Art and Design – Page 2 – Silvertoad
Paula Scher: DESIGNER PROFILE 5

Paula Scher: DESIGNER PROFILE 5

Silvertoad has chosen inspirational tour-de-force American graphic designer Paula Scher (born 1948) who is one of the most renowned in the trade. Having started her career working at two of the planet’s largest record labels, producing some 150 album covers a year in the 1970s and beyond....

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BRIAN CANNON: DESIGNER PROFILE 4

BRIAN CANNON: DESIGNER PROFILE 4

Next year (2016), Brian Cannon celebrates his prolific agency, Microdot’s 25th birthday. Throughout the 1990s Cannon held the reputation for designing the best record sleeves and the queue of bands lining up at his offices were a testament to his talent. Two of Brian Cannon’s sleeve...

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Animation Colour Schemes

Animation Colour Schemes

Whether you’re a life long fan of Disney, Pixar or Studio Ghibli? Then this one is teabreak teaser is one for you! Hyo Taek Kim’s ‘Color of…’ projects collate the colour palettes of the most recognisable Disney and Studio Ghibli animated films. Here are some of...

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Silhouettes by Rick McCor

Silhouettes by Rick McCor

Have a quick look at these playful paper silhouettes from artist, Rick McCor Silhouette artist Rick McCor has created a bunch of paper shapes to juxtapose with the landscapes all around us. Starting from an instagram page Rick McCor posts regular photos on his social media profile of famous...

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PIET ZWART: DESIGNER PROFILE 3

PIET ZWART: DESIGNER PROFILE 3

Named as The Most Influential Designer of the Twentieth Century by the Association of Dutch Designers, print renegade, Piet Zwart is our next designer to receive the Silvertoad spotlight treatment. Considered self-centred and difficult, he was driven to excel in his field. He was a night owl and...

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THE RISING TIDE

THE RISING TIDE

Silvertoad is really impressed by this new sculpture on the banks of the River Thames in London. Situated less than a mile upstream on the opposite bank from The Houses of Parliament, the new installation entitled The Rising Tide is visible only at low tide. Four mounted horseman slowly appear...

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ALAN FLETCHER: DESIGNER PROFILE 2

ALAN FLETCHER: DESIGNER PROFILE 2

When Alan Fletcher died in 2006, his obituary, in the Daily Telegraph called him “the most highly regarded graphic designer of his generation, and probably one of the most prolific”. Here at Silvertoad we agree with this statement as we’ve barely met a single graphic designer who...

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What is Dismaland? And where is Banksy?

What is Dismaland? And where is Banksy?

Mysterious artist Banksy has created a sinister new theme park on the sea front in Weston-Super-Mare. The first pictures where published in tabloids across the country this week. During construction there was no official line on what the park yet as local councillors claim it’s a mere...

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NEVILLE BRODY: Designer Profile 1

NEVILLE BRODY: Designer Profile 1

                    Silvertoad favourite, Neville Brody is probably the best known British graphic designer of his generation. He came to prominence in the 1980s through his record cover design (some examples are included below (Cooltempo...

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Greg Hammond Photography | New Website Designed by Silvertoad

Greg Hammond Photography | New Website Designed by Silvertoad

Greg Hammond, The talented and decisive photographer now has a brand new website, with a stunning new gallery to showcase his online portfolio of brilliant artwork. Visit Greg Hammond photography‘s brand new website! Greg Hammond is a passionate photographer who’s sole...

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