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Everyday Thoughts On Everyday Things by Rachel Denti

“Series of illustrations for a zine inspired on thoughts that come to my mind, most of the times out of nowhere or for no particular reason, on a daily basis.”

Rachel Denti is a graphic designer originally from Brazil, but currently residing in Den Haag, Netherlands. She is focused on graphic design, illustration, painting and drawing.

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Jesús Prudencio   |   http://carsandfilms.com

Cars And Films is a little project by me, Jesús Prudencio. I love films and cars! I’m a graphic, web designer and illustrator from Badajoz, currently living in Seville, Spain. I have a Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Seville. I’ve worked in several studios as Fabulario (a graphic design studio) as co-founder and creative director. Now, I’m a freelance graphic designer.

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Pantone Smoothies by Hedvig Astrom Kushner 

Hedvig is  an Art Director at Mother New York and she started this fun little project in the beginning of the summer (non commissioned). She makes a lot of smoothies and discovered it works like mixing paint. Add raspberries, get a hot pink hue, add tofu and the color gets softened. 

All the recipes are very healthy and mostly vegan and what’s even greater, you can follow the instructions to create your own Pantone Smoothies. The project was done in collaboration with photographer Michael Kushner. The pics are all taken in the office basement at Mother, on colored paper in a light box. 

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Maksim Arbuzov   |   http://maksimarbuzov.com

“Feel The Nature, Feel The Form! Natural forms is the best way to show naturalness of product. You need to have only form that to understand what is inside of package. Honey must looks as honey. That is why this package is so simple and clean. You have to enjoy the smell and taste of Honey. Nothing more should not bother you.”

The moment he took a pencil and drew something on the wall that later on turned out to be a car, his design career was started. Then he swapped a pencil for a spray paint and cars were drawn not only inside his house but also on city streets. Afterwards, he found practical use for his skills and worked for a student newspaper as an illustrator while studying tourist management. Career in that field ended before it even started and Maxim decided to become a designer. He prefers working in silence and to have his work done to satisfy the highest standards. He likes the sun and snow, coffee and ice-cream

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Flora Chan   |   http://floramakesthings.com

“Prologue is a series of fine teas inspired by literary classics. Each canister of loose leaves features a unique blend of flavors that characterizes the novel. The designs on the tins include motifs from the narratives and other elements that are a part of the reading experience.”

I am a designer originally from Singapore, and am currently a Communication Design major at Parsons the New School for Design.
I love coming up with stories, making things, and making things happen, and I’m currently learning how to make things responsibly.

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Quote of the week - 14/07/2014

Dweller    |    http://noelshiveley.tumblr.com

Noel Shiveley is a 22 year old letterer and designer based in Pasadena, CA, USA. He is focused on calligraphy, typography, graphic design and is always interested in collaborations.

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Friday Freebies: Collection of free CV templates!

Have / know a freebie that you want to share? - Feel free to send it!

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Quote of the week - 11/11/2013

Vitali Gusatinsky   |   http://vitaligusatinsky.com

I believe life is a journey of learning and expanding. I’m passionate about design and technology. Ever since a young age I have studied and created visual designs to engage the viewer. I have over 10 years of experience working with businesses to develop mature identities and marketing materials for their products and services.

Personally, I enjoy my work and create graphics, video and music for fun when I find time, as well as take photographs. Reading about world events, science, technology and all forms of design (I have a soft spot for architecture) inspire me and my work. It amazes me how far the Web has developed and new tools allow ever-increasing ease to express ideas. We live in exciting times.

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Frederico Santana Birchal   |   http://behance.net/fredbirchal

“Minimalistic illustration of some famous movie costumes.”

Designer from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Focused on digital art, illustration, character design and drawing.

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The Tiny Project   |   http://tiny-project.com

The Tiny Project is Alex Lisefski’s attempt to live a simpler, more conscious, debt-free life, and in doing so helping to set and example and educate the community about alternative, affordable, more sustainable ways of living.

The tiny house movement is rapidly gaining popularity in the US and elsewhere around the world. Though no two tiny homes are identical, they share many core principles, and of course, they are all quite tiny! Though a tiny house can be built on a foundation, many people choose to build on a flatbed trailer, in order to make the house mobile, and to avoid minimum square footage requirements that most municipalities have in place for permanent structures.

Building on a trailer means the house is considered more like an RV, and does not need to adhere to the same permits, codes, and rules associated with building a normal home. The trick with trying to live full-time in a pseudo-RV is where to park it. 

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Criatipos    |    http://behance.net/Criatipos

“Cristina and Cyla painted a wall in Bushwick, Brooklyn, as a tribute to the great poet Paulo Leminski who would be 70 years old in August 2014. We are very grateful to our new friend Nev (No Entry Design), for all the support and contact with Livestream Public who gave us the opportunity to paint this mural at the corner of Morgan Ave & Stagg St.”

Criatipos emerged alongside the professional career of designers Cris, Cyla, Doo and Jack as a means to escape from the digital realm and to bring back handmade processes, blending work and fun to communicate in a unique approach.

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Friday Freebies: Collection of Free Fonts:

Have / know a freebie that you want to share? - Feel free to send it!

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Filip Slováček    |    http://slvczch.com

“This is my very first watch concept. It’s called Mask Watch because of two rotary layers which are masking numbers.”

CEO of myself, founder of nothing, alcohol enthusiast, authority hater, rules breaker etc.

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Teavana Packaging by Melia Tandiono

“The new Teavana will provide quality at your fingertips. By integrating simple design, this new approach will highlight Teavana’s ingredients, while keeping convenience in mind. The product is designed to ease the lengthy tea making process, therefore making it possible for busy individuals to enjoy a healthy loose-leaf tea and experience instant quality.”

Melia Tandiono is currently based in Los Angeles and is studying graphic design at Art Center College of Design. Her interest lies in print design, branding and packaging, which means she often buys items that is of no use to her, but is packaged beautifully.

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Jim Billy Wheeler    |    http://jimbillywheeler.co.uk

Based in Bristol, Jim wanted to combine his love of music and design into one crowd-pleasing project. He’s certainly hit the nail on the head with these brilliant typeface designs for his favorite bands which include Grizzly Bear, Jack White and Hot Chip. This is an ongoing project and Jim will continue to post up the rest of the music-related alphabet over on his Facebook page.

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Digital Collage Experiments by Viet Huynh

“An experiment through scanned images. Created purely for visual.”

Viet Huynh is a Saigon-born designer currently based in San Francisco, CA. He is a pixel fabricator, cat enthusiast and dope suits advocate who is focused on graphic design, typography and illustration.

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Vaughn Fender    |    http://vaughnfender.com

Born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Vaughn is a designer, illustrator and letterer. His work is marked by hand-drawn characters, letters, vibrant colors, and a bit of randomness.

When not 9-to-5ing at Taylor Design in Stamford, he spends the other hours creating in a variety of ways for himself and others. He’s had the pleasure of collaborating with clients such as American Express, Sarah Lawrence, Grooveshark, Golden West Humanitarian Foundation, University of Connecticut and the Hall Pass Tour. For himself, he puts together posters, prints and short-run zines including So Far So Good, Nothing New, and Note to Self.

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