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Brave new world: AI and art | TOP 5
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Brave new world: AI and art | TOP 5

The end of art, or rather the beginning of something new? In today’s round-up, we present five projects from the region whose creators have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence. Ever since the industrial revolution, people have feared that machines will one day outperform them and eventually take their
Art against war
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Art against war

Neighborhood is when you are separated by a wall, a fence, or a border. Neighborliness is also what binds people together. And good neighborliness is when we take responsibility for each other in times of trouble and are able to work together to cross the borders between us. This is
A Polish illustrator's world of fairytales, not just for children!
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A Polish illustrator's world of fairytales, not just for children!

The Polish School of Poster Art and the legacy of medieval art, Japanese woodcuts, and Renaissance paintings mixed with folklore elements and the challenges of the 21st century: the expressive drawings of Polish illustrator Gosia Herba use authentic characters to tell stories for children and adults alike. For more than
Vegan brand Mö has been revamped with a classic yet daring design
brand identity

Vegan brand Mö has been revamped with a classic yet daring design

Nostalgic typography in classic blue and white, combined with striking visual elements—the taste of Finnish brand Mö’s vegan products competes even with traditional dairy products. The identity made in collaboration between the Werklig team and Lili Köves supports the brand’s move to the next level. Let’s
Limited Tisza swim shorts to help people with autism
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Limited Tisza swim shorts to help people with autism

This year, Tisza Shoe lovers can appear on Hungarian and foreign beaches in an outfit that’s not only fashionable but also unique in its philosophy. A new addition to the brand’s Spring-Summer 2022 collection is the men’s swimwear line, featuring two models debuting for the first time,
Support refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine with a DOT for You poster!
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Support refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine with a DOT for You poster!

“We believe it’s important to help and demonstrate our opinion not only as a private individual but also as a design brand. We say no to war, to all forms of violence, we stand in solidarity with people fighting for their freedom,” says the DOT for You brand’s
HIGHLIGHTS | Designers in the background of the fashion world
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HIGHLIGHTS | Designers in the background of the fashion world

Willingly or unwillingly, we all follow different fashion trends. In many cases, simply because our environment does it too. But while the world focuses on clothing fashion, we often forget that every fashion wave is generated by many other creative industries. Our Sunday selection explores themes that directly shape our
Graphasel won the “Grand Winner” award with a fruit wine packaging
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Graphasel won the “Grand Winner” award with a fruit wine packaging

The Graphasel Design Studio took home no smaller prize than the “Grand Winner” award at the NYX Marcom Awards. The winning entry was a refined packaging design for the Hungarian Kontyos Fruit Winery. The graphic design studio assisted in the rebranding and brand building process of the winery, which combines
Unconventional galleries from Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Unconventional galleries from Eastern Europe | TOP 5

Unusual themes and unusual settings characterize these Eastern European exhibition spaces. Join us and find out what the ‘gallery’ name can cover! Budapest Poster Gallery | Hungary The gallery, founded in 2010, focuses on twentieth-century Hungarian and international art. Its offer is unique in its kind: featuring original posters, poster designs
HIGHLIGHTS | Are you lost? It's not your fault!
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HIGHLIGHTS | Are you lost? It's not your fault!

We are guests of many institutions, offices, apartments and buildings every day. These buildings function as a kind of organization, each with its own set of rules. A system that imposes certain limitations not only on the architectural structure but also on the internal human functioning. The sophisticated visualization of
The Hungarian master of screen-printed concert posters
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The Hungarian master of screen-printed concert posters

László Nagy has published more than a hundred screen-printed posters he has created over the past eleven years, which were exhibited this year in the visual communication category of the Hungarian Design Award. We talked to the artist about the book and the gig posters movement. Interview! László Nagy graduated
Screen printing as a ceremony—Interview with graphic artist Bálint Varga
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Screen printing as a ceremony—Interview with graphic artist Bálint Varga

He expresses himself with papers and colors as part of a ritual that gives space for improvisation and also for challenges. Behind the scenes of Printa, we asked the head of the Budapest store’s screen printing studio, Bálint Varga, about silkscreening, his creative methods, and his graphic work. Interview!
Swiss cosmetics company’s identity by studio NUR
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Swiss cosmetics company’s identity by studio NUR

