Its hard not to notice the growing popularity of geometric shapes in design these days. A quick search on Behance and you really cant deny it. My laundry detergent even has a pattern of colored triangles on it (which is probably why I bought it). So at the risk of flooding the design community a little more, I have to share an iPad app I stumbled on the other day. Its called Poly.
Some before and after examples of what the app can do above.
All images by Seth Hardie
Poly app Here
Mr. Div is Tumblr I find myself (and apparently 30,000 other followers) visiting quite often, due to the amazing world of Animated GIF’s and Motion Graphics that inhabit within, designed by Matthew DiVito.
I intend to one day hire this man for my show visuals. Above are a few of my personal favorites.
Argentinian Graphic Designer and Visionary Francisco Canton has a great eye for fusing together colors and keep textures simple. I definitely like his video work as well, the treatment is pro and you can see some Charles Bergquist-esque qualities in there which is a favorite of mine.
Branding 10,000 Lakes is a project or massive undertaking by Art Director and Graphic Designer Nicole Meyer.
Lake logos have a tendency to be, well, fairly ugly. This project was created to rethink what they could be.
One Minnesota Lake. One Logo. Every day.
Should only take a little over 27 years to hit ’em all. Stay tuned and enjoy!
– Nicole Meyer
Who wants to get something similar going for California State Parks, which continue to be in danger of being affected by massive budget costs, some might even be closing soon? Just throwing it out there…
You can follow Branding 10,000 Lakes on:
Great set of iPhone Wallpapers by Marius Roosendaal, whom we’ve covered before here on the blog. Always great surprises await when re-visiting this prolific designers portfolio from the Netherlands.
You can download directly by clicking HERE or by visiting his portfolio.
I personally chose to go with one of the black and white designs included in the pack:
Continuing with album design theme, here is a great set of Bulgarian Socialist era album cover designs, curated by SOCMUS.
SOCMUS is a virtual museum that presents different sections of the Bulgarian graphic design from the socialist era, 1944-1989, and is curated by photographer Nikola Mihov, and the architects Martin Angelov and Valeri Gyurov.
Beautiful annual report design by Albert Ibanyez for Can Xalant (Centre of Creation and Contemporany Knowledge of Mataró). In a parallel universe, these are Heathered Pearls album covers and/or prints.
Stumbled upon this great Tumblr called Geometry Daily by German designer Tilman. Really enjoying how he’s chosen to display these creations. Plus, who doesn’t need a daily dose of geometry and minimal design?
Also, I’m currently revamping the Weekend Inspiration Posts. I’ll have one ready soon. Any ideas for subjects or topics, feel free to leave them in the comments below.