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Andante Ideas

Andante Ideas

We've previously featured the work from Serafim Mendes with Invisible Cities on Abduzeedo and now he's back with a collaboration with Danny Ivan on their submission for Andante Design Contest where they had to create a new concept for the metro cards on its branding and also providing designs for advertising and promotional content. The challenge was to be limited by using Andante's existing logo and colours. For those who don't know, Andante is the intermodal ticketing system used in public transportation in the metropolitan area of Porto, Portugal. Let's take a look at their beautifully done concept and see what was their thinking behind their idea. Submission for the Andante Ideas Contest, hosted by Transportes Intermodais do Porto (TIP). A project by Danny Ivan and Serafim Mendes.   Credits Danny Ivan Serafim Mendes

World Collabs 8: The Winners

World Collabs 8: The Winners

It's been sometime since we lauched the comeback of the World Collabs contest and for this edition we had the pleasure to do this partnership with the artist Human Nature 84 and Vectology.com as our sponsor. As most of you already know the idea of the contest is to make the best design using a previous artwork from the featured artist. I gotta say this was a tough job to select this winners but I think you will agree with our selection. Thanks everyone who participated on this, you did great! The Winners 1st - Richard Davies 2nd- Neil Duerden 3rd - Lucas Tetrault The winners will be mailed pretty soon about the prizes, but just in case one of you may have some commnunication issues, you can get in touch with me at marcostorres90[at]gmail.com

Update: The World Collabs #8 - Human Nature 84

Update: The World Collabs #8 - Human Nature 84

We updated the deadline of the contest and the guidelines to submit your entry, in order to make it easier for you guys. So please go on and show us some awesome stuff. What is "The World Collabs"? "The World Collabs" will give you the possibility to work with PSD or Ai files of established artists. TWC gives you a secret in-view in the workflow of the stars and catapults you miles forward in your journey to design heaven. This way you learn to practice with different shapes, backgrounds, patterns brushes and new styles. Every month we will offer you an unfinished piece of an experienced and accredited graphic designer to the world. The piece will be unfinished, so you can complete the PSD/AI-file with your very own style. This way every month you can collaborate with the best designers of the world. The final pieces will be judged by the Abduzeedo Team and the artist himself. The three best works will be rewarded with prizes. Prizes First Place - Lifelong membership at Vectology.com, $ 100 at Amazon, an approval for an original collaboration with the artist Human Nature 84 and a feature on Abduzeedo. Second Place - 1 year membership at Vectology.com, 1 copy of Abduzeedo Inspiration Guide for Designers and a exclusive vector pack from Human Nature 84. Third Place - 3 months membership at Vectology.com, 1 copy of Illustrator CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide. Sponsor Vectology.com is a vector community and tutorial website that is making a huge change on the the digital art field by showing to everyone that vectors are more than just tracing and solid shapes. On Vectology you can learn not only about the basic tools of illustrator, but also illustration tips and tricks that will be extremely helpful on the role creative process. This is a website that's turning the way we see vector and digital art nowadays and I recommend to everyone. Featured artist: Human Nature 84 Mike Austin aka. Human Nature 84 is the most outstanding vector artist I ever met, he's the man behind the Vectology community and will be our artist featured on this World Collabs. Here's more about the artist on his own words: "I graduated from Platt College of design in 2004 with a focus on graphic design. Later on in my career I began focus more on my illustration itch and began to work in the illustration field. I have a Wife and a son (and a daughter on the way). And I’m the biggest TOOL fan the world has ever known!" humannature84.deviantart.com Some of Human Nature 84 artworks. Some of Human Nature 84 artworks.Take part at the contest This is an independent design contest with endless possibilities to finish this piece. There are just three simple steps to take part. 1. Download the PSD-File/ AI-File; 2. Push your creativity beyond boundaries and finish the design; 3. Send the image link to marcostorres90[at]gmail.com . Remember: send only the link of the image. *By taking part at this contest you give us permission to use your image for Abduzeedo's showcases. Remember: - Last day of submitting is Sunday, May 5th - Don't the change size of the canvas, but feel free to rotate the image; - Leave the logo, so we recognize it as an entry; - Every artist can submit 1 design only; - Let us see that it's a collaboration. We will award you for your ability to work with someone else's design. Featured Design This month Mike gave us this nice amount of elements to play with, you can download it by clicking on the image. Click to download the editable file.Want to be the next featured artists? You think you are skilled enough to be the featured artist for the next months TWC. We follow some simple rules, when choosing a new piece. - You are an energized designer with lot of motivation; - Your designs have your very unique style; - You only use files which are completely copyright free; If you are interested, please write an email to marcostorres90[at]gmail.com

