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Andrew Rutledge

Designer and Developer of all things web related. blog.popflys.com
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I Wish This Was My Idea

This project is the idea of Candy Chang: “Many cities are full of vacant storefronts and people who need things. My New Orleans neighborhood is still without a full service grocery store. So I made these fill-in-the-blank stickers to provide…

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Vanmoof Bicycles

Some may call them ugly, some may call them elegant, some may call them innovative, and some may call them euro. I think the Vanmoof Bicycle is all of the above and then some. Created in Belgium, these bikes have…

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Where Children Sleep Photo Project

James Mollison has developed an interesting project that really touches base with hearts across the world. James Mollison was born in Kenya in 1973 and grew up in England. After studying Art and Design at Oxford Brookes University, and later…

Throwback Designer: Gerd Arntz

Gerd Arntz, a graphic designer from the early 1900’s is probably one of the most implicitly secret inspirations of today’s design. What may seem  like clip art to the average person, is a collection of prints created by Gerd. He…

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New Identity Design: ‘All About Tea’

The agency Moving Brands, created this new identity for “All About Tea” based in Portsmouth, UK. Their execution makes sense based on the brief: “Moving Brands were tasked with creating a new identity that would stand out in a “sea…

Information Design

Information design, AKA infographs, are getting increasingly popular every day, week, month, year. Personally I find them tough to do, basically because it is really easy to make them look cheesy. In this primarily image heavy post I am featuring…

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Activia Campaign by Young & Rubicam

Okay, so Activia has a new campaign that just launched, developed by Young & Rubicam. They are an agency based out of Prague, Czech Republic. I’m sure that they were going for a concept that they wanted to really spark…

The Story Behind the Logo

Neatorama wrote an article about the story and process behind the making of some of the most renowned logos we see today. From Heinz to Aunt Jemima, they have ten different stories on ten different trademarks that are nationally known.…

Arcano Type Project Finally Released

After 4 months of work, Arcano Type has finally been released. Totally designed by hand, letter by letter, using Chinese ink on Japanese calligraphy paper. Pretty neat and clean, but super deco-style. I’m not quite sure it’s use yet beyond…

1Billion Hungry

Well this completely relates to the project that most Art Direction two students just finished, and what some graphic design majors are still working on. 1Billion Hungry is a campaign that is a little more edgy than anything City Harvest…

Disastro Ecologico

Here’s a throwback design related post. It’s modern with old techniques. It’s been done but it’s fresh. Alberto Seveso is his name, and guess what? He is Italian if you haven’t gotten that from his name or the title already.…

Valentines Day Arrows

Shot Through the Heart

With only five days away you better think of something good quickly! Over at Design Sponge, they have conjured up a cute and kitschy arrow to shoot at your love. (not literally) So follow gather these materials, follows these instructions,…

Electronic Paper – The Note Slate

Stated to not be available until June, the $99 tablet for taking “digi-notes” won’t necessarily compete with the iPad, and that’s not the point. At least I don’t think so. The idea is something that has been exaggerated about for…

Back to the Basics

;feature=player_embedded Volkswagen is releasing a new 30 second spot for their second generation “neue” beetle. Created by Deutsch Inc., located in New York and Los Angeles. Unfortunately they have a flash site, which isn’t very up on the times, but…

Agency of the Week: Qube Konstrukt

Qube Konstrukt, an Australian “do it all” agency has my pick of the week. With works using every medium and in every media I just couldn’t put them down in any way. Not only do they produce a ton of…

The Modern Telephone Concept

Not only is the video especially inspiring, due to the content and also the ambient soundtrack, but the concept is ingenious. If produced, this phone will be a huge step forward in application development and in design. We are talking…