Studio Iknoki is an Italy based design studio by Christian Jugovac and Francesco Greguol. They’ve done some great work, but I’m nuts for the work they did for “Acqua e Territorio”, an exhibition and the conference curated by Latitude Platform. I love this very stripped-down style.
They have more of their work on Behance.
Hey Studio in Spain continues to impress me. These communication pieces for Teatre CCCB really caught my attention. At first glance the design seems very simple, but the mix of muted colors, bold black outlines and type really make this pieces stand out.
Text and Illustrations by Frank Chimero
I hate the word “tip.” It implies that there’s something that you don’t know. Some secret little gem that, when sprinkled on your work, your creative process, your diet, or your sex life will magically make it all better. They promise to make all of it effervescent, and float above everything, defying gravity above all those poor folks who didn’t happen to stumble upon Dumbo’s magic feather like you did.
Tips are easy. And shallow. Principles, though, now that’s something worth talking about. If tips are puddles, principles can be oceans. They can be deep enough to hold intrepid adventures, yet tame enough to provide a significant bounty to nourish a creative life. They can serve as a north star and a rallying point. More than anything, they can be an inspiration. Sailors will always sing about the sea.
Antonio asked me to map my own ocean and to document a few of my guiding principles. They may be of assistance to you. They may not. But then again, it’d be a shame if we were all working off the same map, looking for the same treasure. Continue reading “10 Principles That Might Make Your Work Better or May Make It Worse”
Daniel Powell is a recent graduate of the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham with a superb portfolio. His portfolio is small but every piece is of top quality.