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How Quality Graphic Design Helps Business

Small Business Design
The role of design has only become more important with the advent of digital marketing, from social media and websites to sales & marketing collateral. Any business, from small to large, needs good graphic design to successfully promote its products/ services. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of good graphics and how you can determine what makes a graphic design good.

Classic Rock Album Covers as GIF Art

We're suckers for a good GIF! Artist Juan Betancourt creates mesmerizing moving worlds, transforming iconic rock album covers into nostalgic vignettes. Clever, and often surprising,  Betancourt's GIF artistry revives the images that once defined the likes of Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Daft Punk, and Metallica. We collected some of our favourites here.

How Artist PROP4G4ND4 Crafted The Block Brand

It's not often we find ourselves transfixed by a club flyer. We get it. Club flyers are still regarded as disposable art, and are created and distributed with a kind of disregard. So imagine our glee when we discovered that rare creative symbiosis between a club and a designer. Where the flyer art enhances a club's image and branding, exemplifying a commitment to art and creativity.

Animation “Dear B.I.G.” Pays Tribute to a Legend

"Dear B.I.G." Alex Gregg's animation tells the story of Biggie's part in the rise of hip hop, as told by his friend and business partner Steve Stout.

Minimalist Rapper Illustrations

Inspiration Design
UK illustrator Dale Edwin Murray caught our eye when he immortalized some of our favourite rappers in his series "Best rapper alive, every year since 1979" for Complex. Take a look at some of our favourites here.

Illustrations Celebrating DJ Black Coffee

We love how Red Bull's mass market campaign #10YearsOfBlackCoffee was built by die-hard DJ Black Coffee fans, for his fans, making it an all the more authentic celebration of his accomplishments. We've saved some of our favourite illustrations.

A Closer Look at Aphex Twin’s Iconic Logo

We're getting our design nerd on, poring over the sketches and notes Nicholson has shared of an iconic creative vision developing from infancy. Check out some of our favourite here.