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Bob Abbate

Good Comes From #thedress Internet Sensation

Kudos to The Salvation Army of South Africa. They grabbed onto the silliness that was #thedress and spun it into a very effective domestic violence message. The caption reads The caption reads “Why is it so hard to see black and blue? The only illusion is if you think it was her choice.”

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Bob Abbate

It Was 30 Years Ago Today...

Well, it was 30 years ago this week. January 22, 1984 to be exact. I was watching Super Bowl XVIII, Redskins vs. Raiders. It was a good ‘ol fashioned ass-whippin’. The Raiders defeated the Redskins by the score of 38–9. Not much of a game. But the game changed my life. Well, not the game, […]

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Jeanne Rolston

Are You Chromophobic?

How do you respond to art, design, and color? Do you think Graphic Design is ART? I do. When I compose an ad, billboard, web banner, I believe I am creating a piece of abstract art. It needs to have balance, intentional symmetry or assymetry, the shapes need to have impact , and the color needs […]

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Bob Abbate

Google Doodle Celebrates Graphic Designer

I’m thrilled to see that Google is honoring cinematic title designer superhero Saul Bass in today’s Google Doodle. Bass is the genius behind some of Hollywood’s best movie intros. Today’s video Doodle features designs that echo the following films: Psycho, The Man with the Golden Arm, Spartacus, West Side Story, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Anatomy […]

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Jeanne Rolston

3 Paths Toward a More Creative Life.

Disconnect/Reconnect/Create! I look forward to reading every night as a before-sleep ritual. Sometimes I am not even paying attention to the words; just the action reading the thoughts of another is soothing, and I can go on a journey – listen to someone else’s story. I like books made of paper. I like the smell and […]

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