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The Color Trends of 2018

2018 Pantone Color of the Year Yes, it is that most important time of the year, when all graphic designers, manufacturers, clothing designers, interior designers, and beauty professionals all look up for the Pantone Color of the Year. The Pantone color of the year has become more than another color. The selection reflects where we […]

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Sentences on Conceptual Art

Sentences on Conceptual Art (1968) – Sol LeWitt The Asheville Art Museum discussion board Sentences on Conceptual Art. The Sol LeWitt article published in the Art-Language in 1969. Sol LeWitt as the master, conceptualized works. Apprentices created many of his works. By following his instructions from preliminary sketches.   Slideshow

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The Color Trends Of 2016

2016 Pantone Color Selection Each year, I look forward to the Pantone Color predictions. 2016 was about going back to basics. The design craze is clean and precise. Pure color has returned to mainstream culture. Do color trends reflect modern society? The selection of the top ten color predictions for 2016 is not random. The […]

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Experimental Video Overview

Yes, to experimental video content. I learn so much from seeing strange uses of visuals. The early uses of video to capture the world from a different point of view inspires me. I watch the following video and am able to see visual trends. The effects that are born in the experimental become the visual […]

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Animation Art Journal

Motion Graphics on the Power to be Creative

The 21st century presents us with huge challenges. How can we empower people to be active participants in creating a world we want to live in? Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the RSA, offers a vision for the future – a world where every individual has the freedom and opportunity to develop their unique capabilities […]

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The Color Trends of 2015

Graphic Design and Website Design Color Trends for 2015. We begin the winter season with the color trends for 2015 starting to take effect. The inspiration for 2015 is nature. From the earth tones to the blues and grays of the sky. Bright colors take a backseat for deep hues. Orange plays a strong role […]

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Creative Videos

An outstanding Motion Graphics example from Greece. The box animation from 2011 remains interesting and engaging many years later.  

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Putting A Face To Fonts

There is an art to choosing the correct font. Typefaces set the tone and feel for all graphic design project. Finding that font that can stand out independently – yes that is the challenge for all graphic designer.

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Design that Inspires Me

Heading toward Belfast via the Lurgan train station. The day was more than extra ordinary – expect for that vase. Hidden in  shelve of a second hand store. The vase that became the model for my design world. Simple shapes connected. Each shape having something that is common, while being quite different from  one another.