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Monday, May 3, 2010

Just in Time: Illustrated Soccer Shirts for World Cup 2010

If you don’t know already—the 2010 World Cup in South Africa is about to go down 45 days from now. Nike commissioned a handful of illustrators to represent their countries and reinterpret the emblems and badges as alternative versions for their national team shirts. The example above is by Cape Town’s own illustrator Kronk.

To find out more about the True Colors project, go here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:27 am  

Monday, May 3, 2010

Does Oil Spill damage BP’s brand?

“There has been a massive global expansion in green marketeering. BP, a.k.a.,“British Petroleum,” has spent tens of millions of dollars to develop and sell its green street cred” says Paul Taylor from the LA Examiner. I think it is safe to say that BP has an uphill battle to reclaim its environmental credibility.

For the latest news on the clean-up efforts head over to the Huffington Post

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:50 am  

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Jules Verne Book Covers

Jules Verne cover designs by Jim Tierney from Jim Tierney on Vimeo.

Illustration student Jim Tierney developed an inspiring series of book cover designs for his senior thesis project at the University of the Arts. Peak below for (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:25 am  

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Showing some love

Illustrator Thomas Fuchs has been on our radar for a minute. A while back, he began ‘A Heart a Day’— where he explored clever, witty illustrations that pertain to the theme of “love and hate”. Week after week, it appears as though he ups the anty – so to speak. In light of V-Day, we’d like to showcase a few of our favorites.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:49 pm  

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

2010 Virgin London Marathon

Illustrator slash designer slash artist Andy Rementer has put his illustrative characters in motion with promotional videos for the 2010 Virgin London Marathon. Check the video out here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:39 am  

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

How to make Hot Coffee

I think I’ll settle for the French Press. For more fun facts go here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:31 am  

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Hump Day Treats

Ryan Casey an up-and-coming illustrator based out of San Francisco runs a blog called But You’re Like Really Pretty that treats you to a humorous illustration when you need it the most—midway through the work week. One of our favorites is of Amy Winehouse which simply reads: “But You’re Like Really A Crackhead, Amy.” To see more of his work go here.

But You’re Like Really Busted, Tiger:

But You’re Like Really Fat, Mariah:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:40 am  

Monday, November 9, 2009

Did you Know….

Learn Something Everyday visualizes obscure facts like “In Equal Quantity a Lemon has More Sugar than a Strawberry.” Food for thought I guess. What is so intriguing about these small insights are the witty illustrations. To learn more see this.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:38 am  

Thursday, March 26, 2009

The Monster Collection

Artist/Designer Jessica Hill has a collection of monster themed illustrations that are graphically dynamic with a touch of humor. Take a peak below to see the font monster. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:51 pm  

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

P-Funk and the Font Allstars

Matt W. Moore aka “The Vector Funk Master” has come out with his third edition of AlphaFont, an annual collection of vibrant letterform abstractions that celebrates his visual vocabulary and new ideas. You can grab a copy here.

On April 2nd he will be in NYC to speak (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:08 am  
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