Amanda Williams at Arts Club of Chicago

Artist: Amanda Williams Venue: Arts Club of Chicago Exhibition Title: Uppity Negress Date: June 17 – September 23, 2017 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Arts Club of Chicago. Photos by Michael Tropea. Press Release: Amanda Williams creates a site-specific installation for The Arts Club Garden Projects series in which she inserts a secondary fence that breaks away from the existing boundary, blurring the distinction between its function as barrier and container alike. Uppity Negress addresses the layered roles gender and race have played historically in black women’s ability to navigate their position in urban space. Fascinated by the way the garden operates as a liminal space between public and private, Williams’s installation highlights… Read More

Infographic Maps in Different Formats

Check out this well-designed collection of fully editable infographic maps. Maps of continents, countries, and federal states are often needed in infographics. Studio The Seamuss has created a well-designed collection of maps that can be used in a variety of projects. Each of the 19 graphics is included as PPT, PPTX, KEY, PSD, EPS, AI and JPEG files. Whether Powerpoint, Keynote, Photoshop or Illustrator, every graphic is easy to edit in the software of your choice. Only free fonts have been used. The collection will be updated frequently. When buying the set once, you will get any future update for free. For further information on this great offer, just have a look at the images below or click on the following link. You can get the … Read More

Webdesign: WP Team Support

New web design inspiration: wpteamsupport.com24/7 WordPress Support & Maintenance. Have an Updated, Customized, Secured, Optimized & cloud backup WordPress Website with WP Team Support. Read More

Oscar Murillo at Jeu de Paume

Artist: Oscar Murillo Venue: Jeu de Paume, Paris Exhibition Title: Resonant Structures Curated by: Osei Bonsu Date: June 13 – September 24, 2017 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Jeu de Paume, Paris. Photos by Raphael Chipault. Press Release: Making use of its immediate environment, the work of Oscar Murillo (born in 1986) indexes the quotidian moments of life. Unfolding inside and outside the artist’s studio, the work is formed through the direct actions of drawing, painting, filming and writing. Working across media, Murillo’s practice is often composed of the raw materials of personal experiences, drawn from family photographs, travel documents, banknotes, food packaging and found objects. The final work always remains open to reconstruction… Read More

Design by Kreativa Studio

Kreativa Studio: graphic design and development of websites, applications, logotypes, and more. Based in Sisak, Croatia, Kreativa Studio is a forward-thinking design firm founded in 2008. They mainly specialize in a variety of graphic design projects as well as the development of websites, applications, logotypes and much more. Driven by their desire for modern technologies, their aim is to solve clients’ problems in new and unique ways. Some examples of their highly creative work can be found below. For more, please visit their website or follow the studio on Behance and Dribbble. Spindle – Flow. “One of many screens from a machine learning web app that we’re doing for good people at Machine Colony. The client’s vision was to entice users with a futuristic experience through … Read More

Francesca Sanna

Francesca Sanna is an illustrator and author who illuminates serious issues in a welcoming and endearing way. Through her book and side projects, she tackles subjects such as immigration, education, politics, and body image. Her drawings have a strong sense of narrative and feature lovable characters that confront their battles with strength and positivity. Her recent masterpiece is her book The Journey. With simple sentences and enthralling illustrations, she tells the story of a young family who flees their country to live in a safer area. The book’s fantastic imagery and clever use of color beautifully teaches children about the emotions and struggles that refugees often encounter. ——————– Also worth viewing: Bohuy Kim Perky Bros Elliot Kruszynski Follow us on RSS, Instagram, Pinterest, Wanelo,  ——————– Share on… Read More

FrontRow Camera Review: Recording Life’s Moments One Story at a Time

Here’s the AppAdvice FrontRow camera review. I’ve been reviewing technology products for nearly eight years and have been using them for many more. During this time, a lot of interesting gadgets have crossed my path. Few have left me more excited than the sleek FrontRow body camera from Ubiquiti Networks. On the surface, the FrontRow camera doesn’t look like it would appeal to everyone. Then again, when you promise to reinvent the camera, all bets are off. Millennial CoolThanks to smartphones and social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, it’s easy to record and share life’s moments with anyone around the world in mere moments. Unfortunately, holding up your phone to record a concert, sporting event, or political protest can become … Read More

The Designer’s Guide to Color Contrast

The colors you choose while designing a website, poster, or any other type of image, will have a huge impact on whether or not the overall design is successful. After all, there is a lot of psychology behind the colors that people are attracted to, and designers need to incorporate this into everything they do. Color contrast plays a very valuable role, but it is often overlooked, undervalued and misunderstood. To avoid this problem, you must learn more about color contrast, including how and why you should use it. Once you go beyond the basics of knowing that red and orange aren’t good colors to create contrast but black and white are, you can begin to develop an enhanced aesthetic that will please clients and viewers. Why… Read More

How A/B Testing Can Help You Strengthen Brand Messaging

Anything thing good can always be better. So goes one of the generally accepted truisms of life. This especially applies in ecommerce. Sure, you have a swath of loyal customers, but your sales rate could still be higher. Maybe adjusting your design or brand identity wlil help you get there, but how can you be sure? A/B testing, also known as split testing, compares two versions of a single webpage to determine which performs better or leads to more conversions. Below are a few places where A/B testing can be used to strengthen your brand messaging and improve your sales. Testing Ease of Navigation One of the first things you’ll want to do is test the navigation on your site. Do your current placements encourage … Read More

Toba Khedoori at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Artist: Toba Khedoori Venue: Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami Date: April 21 – September 24, 2017 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Press Release: Toba Khedoori explores the artist’s nuanced and powerful body of work. Born in Sydney, Australia in 1964, Khedoori has lived and worked in Los Angeles since 1990. Her early works are notable for their precise draftsmanship and for their use of negative space—often at a very large scale. Khedoori frequently depicts architectural forms from distanced perspectives, rendering commonplace objects and spaces familiar yet decontextualized. In recent years, she has transitioned from paper to canvas, producing smaller­-scale works that hover between representation and abstraction. Like her earlier compositions, these works are enigmatic and acutely detailed; in… Read More

Artist Alex Gardner at The Hole NYC

‘RomCom’, new paintings by Alex Gardner at The Hole in New York City. Currently on display at contemporary art gallery The Hole, ‘RomCom’ is Alex Gardner‘s first solo show in New York City. Until October 15, 2017, the exhibition features fourteen new paintings by the Long Beach, California based artist. Nestled in pastel environments, his distinctive ink-black characters are uniformly dressed in white cotton. Using subtle gradients, Alex Gardner’s paintings deal with different feelings and interpersonal relationships throughout simple body language. Gender, race, ethnic or cultural backgrounds, even words are not important anymore. Without a single facial expression, his artworks indicate in gesture and create a wordless “romantic comedy”. A few artworks can be found below. To get further information about the exhibition, please … Read More

Qiu Zhijie at Van Abbemuseum

Artist: Qiu Zhijie Venue: Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven Exhibition Title: Journeys Without Arrivals Date: April 1 – September 24, 2017 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Press Release: The solo exhibition Qiu Zhijie: Journeys without Arrivals is the first comprehensive overview of one of the most important Chinese artists of his generation. The wide spectrum of his artworks—ranging in media and entangling different temporalities and geographies—unveils an intimate portrait of the artist as a polymath, whose artistic work is an integral part of a larger, holistic approach to life. Embracing the concept of total art, Qiu demonstrates the role of art as a powerful engine for coming to terms with change, tradition and globalisation in China and across the… Read More