We last spoke to Middle Boop near the end of 2011. Gordon, who works under the moniker, had a chat with us about the work he had been doing since having recently graduated at the time and about his magazine.
Jan Avendano’s project, “The Same but Different” has created some both wonderfully rich and delicately clean patterns by playing around with variations on a theme. The theme, in this case, being a singular grid pattern. By overlaying, re-editing and manipulating the grid, Jan creates depth and texture in an otherwise restrictive layout.
Here are some of Mike Schley’s incredibly detailed imagined worlds. He creates these fantastical maps full of tiny details. He took some time to tell us a little more and show us both his digital and traditional studio set ups.
Here are some examples from recent Kingston University graduate, Nina Cosford‘s project, ‘Museums for Kids’. The bright and engaging design is perfect to grasp, inspire and encourage kids in their experiences at museums.
The ability to clearly communicate ideas is an essential tool in a designer’s belt. Being able to distil visual language down into a simple, easily understandable form takes time but is essential. The well-practised designer, Kyle Tezak knows this well, demonstrating it perfectly in his project, ‘The Four Icon Challenge’. He sat down with AOTM to tell us more.
Posted in: Information Graphics
While Ape on the Moon was at Pick Me Up back in March, a particularly stunning piece of info graphics by the clever Stefanie Posavec caught our eye. Patterns and textures that emerge as by-products from other processes have been interesting me over the last couple of years, so her project that includes art developed out of literary research and diagrams was perfect.
From medical issues and corporate law, to reforming healthcare systems, Daniel Stolle‘s editorial illustrations are clear and clever no matter the subject. Simplified down to only the essential pieces, they regularly involve double meanings and visual humour.