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top 10

This is are my top ten lists.

 

TOP 10 WEBSITES

The number of websites you find on the internet is endless. This is a selection of the once I stumbled accross surfing the world wide web. Enjoy.

FOR FUN

www.dontclick.it (It’s challenging because you are not allowed to click.)

www.box7box.com (No information just for fun. Is good for killing time.)

www.tracychapman.com (Personalize the site by colouring it. Nice idea.)

Unlimited Orange (One word INFINITE.)

Surveillance (We’re living in a controled society.)

FOR INFORMATION

Newsmap (Full of information and news. Clever and very user friendly.)

Yann Arthus Bertrand (Lots of Information nicely and user friendly put together.)

It’s nice that (Everything your looking for.)

The Dieline (It’s all about packaging.)

Typeneu (type in all media)

 

TOP 10 BOOKS

Choosing your top 1o books is hard to do. Here is my selection of books I ended up using often for my university course of Graphic Design. 

HELPFUL BOOKS

Logo by Michael Evamy (Branding and Identity Design)

AGI Graphic Design since 1950 edited by Ben & Elly Bos (Collection of Graphic Designer)

Creative Advertising (Kribbeln im Kopf) by Mario Pricken

1000 Graphic Elements by Wilson Harvey

Colour Index by Jim Krause

Graphic Design – A New History by Stephen J. Eskilson

MUST HAVES – INSPIRATION BOOKS

The art of looking sideways by Alan Fletcher

A smile in the mind by Beryl McAlhone

FOR FUN

The Summit Book by PhoeniXmotion Scheufelen

ABC 3D by Marion Bataille (Pop Up Book)

 

TOP 10 MAGAZINES

DESIGN AND ART MAGAZINES

Varoom Magazine 

Grafik Magazine (‘We love grafik design’… yes we do!)

Icon Magazine

Baseline Magazine (All about Type)

Eye Magazine

Idn Magazine

Artlab Magazine

Blanket Magazine

OTHER MAGAZINES

Bergundsteigen  Magazine

Geo Magazine

 

TOP 10 FONTS

This is a selection of my favourite typefaces. Well… these are the once I use the most. Selecting the typeface really depends on what the project is so is redone every time I start something.

SANSERIF

Gill Sans

Helvetica

Frutiger

DIN

Akzident Grotesk

Impact

AvantGarde

Rotis

SERIF

Garamond

Times New Roman

 

TOP 10 ILLUSTRATOR

TYPE ILLUSTRATOR

Alex Trochut (My unchallenged number one at the moment.)

Ed Fella (Colour Magic!)

OTHER ILLUSTRATOR

Noma Bar (Simply clever!)

Sanna Annukka (Colouful patterns based on finish folk art.)

Alessandro Gottardo aka Shout (Soft colours and open spaces.)

Keith Haring (… and the radiant baby.)

The little friends of printmaking

Kate Moross

CLASSICS

M. I. Hummel (Childhood memories)

Mordillo (A character everyone loves.)

 

TOP 10 ART AND DESIGN VENUES

VENUES I’VE BEEN TO

Design Museum – London

Tate Modern – London

Museion – Bolzano (Italy)

Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto – Rovereto (Italy)

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna – Vienna 

V&A – London

VENUES I WANT TO VISIT

Graphic Design Museum – Breda (Netherlands)

Museum of Modern Arts – New York

Le Louvre – Paris

Guggenheim Museum – New York – Venice – Bilbao – Berlin – Abu Dhabi

 

TOP 10 PHOTOGRAPHERS

I personally find it very hard to say which once my favourite are so I decided to put the most memorable on my list.

LANDSCAPE

Yann Arthus Bertrand

Ansel Adams

STREET PHOTOGRAPHERS

Alexander Rodschenko

Henri Cartier Bresson

Boogy Photographer

PORTRAIT

David La Chapelle

Rineke Djkstra

FASHION

Richard Avedon

OTHERS

Kathrin Hauser

Oliviero Toscani

 

TOP 10 ARCHITECTS

CLASSICS

Friedensreich Hundertwasser 

Antoni Gaudí

Postnik Jakowlew

MODERN (NEW) ARCHITECTURE

Ettore Sottsass

Frank Gehry

Herzog & de Meuron

Daniel Liebeskind

Zaha Hadid

Jürgen Mayers

OTHERS

Archigram

 

TOP 10 GRAPHIC DESIGNERS AND GROUPS

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Stefan Sagmeister

Alan Fletcher

Abram Games

Josef Müller Brockmann

Paula Scher

Adhemas Batista

Si Scott

Julien Valleé

DESIGN COMPANIES

BMoss Company

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