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How to combat anti-smoking cigarette packaging

Are you a smoker? Would this cigarette packaging (above) put you off smoking? I bet Marlboro are loving this government addition to their cigarette packets. Pitcure the facial expression of your date, when you calmly light up a cigarette before flipping the packet onto the table where she sits opposite. I think it’d be a […]

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TIME cover designs: USA vs rest of the world

Time magazine covers

How different is graphic design in the United States from the rest of the world?

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It’s now easier for you to comment

Those of you who have commented on my blog (thanks by the way), will notice that the comments section is no longer to the right of the article. It’s now below. Also, the actual form to type your comment used to be situated at the top of the comment column, it now appears below any […]

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Three most important design tools known

Forget Apple. Forget Adobe. The three most important design tools known to man and woman are (in reverse order of importance): A nutritious breakfast A sketch pad (pencil included) Your brain Budding designers note the lack of a computer. What’s up there in your top tools?

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