The World Collabs #8 - Human Nature 84

The World Collabs #8 - Human Nature 84

We are proud to say that after a hiatus we're back with The World Collabs contests. We know you missed this so much, so here we are again giving you the oportunity to collaborate with great artists and compete with other great designers. What is "The World Collabs"? "The World Collabs" will give you the possibility to work with PSD or Ai files of established artists. TWC gives you a secret in-view in the workflow of the stars and catapults you miles forward in your journey to design heaven. This way you learn to practice with different shapes, backgrounds, patterns brushes and new styles. Every month we will offer you an unfinished piece of an experienced and accredited graphic designer to the world. The piece will be unfinished, so you can complete the PSD/AI-file with your very own style. This way every month you can collaborate with the best designers of the world. The final pieces will be judged by the Abduzeedo Team and the artist himself. The three best works will be rewarded with prizes. Prizes First Place - Lifelong membership at Vectology.com, $ 100 at Amazon, an approval for an original collaboration with the artist Human Nature 84 and a feature on Abduzeedo. Second Place - 1 year membership at Vectology.com, 1 copy of Abduzeedo Inspiration Guide for Designers and a exclusive vector pack from Human Nature 84. Third Place - 3 months membership at Vectology.com, 1 copy of Illustrator CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide. Sponsor Vectology.com is a vector community and tutorial website that is making a huge change on the the digital art field by showing to everyone that vectors are more than just tracing and solid shapes. On Vectology you can learn not only about the basic tools of illustrator, but also illustration tips and tricks that will be extremely helpful on the role creative process. This is a website that's turning the way we see vector and digital art nowadays and I recommend to everyone. Featured artist: Human Nature 84 Mike Austin aka. Human Nature 84 is the most outstanding vector artist I ever met, he's the man behind the Vectology community and will be our artist featured on this World Collabs. Here's more about the artist on his own words: "I graduated from Platt College of design in 2004 with a focus on graphic design. Later on in my career I began focus more on my illustration itch and began to work in the illustration field. I have a Wife and a son (and a daughter on the way). And I’m the biggest TOOL fan the world has ever known!" humannature84.deviantart.com Some of Human Nature 84 artworks. Some of Human Nature 84 artworks.Take part at the contest This is an independent design contest with endless possibilities to finish this piece. There are just four simple steps to take part. 1. Download the PSD-File/ AI-File; 2. Push your creativity beyond boundaries and finish the design; 3. Submit the final image to Rawz with author's name and the link to the source. 4. Send the Rawz's link to marcostorres90[at]gmail.com , do not send the final image to the e-mail, only the hyperlink. *By taking part at this contest you give us permission to use your image for Abduzeedo's showcases. Remember: - Last day of submitting is Sunday, April 28th - Don't the change size of the canvas, but feel free to rotate the image; - Leave the logo, so we recognize it as an entry; - Every artist can submit 1 design only; - Let us see that it's a collaboration. We will award you for your ability to work with someone else's design. Featured Design This month Mike gave us this nice amount of elements to play with, you can download it by clicking on the image. Click to download the editable file.Want to be the next featured artists? You think you are skilled enough to be the featured artist for the next months TWC. We follow some simple rules, when choosing a new piece. - You are an energized designer with lot of motivation; - Your designs have your very unique style; - You only use files which are completely copyright free; If you are interested, please write an email to marcostorres90[at]gmail.com

Sticker Robot Giveaway/Design Contest

Hey everyone!  Just in case you didn’t have enough to do this holiday season, we thought we’d throw a random (yet fun) sticker design contest at you.  We've teamed up with our friends over at Stickerobot.com to offer a quick Christmas sticker design contest...So get to work fast and you might just nab yourself an extra present this year! Prompt: You should pull your design inspiration for this contest from the year 2010. You have full creative freedom within that prompt and we will judge your design based on aesthetic (how awesome it looks) and clarity of concept (if we can understand what the heck you’re referencing). In other words, come up with something clever which references a well-known person/event/meme or whatever, from 2010. The more recognizable and clever the better :) The design can be full color, CMYK. The dimensions for the sticker are 3" x 3" square and must be at least 300dpi. Please grab the 3" X 3" square template from the Sticker Robot website here ---->  http://stickerobot.com/templates/ When entering your design, save it as a 72 dpi Jpeg 500 X 500 pixels. The deadline is Dec 20th, 2010 (That’s this coming Monday).  Please send all submissions to abduzeedo@abduzeedo.com with “Sticker Design Contest” in the subject line. You can enter up to ten designs. The winning entries will be announced here on Christmas Eve and will also (maybe not the same day) be posted on Stickerobot as well. Winners will receive the following: 1st place: 1000 stickers of the artist's winning design 2nd place: 500 stickers of the artist's winning design 3rd place: The Sticker Robot pop culture parody pack! Also, check out this flattering sticker design they whipped up. Maybe if you bug them about it they'll make a few :)