On the Calendar: SVA’s Masters Series — Tom Geismar

Tom Geismar

School of Visual Arts Masters Series: Tom Geismar

For the past 25 years, the School of Visual Arts presented a designer with an award and hosted an exhibition featuring their work. This year, SVA recognized Tom Geismar.

The exhibition featuring Geismar’s work is on display through October 18 at the SVA Chelsea Gallery, which is located at 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, New York City. Admission is free and open to the public. → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Spotlight Submission: New York

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 Agency: LLOYD&CO | Client: Bottega Veneta | Art Director: Meirion Pritchard

When Bottega Veneta approached LLOYD&CO with an assignment for the Fall/Winter 2014 Art of Collaboration campaign, they knew photographer David Sims was just the man for the job.

A “stark, pared-down aesthetic,” he conveyed the graphic elements of the collection in a way that evolved the campaign, the firm wrote in its → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Spotlight Submission: Wisconsin

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Agency: Jigsaw | Client: Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare | Art Directors: Trevor Eiler/Anne Linginfelter

“It’s all about the lifesaving benefits of being able to see more than just straight ahead,” Jigsaw, the Milwaukee-based agency wrote, referring to the device that provides a panoramic, 330-degree view of the colon, which increases a doctor’s ability to detect cancer sooner.

Jigsaw, an agency from → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Submission Spotlight: Shark Week

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Title: Shark Week For Real | Agency: PP+K | Client: The Florida Aquarium

Graphis is celebrating Shark Week with some of our newest advertising submissions. Florida advertising agency PP+K submitted several Shark-related ads created for The Florida Aquarium to the 2015 advertising competition, including ‘Shark Week For Real.

Marc Rochon’s photograph to promote the Discovery → [[Read the full article...]]

Call for Entries: Advertising 2015 Extended Deadline


Agency: Solve | Title: Bentley 2014 Campaign

Graphis now accepts video submissions for the Advertising Annual 2015. Submit yours today!

Advertisers and agencies of the world, we want to see your work. The deadline for the Advertising Annual 2015 is quickly approaching. Please submit by Monday, August 25, 2014. 

100+ winners will be printed as a full-page in the annual. All → [[Read the full article...]]

Master Series: Robert Rodriguez

Illustration Master – Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez is the most recent addition to the lineup of Graphis Art/Illustration Masters.

Rodriguez, 67, was born in New Orleans, but has lived in California since 1965. In 1969, he graduated from Chouinard Art Institute (now CalArts) and embarked on a career as an illustrator.

Rodridguez received a Platinum award in the 2011 Design Annual for his Cowboys of the → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Annual Spotlight: Alabama Agencies

Agency: Lewis Communications | Title: Tiffin Motorhomes “Tickets” Campaign 

Advertising Spotlight: Alabama Agencies

Brilliant rays of sunshine leak out from lush trees in Yellowstone National Park. That’s just one of several eye-catching ads Lewis Communications created for Tiffin Motorhomes.

Lewis Communications submitted its ‘Tiffin Motorhomes “Tickets” Campaign‘ series to the 2014 advertising competition and won a Gold award. The agency, → [[Read the full article...]]

Call for Entries: Graphis Now Accepts Video

Title: See Life Through a New Lens | Agency: 14-forty | Client: Canon

Graphis now accepts video submissions for the Advertising Annual 2015. Submit yours today!

Advertisers and agencies of the world, we want to see your work. The deadline for the Advertising Annual 2015 is quickly approaching. Please submit by Monday, August 11, 2014. 

100+ winners will be printed as → [[Read the full article...]]

Master Series: João Machado

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João Machado — Portuguese Design Master

When João Machado was 13, he filled all of the white space in his school exercise books with comic strips, caricatures of teachers and anything else that popped into his mind. His drawings were a harbinger of his life’s work.

Machado was born in Coimbra, Portugal and has spent most of his life in the country. Portugal changed drastically after its 1974 revolution, which allowed him to connect → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Annual Spotlight: The Midwest

Agency: Doner Advertising | Client: NGK Spark Plugs | Title: Make Fast Faster 

Doner Advertising, a full-service agency headquartered in Detroit, submitted ‘Make Fast Faster‘ advertisements to the Advertising 2015 competition. Chad Ackley, executive creative director, and creative directors Jason Bergeron and Virgil Adams created this striking ad for NGK Spark Plugs.

Ackley, who began working at Doner a little more than → [[Read the full article...]]