8th December 2010 – I love animation and I have a vast collection of animation on display on my media shelves at home but on there you won’t find the sugary sweet world of Disney Cinema (apart from Pixar collaborations!) but a huge collection of Japanese anime. I’ve been hooked on anime since I was [...]
What they say is true, we eat with our eyes and if something looks good then it makes me want to eat it even more. This is the follow up Let them eat cake – Gorgeously Designed Cakes post from earlier this year and continuing in our culinary collection of deliciously designed food.
If you’ve ever been to a fairground before then you may have come across artists that offer caricature drawings of yourself. Sometimes these drawings which emphasise your standout features can be quite flattering but in some cases may leave you feeling quite self-conscious of your looks. In this post I present Marco Calcinaro who is [...]
The Simpsons has been in my life right from the start. I’ve grown up with the Homer and the gang and they are like family. I still watch them on a regular basis and I never grow tired. It’s one of the only programmes I can watch over and over. Even though I think the [...]
A few posts ago I featured an artist from Singapore called Caramelaw in my Showcase of Cities Honoured in Typography post. I instantly fell in love with her colourful, cute and beautiful art. Well in this post I’m going to be featuring the work of Caramelaw who is now one of my favourite graphic designers [...]
I love travelling and visiting the wonderful cities of the world and I’m also very proud of where I live. While I was looking for some inspiration and browsing for the branding of cities I came across this great site. The site in question is CitID. The aim of the CitID project is as they [...]
When I was 8 years old my parents took me to see my first CGI movie. This movie was the legendary Toy Story made by the one and only Pixar. I’d never seen a proper CGI film before apart from the shorts such as Luxo Jnr (which can be viewed below) and Tin Toy that [...]
Let me start off by saying I absolutely adore text art and typography. I am just drawn to beautiful text on posters and advertising. It’s one of my favourite aspects of design and is probably what influenced me to want to become a designer when I was younger. The use of text in design is [...]