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Famous Dishes from Literature

Graphic designer Dinah Fried had a great idea for a photo series: meals from famous works of fiction. Pictured above is one from The Catcher in the Rye. Others at the link include Moby Dick and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. As much as I loved Watership Down, I doubt that photos of the characters’ [...]

Anatomical Art of Juan Gatti

I’m loving these fantastic anatomical artworks, Ciencias Naturales (Natural Sciences) by Argentinian graphic designer Juan Gatti. Check out more at Juan’s work over at his agent’s website here: Link – via Who [...]

Company Logos Made from Tiny Versions of Competitors’ Logos

Graphic designer Stefan Asafti is fascinated by the history of brands and decided to play around with prominent ones this way. Among other logo mashups that you can find at the link are Firefox vs. Internet Explorer, Coke vs. Pepsi, and Canon vs. Nikon. Link -via reddit

A Typeface Designed for Dyslexics

(Video link) Christian Boer, a graphic designer based in the Netherlands, has developed a typeface especially designed for people with dyslexia. A study made by the University of Twente shows that Dyslexie, which is the name of the typeface, decreases reading errors. via

Resumes Way Better Than Your Bullet-Pointed One

Until very recently, I was guilty of a boring, bullet-pointed resume too (I realize that’s cool in some industries, but a creative job should call for a creative resume, right?). That being said, mine still doesn’t look as good as graphic designer Katie Briggs‘. “I haven’t been turned down for anything I’ve applied for with [...]

Storm Trooper’s Desktop

Graphic designer Matt Chase got a peek into the life of a Storm Trooper by taking screenshots of his desktop. This one is just email. See the other windows at the post. Link -Thanks, Nicholas!

Really Honest Brand Logos

Photo Link Graphic designer Viktor Hertz has created a cool series of logos redesigned to better explain what you’re really going to find within the brand. Cat videos? Yeah, you know that’s what you’re really doing on YouTube. P.S., Viktor also has movie posters as depicted in pictogram that are really cool. There Will be Blood [...]

The Complete Story of Star Wars Retold with Icons

Graphic designer Wayne Dorrington depicted the entire plot to Episode IV of Star Wars using only nonverbal symbols. You can view the entire piece at the link. The trench run scene is almost as exciting as it was in the movie. Link via blastr | Dorrington’s Website

Beatles Infographics

Charting The Beatles is a project by graphic designer Michael Deal to express the history of that band through quantitative infographics. Pictured above is one describing their working activities, divided into touring, filming, and recording. Deal invites anyone to participate by contributing their own infographics to a flickr set. Link via J-Walk Blog | flickr set

New Year’s Resolution Generator

Too lazy to come up with New Year’s resolutions, let alone keep them? This web tool by graphic designer Monica Verlarde will take away all of that hard work and provide you with a resolution — often a very simple one. Do you have a New Year’s resolution? What is it? Share in the comments. Link via [...]