“Live a quiet life & work with your hands”. The perfect motto for any creative studio. This is a screenprint by Brooklyn-based Dana Tanamachi, showcasing her fabulous chalk lettering.
A nice quote hand lettered by Dutch illustrator Marloes de Vries for the 2015 calendar of Flow magazine.
“When we look at a well-known logo, what we perceive isn’t just a word or an image or an abstract form, but a world of associations that have accrued over time.
As a result, people forget that a brand new logo seldom means a thing. It is an empty vessel awaiting the meaning that will be poured into it by history and experience. The best thing a designer can do is make that vessel the right shape for what it’s going to hold.”
Pentagram Partner Michael Bierut shares his wisdom on what makes a truly great logo design. He also has a new book out “How to: Use graphic design to sell things, explain things, make things look better, and (every once in a while) change the world.”
“12 Perfect GIFs To Keep You Relaxed & Soothe Your Spirit” were created by graphic designer Adam J. Kurtz, who humorously put together mottos and mantras he collected from Twitter submissions and turned them into soothing GIFs. I will look at them for a while today, to see if they work…
I am very font of you
because you’re just my type.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet,
in order to learn how to do it.
– Vincent Van Gogh