulous women designers through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and other social networking channels that we feel deserve to be celebrated!

Ladies and gentlemen, the 18th Annual Designing Women edition kicks off with :
* Original screen prints of the Chicago Women’s Graphics Collective posters
* The Role of Women in Design | 12 Designers – 12 Opinions
* Louise Ormerod : Gender Disparities in Graphic Design
* Interviewing Women in Web Design Around the World
* 5 Women Designers You Should Know About
... and more to come! February 25, 2013

Photo Manipulation at its very best!

We just had to share the work of Erik Johansson, in Gothenburg, Sweden! Erik is a highly talented photo-illustrator and photo journalist who creates some of the most awesome photo manipulation you'll ever see! October 20, 2012

Back 2 School Picture Collage Maker Giveaway

Picture Collage Maker for Windows and Mac OS X allows people to create Yearbook, wall collage, scrapbook, poster, keepsake and any other photo-related artworks. Until August 28th, PearlMountain is running its annual Back-to-School giveaway of Picture Collage Maker FREE gift to all people. (regularly $29.90) August 22, 2012

Sandy Hibbard : Lyric Marketing

We first introduced you to Sandy in our Designing Women issue back in March of 2004. Since those days, Sandy and her "Lyric Marketing" is not so much about music -- other than the musical sounds of cha-ching, cha-ching! Let's catch up and see what's going on with Sandy these days -- including her music! March 24, 2012

Fanatical Mechanical

House Industries celebrates the craft of Photo-Lettering’s past while presenting it in the context of contemporary relevance. David Dodde’s prodigious hand-printed panels and substantial scrims mingle with custom lithographic layers and fascinating alphabetic fixtures by fanatical fabricators Marc Wiegers and Roger VanTill of Greenwood Studios. January 30, 2012