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.
I definitely misjudged this after being so disappointed with Jeep’spoor use of QR codes but Heineken’s U-code campaign is a completely better executed initiative.
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.
I’m trying hard to imagine the conversation that went on between the geniuses behind Jeep’s new print advertisement for its Jeep Wrangler with Garmin GPS. “Let’s just put a big ass QR code there – done!”
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.
Honest Logos is a hilarious project by Swedish freelance designer Viktor Hertz. The revamped logo designs “seek to reveal the actual content of the companies and what they really should be called.”
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, 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.”
If you’re an artist that’s spent any time on DeviantArt over the past 3 years, it’s hard to miss the artwork of Nathalia Suellen — known commonly as LadySymphonia. The 22-year-old self-taught digital artist is a legend of the “dark art” world — focusing mainly on macabre and dark imagery.
German clothing brand Bobsmade recently had their first official exhibit a Hallenkunst 2011 in Chemnitz, Germany.
Continuing our Creative Features into the new year we introduce Modé, a young Nigerian artist who has been painting most of her life took her and craft a step further by studying at the Academy of Art in San Francisco.
We absolutely love “The World Is Y(OURS)” t-shirt by Made Above, a newly-founded clothing company based in Seattle, Washington.
PUMA recently took their Creative Factory project to Moscow. They invited party-people, stylists, fashion editors and influencers to participate in creating iconic T7 jackets and to assemble their looks and photoshoots.
California-based freelance illustrator Jerrod Maruyama recently completed this adorable digital tribute to pop/rap artist Nicki Minaj.
A portrait of vintage diva Jasmin Rodriguez — taken by French graffiti artist and photographer known as Tilt — has been turned into a giant wall mural in Toulouse, France.
Art First Gallery in Downtown Fredericksburg, VA will once again showcase the work of all 32 member artists for their December 2011 Exhibit through Monday, January 2nd.
The iLTHY crew will be opening of their first flagship store in Cleveland, Ohio’s Gordon Square Arts District on December 10th! Help them celebrate and enjoy an art showcase as well as the release of iLTHY Holiday.
Requesting a 48 hour website redesign, Beyoncé is that client from hell we designers have the “luck” of running into every now and then.
Enjoy the beautiful artwork of Balitmore, Maryland artist Megan Lewis who is recent graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design.
Belgian visual artist Ben Heine recently completed one of his “Flesh and Acrylic” demos for a segment on Canal 33, a public television station in Spain. See how the whole piece came together!