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
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.
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
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
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,
“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
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
The Czech-based Najbrt graphic design studio is behind the sign that runs along the corner of the Kunsthalle building in Prague. The installation on the wall of the former Zenger transformer station marks with a unique character the site of the new museum which is planned to open its gates
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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,
“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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Katarzyna Nowakowska learnt graphics in the city of Poznań, and has been drawing
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
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
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
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
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
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
The new series of Armenian illustrator and graphic designer Nvard Yerkanian
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
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
You could have met Réka Neszmélyi’s works several times, as the very popular
visual identity of Bánkitó Festival
was also designed by her. This time, we present you the clean, easily
comprehensible and lovable METRONOM board game.
Réka has been a huge
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
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
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.
I’m sure many people have already asked this, but where does the mcsk name come
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
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
A weboldal sütiket (cookie-kat) használ, hogy biztonságos böngészés mellett a legjobb felhasználói élményt nyújtsa.