Netflix’s new trailer “Abstract: The Art of Design” enters the designer’s world

Netflix’s new trailer ” Abstract: The art of design” has taken its scope far beyond and following in the footsteps of its previous documentary ” Chef’s Table”. In short, looks like a Chef’s Table, but without food. This new documentary will unveil knowledge in areas as varied as graphic design, architecture, illustration, photography, shoe design and many others. It will focus on the work of one master within each field such as Paula Scher, Bjarke Ingels, Christoph Niemann, Platon and Tinker Hatfield). [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYaq2sWTWAA[/embedyt] The Art of Design was produced by Wired‘s departing editor-in-chief Scott Dadich, who has written a hard-hitting advertorial about the show for the magazine and website. Dadich announced his departure from Wired last month (he’s leaving... Read more

Universities that offers best design courses in India

Interested in learning and excelling in design field? But, don’t know where to start looking for good universities that offer the courses. You came to the right place. Following are the universities and institutes that offer design courses where students enhance their design skillset. Here are the universities and institutes that offer design courses where students enhance their design skillset. NID (National Institute of Design), Ahmedabad When I think of design course in India, the first university that comes to my mind is NID. University is internationally acclaimed as one of the finest educational and research institutions for Industrial, Communication, Textile and IT Integrated (Experiential) Design. An autonomous institution under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government... Read more

Graphic design trends to watch for in 2017

We like trends. Don’t you agree?  Whether it is in fashion or with the latest technology, We do look for new and exciting changes. Why not apply the same for graphic design? Here are the graphic design trends to watch for in 2017. MINIMALISM Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. –  Leonardo Da Vinci. My favourite, less clutter and more impact. Minimalism is one of the most influential designs today. Simple things often require a lot of work to create the impression. Only necessary functions are used in the design. A single typeface, pared down palettes are mostly focused on.  Colour, typography are the factors essential in minimalism designs. These are more fun, child-like.As you see in the Sandisk design, the... Read more

Top 5 graphic design companies around the world

Here are the top graphic design companies around the world. Pentagram Pentagram is the world’s largest independent design consultancy. The firm is owned and run by 21 partners, a group of friends who are all leaders in their individual fields. Headquarters: Needham road, West London, UK. Locations: New York, San Francisco, Austin, Berlin. Notable clientele: Saturday Night live, Wharton Magazine, MasterCard, Verizon, General Electric, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Guitar Hero, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Sundance Film Festival, Bennetton, Sake Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co, Alexander McQueen, Grey Goose, Popeyes, MillerCoors, WeightWatchers, Stanford Law School, Rolls Royce, Vanity Fair, Sotheby’s, Nissan, Pantone, Nokia, Reuters, Penguin Press, Time Warner, Walgreens, FIFA, Nike, United Airlines. Metadesign Metadesign is an international design consultancy... Read more

Top books to read for a creative mind

Creative people can unleash their ideas not only by observations , but also from reading others thoughts. Here are the top books to read for a creative mind. Way of seeing By John Berger  It is one of the most influential books in art by any language. The book was first published in 1972 and it is an eye-opener. IT sheds light on many things that we have long taken for granted. This book is based on a television series which can be viewed on YouTube here  The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life By Twyla Tharp This book helps the readers to take creative aspect as a habit and it is in reach of everyone. The book... Read more