The Best Graphic Tablets from Wacom

Best Graphic Tablets Wacom

In the world of graphic design, a graphic tablet it’s a must. We bring you a list of the best Wacom graphics tablets.

Wacom graphics tablets are the most popular on the market. The Japanese company based in the prefecture of Saitama (Otone) is one of the largest and most important manufacturers of graphics tablets. Their products are in high demand among designers, artists, draughtsmen or architects.

These Wacom tablets use a digital pen technology, without cable or batteries that varies according to the pressure and position of the pen. Thanks to this, they allow multiple levels of sensitivity when performing a task.

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The Grand Prix of Cannes Lions 2019

Cannes Lions 2019

The Grand Prizes awarded at the Cannes Lions advertising festival.

The Festival of Advertising and Creativity of Cannes has come to an end. The Oscars of Advertising distribute their prizes to the best advertising campaigns. And is that all the world’s creative talent meets to choose the best jobs in the sector. Apart from the smaller prizes, the “Grand Prix” of each category is delivered every year. The best of the best of advertising. We leave you with the list of all the Grand Prix of the Cannes Lions Festival of 2019.

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The most famous art paintings recreated with Pantone colors

Obras de arte realizadas con colores Pantone

The London artist Nick Smith has recreated the most famous art painting with Pantone colors.

Pantone colors are the most used color control system by designers and artists. A system of identification, comparison and communication that is used in the graphic arts. With the advent of digital marketing, the company started a new line of communication to publicize its product to the general public.

Thanks to this we have seen how many actions filled the store windows of the shopping centers and even an app to detect the colors in a photograph. The artists have joined the fever and have created various projects to denounce injustices or make us travel thanks to the recreation of spaces with popular colors.

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All the Grand Prix of Cannes Lions 2018

Cannes Lions 2017

The Grand Prizes delivered at Cannes Lions, the best advertising festival.

The Festival of Advertising and Creativity at Cannes has ended, better known as the Oscars of Advertising. It brings together all the world’s creative talent to choose the best ads of the year. Get one of the lions the most precious asset of all the creative agencies in the world. We have prepared the list of all the Grand Prix of the Festival Cannes Lions of 2018.

A total of 30 great prizes were distributed during the festival. Between them they emphasize two campaigns, “Palau Pledge” that has been raised with 3 great prizes and “Trash Isles” that has taken two.

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The spectacular cover of Time magazine made with Drones

This is how the spectacular cover of Time magazine made with Drones was created.

The covers of Time magazine do not leave anyone indifferent. They mix criticism and news, vindicating journalism as a tool for analysis. The White House merged with the Kremlin or Donald Trump screaming with his hair on fire. A man pricking heroin or the image of the decaying American flag. The covers of Time magazine are pure art.

One more sample is the cover recreated with 958 Drones. For this they collaborated with the Intel “Drone Light Show” team, the same ones who created the opening ceremony of the Pyongyang Winter Olympics and participated in the SuperBowl show of 2017.

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Great Females Graphic Designers: April Greiman

Great Female Graphic Designers: April Greiman

We review the history of April Greiman, a pioneer of computer graphic design in the late 70s.

In the telling advertising agency we are passionate about knowing the history of the great female graphic designers of history. They are personalities that greatly influenced the vision we have today of advertising. Artists such as Susan Kare, Paula Scher or Deborah Sussman have contributed to the world of graphic design starting from a time when women were a minority. Many were contemporaries and had collaborated with big names in the industry such as Paul Rand, Walter Landor or Chermayeff.

Today we are going to review the life of April Greiman, pioneer American designer of Graphic Design by computer at the end of the 70s.

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Great Females Graphic Designers: Deborah Sussman

Deborah Sussman

We review the history of the Great Female Graphic Designers: Deborah Sussman.

We continue with our entries related to the great female graphic designers of history. We have reviewed the life of Susan Kare and her work in Apple and the work of April Greiman. Some works that were worth to be done in a time where men were the hero stars in the world of Graphic Design and Advertising.

Today we are going to review the life and work of Deborah Sussman. Considered a pioneer in Environmental Graphic Design, her most famous work is the design of the 1984 Olympic Games.

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Great Females Graphic Designers: Paula Scher

Paula Scher

We review the history of the Great Female Graphic Designers: Paula Scher.

