Jewish Wisdom in Graphic Design

"fruitful I found a fruitful world, because my ancestors planted it for me. Likewise I am planting for my children." - Babyloniat Talmud, Volume "Taanit"

The Jewish community in the United States is a proud one. It’s not uncommon to see celebrations of Jews in various industries, and graphic design is no exception. Voices & Visions, a Los Angeles exhibit, celebrates Jewish contributions to design culture with 18 posters referencing 18 major players in Jewish history. The series takes quotations …

Miggs Burroughs: Pursuing Lenticular Marketing Campaigns for Good Causes

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This is a guest post from graphic design professional Miggs Burroughs; stay tuned for his follow-up next week. In 1969, when I was 23, I worked on an assembly line at Pepperidge Farms, producing loaf after loaf of freshly baked bread. In 1935, when my father was 23, he drove out west in a Model-A …

6 Works in Typography with Xara3D & Photoshop Effects

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Xara3D is another useful application, especially for 3D typography.  Check out this small collection of awesome pieces from the last few years from deviantART: LUCAS Vi este recurso en internet y decidí probarlo. Hecho en Xara 3d y Photoshop. - luuqas of deviantART Translation: I saw this resource on the web and decided to try it out; …

3D Photo Manipulations from Michael Oswald

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Michael Oswald is an up-and-coming graphic artist.  His specialty in photo manipulation is making him a small celebrity in graphic design.  He works, almost exclusively, with beautiful models and then retouches their their photos to add science fiction, fantasy and other themes.  Here are samples of his work, along with some other information he provides …