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  • International Competition of Packaging Design December 02, 2010

    It's More Than Just a Box Going to the supermarket or store can be a very interesting experience if you look at it from a design perspective; the shelves are literally jammed with packaging that screams out for your attention....Read More »

  • Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival 2011 December 01, 2010

    It's No Laughing Matter Although Comic-Con sounds like a competition for comedians telling jokes, in reality it is the be-all and end-all of all comic book conventions. But the love of comic books is only the beginning of this annual...Read More »

  • Roswell Artist in Residence Program Grant October 26, 2010

    Look, Up In the Sky! The town of Roswell, New Mexico is known for its connection to the well publicized UFO sighting that occurred there in 1947. The Roswell Incident has spawned numerous conspiracy theories regarding the possible cover up...Read More »

  • Autodesk SketchBook Hero Image Contest October 22, 2010

    Art and Your SketchBook Any student of the illustrative arts, graphic design or drawing has used a sketch book at one time or another to doodle or chisel out ideas. In the case of the Autodesk SketchBook your canvas becomes...Read More »

  • 2nd Annual Pogo iTouch, iPhone, and iPad Art Contest September 28, 2010

    You Can't (i)Touch This As most iPad, iTouch or iPhone users know drawing on these devices produces artwork that is rather chunky looking and low resolution. The reason behind this is due to the touch screen function on these devices;...Read More »

  • 7th International Mobile Gaming Design Awards September 24, 2010

    Big Profits for Little Games It is estimated that mobile game sales will reach over $21 billion by the year 2013. This figure is staggering when you consider the amount of available market share that is still yet to be...Read More »

  • Roca International Design Contest: Jump the Gap September 23, 2010

    Design for the Future The Roca International Design Contest: Jump the Gap, is seeking design entries which depict futuristic concepts and inventive designs related to bathroom products, new use of interior spaces and/or functions. Your concept may not be possible...Read More »

  • Web Design: The Hits, the Misses, and the Weird - Part I September 22, 2010

    Surfing the Web If you are like many consumers who depend on the Internet for your information, entertainment, and buying needs you no doubt have visited hundreds, if not thousands of websites by now. On the other end of the...Read More »

  • Pop Culture, Graphic Design, and Funny T-Shirts - Part I August 24, 2010

    Graphic Design and Fashion When the topic of graphic design comes up in conversations many people will associate this activity with advertising, packaging, logo creation or business applications. But graphic design also reaches into the world of fashion. The ubiquitous...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 »