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Viola Davis Covers February 2012 Issue of LA Times

Viola Davis Covers February 2012 Issue of LA Times

Star of ‘The Help’ and Golden Globe winner Viola Davis gets glam for LA Times! The rising star speaks on various topics including: how she got her start, the type of characters she likes, learning how to act at an early age, and her new found fame despite 23 years in the entertainment business.

Watch: Miguel Just Wants To “Adorn” You

Watch: Miguel Just Wants To “Adorn” You

Right on time, Miguel has released the video for “Adorn” which will appear on the soulful crooner’s upcoming mixtape, Art Dealer Chic: Vol.1. We get an up-close view of both the bold brush strokes of his artwork as well as his lips – yes please!

Design Love: Typographic Revolt Magazine

Design Love: Typographic Revolt Magazine

The minds behind British type foundry HypeForType commissioned South African graphic designer Ryan Atkinson to produce their first magazine entitled Typographic Revolt. The 6-page magazine pays tribute to HypeFortype’s Exclusive Faces range of fonts and doubles as 8 typographic posters.

Versace Celebrates The Year of the Dragon

Versace Celebrates The Year of the Dragon

Italian fashion house Versace is celebrating the start of the Chinese New Year (aka Lunar New Year) fashionably. Inspired by The Year of The Dragon — Versace debuted a gorgeous, colorfully patterned silk skirt which features a golden dragon, the symbol of success and happiness.

VA: Art First Gallery’s 20th Anniversary Silent Auction

VA: Art First Gallery’s 20th Anniversary Silent Auction

Located in the heart of Old Town Fredericksburg — Art First Gallery, founded in 1992 will be celebrating its 20th anniversary during February with a silent auction of new original 12″ x 12″ artworks. Proceeds for the auction will benefit local high school art programs.

NYC: Hackaton for Social Good | Jan. 19

NYC: Hackaton for Social Good | Jan. 19

Web and mobile experts will work collaboratively at the Hackathon for Social Good for an entire day on Thursday, January 19th. The day will begin with short presentations by educators and non-profit organizations, followed by informational sessions on building sites and web applications to help benefit non-profit organizations.

Cocoa Metro’s Story Poster Campaign Ads

Cocoa Metro’s Story Poster Campaign Ads

Advertising agency Richter7 in Salt Lake City, Utah created this new story poster campaign for Cocoa Metro — a dark chocolate milk beverage company based in Boston. The campaign’s typography combines a perfect balance of small script and heavy serifs on muted earth tones.