Can you name these rock bands by their literal graphics?

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 6 May 2014

It’s time to get literal! Spanish graphic design studio Tata&Friends illustrated these minimalist and extremely literal posters to represent rock bands. See if you can name them all just by the simple drawings. There’s a radio on a man’s head (Radiohead), a leaf and a calendar (Green Day), a collection of doors (The Doors), and […]

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Lonely long-exposure landscapes by Samuel Burns

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Friday 10 May 2013

Samuel Burns is master of creating moody, minimalist landscapes. Using a large format camera, he chooses perfectly baren areas and shoots them using a long-exposure process to give them a more blurry, dream-like feel. Beginning with setting up his old-fashioned camera on a tripod, adjusting the dials, and triggering the shutter, the entire process may take up […]

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Rocking stool assembled from customizable design file

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Design on Wednesday 3 April 2013

This great little stool is a genius blend of gorgeous, minimalist design and function. When you order this rocking stool, it comes with simple instructions to help you assemble it in no time. But here’s the ace up their sleeve: you don’t just order a pre-cut, mass-produced chair from some factory in another country. No way, that’s not an […]

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Minimalist Nintendo game posters

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Sunday 20 January 2013

San Francisco-based Adobe designer Ty Lettau designed these minimalist video game posters with the intent to see how little information is needed in order to recognize these iconic Nintendo games. How many of these games can you identify?

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Australian designer MozCreative’s superhero posters

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By Ross Gardiner in New Design on Tuesday 4 December 2012

Take Marvel and DC’s best-known superheroes, dress them in two stark toned colors and chop them out into bold stencil styles, and you have these iconic posters from Australian designer MozCreative. Coming in a range of styles, dictated by the superhero’s signature colors and characteristics, the posters are as brash and confident as their subjects, and are a must-have for any dark comic book fanatic.

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Minimalist Hollywood posters by Subhajyoti Ghosh

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Saturday 31 March 2012

We are loving this awesome collection of Hollywood movie posters by Subhajyoti Ghosh, reinterpreted as super minimalistic art.

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Lucky Dragons

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By Francis Andrews in New Music on Monday 18 May 2009

There’s something quite attractively kitsch about the Lucky Dragons’ latest release, Dream Island Laughing Language. It’s undoubtedly unusual, and not too friendly on the ears, but something warm and fuzzy keeps creeping out of the broken drum rhythms and looped vocals. It’s a mish-mash of jangly folk licks, Squarepusher-style drum ‘n bass with a few […]

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