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1 hr ago | Independent Weekly

A type tour of Durham

From a distance, the hand-painted black- and-white signage, on a wall beneath a stairwell and just north of Cuban Revolution restaurant, looks like an advertisement from the 1940s and '50s: Hamburgers are 15 cents, tuna sandwiches, 10. "You see, the background color is not chipped; it's been painted to make it look chipped, and then whitewashed to make it look faded. And you can see the chalk marks" - guidelines for the person painting the letters on the wall.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, Arts

1 hr ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

Recycled Record Groomers - This Beard Comb from Upstairs Store is...

This upcycled beard comb was originally a vinyl record. Sold by Estonia-based Upstairs Shop, the Grably comb is the perfect personal grooming tool for hipsters or those with a penchant for vintage items.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

3 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

Visit the OWI planet - Open Day

Based in Irene, Centurion, Open Window Institute specialises in tertiary education in the fields of design studies, film arts and interactive arts and offers a BA degree, Honours degree, One Year Programmes, Short Learning Programmes and Short Courses.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Development of graphic design, printing and delivery of promotional...

Development of graphic design, printing and delivery of promotional materials in the form of leaflets, posters and blocks for the project Lodz... Development of graphic design, printing and delivery of promotional materials in the form of leaflets, posters and blocks for the project Lodz intellectual - second edition. Contract award: Development of graphic design, printing and delivery of promotional materials in the form of leaflets, posters and blocks for the project Lodz intellectual - second edition.

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Related Topix: Arts

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Typophile blogs

Yes. And almost every

I have not noticed animosity against Times New Roman or Arial. They maybe over used by some people but they are useful fonts.

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MySanAntonio.com

Three new public art bus shelters let VIA transit riders sit, sway pretty

VIA Metropolitan Transit customers can enjoy at least one of the comforts of home while waiting for a ride at three new public art bus shelters located near the intersection of Guadalupe and Brazos streets on the West Side. Painted in an array of bright colors including orange, lime green and purple, the shelters were designed to evoke front porches.

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Related Topix: Arts, Architectural Design

Brooklynian

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The awnings are up for two new stores: 1. Eyeglasses 99, in the old Metro PCS at 266 Kingston at Lincoln. It appears to be the second branch of an eyewear store on Coney Island Avenue in Midwood.

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Related Topix: Arts, Computers

ESPN

Wake uses Kim K. and Photoshop to recruit

It isn't entirely original. As Matt Fortuna detailed in this piece last week, schools have been using graphic design and creating fake magazine covers for a while now to amuse and impress recruits.

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Related Topix: Arts, Raleigh, NC

Entrepreneur Magazine

How to Strike Up a Sales Conversation With Someone You Know

As entrepreneurs, we all know people friends or acquaintances who could benefit from our professional assistance. But unless they specifically ask for help, beginning the conversation can be awkward.

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Related Topix: Arts

Get Reading

Tilehurst businesswoman nominated for Mumpreneur Awards

Lee-Ann Donaldson decided to set up her Not Just Paper Boutique business selling her own handmade papercut art in February A mother of two has turned her skilled hands to a craft business which has resulted in her being nominated for a national competition. Lee-Ann Donaldson decided to set up her Not Just Paper Boutique business selling her own handmade papercut art in February.

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Mail & Guardian

Creative Showcase: The unconventional Darling

Darling is a newly launched production house with an approach as unconventional as its name. Headed up by Lorraine Smit and Melina McDonald, it is currently comprised of seven directors who were selected for their versatile set of creative skills that go over and above directing - including photography, art, music and design.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, us Travel, Travel, Watches, World News, South Africa, Cinema

Mon Sep 15, 2014

IcChuddersfield

Ian Berry's rhapsodies in denim blue

Such is the demand for works by Huddersfield-born artist Ian Berry, who uses fabric from denim jeans to create portraits, installations and urban landscapes, that almost all of the works in a new London exhibition were sold before the doors opened Such is the demand for works by Huddersfield-born artist Ian Berry, who uses fabric from denim jeans to create portraits, installations and urban landscapes, that almost all of the works in a new London exhibition were sold before the doors opened. In fact, Ian says he often has to tell callers to his studio in Sweden, where he now lives and works, that he has nothing left to sell.

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Related Topix: Arts, Australia, World News,

GO Columbiamo

City announces Columbia flag design contest

Columbia has so much to offer! Picturesque parks, a thriving downtown, an abundance of cultural opportunities and the list goes on. Yet, the one thing it lacks is an official city flag.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Columbia, MD, Arts

The Baltimore Sun

Annapolis artist puts his stamp on the Battle of Baltimore

These are examples of some of the early sketches done by Greg Harlin of Annapolis, a senior illustrator with Wood Ronsaville Harlin Inc. His final product is a mixed media painting called "The Bombardment of Fort McHenry," which he created for the U.S. Postal Service. It is the design for a commemorative stamp scheduled to be released on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Arts, University of Georgia, Anne Arundel County, MD

Business Journal

'Toy Story' screenwriter: 'Toy Story' was never about toys

Sokolow, the screenwriter behind the likes of "Toy Story" and "Garfield: The Movie," isn't the first name that comes to mind when you think about speakers for tech conferences. He's not a software developer or a graphic designer.

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The Jersey Journal

RVCC to offer graphic design courses at Branchburg campus

Workforce Development at Raritan Valley Community College is offering graphic design courses this fall. The classes listed below will be held at the College's Branchburg campus.

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Scotsman.com

Former lover alleges Janice Galloway 'vendetta'

A CONCERT pianist who faces allegations he harassed a best selling author has claimed he is the victim of a vendetta by her. Graeme McNaught, 54, said the writer Janice Galloway had conspired to have him charged by police following a number of incidents.

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Related Topix: Arts, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Trend Hunter Magazine

Watercolor Lingerie Ads - Alberto Seveso Blends Lingerie Models and...

For the Bustier Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 line, talented graphic designer Alberto Sevesco created a series of lingerie ad posters that combined the fluidity of watercolor with models dressed up in lacy undergarments. The campaign images beautifully merge photography with paint to create a series of surreal illustrations.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

PSFK

Vinyl Records Upcycled into Hair Combs

There are clocks, plates and cat toys that pay homage to vinyl records as a medium, so it's certainly not too far a stretch to hear that Estonia-based Upstairs Shop is recycling vinyl records and reincarnating them as combs. Made by product designer Pavel Sidorenko and graphic designer / ceramist Maria Sidorenko, the Grably is the latest creation from the duo's well-designed object and reuse obsessions.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

Sentinel & Enterprise

Leominster Art Association to meet

The Leominster Art Association will hold the first meeting of its 50th year at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Congregational Church of Christ, 583 Main St. . Lvesque calls her style "chromatic painting," and it is completely her own.

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Related Topix: Leominster, MA, Brandeis University, Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, Melrose, MA

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