join me there....
Im sure I will still come on here but I can use my phone for pics on Tumblr.
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
SORRY FOR THE WEANER TITLE....
Graduating from University of Salford with a 1st Class honours, his work at LOVE. has been commended at the Design Week Awards, Featured in the 2008 D&AD annual, Acknowledged as a finalist in the New York Festival and appeared in Rotovision and Die Gelstalten Verlag publications globally. This year he has been nominated for the Roses Emerging Designer of the Year (TBA)
THAT WAS A FEW YEARS AGO….
BOY THIS LAD GETS AROUND, AS WELL AS GROWING A FINE FETTLED MOUNTAIN OF FACIAL HAIR GRE SET HIS SIGHTS ON BECOMING A TATTOOIST… HE FINISHED SALFORD AFTER DOING A GREAT JOB WITH ADE PROMOTING THE SAMPLE SHOW..HE DESIGNED THE NEW AFFLEX PALACE IDENT, WORKED AT LOVE COLLECTED A MOUND OF AWARDS AND THEN JUMPED SHIP TO TATTOO THE LIVIN LIFE OUT OF PEOPLES CALVES… NOW HES MOVED ON TO THE FULL BODY AND IS PRODUCING SOME AWSOME ILLUSTRATIONS… BORED OF THE SAME OLD STYLE OF BODY INK„.. CHECK OUT HERE
AND THE OWL … MMMMMMM YES….
We are young! (Whoa!) We are young! (Whoa!)
We drink, and we fight, and we love just because.
We are numb (Whoa!). We're on the run (Whoa!). And you're never gonna chase us down. We are young. (HEY!)
OK I AM SURE THEY ARE SICK TO DEATH OF ME SINGING THAT SONG AT THEM... OR DO I ACTUALLY JUST DO IT IN MY HEAD.... YOUNG ARE THE LOVELY COMBO OF PETE JARVIS AND GETH VAUGNE (SORRY GETH IF I SPELT THAT WRONG) THEY SET UP TOGETHER A FEW YEARS AGO AND AFTER MULTIPLE FEATURES IN COMPUTER ARTS N THE LIKE THEY HAVE GROWN INTO A GREAT LIL COMPANY- AND NOT JUST IN DESIGN... YES YOU CAN LEARN SOMETHING EVERYDAY FROM THEM
THIS IS AN IDEA THAT SPROUTED AND HAS GROWN AND GROWN, SCHOOLS (who occasionaly berate their spelling) TO PSYCHOS (?) LOVE IT... THERES BEEN RADIO SHOWS AND IF I REMEMBER CORRECTLY A BOOK MAY BE IN THE PIPELINE...
SO THESE TWO EX SALFORD GRAPHITES HAVE DONE GOOD...
TAKE A LOOK ... SEND THEM AN INTERESTING FACT AND YOU MAY JUST SEE IT COME TO LIFE ON THE SITE....
A SET OF POSTERS DEPICTING THE BEAUTIFUL GAME... WELL FOOTBALL. ADE STARTED OUT WITH ONE POSTER IDEA AT HIS TIME AT SALFORD UNI AND IT DEVELOPED INTO A LOVE OVER THE YEARS THAT HAS FINALLY COME TO FRUITION THIS YEAR AND HAS BEEN FEATURED ON BLANKA AND IN THE GUARDIAN TO NAME A FEW. HE TAKES FAMOUS GOALS AND TRANSLATES THEM INTO CONSTELLATION GRAPHIC INFO. THE GUARDIAN LINK SHOWS YOU THE WORLD CUP FINAL AND OTHERS SHOW CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AND THIERRY HENRYS 226 GOALS FOR ARSNEL (I EVEN KNOW THATS IMPRESSIVE) TAKE A LOOK AND BUY ONE FOR A FOOTIE FAN THIS CHRISTMAS...
Tuesday, 28 September 2010
WHAT IS TOY?
Toy is an idea that unites independent artists for commissioned projects. Working collaboratively to apply a range of styles across product, motion, print and screen."
Its also the product of years of hard work by the Fantastic Gr Gray... or Chris. An ex Salford Graphics student he wandered off and created toy world and what a wonderful world it is....
TAKE A LOOK>>>>>
and here is his blog... he's not only a great illustrator, typographer and photographer, he has a great line in smart bobble hats as well.......
There are a bevvy of illustrators on here like Rob Bailey, Nicolas Tual, Nicholas Saunders, Chris Martin, David Sparshott, Scott Balmer, Jon Boam, Jiro Bevis, Jean Jullien, AAAAAND last but not least the wide eyed beauty that is Deanna Halsall. Dee gets an extra mention and pictures as she is another Salford graduate from Graphics.
"My name is Deanna and I am an illustrator based in the UK. My favourite things are birds, beards, pens, nice hair, old toys, cups of tea, super mario, screen prints, crayola and coloured papers. I like the colour yellow and my preferred letter of the alphabet is 'B'"
So big Salford love to both and heres to many happy yellow "Bs"......
Sunday, 26 September 2010
THIS GUY IS AMAZING HE FORFILLS MY LOVE OF INFOGRAHICS WITH TYPOGRAPHIC FOOD AND ADD A BIT OF SUPER FOOD STYLING....
AND DONT QUOTE ME BUT... I THINK HE IS DOING AN IKEA CATALOG , THESE ARE RECIPIE INSTRUCTIONS, SORRY IM HAVING SPELLING TROUBLE TODAY....