With Susan Kare we started a series of blog entries at telling advertising agency to talk about the great graphic designers of history. We saw that thanks to talent and work it was possible to find a place in an era where men were the big names in the world of Graphic Design and Advertising.

Today we are going to review the life and work of Paula Scher. The great graphic designer of the 90s in the United States and one of the most relevant figures of graphic design of the last four decades.

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Great Females Graphic Designers: Susan Kare

Great Female Graphic Designers: Susan Kare

We review the history of the Great Female Graphic Designers: Susan Kare.

In telling advertising agency we love to review the history of the great figures of advertising, graphic design and typography. Everything related to a world that we are passionate about. In fact, if we are here now it is thanks to those people who dared to do something different and think in an uncommon way to inspire us.

They are great artists who, unfortunately, will not stand out in any art gallery nor will people remember them. But his work has been present in the day to day of millions of people, in those details that are not seen and those things that are not given importance. Great male designers like Massimo Vignelli, Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Ivan Chermayeff & Tom Geismar, Walter Landor or Herb Lubalin. Great illustrators like Drew Struzan or Greg Martin. And great typographers like Adrian Frutiger.

We have reviewed the history of all of them but … what about women? In a time when male domination was palpable at all levels, great artists excelled in a world dominated by men. And after this dramatic introduction (XD) we give way to the review of the great female graphic designers of history: Today, Susan Kare, the designer of the icons and typography of the first Macintosh.

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‘Iconic Moments’ it’s a Pepsi’s minimal graphic campaign

‘Iconic Moments’ it’s a Pepsi’s minimal graphic campaign very clean and creative.

Often big budgets hide what is a priori a poor idea. It is not necessary to be creative, only show your product in the most spectacular way possible. And many times the creatives forget the power of a good idea. That’s why we love this Pepsi’s graphic campaign titled ‘Iconic Moments’.

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All the Grand Prix of Cannes Lions 2017

Cannes Lions 2017

The list with all the Grand Prix of Cannes Lions, the advertising festival celebrated in Cannes.

This week has been Cannes Lions. The advertising and creativity festival brings together all the creative talent worldwide to choose the best advertising works. Achieving the “Advertising Oscars” is the most precious asset of all the creative agencies in the world. And rising with the prestigious statue of the lion is almost impossible task. We have prepared the list of all the Grand Prix of the Festival Cannes Lions of 2017.

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38 useful shortcuts for Photoshop

Useful Shortcuts for Photoshop

A fantastic visual guide with 38 useful shortcuts for Photoshop that will facilitate your workflow.

Today we want to share with you a fantastic visual guide. There are 38 useful shortcuts for Photoshop that will make your work easier. And is that the popular program created more than 25 years ago by Thomas Knoll allows us to use the keyboard shortcuts to streamline our work.

Keyboard shortcuts allow professionals in the design and video editing world to quickly move into graphic content creation. Once you get used to the difference between working with them and it is not practically abysmal.

As the number of keyboard shortcuts for Photoshop is huge; We bring you a guide with the 38 useful shortcuts for Photoshop. They have created it in macrostudios.net to help you improve your workflow.

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Best advertising campaigns in ‘El Sol 2017’

Best Advertising Campaigns

The best advertising campaigns in ‘El Sol 2017’

We entered the period of advertising festivals. And is that has been held in Bilbao the 32nd edition of the Festival El Sol dedicated to the advertising communication of Ibero-America. A festival that awards its prizes to the best advertising campaigns of the last year.

The Festival presented a total of 289 awards among the 15 official sections; spread over 85 agencies and 16 different countries. Colombia won the ‘Sol de platino’ for its action in telephone booths called “Payphonebank” and Spain took 182 statuettes.

Of all the most outstanding publicity campaigns carried out in Ibero-America, Proximity agency took the recognition to the festival agency and ‘Loterías y apuestas del estado’ that won the Advertiser of the Year award.

Sol de platino – Payphonebank

Brand Content: Audi

Tv and cinema: Quilmes

Integrated campaign: Loterías y apuestas

Digital: #paellaemoji

Smartphone: Samsung

Media: Unicef

Production: Microsoft

Newspapers and Magazines: Getty Images

Mejores campañas de publicidad El sol 2017 - Getty Images

Mejores campañas de publicidad El sol 2017 - Getty Images

Mejores campañas de publicidad El sol 2017 - Getty Images