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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.

VA: Art First Gallery – January 2012 Exhibit Through Jan. 30

VA: Art First Gallery – January 2012 Exhibit Through Jan. 30

Virginia’s Art First Gallery is showcasing the work of all 32 of its member artists for the gallery’s January 2012 Exhibit through Monday, January 30th. This month’s exhibit features oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings as well as mixed media and woven artwork.

Singapore // ‘Boys and their Toys’ Exhibit @ FLABSLAB Gallery Through Jan. 13

Singapore // ‘Boys and their Toys’ Exhibit @ FLABSLAB Gallery Through Jan. 13

Singapore-based art and design collective FLABSLAB will be holding its official launch with ELLE Photographer of the Year, Joel Lim through January 13th. The exhibition’s theme, ‘Boys and their Toys,’ showcases female nudity and… uh toys. Aimed at promoting acceptance, the free exhibition presents a series of 12 large format prints which are part of a limited edition calendar/booklet.

Behance Releases iPhone App For Pocket Portfolios

Behance Releases iPhone App For Pocket Portfolios

Behance, a network used by creatives to showcase and discover work, has released a new iPhone app. It’s goal is to provide “easy navigation of creative projects, by gallery, field, location, guest curator, and more” and to make the “ultimate pocket portfolio that syncs with your own Behance projects.”