May 21, 2009

Typografische Monatsblätter

TM Nr. 12, 1956, 75. Jahrgang

Typografische Monatsblätter is a Swiss magazine that focuses on typography and photography. Over the years the magazine has played host to an all star cast of contributors including: Herbert Matter, Emil Ruder, Max Caflisch, Wolfgang Weingart, Jan Tschichold, Adrian Frutiger, Jost Hochuli, Walter Cyliax, Helmut Schmidt, Atelier Eidenbenz, Hans Rudolf Lutz and many others. Flickr user Berlintypes has assembled an amazing collection of these magazines from the 1950s -1990s.

Typografische Monatsblätter-Schweizer Graphische Mitteilungen-Revue suisse de l’Imprimerie
Nr. 4, 1952, 71. Jahrgang

TM Nr. 1, 1957, 76. Cover design by Albert Gomm, Basel

TM Nr. 3, 1957, 76. Jahrgang Cover design by Albert Gomm, Basel

c2009 Grainedit

May 05, 2009

Florian Nicolle

French graphic designer and illustrator.

I like his illustration.

©Florian Nicolle

April 28, 2009

cool European posters from 1950's t0 1970's

European graphic design from the early days is a powerful inspiration source for designers all over the world. The new graphic design movement, also known as swiss graphic design or International typographic style that emphasizes cleanliness, readability and objectivity has had a huge impact on all areas of design ever since it was developed in Switzerland in the 50’s.

One of the beautiful Citroen graphic designs
1968 Magazine Advertisement, Italy
poster by Joseph Müller-Brockman.
Josef Muller-Brockman was one of the great pioneers in the New Graphic Design movement.
beautiful posters by italian designer Franco Grignani

© 2007-2008 DevKick

April 14, 2009

Craig ‘KR’ Costello

© Craig ‘KR’ Costello

April 13, 2009


Truth in used car advertising
I love it. clever.

April 11, 2009

Nueva Línea

I want to get these cool stuffs. So nice.

© Nueva Línea 2009

The Art and Illustration of Kevin Dart

I love his illustration.



Europa-Bergmeister 1966 designed by Volz
©Typography at 200mph. Amazing Porsche posters designed by Erich Strenger and Volz.

February 21, 2009

The new face of French Tourism

The French Government, as part of it strategy to rejuvenate its tourism industry, has created a new France brand that includes a new logo and tagline.

The objective was to establish a strong, united visual identity that can be used throughout the industry and to standardize the image of France worldwide. Advisors to the plan wanted a logo that is striking, witty and generous to express three traits that make France unique

February 07, 2009

Solar Blinds: Stores Power By Day, Shines By Night

Take your standard Venetian blinds, attach some thin solar panels on them, and let them store energy on batteries during the daytime and allow them to gradually shine as the sun sets. This particular concept is called, "Blight" - which raised our brows at first, but was finally decrypted as a play on the words "blinds" and "light" (duh) after consulting with designer Vincent Gerkens' about his clever solar window concept.

January 28, 2009

The Quiver

Detach the shoulder strap and keep your bottles chilled and handy in the perfect cosy. The Quiver is made of elegant bi-color 3/16” (5mm) thick merino felt and vegetable tanned leather details. The side belts are adjustable to snugly fit standard through Champagne bottle sizes. Side belts can also be fully released for flat storage.

Gräf & Lantz

January 24, 2009

Alexandros Stasinopoulos

The challenge in this project, was to mix the concept of traditional ceramics, a primitive material with long history in many cultures, with the unique properties high tech ceramics posses like their extreme hardness, scratch- and abrasion-resistance, skin friendliness and their unique sensuous tactility. A briefcase is the medium to explore the potentials of this combination.

iF concept award 2008

©Alexandros Stasinopoulos

Susanne Matsché

Susanne Matsché