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Brianna M. D'Florence

No more miss shy girl

This past semester I have been interning with Philadelphia Magazine in their art department. One of the biggest take-aways I recieved from my time there was conquering my shyness. I am a very shy girl, or I should say was,…

FACEBOOK AND TWITTER…GASP!…PRODUCTIVE????

WE ALL DO IT. Sneak onto Facebook and Twitter in the middle of doing our work. Well here is something to make you feel less guilty about it. Make it …. productive… (GASP!!…FACEBOOK, TWITTER PRODUCTIVE???) How, you ask? Use Facebook…

The Almighty GRID–Resources

CREATING A GRID is typically one of the very first things you do when starting a design. After all, it provides the basic structure on which the rest of your design will lie. They help you create sophisticated layout structures…

Communication Arts Magazine Advertising and Design Annuals

Communication Arts is the premier source of inspiration for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators and photographers—everyone involved in visual communication. Communication Arts Magazine has a special student subscription price! For students, a…

Typography for the Web Webinar

Typography for the Web Wednesday, December 7 12:00 p.m. Typography for the web is a webinar, Part of AIGA’s and Adobe’s Webinar Series: “Breakthroughs: Where Inspiration and Technology Meet” Until recently, typography for the web was limited to a handful…

GOODIE BAG

Here are some freebies I found on the web. I also came across some vintage motorcycle advertisements that are great visual inspiration Enjoy!   VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE ADVERTISEMENTS click here to view more BRUSHES 23 Brushes Light Blurs Brush Set, Free…

AIGA DESIGN STUDIO OPEN TOURS

2011 Open Studio Tours  See what’s inside a professional design studio! Design studios in the Philadelphia area are opening their doors to design students and welcome you to tour their facilities, ask lots of questions, and see what it’s like…

Designer Matteo Bologna Giving a Talk at Tyler

WHAT: Matteo Bologna the founder of Mucca Design will be giving a talk. He will also be announcing the winning selections of The Graphic Design Program’s Annual Restaurant Identity Exhibition. Read about Matteo Bologna and Mucca Design here.   WHO:…

Haunted Histories at Temple Gallery

HAUNTED HISTORIES, HALLOWED GROUND Friday October 28th, 6-7:30pm Temple Gallery @ Tyler School of Art 2001 N. 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122   At Halloween, many abandoned mental health institutions and prisons become haunted attractions. Historians Kelly George and Anne…

Searching For Something Creepy To Do This Week?

Searching for something creepy to do this week? Explore The Laurel Hill Cemetery… Laurel Hill Cemetery is 175 years old, the second major rural garden cemetery in the United States, and one of the few cemeteries in the country designated…

“The Persuaders” Film Screening

AIGA Philadelphia presents Frontline’s film “The Persuaders,” that explores how the cultures of marketing and advertising have come to influence not only what Americans buy, but also how they view themselves and the world around them. The documentary draws on…

Photographs and Photobooks at Freeman’s Gallery

Exhibition: Photographs + Photobooks October 16, 12pm-4pm and October 17-20, 2011 10am-4:30pm. Freeman’s Auctioneers & Appraisers Freeman’s 1st Floor Gallery, 1808 Chestnut Street view map View the Photographs and Photo Books that will be on display here. Freeman’s Photograph’s and Photobooks auction will…

PRINTER SMASH!!!!!

Printer Frustration? Get revenge! October 15, 7pm-9pm | The Hacktory View Website| 313 S. Broad Street view map  Free! | Open to the Public! A Sponsor of Design Philadelphia, Nonprofit Technology Resources, is holding a Printer Smash! They need help creatively disassembling some…

Get Those Design Resumes Ready!

WHO: Design Philadelphia, www.designphiladelphia.org  WHAT: Revamped Resume ABOUT: Design Philadelphia is hosting over 150 design events. One of these events is “Revamped Resume.” This event doesn’t help you write your resume, but focuses on your resume’s design. Make your resume…