Part of a new series of The IT Crowd inspired quote prints, the “What do you call Negative One, alone, in a room?”, “Yes, that is a word, and the joke does make sense!”, is a great illustration of the irreverent humor that comes out of the UK these days. This grungy, textured illustration is a great piece of typographic art and a great conversation piece that will have you laughing at the ridiculous questions your IT department has to deal with.
Check out the newest print inspired by Parisian cycling culture. “Eat, sleep, bike, repeat.” http://ow.ly/5P5Ww ^CP
Less Park & More Bike – 12×18 Cycling Pride Poster, Parisian-Inspired Print Collection http://ow.ly/5P2Sh ^CP
This poster series is inspired by love for cycling and midcentury design. The colors and textures are inspired by Parisian sensibilities. This is the first in a limited set of art prints. Each comes with an original quote about the thrill of bike culture.
Today I thought I would try to create a series of graphics celebrating numbers. Working with a softer color palette that toes the line between the ’60s and ’70s. Pairing that with fonts that remind me of the ’10s and ’20s gave the panels an interesting contrast. Finally were the triangular and honeycomb shapes of white that add the third element of retro-futuristic geometry.
Within each panel, I’ve managed to pair analogous and complimentary triad of colors without spoiling my intention or creating a Frankenstein mish-mash of obtuse hues. I mean who wants that, right?!
I like the ambiguous suggestion of a clock with the honeycomb rotation. The implication of a sequential rotation alleviates some of the chaos of the artboard series; connecting each panel with a common theme. This lends credibility to the idea that design inspiration can be cyclical, in this case, every 50 years commonality occurs. Specifically typography of the ’10s, colors of the ’60s, and graphic elements of the ’2010s.
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