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Incredible Illustrations by Hugo Ortiz

Hugo Ortiz aka IconBlast is a Colombian illustrator and graphic designer with great and powerful illustrations full of colors and strong details. His works appears in magazines, t-shirts, posters and much more. Check it out! "Mywork is strongly influenced for all that I have liked along my life: skateboarding, music, the streets, good times, draw, have fun, movies, posters, magazines, smiles, PMA, my family, and my friends." Hugo Ortiz For more make sure to visit

Awesome Brochure and Print Design Inspiration

Print design is becoming quite influential in web design, we have seen more and more websites using big headers, lots of white space and nice font size contrasts. As I am looking for print design references for a brochure I am working on, I decided to select some nice brochures and print design examples to share with you. Also there was a suggestion from a reader for us to feature more print design references. Let me know if you have any example of a nice brochure, poster or print design you like. You can send it to me via email at or via twitter at Miriello Grafico Emmanuel Rovere's Portfolio Felix von der Weppen Ginger Monkey aka Tom Lane Taulant Bushi's Portfolio Mike Giesser's Portfolio Michael Schepis's Portfolio David Weik's Portfolio Aleksander Blücher's Portfolio Bruno Siriani's Portfolio Romeu & Julieta - Estúdio's Portfolio Benjamin Jimenez AKA PIN's Portfolio Andrew Townsend's Portfolio jekyll & hyde's Portfolio David Arias's Portfolio Jason Little's Portfolio Heesun Seo's Portfolio Vincent Jugé's Portfolio Wemake Design's Portfolio Michael Schepis's Portfolio Michael Schepis's Portfolio Rebrand Advertising and Design Inc.'s Portfolio Andrew MacPhee Allison Wilton's Portfolio Un.titled Roman krikheli Andreas Hidber John Owens Andrew Townsend Matias Fernandez Aleksander Blücher Roman krikheli David Arias HVD Fonts Ashraf Majiet Vincent Jugé Misc Gonçalo Durães Jeff Quigley RiseDesign Dario Berardi Octavian Belintan Planet Interactive Arts Ltd We Love... dailey crafton David Motter Hayden Peek Ashraf Majiet Caroline Tattersall Images via

Designers Must-Know: Emigre magazine

One of the greatest influences on Desktop Publishing was without doubt the Emigre Magazine. It was first published back in the 80's, more precisely in 1984, in the very beginning of computers, and lasted for over 2 decades, having its last issue in 2005. The primary goal of the magazine was to promote the typefaces created by Zuzana Licko, but ended up being a sort of icon to modern typography and desktop publishing because it was one of the first publications to use Machintosh computers.. I remember back in college how admired the Emigre Magazine was. Emigre magazine was published between 1984 and 2005. A total of 69 issues were produced, sometimes on a quarterly basis, but more often irregularly. Issues #1 through #63 were published and distributed by Emigre, Inc. Issues #64 through #69 were co-published and distributed by Princeton Architectural Press, New York. Collections Emigre magazine is in the permanent design collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York, the Design Museum in London, and the Denver Art Museum. Emigre Website It's really cool to see how the DTP has changed over the years, even though we've been living a transition seeing the end of important magazines and newspapers, it's very important to know and learn from great examples, and the Emigre was one of the greatest. Some images