I'm a Brazilian product designer based in Oakland, California currently working for Google as a Staff Designer. I am also the founder of Abduzeedo, an award-winning digital publication about design and a personal project that has become the source of inspiration for millions of designers and enthusiasts.
Havi Cruz is a designer that specialized in typography and illustration currently based in Saltillo, Mexico. I truly appreciate the level of details in Havi's works, it's totally impressive and the fact that he can explore different mediums as well. It's quite versatile.
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Ugmonk is a maker. We are showcasing today his story behind the craft of a collaboration from a designer to wicked folks (The Black Anchor) making the product all handcrafted. Behind every single product, there's a story.
We always talk about the importance of personal and side projects to learn something new and reinvigorate the mind as a diversion from our day to day jobs. Enter The Windows of New York project by Jose Guizar, a project we stumbled upon and just had to share. We hope this post inspires you to slow down and take a look around as you never know if the simple elements we take for granted everyday may evolve into the centerpiece of your next creative work.
Fine art and urban art for years have been considered separated genres that could not be mixed in any way. But on the last 10 years we saw the rise of artists that could be both classified as fine artists and street artists as they work are the perfect mix of both. Robert Proch is one of those young artists, earning respect for his incredible ability of mixing styles in any surface and situation. Here's a interview we did with him, hope you enjoy it.
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