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Sanghon Kim

07.27.11   |   Posted in: Art & Design   |   By: Toshi Jones
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French Illustrator and Graphic Designer Sanghon Kim has taken his unique style and applied it to the moving world. Check out his directorial debut for French band The Bewitched Hands.
Sanghon Kim for French Music Festival Calvi on the Rocks

Moving From Print to Web 2011

06.4.11   |   Posted in: Art & Design, Events   |   By: Kellis Landrum
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Moving From Print to Web

Hey Gang,

I’ve been busy organizing another series of Moving From Print to Web seminars for AIGA and Adobe again this year. Come join us on Tuesday June 7th to hear Peter Novosell, Creative director at 72 & Sunny share his idea on digital branding and creativity.

REGISTER NOW to through event bright reserve your spot!

I Love Dust

07.8.10   |   Posted in: Art & Design   |   By: Toshi Jones
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London based design firm I Love Dust is spreading their horizons so wide you can almost see their business. In all seriousness, the multi-disciplinary multi-cultural boutique has their hands in everything from vinyl toys to annual reports. By signing on a variable United Nations of design talent, this mix of Icelandic, French, Spanish, and Chinese designers are turning out the freshest work east of the pond. With their studio housed in an 18th century water mill, ILD’s laid back culture and bold style promotes work that consistently inspires.

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AIGA/LA & Adobe Present- Moving From Print to Web

05.13.10   |   Posted in: Art & Design, Events   |   By: Kellis Landrum
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6:30 pm – 10:00 pm  /  20 May 2010
Downtown Independent Theater

251 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

A three part How-To seminar series on demystifying the web for designers.

Part One: Understanding Interactive Communication Design

Join Kellis Landrum and Brian Wood on May 20 from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm for a seminar on making the web more approachable for designers. Learn how digital media content dissemination works and how extend your print skills on to the Web. Mingle with the LA design community and enjoy food and drinks with us at the Downtown Independent Theater before the seminar. We’ll be showing videos from Adobe Youth Voices and giving away a copy of Adobe CS5. Register now to reserve your spot!

Reception from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
We’ll be showing videos from Adobe Youth Voices in the lounge/lobby and giving away a copy of Adobe CS5.

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Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight

04.16.10   |   Posted in: Art & Design   |   By: A. Salem Jones
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A new documentary is scheduled for release covering the life and work of Graphic Designer Milton Glaser. The 73 minute film covers Glaser’s broad body of work. Demonstrating a strong understanding of graphic and illustrative approaches, his work is every bit as potent today as when it was created. Among the things Milton Glaser is most famous for is the “I heart NY” campaign for New York City which is incredibly iconic to this day. The DVD will be available April 23, 2010 and is available for presale here for $27.


04.7.10   |   Posted in: Art & Design   |   By: Neu Black
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This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. It opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won a 2010 academy award under the category of animated short.

In this film there are two pieces of licensed music, in the beginning and in the end. All the other music and sound design are original. The opening track (Dean Martin “Good Morning Life”) and closing track (The Ink Spots “I don’t want to send the world on fire”) songs are licensed pre-existing tracks. All original music and sound design is by, human (

Typographic Mobile

02.26.10   |   Posted in: Art & Design   |   By: Kellis Landrum
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It’s never to early to start learning about good type. You can give your recent addition a leg up with this type mobile. If you know any designers about to have kids this looks like the gift to get. Available at


Overcoming Creative Block

02.18.10   |   Posted in: Art & Design   |   By: Kellis Landrum
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If you do any sort of creative work you will almost inevitably hit a wall at some point. Ideas are few and far between and the ones that come just don’t seem to cut it.
Everyone has a different method for working through this, but Alex Cornell over at ISO 50 asked twenty five artists to talk about what they do when they can’t seem to do anything right. You can check out the responses (and respond yourself) here.

70+ of the Best Free Fonts for Graphic Designers

02.10.10   |   Posted in: Art & Design   |   By: Kellis Landrum
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Get’em while the gettin’s good. We got lots of new OTF goodness for our experimentation with this little bit of @font-face previewing loveliness.

Souther Salazar Interview

02.9.10   |   Posted in: Art & Design   |   By: Kellis Landrum
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Long time friend of Neu Black Souther Salazar did an interview as part of hos involvement in Scion’s Installation 5 tour. Maybe it’s just modesty, but one thing Souther neglects to mention is that he literally almost never stops drawing which probably has a lot to do with being really talented.