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August 2009 Articles

Erika Simmons: Ghost In The Machine

Erika Simmons’ ‘Ghost in the Machine’ series is an imaginative approach to image creation/illustration. The concept of incorporating elements of the subject matter as the medium is a great example of thinking outside the box. The use of the cassette tape forces the viewer to envision the process, which thus incorporates an element of the… Continue Reading »

15 Over-The-Top Business Card Designs

15 Over-The-Top Business Card Designs

Business cards are one of the elements of corporate design that should be pushed beyond just graphics, and converge with several processes to become what they should be: a memorable, collectible and impressive piece to be carried away everywhere. The following are perfect examples, and have overcome the graphic-only component of the piece by using… Continue Reading »

Adobe Users: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Adobe Users: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Adobe. Some love, some hate. But it goes without saying that Photoshop and the rest of Adobe’s software catalog is industry standard. There’s a good chance most designers have at least had to use some flavor of the Creative Suite, even if you primarily use other software. I was never much of a Macromedia user,… Continue Reading »


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