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  • 37th Toys Designed by Artists Competition August 12, 2010

    Design a Toy for Fun Although toys are usually associated with children, a wise sage said that we never really stop playing with toys; we only progress to bigger and more expensive "toys" as we enter adulthood. The 37th Annual...Read More »

  • "Hello Handmade" T-Shirt Design Competition August 04, 2010

    Handmade Is In Many of the things we use are manufactured by robots and machines. In spite of this there is still a growing market for items that are handmade. It could be art, clothing, toys or other products but...Read More »

  • The Funny Side of Graphic Design: The Mistakes - Part I July 30, 2010

    Look, Laugh, and Learn In The "Funny" Side of Graphic Design: The Mistakes, we've gathered examples of graphic design boo-boos from various sources. Some of them are humorous and seem obvious but when you take into consideration tight project deadlines...Read More »

  • Positive Posters - 2010 International Poster Competition July 29, 2010

    The Difference between a Pessimist and an Optimist There's an old saying that states the difference between a pessimist and an optimist is how they view a glass of water; it's either half-full or half-empty. And of course, if an...Read More »

  • Stereohype Button Badge Design Competition 2010 July 21, 2010

    All Things Button Button badges can be fashion statements, humorous, politically motivated or just plain fun. Virtually all of us have worn a button badge at one time or another. The wearing of button badges was highlighted in a scene...Read More »

  • Graphic Design Inspiration from Common Things -- Part I July 16, 2010

    Graphic Design Talent Graphic designers must be talented in a variety of skills to be effective in their jobs. Graphic designers face the unique challenges of incorporating a wide range of visual media, design techniques, and problem solving skills to...Read More »

  • ICSR Social Robot Design Contest July 07, 2010

    "Danger, Danger, Danger Will Robinson!" Most fans of science fiction recognize these words as the warning mantra from the robot of the classic television series Lost in Space. The show was produced in the mid 1960s but through the magic...Read More »

  • PixelGirl Desktop Computer Wallpaper Contest June 25, 2010

    It Isn't What it Used to Be Wallpaper used to be commonly recognized as a product you could apply on the walls of a room to decorate and enhance its appearance. But in today's computer age wallpaper takes on a...Read More »

  • Akademie Schloss Solitude Residency In Stuttgart, Germany June 11, 2010

    Art, Culture, Porsche, Benz, and You As disconnected as all of these words seem to be, you have a chance at winning an art residency in beautiful Stuttgart, Germany--the headquarters of Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and site to the international art residency...Read More »

  • Graphic Design Basics: Spotlight on Multimedia Careers June 04, 2010

    A Job That Didn't Exist Before Although the word "multimedia" is familiar to virtually everyone who is involved in graphic design, this vitally important job category in industries such as film and computer software did not exist prior to the...Read More »