Relationship Expectations Vs. Reality (20 Illustrations)

Big-budget Hollywood movies and polished Instagram feeds might give you the impression that romantic relationships have to be perfect. Well, they can’t. And when you let go of the popular obsession with unachievable idealistic love, you allow room for your…

Brandon Grotesque Condensed Font Family

Brandon Grotesque Condensed: the space-saving version of the renowned Brandon Grotesque typeface. Hard to believe, but it’s been 8 years already since German type designer Hannes von Döhren has introduced Brandon Grotesque to the world. Right away from its final release,…

How Online Shopping Will Change the Shape of Bottles

“Shelf presence” has driven the design of bottles for decades. That’s because consumer product bottles were traditionally sold on store shelves, as discussed in the previous entry on this topic. But now that online shopping is growing exponentially, bottle designs…

40+ Artists’ Tributes To Late Comic Book Legend Stan Lee

Yesterday, on the 12th of November, one of the most famous American comic book writers and publishers, Stan Lee, passed away. Alongside other legends – Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko – he created such iconic heroes as Spider-Man, The Incredible…

Realistic painted ants take over vintage china dinnerware

No one wants ants at a picnic. Or on their dinnerware even if it’s indoors. Evelyn Bracklow’s hand-painted porcelain dinnerware, which looks like it’s absolutely crawling with little black ants, is an exception, though. Rather than a plain pattern, the ants…

Seleqt Design: Personal Studio Branding

Personal studio branding by Rigved Sathe for Seleqt Design. You may remember our feature of Rigved Sathe‘s poster series of the world’s highest skyscrapers, which has been produced in collaboration with Payal Jagwani. This time, Rigved suggested me to check…

Beleaf in a greener future

The team behind Leaf Republic has developed an eco-friendly water-resistant packaging made with leaves. Leaves have been used for generations in different cultures to wrap food, for example, tamales in Mexico or Zongzi in China. They are renewable materials obtained without  sacrificing…