Latest Articles in Graphic Design

Limitations—even in choice of wardrobe—fuel the creative fires of Dutch master Karel Martens. His influential graphic design career spans nearly a half century, and he continues to explore new ground.

Graphic Designers We Love

At Dwell, we love graphic design, and could geek out for hours on fonts, typesetting, and white space! Have a spin through the best modern graphic design we've had in our pages from profiles to the homes of these inspiring creatives.
July 18, 2013
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5 Illustrators We Love Part One

Not only do we rely on a stellar cast of writers and photographers, we also scour the world for the best illustrators to fill our pages with. Here we present six of our favorite doodlers from London to Spain. Stay tuned for Part Two!
July 3, 2013

From A to Z: Typography Illustrations by Jing Zhang

East London-based typographer, illustrator, and designer Jing Zhang revisits the ABCs with her highly detailed 26 lettered collection of the English alphabet.
July 2, 2013

Icon Design: Google Play Music by Zachary Gibson

These icon designs by San Francisco-based graphic designer Zachary Gibson for Google Play Music All Access are hitting all the right notes.
June 29, 2013
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Friday Finds 06.14.13

Welcome to another round of Friday Finds! To help you foray into the long-awaited weekend, we've gathered up a few of our favorite finds from the webosphere, travels, and beyond for your viewing pleasure.
June 14, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Schola Desk by Yota Kakuda

Traditional English school desks were the inspiration behind London-based Japanese designer Yota Kakuda's workstation. He used just one sheet of plywood to fashion the compact piece.
May 29, 2013
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Pinterest Board of the Day: Graphic Design & Illustrations

In Philip Baxter Meggs' A History of Graphic Design, he states graphic design's "essence is to give order to information, form to ideas, expression and feeling to artifacts that document human experience." Couldn't ring more true than this dozen of our favorite graphic-minded designs sourced from our Pinterest board.
May 28, 2013
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Kickstarter of the Week: Grown in the Garden State

You might consider New Jersey the Edsel of the mid-Atlantic, but illustrator Michael Mulvey is a proud son of the Garden State and he wants to do Jersey proud with this poster, t-shirts and set of playing cards. Grown in the Garden State is his plan to graphically lionize 54 of New Jersey's favorite sons and daughters, entertainers and actors who range from Bruce (natch) to Ray Liotta to Martha Stewart to Patti Smith. He's even got a series of t-shirts he's designing, all of which have a clean design and cool aesthetic that's more art school than Snooki.
May 17, 2013
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Logotypes by Two Times Elliott

We're quite keen on these seven simple, kinetic logotypes by Notting Hill, London-based design consultancy, Two Times Elliott. Explore some more design and typography here!
May 6, 2013