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.
“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
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.
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.
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. (more…)
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.