Through the latest project of the Budapest-based graphic design studio founded by Eszter Laki, we can get to know the identity of the Swiss cosmetic company FEHH. Let’s dive into a visual identity born in the spirit of sustainability, health and aesthetics. Studio NUR’s designs are characterized by
Motto: Freedom! — Sweaters designed by our favorite creatives in the George Freedom collection
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Motto: Freedom! — Sweaters designed by our favorite creatives in the George Freedom collection

The names Anna Amélie, Renyagyár, Levente Szabó, and Csaba Klement may sound familiar, and by now, more and more people know who and what George is: the banking of the future, Erste’s internet banking and mobile app service. In a collaboration between Hype&Hyper and George, we asked the
A Polish illustrator's world of fairytales, not just for children!
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A Polish illustrator's world of fairytales, not just for children!

The Polish School of Poster Art and the legacy of Picasso and Matisse mixed with folklore elements and the challenges of the 21st century: the expressive drawings of Polish illustrator Gosia Herba use authentic characters to tell stories for children and adults alike. For more than thirteen years, Gosia has
A Russian-Israeli-Bulgarian graphic artist in Budapest
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A Russian-Israeli-Bulgarian graphic artist in Budapest

Sandra Poliakov’s graphics radiate a deep sense of authentic happiness that transcends cultures and borders. Her artwork, among other things, has a noticeable Mediterranean and Eastern European attachment. The Russian-Israeli-Bulgarian artist was born in Israel, went to school in Moscow, attended university in Barcelona and moved to Budapest five
If you liked the Clever Fox’s tale series, you'll love this!
graphic design

If you liked the Clever Fox’s tale series, you'll love this!

In Róbert Farkas’s new book, eleven-year-old Tomi receives a coded signal from space and then embarks on cosmic adventures in the company of a stowaway. While the parts of the Fox Tales trilogy were both written and illustrated by him, with the new book he has done his share
Nimbus, the interactive visual dictionary
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Nimbus, the interactive visual dictionary

An app that helps to learn the meaning of words and phrases in foreign languages with the use of different illustrations. There it is. Nimbus, the visual design of which was created by Alíz Stocker. During her studies, Alíz discovered that many people struggle with language learning. The designer says
Polish graphic designers in the spotlight | VeryGraphic: Polish Designers of the 20th Century
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Polish graphic designers in the spotlight | VeryGraphic: Polish Designers of the 20th Century

The book VeryGraphic: Polish Designers of the 20th Century was published by Culture.pl and was edited by Jacek Mrowcyk. The publication summarizes and presents the most exciting contemporary graphic designers in Poland, more precisely, the 64 artists are described by 30 authors through 448 pages and 57 chapters. The
Kyiv in the language of typography | KYIV TYPE
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Kyiv in the language of typography | KYIV TYPE

Sebastian Schubmehl’s thesis, KYIV TYPE, approaches and presents the design scene of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, in a way that fills a gap. A beautiful, large publication that gives an intimate insight into the life of the city, showcasing its inhabitants and a special design publication. Throughout the project,
Read in style! | Anna Ott is bracing with Hungarian designers
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Read in style! | Anna Ott is bracing with Hungarian designers

“I’m Anna Ott. I read.”—it’s a crystal-clear self-definition from a purposeful philologist manager who, in addition to reading all day, is confident in building her own brand. On Anna’s recently launched website, you’ll find not only book reviews and discussions, but also stylish accessories that
Helping with the tools of graphic design | MOME Movement
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Helping with the tools of graphic design | MOME Movement

Hungarian non-profit organizations in need of a new visual identity or of refreshing their existing brand identity have until March 9 to apply to the call announced by MOME Movement. In addition to helping these organizations, the initiative launched by the graphic designers of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Songs tied together by visuality | Album covers by Kata Moravszki
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Songs tied together by visuality | Album covers by Kata Moravszki

How can completely different musicians such as the Foo Fighters and Miles Davis be brought together through graphic design? That was the question the international open call entitled Secret7 was seeking answers to. Hungarian designer Kata Moravszki gave an ingenious answer. Vinyl fans—at least the ones I know—are
Old nameplates on a new platform | Hungarian Mastheads
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Old nameplates on a new platform | Hungarian Mastheads

