Tanja Hildebrandt — Hamburg, Germany

What makes a good pattern design? “You have to keep in mind the purpose or medium you are creating it for. Patterns for product packagings or accessories can be colourful, loud and expressive. They have to create attention and spread a vibrant feeling for the product. When creating a pattern you’re drawing symbols and putting them in a repetitive structure....

Superfiction — Seoul, South Korea

What makes a good character design? “Something that conveys the story the person who designs it (artist/designer or studio) wants to tell. For that, many elements can be considered important, but I think the crucial thing is to have a character that one can can empathize with (in tune with the times) as well as having original aesthetics.”...

Alepuz, Enguix i Marco, nominats al premi Carles Santos de Disseny

Els guardons de la Música Valenciana fan oficials les seues candidatures. Enric Alepuz La Conselleria de Cultura de la Generalitat Valenciana ha anunciat els nominats per la nova edició dels premis Carles Santos de la Música Valenciana. Entre les categories representades destaca la de Disseny, amb quatre finalistes: Enric Alepuz (dissenyador i músic del grup Gener), per «La Cura» d’Smoking...

Pantone – Qué es, cómo usarlo y cómo convertir colores a Pantone

Visto desde fuera, trabajar con colores puede parecer una tarea sencilla. No hay más que tener una paleta de color a mano, ir eligiendo colores según nuestras necesidades y/o gustos, y poco más. Pero cuando empezamos a rascar esta superficie, nos encontramos que el diseñar con colores tiene muchas capas de complejidad, que resultan en tomar muchas elecciones más allá...

Zekia Studio — Gowshika Ravi — Erode, India

“Despite their recent rise in popularity, patterns remain ageless. An excellent pattern, in my opinion, is one that catches your eye because of its layout and visually appealing colours. It is not necessary to have perfect seamlessness in order to create a good pattern design. Adding elements of varying sizes and colours and experimenting with their positions typically results in...