Clever Minimal Business Card Design

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Minimalist Business Card Design

This is Google employee, Boris Smus’ attempt to create the most minimal business card design possible. The concept uses his email address to uncover his first name, last name, website and twitter account. I’m not convinced this method would be effective for everybody, but I admire his approach in fitting as much information as possible within a constrained space. What do you think? (Via Kottke) #### Stay in the loop To stay updated on our projects & cool finds on… Read more

The Science Channel Rebrands [Video]

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The Science Channel has been rebranded by creative studio and production company, Imaginary Forces. The rebrand is centred around a fictional character, Morph – whom you will meet in the slick introductory video below. In an interview with Fast Co. Design, Art Director Ronnie Koff boldly states: Now that technology has reached the point where everything is some moving form of media, logos are going to be designed for that kind of media first. There’s no reason to make a… Read more

F*ck You, Pay Me – Design Business Advice [Video]

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An important part of becoming a successful designer is also developing the skills to run a successful business. Mike Monterio from Mule Design telling it like it is. Another excellent installment from Creative Mornings. Source: Roger Byrne via Twitter… Read more

Why some designers are great

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Have you ever wondered why some designers produce amazing work, while others just mediocre? Great designers eat, breath and live design. Great designers are passionate about their work. Most importantly however, great designers never stop learning. Successful men, in all callings, never stop acquiring specialized knowledge related to their major purpose, business, or profession. Those who are not successful usually make the mistake of believing that the knowledge acquiring period ends when one finishes school. The truth is that schooling… Read more

10 Inspirational Japanese Digital Illustrators and Artists

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Japanese illustrators

The depth of artistic talent in Japan is simply amazing. From early 2005, I was fortunate enough to spend three years living and working in Tokyo. During that time I encountered many great designers and artists by whom I was both inspired and humbled. In this post, I have hand-selected ten Japanese digital illustrators and artists whose work is awe-inspiring. Some of them are well-renowned, while some are lesser-known. They are all extremely gifted. Most of the sites are in… Read more