Printed media has a hard time keeping up with the rapid expansion of the internet, but there are some established newspapers whose name still ring some bells today. In addition to the names, we can also recall the characteristic typography thanks to Hungarian Mastheads, an Instagram page collecting the most
What’s on your mind? | Marcell Puskás
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What’s on your mind? | Marcell Puskás

What if we could make family quarrels, breakups and our emotional reactions in general more transparent with a deck of cards? Marcell Puskás’s experimental card game titled What’s on your mind? can help us observe our emotions. “They talk to me, I understand the words, but many times
Playing with building blocks on paper | Stampville
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Playing with building blocks on paper | Stampville

Now we know what these gloomy, cold, quarantine-like days need: Aurélien Debat’s special stamp set, turning us into an architect and a contractor at the same time, while sitting at our desk. Dubbed Stampville, French graphic artist Aurélien Debat‘s set will help you build houses, villages, skyscrapers or
„We have always believed in the power of collaboration” | DE_FORM studio to reform
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„We have always believed in the power of collaboration” | DE_FORM studio to reform

Launched in 2015, de_form studio has been a central figure of the Hungarian graphic design scene for years: after their successes in Hungary, now they are turning towards the international market. In previous years, they have worked for WIRED magazine in California, and they have also designed the city
In heavenly spheres | Leo Signatures
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In heavenly spheres | Leo Signatures

Leo Rooftop bar in Budapest offers an extraordinary way to get our chakras in balance: the bar’s team welcomes visitors with drinks customized to the various chakras. “All hope abandon ye who enter here” – Dante’s quote is the first thing we see when opening Leo Rooftop bar’s
„We listen to, criticize and inspire each other” | Kreativ Werk
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„We listen to, criticize and inspire each other” | Kreativ Werk

The meeting of graphic design, corporate identity design and advertising campaigns with graffiti, street art, wall decorations and various creative solutions, where professionalism is combined with just the right amount of boldness. We asked creative duo Imre Fork and Viktória Sz. Illés, the founders of Kreativ Werk about their work
Stamps warning of climate change | Berry Creative
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Stamps warning of climate change | Berry Creative

Birds turning into skeletons and snow clouds transforming into thunderstorm: the stamps created by Finnish studio Berry Creative send a message about the negative consequences of climate change with heat-reactive graphics. Commissioned by the Finnish Post Office, the Climate Change Stamps offer an innovative way of communicating the negative effects
Wearable works of art | Anna Amélie
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Wearable works of art | Anna Amélie

Doric, Ionic and Corinthian columns, figures wearing laurels and olives in black and white. Anna Amélie’s latest collection ‘ALFA’ is about self-expression and revival, infused with a Mediterranean vibe. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Anna Amélie brand is well-known for its sophisticated leather bags, however, we noticed that more and more clothing
Wall paintings from Poland
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Wall paintings from Poland

Surreal situations, uniquely abstract human figures and visually formulated messages in the abandoned urban spaces of Poland. We asked graphic designer Marcin Mokierów-Czołowski about his characteristic murals. Marcin studied graphic design and visual communication at the University of Arts in Poznan. He is a multidisciplinary designer, with projects ranging from
Poland’s regions on a poster series | Katarzyna Nowakowska
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Poland’s regions on a poster series | Katarzyna Nowakowska

Hilly landscapes, waterfalls and great plains, protected species of flora and fauna, deer, bison, wolves and brown bears – the list goes on. Come and meet Poland’s iconic and fantastic landscapes through the illustrations of Katarzyna Nowakowska. Katarzyna Nowakowska learnt graphics in the city of Poznań, and has been drawing
Creating freely without boundaries | Classmate Studio
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Creating freely without boundaries | Classmate Studio

Bold, experimental or sometimes more modest visual world, combined with strong color contrasts and a characteristic logotype.The story of Classmate Studio [http://www.classmatestudio.com/] started not so long ago, yet their portfolio already features prominent projects like the visual identity of Off Biennale [https://offbiennale.hu/] or various
Lake Tisza on postcards | Réka Neszmélyi
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Lake Tisza on postcards | Réka Neszmélyi

Tisza blooming, cranes, heron and fishing boat – if you know the lands of Hungary well, these motifs will make you think of Lake Tisza, for sure. Réka Neszmélyi has drawn these symbols and now presents them in the form of postcards. Let’s see the details! Lake Tisza is the
Summer in the city | #stayhomecreative
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Summer in the city | #stayhomecreative

