Graphic Design

April 6, 2017

Building Relationships: A one-day Seminar for Production Designers in NYC

The Production Designers Collective is hosting Building Relationships: A one-day Seminar for Production Designers on Saturday, April 22nd, 11am-5pm at The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of NYC located […]
April 5, 2017

Vectorworks 2018, I can almost taste it!

Vectorworks 2018 is coming, we knew that, but now we can see into he future. Of course, that’s just because our many fine friends at Vectorworks have decided […]
February 13, 2017

Zoom Zoom Design

Public transportation structures should employ Zoom Zoom Design. They should also create a sense of drama, excitement and motion. This design does all of that. The London-based […]
February 1, 2017

The dark side of Budweiser

Our work for Budweiser and their brands is has always been very upbeat. For this year’s super bowl, the iconic brand is going to the dark side to […]
January 26, 2017

A Better Restaurant Design

So this post is about a better restaurant design than this one was, These designers clearly had a concept and a post of view. We might, and […]
January 24, 2017

When a Design Concept goes South

We strongly promote the need for a Design Concept, especially when expressed as a metaphor. This is certainly true in entertainment, but it’s generally true in all […]
January 19, 2017

The Garden of Allah

We’re currently reading a delightful series of semi-historical novels by Martin Turnbull that take place in and around The Garden of Allah Hotel in old Hollywood. […]
January 10, 2017

A Niemeyer Rides Again!

Loyal readers know that we’re huge fans of Brazilian Architect and Design Oscar Niemeyer. So, obviously, we were thrilled to read that his iconic Hotel Nacional will […]
January 6, 2017

Design for Comedy

Design for Comedy that features a music legend. For the past few weeks and months, we’ve been collaborating on a television series that will feature comedic […]
January 4, 2017

Design requires Iterations

Every design evolves. Evolution requires Iteration. Even a brilliant idea doesn’t go immediately from the head to the hand to a physical reality. Some ideas create […]
December 24, 2016

Noon Eastern Time Christmas Day – Don’t Touch That Dial!

Well, if your channel isn’t set to WCBS-TV New York’s Channel 2, then by all means get up and flip the dial, grab the clicker, or […]
September 16, 2016

Vectorworks 2017

Vectorworks 2017 was released on Wednesday and it is already being hailed from far and wide and the best new release of the powerfu; design software […]
February 1, 2017

The dark side of Budweiser

Our work for Budweiser and their brands is has always been very upbeat. For this year’s super bowl, the iconic brand is going to the dark side to […]
January 4, 2017

Design requires Iterations

Every design evolves. Evolution requires Iteration. Even a brilliant idea doesn’t go immediately from the head to the hand to a physical reality. Some ideas create […]
July 1, 2016

Lorem Ipsum What?

Or Lorem Ipsum Who? Not quite real Latin but not quite total gibberish either, Lorem ipsum is the dummy text you seen in almost any sample […]
February 16, 2016

NASA Swag!

NASA Swag has always been some of the best swag around. When we were kids, we wrote away (there’s a now underused phrase) to NASA for […]
December 3, 2015

Is the Pantone Color of the Year relevant?

Since it’s generally a fugly color, it would seem only a fetish, anxiously awaited and used by the design equals of hipsters. This year, although Pantone has […]
December 2, 2014

Looking for Letterpress

The time has come for new business cards at KLAD. We’re looking for the right letterpress printer, with just the right fonts. In lead type, of […]
December 1, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014-1

Everyone needs a stylist folio for their MacBook, or MacBook Pro. And iPhone. Here’s a nice one. The Flow MacBook sleeve features a single opening and […]
May 5, 2014

Oscar Nominated Films as Lego Posters

Here’s a little something to make your Monday more bearable. From Trendland Yahoo Movies collaborated with illustration and graphic poster design artist, Old Red Jalopy, to […]
January 30, 2014

Soylent Green is Balsa Wood

From the fine folks at Boing Boing   Yeah Prop Department! This can of Soylent Green and cracker sold for $2,250 at auction in November. The […]
January 9, 2012

What if there was an Interstate Subway System…

…and not an Interstate Highway System? A unique design idea and a great interpretation of a design icon. Cameron Booth is an Australian Graphic Designer based […]
November 29, 2011

Set Designer’s Notebook: UnBeige

Client: I like it, but um, I think it needs to be more neutral. What do you think? Me: I wouldn’t show you something I didn’t […]
February 4, 2011

Vintage Advertising

I remember this one. We have Philip Castle’s book Airflow in our library. The ad was for Heineken and created in 1976. As I recall, it […]

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