The problem with effort and good design is that the best solutions look like...– Sean Adams
The Lost Film Art of Bob Gill →
A look at one of the best graphic designers to ever make a movie poster. I put this together for film.com, which you can read if you’re into that sort of thing. He is, to put it mildly, probably my favorite graphic designer.
The problem is if you really believe in a society where those who merit to get...– Alain de Botton
A deeply religious people
You should be reading a proper process post, but we’re months away from when I last sat down and watched ‘The Wicker Man’, so my memory is a bit hazy on the whole affair. The Nic Cage remake had me laughing on the floor for a good 10 minutes; the original, 1973 classic from Robin Hardy (which this is about) stuck to such a degree that the last dream I can remember having involved...
I think what you get in awards is favoritism. I mean, people can say, “Oh,...– Woody Allen
I don’t want to do anything. I just want to focus on the subject in the simplest...– The Goodness of Nothing
I think that the reason the podcast became interesting was really, in...– Marc Maron
I don’t care what my paintings (etc.) look like - I care about the idea...– Duchamp
The irony is that most people concerned with creating good design take their...– Bob Gill
Take it easy. Nothing you do matters as much as you think. Your greatest...– Dan Harmon
Q: We all know your stance on advertising and lying to the audience. Do you have specific stories about advertising companies who wanted to use your work / style, or are you legally unable to discuss such things? Don Hertzfeldt: Yes, but most of them are just depressing. And not just from thinking about all the money I turned down. When I’m dead nobody will care how much money I had in my...
Q: Do you remember a time when you were working really hard making things, except no one was looking at them and you weren’t making money? Did you ever wonder ‘Oh geez, maybe I’m not actually talented, maybe there is no intrinsic value to any of the things I make UGH WHAT AM I DOING’ and IF so, do you have any advice for others going through such a period? Don Hertzfeldt:...
Hi, he's Mel. Trust him.
Posters I made for the Spaceballs/Blazing Saddles double feature going on tonight at The Castro Theatre. Prints are available here, if that’s your thing.
thepostercollective: The guy who designed this and a lot of other awesome posters you’ve probably seen (and love) was kind enough to answer some questions for us. Find out what he had to say and browse a lovely gallery of his fine work! 8 Questions: Brandon Schaefer
An excerpt from Graphic Design as a Second Language. I am reminded of an experience that I had in Germany while visiting the new Bauhaus, the design school in Ulm. The director at the time, Moldinado, a South American architect, after a devastating criticism of my work, tried to straighten me out. “Graphic design,” he pontificated, “is either image or icon or noise.” ...
Going through work over the past week, it dawned on my just how much photography and montage has driven my process these days. They’re old tricks, picked up over endless hours spent in Photoshop during high school. It’s arguable that the most recent work is visually stronger than the simpler posters I made years back, but its come at the expense of being able to do more with less. And...