Tags: graphic

Windows of New York | A weekly illustrated atlas

Lovely little graphics inspired by New York architecture.

Steve & Steve: a graphic novel by Patrick Sean Farley

This is absolutely delightful, nicely weird, and thoroughly entertaining.

Edible Geography

I’m not sure how I managed to miss this site up until now, but it’s right up my alley: equal parts urban planning, ethnography, and food science.

Anton Peck Illustration - Gather eBook

You can download the PDF of Anton’s graphic novel Gather for free.

Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See on Vimeo

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this classic documentary on graphic design, courtesy of its producer Edward Tufte.

National Geographic Found

Celebrating 125 years of National Geographic, this Tumblr blog is a curated collection of photography from the archives. Many of the pictures are being published for the first time.

Using SVG on CSS-Tricks

Chris takes a look at all the different ways you can use SVG today.

A primer to front-end SVG hacking by David Bushell – Web Design & Front-end Development

Everything you ever wanted to know about using SVG today.

Jan V. White

Eight of Jan White’s excellent books on graphic design are now available for free online, licensed under CC0 …they’re in the public domain now.

All he asks in return is that you might buy one of his books still in print, and maybe make a donation to the Internet Archive.

Jan V. White is a mensch.

rekall

The not-so-new-but-hella-fun aesthetic.

Distant Shape: 10 Years of Daring Fireball

A nice visualisation of Apple’s transition From desktop to mobile over ten years, one Daring Fireball article at a time.

Oh, and happy birthday, Daring Fireball.

80’s Touch

The Old Aesthetic. It’s eighties-tastic!

GATHER. A Graphic Novel by Anton Peck — Kickstarter

Anton is a fantastic artist. Therefore, this graphic novel will be fantastic. Therefore, you should back the hell out of it.

The world’s undersea internet cables - interactive | Technology | guardian.co.uk

Explore the shape of the underwater world of internet backbones.

Rebecca Cottrell » Where visual design fits in a design process

I think Rebecca is on to something here. Everyone has been so quick to self-identify as a UX designer while marginalising visual design as a purely surface-level layer …but it’s all part of the design process.

Occupy George

A stroke of genius: turning money itself into the carrier for infographics on wealth distribution in America.

Sly Mongoose: A Responsive Digital Comic Proof-of-Concept

A responsively designed comic. Yeah, you heard me right. Responsive. Comic!

Making the QR Code InfoDressShe Bytes - Exploring Digital Art, Technology, Design

I had a lovely conversation at the Update after-party with Georgie about the infographic dress she was wearing. It’s quite lovely.

Victorian Infographics - a set on Flickr

Some beautiful pieces of data visualisation.

MIX Online:Ai to Canvas Plug-In

A plug-in for Illustrator that allows you to export to canvas.

Journalism in the Age of Data: A Video Report on Data Visualization by Geoff McGhee

Telling stories with data — the video.

Interesting Letterhead Designs | Letterheady

A fantastic blog of letterheads. Some of the typographic choices are perfect.

CanvasMol

Beautiful chemistry visualisations using canvas.

Understanding Graphics — Design For The Human Mind

A site on designing with data from the author of Visual Language For Designers: Principles For Creating Graphics That People Understand.

8-Bit NYC

Nifty old-school 8-bit tiles superimposed on OpenStreetMap data.

ignore the code: Realism in UI Design

Finding the sweet spot between realism and abstraction in interface elements.

MikeMake

Beatles infographics.

cyoa

An in-depth study mapping all the permutations in "choose your own adventure" books.

Make Photoshop Faster

Two little tips courtesy of Dan.

Ex Nihilo

Dave has been experimenting with processing and documenting the results here.

Social Media Icons — Paul Robert Lloyd

A set of icons (in different sizes) from various trendy websites to use in your designs.

Science and Tech Ads - a set on Flickr

Vintage advertising of science and technology.

maxgadney.com

Information Graphics about WWII for WWII magazine and for the book proposal "A Visual Miscellany of World War II".

Video: Made in North Carolina: The Iconfactory

"GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) -- In a small nondescript office on West Friendly Ave., a group of designers produces tiny artistic masterpieces that millions of people interact with every day." Nice TV news video clip showing our heroes and their beauti…

'Watchmen' Trailer to Comic Comparison | Features | RopeofSilicon.com Entertainment News

Side by side comparison of stills from the Watchmen trailer and the graphic novel.

Looking Back: How Different Groups Voted

A really nice interactive infographic from the New York Times.

Cubescape - Your own digital landscape

Cam's latest experiment is insane but brilliant ...sort of like Cam himself.

Logica Stock Icon Family debuts at Iconfactory's Stockicons.com

Clean, businesslike icons by the icon artists behind Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux.

Flight thru Instruments - a photoset on Flickr

A collection of beautiful illustrations scanned from a flight-training manual.

favikon

A great little tool for creating favicons.

Chinese Culture Versus German Culture » Adino Online

A series of infographics comparing Chinese and German culture. Amusing and astute.

si scott design

Beautiful artwork in a minimalist interface. But you'd better have your browser window maximised on a big monitor. *sigh*

Chattanooga Graphic Designer Helps Lead "The Invasion" At The Movies | WDEF News 12 | News, Weather and Sports for Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley

Leslie is on the telly! How freakin' cool is this?

The Eachday Blog — Die Speech Bubble Logo, Die.

“Attention all startups, it’s a bad idea to hang your ID hat on a speech bubble. Just don’t.”

design|snips

A collection of websites incorporating noteworthy visual design elements.

Vitamin Features » Web Design-isms: 7 Surefire Styles that Work

A nice well-illustrated article from Larissa Meek pointing to some design trends that can be applied to the Web.

mezzoblue § Chalkwork Basic Royalty-free Icons

Dave has made some icons — very nice ones.

Digital Web Magazine - Redesigning the ExpressionEngine Site

A really nice article by Jesse Bennett-Chamberlain detailing the process behind a site design.

Ajaxload - Ajax loading gif generator

Generate your own animated .gif for Ajax apps.

Happy Cog Studios: Work: Dictionary.com

Happy Cog redesigns Dictionary.com and its siblings.

From the Other Side of the Microscope

Participating in a card-sorting exercise for the AIGA redesign.

Grease Monkey Graphic Novel

Read the first two chapters of Tim Eldred's graphic novel online.

Design Melt Down

Design elements, trends and problems in Web Design... via John Oxton.

SVG in WebCore

Weep not, Ethan! SVG lives... possibly in Safari and Dashboard.

: : Speak Up > Design Clichés : :

It's funny because it's true.

The Helvetica Meditations

Here's one for Joe Clark. Helvetica (and some Arial) found in England.