Aldus Manutius - pioneer of printing

The type in which this sentence is written is called “italic”. Aldus Manutius the man who invented it died almost 500 years ago and his type is still in use.  Today publishing a manuscript is almost instantaneous, a new best seller can be placed on Amazon and I can buy a copy minutes later.  To look at the books which came off the Venitian presses of Aldus Manutius is a strange experience.Read More →

William Caxton learned about the mystery of printing in the Low Countries, and it was in Bruges that he translated a French work, ” The Tales of Troy, ” through his printing press.Read More →

Mondrian Abstract Cubes Squares Old Master Art Painting Print 12x16 inch

Mondrian, Almost automatically, the name of the Dutch painter who became one of the most influential figures in Twentieth Century art evokes a certain vision. One pictures austere but brilliant abstractions in which rectangular areas of red, blue, yellow, white and gray are marked off from each other by thin,Read More →

On the occasion of Philippe Apeloig’s lecture “Abstract or not” at Mudam Luxembourg, Design Friends published a 24-pages catalogue in French and English. The interview was conducted by Arthur Dreyfus.Read More →

Creative Brochure Design Ideas: Brochures are an integral part of any business. Brochure designs have to be crisp and bold to the viewer because it just takes a flick of a moment to catch the eyes of a potential customer. To live up to the digital demands of today’s world,Read More →

It’s a pattern that dates back to the Roman Empire and Ancient Egypt. Yet it never seems to go out of style. We’re talking about herringbone — a design aesthetic that the experts say is trending higher lately in home design and which can instantly add an upscale look andRead More →

Emily Cohen, who labels herself “a brutally honest consultant,” has consulted and worked with many leading design firms across the country. Through these experiences, she has developed, tested, and curated key business insights and strategies that have helped firms become more effective, profitable, and fun to work at. Source: CreativeRead More →

How will robots change our lives . . . for better or worse? Ask Carla Diana. She’s the expert. A hybrid designer, she is focused on realizing “new visions for smart objects and the Internet of Things.” In her studio she works on future-specting projects in areas such as domesticRead More →

It’s that time of year again! The London Illustration Fair is fast approaching and once again is set to have an amazing selection of talented printers, illustrators, artists, collectives and brands selling their beautiful work in the stalls inside the OXO Tower. Source: London Illustration Fair 2019Read More →

Whether your client is new to the real estate industry or looking to increase visibility, there is a common need for success: They need to effectively and professionally market their brand. Having the right print marketing materials is the key to boosting your local exposure and ultimately sales. Source: ExploreRead More →

Say hello to this new business cards in hand mockup PSD that is well suited to showcase your business cards. To add your own card designs, all you need to do is replace your own designs in the smart layers and save. Time to get creative with your business cardRead More →

You have probably heard the saying ‘a picture conveys a thousand words.’ You can use this concept to promote the brand image of the products or services you are offering to sell to the public via an eye-catching graphic design of your organization’s logo .Read More →