Posts Tagged With colorful

Lance Wyman Washington D.C. Metro Map

Lance Wyman also designed the mapping for the Washington D.C. Metro. This image shows where each station is, where each metro travels too and from, and some overall points of interests near some metro stops. It was created and commissioned by the city of Washington D.C. and their metro workers. It was designed with the…

Anatomy Textbook

My last wild design post is going to be on my Anatomy and Physiology For Speech, Language, and Hearing textbook. This class is an anatomy class but instead of learning about how the whole body is set up and how it functions, we only learn about how speech is produced and how people are able…

If Apples Had Teeth – Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser published “If Apples Had Teeth” with his wife Shirley Glaser in 1960. While Shirley wrote the book, Milton did the illustrations and together they started publishing children’s books. “If Apples Had Teeth,” questions why things are the way that they are and how things could be absurdly different.  As the book is meant…

Depero’s Mimismagia

Another one of Depero’s projects that really stood out to me was another theatrical artwork and it is called  Mimismagia. This was a series of costume designs that were created in 1916 for a mimic-acrobatic ballet. “The costumes for Mimismagia were characterized by strange geometrical shapes that seemed to protrude from the body, turning the…

Multilingual Advertising

My next Wild Design Post is going to be on a Sol de Janeiro body cream. Unlike most fragrance body creams today, this particular one is in a tub like container which is smart advertising considering it stands out compared to all of the other body creams in the plastic tubes. When shopping, customers tend…

Kate Moross Vogue UK

This project, designed and created by Kate Moross, was for Vogue UK. They wanted her to draw the backdrop (seen in the featured image) for the Brit Awards in May 2010, and commissioned her based on completion. Each artist performing or hosting at the awards were photographed at the backdrop illustration and were featured in…

Ed Fella: New York Times

In 1999, Ed Fella designed the lettering for New York Times review of a book by Verlyn Klinkenborg. This was a big accomplishment for Ed Fella. Many people read the New York Times, so his art would be reaching a number of people that have never seen his artwork before. This was another one of…

Walter Dexel

This oil on canvas painting by Walter Dexel, titled “Sailing Ship,” was ideated early in Dexel’s career when he was under the influence of the Constructivism movement. The piece was sold for nearly $40,000 to some unknown buyer years after being produced. Originally created just for pleasure by Dexter, this painting lived in many different…

Ed Fella

Ed Fella In 1938, graphic designer Ed Fella was born in Detroit, Michigan to immigrant parents from Europe. His parents, noticing he had an artistic gift, gave him the opportunities to explore his talents at a young age. Fella says, “his father used to take him to painting classes that were held in Rivera Court…

Giovanni Pintori advertising

When Giovanni Pintori graduated from the Higher Institute of Artistic Industries and almost immediately afterward, he was asked to join the advertisement team at the Olivetti typewriter manufacturing company. After working for Olivetti’s advertising department for a while he was promoted to art director in 1950. While he worked with Olivetti, he created many beautiful,…