August, 2011


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Aug 11

URep

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URep is a t-shirt brand and online community where artists and users can submit designs inspired by their hometown. URep-ers will vote for the best designs which are then printed and sold. But that’s not it! A portion of the sales of your winning design will also benefit a charity of your choice! Yes, this can count as your good deed for the month. I recently had the chance to chat with my friend Ramon Branger, Partner/CEO at The Alten Group and Digital Director for URep and ask him a few questions about this project…
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Aug 11

Locos Por Juana Video Release Concert VIP

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Hey Miami peeps! My homies Locos Por Juana are throwing a sweet party tonight at Grand Central to celebrate the release of their newest music video ‘Afro-Sound’. And since I am always thinking of ways to spoil and show you my love and appreciation, I have 2 VIP passes to give away! All you have to do is write a nice email along with your contact info – contact {at} theeblog.net!
(Oh, and you have to be following THEE BLOG on Facebook and Twitter of course) That’s it!


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Aug 11

OFF BOOK: Type

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I know most of you love Typography as much as I do. And although you might have to research in order to find good documentaries or short films, there are a few great ones out there. Helvetica for example seems to be the most popular right now (and available on Netflix!) If you’re nodding your head while you read this, worry not. Today’s post features a new web-documentary by PBS arts called OFF BOOK: Type. This film focuses on different type aspects, purposes, techniques and includes interviews with heavy hitters like Paula Scher, Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones, etc… Enjoy!
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Aug 11

Great illustrations by Dave Murray

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Dave Murray is a Toronto based Illustrator and Designer whose great work emphasizes interesting polygons, subtle textures and beautiful color palettes. Check out some samples of Dave’s work after the jump and visit his site for more goodness or to purchase some prints!
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Aug 11

Star Wars Blueprints

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I know some of you have a soft spot for blueprints and I know many of you would enjoy this great set of illustrations/blueprints by Vespertin on Flickr. Star Wars geeks, let’s enjoy…
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Aug 11

Daily illustrations by Mr. Singh

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You know I’m a strong advocate of personal projects and daily sketches, doodles or whatever moves you. These ‘creative escapes’ are helpful, and sometimes necessary, to maintain your head thinking and skills lubricated. If you haven’t started yet or need a little push, here are some samples of great daily ’simple’ illustrations by Melbourne based Illustrator Karan Singh to inspire you.
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Aug 11

Oliver Pearce Photography

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The work of Oliver Pearce is characterized by lovely tones, interesting angles, poses and light-play. His portfolio features numerous fashion campaigns, celebrities and some inspiring personal work section you must check out. Unfortunately, there is not much info on Oliver available (Still don’t understand how some artists are still invisible online) but his work speaks for itself.
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