We launched our #stayhomecreative series in the beginning of the pandemic, and now we might just as well rename it to #dontstayhomecreative, especially in the summer heat, when all we want is to be near water. However, not all of us can escape the heated up concrete jungle, so we
Iconic design objects on Czech banknotes | UMPRUM
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Iconic design objects on Czech banknotes | UMPRUM

The students of Czech design school UMPRUM could redesign the looks of Czech banknotes and official documents, and Tuan Vuong Trong’s works will also be printed as commemorative banknotes. During the two-semester design task, the students of UMPRUM, i.e. the academy of applied arts in Prague, collaborated with
Hungarian. Fresh. Independent. | PólóNeked
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Hungarian. Fresh. Independent. | PólóNeked

They felt something was missing, so a bunch of enthusiastic graphic designers joined their forces to create clothing items that would make anyone proud to own them and wear them. This is how PólóNeked was born. Let’s see the details! With the help of PólóNeked, we can get a
Traditional Japanese fishing vessel gets a bold graphic makeover
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Traditional Japanese fishing vessel gets a bold graphic makeover

Design studio Nendo reimagined a Japanese tuna longliner with a playful design to relieve the stress of the crew. Even though one might think the opposite at first, tuna fishing isn’t a stress-free job either. To catch the fish, the crew must dedicate a month of hard labor at
Nvard Yerkanian brings Armenian modernism to new life
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Nvard Yerkanian brings Armenian modernism to new life

The new series of Armenian illustrator and graphic designer Nvard Yerkanian [https://nvardyerkanian.com/?utm_medium=website&utm_source=archdaily.com] offers an insight into the beauty and values of Armenian modernism with clean illustrations. The monumental buildings are now reduced to geometric elements and the artist aims to reveal
HIGHLIGHTS | Playful reduction
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HIGHLIGHTS | Playful reduction

A form is never too simple, boring at best. Circle, triangle, square and the rest of them – all friendly shapes: we keep running into and  returning to them. The common denominator, the least common multiple: a part of the visual language we are all fluent in. A basis of reference
METRONOM | Learning music playfully
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METRONOM | Learning music playfully

You could have met Réka Neszmélyi’s works several times, as the very popular visual identity of Bánkitó Festival [https://www.behance.net/gallery/85824343/Bankito-Cultural-Music-Festival-Identity-2019] was also designed by her. This time, we present you the clean, easily comprehensible and lovable METRONOM board game. Réka has been a huge
Stay Sane – Stay Safe | Posters to find strength in
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Stay Sane – Stay Safe | Posters to find strength in

Two Hague-based design studios launched one of the most inspiring Covid-19 community projects: they created a platform where graphic designers can upload the posters they designed for encouraging health care workers or those struggling with saying home. During the epidemic, the most important is to stay sane – but that’s
Free among the leaves | Landyachtz
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Free among the leaves | Landyachtz

Plants in beautiful compositions, textured leaves with hands and legs, faceless feminine figures – Renaissance subtlety, in black and white. The “Plant studies” graphics of one of our editors, Réka Vikárius have been recently printed on the cool boards of Canadian skateboard brand Landyachtz. Réka is a forever pathfinder – she always
CEE_RO | Illustrations by mcsk
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CEE_RO | Illustrations by mcsk

Self-reflection, social criticism and a special hairless character: the illustrations of Mariann Ilyés (also known as mcsk) reflect on situations of our everyday lives and various social problems with a unique visual irony. Interview! I’m sure many people have already asked this, but where does the mcsk name come
New calendar design by de_form studio
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New calendar design by de_form studio

De_form graphics studio’s annual gift calendar given to its clients is on its way of becoming a tradition. Scroll down and check out this year’s design! The studio’s unique visual world is characterized by the usage of bold contrasts of colors and shapes and the creation
“Artisan beer minus artisan” | The new image of Hübris - studio NUR
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“Artisan beer minus artisan” | The new image of Hübris - studio NUR

The Hübris [https://hubris.hu/] brand is not something you can walk past by. They had beers titled “Dr. Béla” and “Jézus ereje” (Holy Christ) at the very beginning, and today even those will remember the Hübris brand name who choose drinks in the deli based on labels. Their partner