Posts by Author: 9 posts by JohnLendman
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How much does your city—or your neighborhood—influence your work? For many Chicago designers, the city itself has always been a muse of inspiration. And understandably: It’s a city obsessed with it’s own history, civic pride and yes, even its political corruption. You’d also be hard pressed to find another American city so enamored—so narcissistic—with its [...]

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Digital artist Justin Mezzell thinks of himself much more as a storyteller. The goal of his images is to tell a graphical narrative—a comprehensive tale—in one frame. The now-creative director of design agency, Maven Creative in Orlando, Florida, has designed magazine layouts, album covers and infographics manifesting impossible worlds in dark illustrations and fantastic dreamscapes. [...]

BrentCouchman

Browsing through designer/ illustrator Brent Couchman’s portfolio of work is like a cardio workout for the eyes. You’ll dance around the page absorbing every fanciful slab serif and eye-popping logomark. There’s a distinctive look to his logos and custom typefaces for sure, and if you’re a fan of watch and leather goods-purveyor Fossil you’ve definitely [...]

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To say that Matt Braun is dedicated to letterpress in design is an understatement. Clearly. When you look at his portfolio you’ll see loopy ampersands, whimsical descenders, ’50s-diner-inspired iconography and an attention to detail to keep your eyes wondering, mesmerized. The senior designer at Pittsburgh-based design and development agency Bearded has done design work for Campfire’s [...]

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Designer, illustrator, screen-printer and “portraiture” artist, Aaron Scamihorn says he has a mixed media love affair with typography and serigraphy. His work can be found on gig posters for bands like CAKE, Queens of the Stone Age; reppin’ roller derby tournaments; and illustrating striking expressions from celebrities and iconic films. His use of rigorous texture [...]

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Brooklyn-based designer Jon Contino’s work can be found among various brands. But much of the freelancer’s creative energy is funneled into typography-centric menswear label, CXXVI Clothing Company, where he is the co-founder and creative director. He describes himself as an Alphastructaesthetitologist (say that five times fast). [infobox margin_bottom="0" margin_top="0" border_radius="all" color="white" title=""] This is a [...]

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