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news | IdN Magazine: Identity & Patterns — pleasures & pitfalls of following a pattern, GoSee IdN v22n4

Patterns are everywhere we look – on our clothing, building surfaces, interiors, branding, packaging… but when and how are they best incorporated into a design? The appeal of their usage is obvious, the repetitive elements bring with them a calming vibe, a sense of instant familiarity. But they can also create problems, especially when co-opted across a wide ID spectrum. Find out more: …

03.11.2015 //    ADD article TO MY GOSEE // 19 items in this article // SHOW article
news | Makeshift #13: Healing Issue — A personal patch kit for the mind, body, and soul

This issue features sea-faring psychiatry, handmade hearing aids, and improvized maternity wards along the creative path toward healing. If you hit roadblocks in your own work, hack them, build around them, and make it better. For details GoSee

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news | IdN v22n3 : Designer Typefaces – Which type are you – trained or instinctive?

Is there a downside to making your own lettering rather than commissioning a specialist or buying off the shelf? IdN asked 13 top designers for their views on this crucial question, illustrated by examples of their work. We have a sneak preview for you on GoSee.

21.09.2015 //    ADD article TO MY GOSEE // 18 items in this article // SHOW article
news | IdN Extra 11 : Cercle #03 – Insects. An undeniable design plea for the (un)beloved bugs

IdN Extra's 11th issue titled 'Cercle #03 - Insects' has dedicated an entire magazine to the little creatures and shows how they can be both art material and a solution for the future. We have a first impression for you on GoSee. "Appealing or revolting, insects undeniably remain the masters of the world, whatever people think. 80% of living beings are insects. Considered by some as parasites, pests or dirty, they are useful, organized and abound in colors and shapes. Small kings of cont …

29.07.2015 //    ADD article TO MY GOSEE // 19 items in this article // SHOW article
news | IdN v22n2: Collective Studios – on the advantages of loose ties, the magazine is available in stores now

The IdN v22n2 issue is titled "Collective Studios – Collective Farming for Creatives" and explains its topic as follows: "There is a growing trend away from the formal, hierarchical design studio towards loosely amalgamated peer groups often called collectives. IdN talked to nine such entities about the advantages of working this way." We have several motifs on GoSee, the wonderful rest is in the magazine. …

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