It’s common to see paintings so realistic they don’t look like paintings (which I never see the point of), but in this case it’s the opposite – this is a real photo that looks like a painting. Alexa Meade painted a model and submerged her in a pool of milk, taking photos as the paint ran. Stunning.
More images (including behind the scenes) here.
Two letter words from New York creative maestro Alex Fuller - (via It’s Nice That )
Simple, engrossing. Katachi could quite possibly be the best use of 200 PVC plates in a music video. And of course the equally compelling “making of”.
KOMBOH did this awesome Avengers poster…
…which Marvel made him take down (side note: if Marvel’s going to go around taking down design-y posters using their superheroes, they have a long, long road ahead of them). So in response KOMBOH changed the poster to this:
A bigger version here lets you read the names they came up with to replace the Marvel trademarks.
The Guardian launches US advertising campaign featuring illustrations from Catch favourite Noma Bar.
January 30, 2013 at 10:54am
My favourite thing of the week: The Centrifuge Brain Project (by Till Nowak)
January 25, 2013 at 8:52am
No, these aren’t posters. They’re scratch-to-win tickets, created by designer Brogan Averill and Running With Scissors for Instant Kiwi, designed to appeal to hipsters. As a designer, I’ve seen this look a hundred times before, but as scratchy tickets they’re refreshingly surprising.
To give you an idea of how different these are, this is what Instant Kiwi tickets normally look like.
January 24, 2013 at 11:27am
A great short film that combines comics and live action in a really unique way.
Malaria (by Edson Oda)
January 15, 2013 at 10:37am
A seemingly endless series of drive-by shootings punctuated by the occasional lynch mob, conducted by anonymous people with the depth of barroom philosophers and the attention span of fruit flies.
Michae; Bierut on Graphic Design Criticism as a Spectator Sport. Such a great article.
January 10, 2013 at 12:02pm
“We know it is only an album cover with a white square on it but often in design it can be a long journey to get at something quite simple which works and that simplicity can work on many levels – often the most simple ideas can be the most radical.”
Jonathan Barnbrook – who I saw speak at We Can Create late last year and was really impressed by – explains the thinking behind David Bowie’s new record cover. I kinda love it.