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It’s a colourful world Colour is at once both the most subjective and the most universal of design elements. For most of us, there is no particul… Read More
It’s a colourful world Colour is at once both the most subjective and the most universal of design elements. For most of us, there is no particular rationale behind what we regard as our ‘favourite’ colours �" but for a designer, making the right choice of colour combinations can mean the difference between success and failure. We talk to 10 top creative about their approach to this fundamental issue. Their opinions are as fascinating as the examples of their work we have chosen to illustrate the article. Read Less
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IdN V16N6 : The Colour Issue
Colour Sutra
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue
Contents:
It’s a colourful world
Whatever happened to classic Dutch design
Type Casting:  Featuring Fábio Duarte Martins
Opulent Moments
On and Off the Wall Specifications:
93 pages
6 varying paper stocks
4 process, spot UV
98 minutes DVD Video included
It’s a colourful world
Colour is at once both the mostsubjective and the most universal of design elements. For most of us,there is no particular rationale behind what we regard as our‘favourite’ colours �" but for a designer, making the right choice ofcolour combinations can mean the difference between success andfailure. We talk to 10 top creative about their approach to thisfundamental issue. Their opinions are as fascinating as the examples oftheir work we have chosen to illustrate the article.Featuring:
JamesJoyce / MWM Graphics / Nepomuk / Tomi and Cherry / Neasden ControlCentre / HouseOfBurvo / Kustaa Saksi / Dan McPharlin / Tomer Hanuka /Nocturn
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue
Whatever happened to classic Dutch design?
The Nehtherlandsmay translate into English as ‘low countries’ but when it comes todesign, the Dutch are surely at the peak of this profession. Recognisedas a centre of excellence and innovation in almost all creative fields,the Dutch design scene is experiencing something of a watershed. Is itstill a source of inspiration to the rest of the design world? Yes, butit is changing. We ask a dozen leading Dutch creatives to explainwhat’s going on in their home country.Featuring:
NovakGrafisch Ontwerp / Misha Strik / Almost Modern / Patswerk / Autobahn /Joost van Bleiswijk / Karma / Catalogtree / Florentijn Hofman / StudioKluif / Lesley Moore / Hans Gremmen
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue
Type Casting
Taking matters into your own hands is often astep towards discovering a talent you didn’t know you possessed. Thisis what happened to Portuguese graphic and type designer Fábio DuarteMartins when he tired of the hassle of finding just the right typefacesfor his projects and started to design his own. Now he can’t stop!Featuring:
Fábio Duarte Martins
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue
Opulent Moments
The third “Twenty120” independent-filmfestival gathered together 20 directors from the US, the UK, France andGermany to express their thoughts on the theme In the Age of Opulence.Here they tell us why they picked the approaches they did. And don’tmiss this issue’s free DVD, which encompasses all 20 of thesetwo-minute tours de force!Featuring:
Cass Vanini / Örn�"lason/Dan Dirckinck-Holmfeld / Adam Gault/Stefanie Augustine /Alexander Tarrant/Colin Sebestyen / Bill Sneed / Blake Haney / EvanMathis / Evan Silver / Ezequiel Rormoser/Marcos Torres / Jarratt Moody/ Jason Goodman / Jody Sugrue/Vince Diga / Jon Saunders/Tony Barbieri /Juan Delcan/Anton Ginzburg / Jun Seo Hahm / Justin Harder / MattEller/Bill Morrison / Mitchell Paone/Bryce Wymer / Pierre Magnol /Sebastian Onufszak / Vince Robles / Yibi Hu
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue
On and Off the Wall
Continuing our close-up on music-posterdesign, we feature three graphic designers who have specialised in thegenre, coming up with consistently memorable collectibles for fans ofsingers and bands who also happen to be among their own personalfavourites. Talk about dream jobs!Featuring:
Opion-G / Bubble Process / Boss Construction
IdN v16n6: The Colour Issue