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Chairs by Around and Around

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I am a huge fan of Jesse Brew‘s work and I recently decided to take a look if he had any new work. To my surprise he had tons of new projects. This is one of the new series’ I ran across called Chairs. Very Mid-Century in its simplicity and all. If you haven’t seen his work before I highly recommend checking it out.

Around and Around.

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Mark Weaver Wallpaper

Incredible wallpaper designs by Mark Weaver. You may remember him from previous posts here on JetstreamProjector.

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Jimmy Turrell // Graphic Artist

I recently found out about Jimmy Turrell’s work through Jon’s on ISO50. His collage style is beautifully orchestrated by use of photography and illustration. Jimmy’s style is very unique and if you stop by his website you will most likely find yourself looking at everything he has created.

Check out his portfolio here.

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Chaos and Structure

Here is an absolutely beautiful illustration series by Tatiana Plakhova who was inspired by the Northern Circumpolar Map that was published by Huntington in 1833. The work is a wonderful display of line work, circles, and light.

Check out the rest of her collection on Behance.

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Designspiration P1

So I am starting a simple post series of my inspiration derived from my saves on Designspiration. If you haven’t got a chance to check out the site now is the chance. I was invited earlier this year to be a member of the site and have utilized this wonderful resource quite frequently. So above is just Projection 1 from the JetstreamProjector Designspiration inspiration bank. In these projections I will be posting just small selections of my most recent saves. The Projection 1 feature includes a wonderfully designed poster for the band Vintage Modernists, the essential Dieter Rams’ “10 Principle Principles of Good Design” poster, as well as a beautiful poster of the great Massimo Vignelli’s “5 Phrases to Live By.” Many many more to come.

Check out more of what inspires me: JetstreamProjector on Designspiration

Also, check out Bruce Mai’s inspiration: Threefoureight on Designspiration

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Dieter Rams Inspired

Just recently I took a trip down to the SFMOMA to view the marvelous exhibit of Dieter Rams and his work with Braun. With his amazing ideals and ethos displayed on the walls in bold words and physically showcased with his Braun product designs on clean displays the experience was inspiring and remarkable. I have found myself steering more towards the idea of minimalism in my recent years as a designer and definitely see myself exploring more of it’s principles in the near future and beyond. A wealth of knowledge was gained after my visit to see Mr. Rams’ timeless work with Braun but much more is to be learned of this ideal. I am working on a post to discuss my observations and to show them photographically. Stay tuned.

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JAZZDOR 10/11

Stumbled on this new blog today called The New Graphic and through them discovered an incredible design agency call HELMO. I was stunned by all of the quality of their work. The posters above were from 2010 and 2011’s Jazzdor. They both show a wonderful usage of rhythm and pattern in typography which they do a fine job of integrating with the photography. The type placement in both posters really helps the viewer maintain a level of engagement. The Jazzdor 2011 poster has a beautifully inconsistent pattern of typography color over the chopped interval photography that is quite striking as well. I will definitely be posting more work from HELMO in the near future.

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Bad design sucks.

Bad design sucks, let’s face it. We made a cultural manifesto about it. About how much it sucks, how much could it suck less, and, more importantly, how much we could do to change it. Change the way design is perceived. Change it with heart, passion, attitude and intelligence.

That’s the real revolution, baby.

baddesignsucks.com

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Occupy | Greg Eason

Greg Eason’s practice deals with a formal and conceptual dissection of space. His meticulously detailed & characteristically sparse drawings and paintings isolate and monumentalise narrative fragments and translate this into a microscopic frame.

It is incredible how much beauty can be created using such minimal compositions.  It’s designs like these where I forget that I am looking at a 2 dimensional surface. Greg Eason does a nice job creating another layer/dimension to his work orchestrating elements to create illusions using beautiful subtleties that really enhance his work make the pieces come to life. I almost forgot to mention these are pencil on paper. You can purchase his prints here.

Via GraphicHug.

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