So, to clear a few things up… This is a blog I have had for a while under a different name (The blog formerly known as Graphic Joe). I renamed it, and now it is mine, my own, my preeeeeecious. Ok it’s not that special, but you will notice a lot of the posts are […]
We all love new toys and useful tools, and the word “starving” has gone hand in hand with “artist” for quite a while now; so, with that in mind, here are some free online resources either directly or indirectly related to graphic design in general that I hope will be helpful for you!
Artists are often rebels by nature. We tend to dabble in the taboos that culture doesn’t like to acknowledge and we love to ask hard questions. How important do you think your art is? Does it change lives? Does it incite riots? Does it shake your society? The art in Libya does, or at least […]
Hi, my name is Joe…and I’m an addict. I remember the day it all started. I was shopping for a new iPod in Best Buy when the diligent salesman decided to try his luck talking me into the (then) new iPod Touch. I turned him down flat.
If you design, used to design, have ever commissioned a design, or enjoy reading about design, the logo is an element you have come to love and hate. It is often the first impression your business will get, and it may be the difference between “wow” and “eh”. The boys and girls at MIT decided […]
Maybe you’ve seen graffiti, and maybe you’ve seen some really good graffiti, but if you haven’t discovered Calligraffiti, you just haven’t lived yet. As an artist, and someone who loves the way hip-hop culture has impacted art and street visuals, the marriage of graffiti and calligraphy, for me, is a match made in heaven.
So, you’ve probably heard the hype, but why do so many people care about iPad 2? Is it really that cool? And why does even asking that question make me feel like an atheist at a church revival? And how could it benefit one of the most embattled celebrities of the month?