We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you guys. Last week we featured logos with skulls, and today we're featuring the work of legend logo designer, Gerard Huerta. Gerard Huerta is a designer of letter forms. Born and raised in southern California, he graduated from Art Center College of Design and began his career at CBS Records in New York designing album covers. There he created letter forms and logos for Boston, Ted Nugent, Blue Oyster Cult, Rick Derringer, Bob Dylan, Ramsey Lewis, The Isley Brothers, Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes, George Benson, Rupert Holmes, Stephen Stills, The Charlie Daniels Band and others. It's thrilling to publish the work of such a designer! People have been seeing his work for over 40 years. You has definitely seen at least one of his pieces during your life, which is amazing. For more of Mr. Huerta's work, please visit his portfolio at Logopond or his personal website where you'll find more of information about him and his work. If you you'd like to suggest ideas for the next subjects, please, tell me by sending me sending me a tweet: @paulogabriel. Cheers! ;)
Born in the beginning of the past century, Henri Cartier-Bresson was definitely one of the most important photographers of the XX Century, and it's considered to be the father of photojournalism. His work has all the ingredients of good photography: emotion, sensibility and an eye for the perfect moment. Besides that, for being the first of a kind, there's this pioneer feel to his work. For me the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity, the master of the instant which, in visual terms, questions and decides simultaneously. In order to “give a meaning” to the world, one has to feel involved in what one frames through the viewfinder. This attitude requires concentration, discipline of mind, sensitivity, and a sense of geometry. It is by economy of means that one arrives at simplicity of expression. To take a photograph is to hold one’s breath when all faculties converge in a face of fleeing reality. It is at that moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy. To take a photograph means to recognize – simultaneously and within a fraction of a second– both the fact itself and the rigorous organisation of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one’s head, one’s eye, and one’s heart on the same axis. - Henri Cartier-Bresson For more information about his work and life, visit the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson. I hope you enjoy these. Cheers! ;)
Oh my God. I actually thought I had already posted about this guy. Ok, not just some guy, but Dave Johnson. Dave who? Dave Johnson! If you don't know him, you should really google him just to know how great this artist is. He's one of the greatest illustrators out there. When I was younger, one of my all time favorite Superman comics mini-series was the Red Son. I loved those books... and later I found out that Dave Johnson had done the covers for them. I instantly faved that guy forever. He's done some great works for both Marvel and DC, and many great indie works... anyways, you should REALLY check out his portfolio to see ALL his kickass work. I hope you like it! Cheers. ;)
If you are 20 years old or older, you've probably watched movies like Raiders of the Lost Ark (Indiana Jones - 1981), Back to the Future (1985), Batteries Not Included (1987), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Coming to America (1988) and Angels in the Outfield (1994), among many, many others, you got to know the work of the man who did the posters for these films. With an unmistakable style, Drew Struzan was born in 1947, and is world famous for not only his work for these 80's films, but also with much recent ones, like the Harry Potter series, Star Wars (both original and new ones), Hellboy and more. I've always loved his work, but never knew that all those posters were done by the same person, until I found his portfolio some time ago. I was stunned, and just had to share this illustration master's work with you. I deeply recommend you guys, younger than 20, to get these films if you haven't watched, and just have a little time of true amusement. Also, you should really visit Mr. Drew Struzan's portfolio for a great quantity of marvelous works, with the possibility to buy his original pieces. And I won't say that I hope you enjoy these, because there's no way you don't love it. Cheers! ;) Coming to America (Um Príncipe em Nova Iorque) Batteries Not Included (O Milagre veio do espaço) Cuthroat Island (Ilha da Garganta Cortada) E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (E.T.: O Extraterrestre) The Goonies (Os Goonies) Back to the Future Trilogy (De Volta Para o Futuro - Trilogia) Back to the Future III (variation of the original poster) Big Trouble in Little China (Os Aventureiros do Bairro Proibido) Blade Runner (Blade Runner: O Caçador de Andróides) First Blood (Rambo) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter e a Pedra Filosofal) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter e a Câmara dos Segredos) Hellboy Hellboy II the Golden Army (Hellboy II: O Exército Dourado) Hook (Hook: A Volta do Capitão Gancho) Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Indiana Jones e o Templo da Perdição) Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Indiana Jones e o Reino da Caveira de Cristal) Lonely Guy (Rapaz Solitário) Masters of the Universe (Mestres do Universo) Meatballs III: Summer Job (Almôndegas III - Trabalho Duro) The Name of the Rose (O Nome da Rosa) Pan's Labyrinth (O Labirinto do Fauno) Police Academy 3: Back in Training (Loucademia de Polícia 3: De Volta ao Treinamento) Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (Loucademia de Polícia 4: O Cidadão se Defende) "Revenge of the Jedi" () Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (Guerra nas Estrelas: Episódio I - A Ameaça Fantasma) Star Wars Trilogy (Guerra nas Estrelas - Trilogia) Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (Guerra nas Estrelas: Episódio III - A Vingança de Sith) The Thing (A Coisa) Three O'Clock High (Te pego lá fora)
We don't call people masters very often. This is a title obviously reserved for those who are capable of take our breath away with their art. Whether it's illustration, photography, sculpting, architecture, or whatever fields of creativity, some guys, like Adam Hughes just got the talent to make astonishing art. In 1987, Hughes penciled two short stories and the first issue of the character Death Hawk, created by Mark Ellis. In 1988 Hughes' work appeared in Comico's Maze Agency with co-creator/writer Mike W. Barr, and stayed on the book for one year. When Maze Agency was canceled by Comico, DC Comics offered him a job on Justice League America. He did both covers and internal renditions on that series for two years, before switching to providing covers only. There are 2 places where you'll find more of his work: at his DeviantART profile and at his personal website. I totally, 100% recommend you to go visit these, because there's no way a person can get enough of these illustrations. And that's it. Enjoy guys... enjoy. ;) And to make you guys even more crazier about these fantastic illustrations, check out a video of Adam doing what he best does: drawing.
Since the very beginning of Abduzeedo, our team has been bringing cool photography inspiration for you. We've featured many awesome photographers, from the ones with innovative techniques to oldschool guys, and all that. And today we've made a list. We love lists. :) From classic Alberto Korda to hyped Dave Hill, our list actually ins't that long, but we've tried to remember the photographers that inspired us in some way... and at the end, the magic number was 14. Of course there are more photo masters out there, and we wish to hear from you. Do you know a Photography Master we've missed? Drop a comment! Hope you all enjoy our selection! Cheers! ;) Pouya Dianat Text Ad: Join online cissp exam questions training to pass 642-447 in first try. Our best quality 1Y0-A18 tutorials guide you well for real exam. Paul Armstrong Joey Lawrence Dave Hill Brett Walker Jesh de Rox Alberto Korda Catherine Nikola Burçin Esin Nick Brewer Michael Grecco Drew Gardner Peter Yang John Paul Arlington