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cover-bio-grand-designer-debbie-millman
From consumer logos to social movements, Debbie Millman questions the meaning of design in society through her work.
temps-creatif
What is creativity and what does it depend on? Our analysis of the context and conditions necessary for a creative idea to flourish.
temps-cerveau
Stress impacts our creativity. How do we perceive time and how does it affect creativity in our brain?
temps et création
Flat out again at work... In a hurry, rushed by time and overwhelmed until last minute. But what does the expression "charrette" mean anyway?
Before creating a new city logo, several elements have to be taken into account: the purpose of the new logo, the budget, its inhabitants...
marques de cowboys branding
To understand cowboys' branding system, it is necessary to look at the hot-branding of cattle, and artists' monograms.
universal-language
In their search for a universal language, Leibniz and his disciples may have attempted to create the impossible. And yet...
Unicode graphic design typographie
Bizarre as well as strange, the Unicode language aims to collect and preserve writings... by standardizing them.
toning
A furtive glimpse of some of the techniques used in the early days of colour photography, from the Lumière brothers to Louis Dufay, the forgotten inventor.
radix-heliophore-black
If Louis Dufay's name has fallen into oblivion, one of his inventions will be remembered: the heliophore, the kinetic paper that shone in the 60s.
art des images hybdides
Let's discover hybrid images and see how neuroscience can help us better understand our "gaze".
collages against feminicides
Why and how anti-feminicide collages, through their "graphic charter" as simple as it is powerful, have opened a wide breach in the public debate. An opportunity to try to untangle how the "branding of a social movement" differs from the "classic branding of brands".
événement participatif artistique lyon
Discover 3 commercial entertainment operations that goes off the beaten track! A floating garden, a giant participatory fresco or a giant ball pool!
Le MoMa est un musée incontournable et son logotype est devenu une référence de l'identité visuelle et du branding culturel. Découvrez la personne à l’origine de cette création graphique qui réconcilie génie et simplicité.
cannabis-medical
With the superpowers found in this medicinal plant, cannabis is gradually freeing itself from the codes of the high kingdom. History and analysis.
ville-utopie-futur
Robida, Verne, Schuiten... Here is an overview of the representations of writers, draughtsmen, scriptwriters and architects who have contributed to dreaming of the city of the future in a utopian impulse, or to underline its limits.
Super-héros-glyphes art égyptien geek
The graphic designer and illustrator Josh Ln had fun imagining "super-hiéroglyphs". Totally influenced by geek culture, he offers us a uchronic and eccentric reinterpretation of Egyptian history.
bnc-logo-2017
The Brand New Conference is an annual 2-day event that brings together the crème de la crème of influential graphic designers and during which brand identity and logos are discussed. An American-style must-have led by a couple of designers who create a new identity for each edition.
Happy birthday Helvetica! The spanish studio Husmee has invited a selection of international studios to create a tribute poster to celebrate the 60 years of the creation of the famous typography.
Let's fly to Brazil to meet a local star. It's neither the Cristo Redentor, nor Gilberto Gil, Pelé or even Giselle Bündchen. We will talk about curves though, but introduce you to the famous orelhões, the Brazilian phone booth of Oi -the local phone company.
Un métier rare comme le yéti : dessinateur de pistes de ski. Sans le savoir, vous avez très probablement déjà vu des oeuvres de Novat.
Codex Seraphinianus, from the Italian artist-stroke-architect Luigi Serafini, is a journey into unchartered territories with a science fiction backdrop. A quirky encyclopaedia of sorts - some may go as far as calling it extra-terrestrial. In this universe, even the alphabet is indescribable, and even less decipherable.
travailler-passion
How to work with passion, and what career choices to follow to avoid cracks?
say-lundi-cohen
This Monday, we pay tribute to Leonard Cohen with a selection of the best covers of his songs. Cover photo: Ian Laidlaw.
customer-feedback
We played the game of imagining customer feedback on mythical posters. Based on an initial idea of @MarieJulien.
Graphic design in Africa. From the first alphabets to contemporary issues.
on-the-grid-lyon
Among the many city guides spread online, On The Grid stands out by its collaborative and design aspects, the guide being curated by designers worldwide.
The genesis with pictograms
Solidarity with Charlie Hebdo! I just want to cry...
Graphéine wish you a joyful and scary Halloween party! A tribute to the publicity made by Cassandre in the 1930s: "Dubo, Dubon, Dubonnet, Dubonnet",
Tutorial : Do your poster for the festival of lights.
The Bank of Norway presents its new banknotes. A unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the heart of an exemplary design approach!
Visit of the Vitra Design museum near Basel. A delight of architecture, Pop Art, design furniture... and also graphics!