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Changing the Mona Lisa- What Would You Do?

Jaime Derringer, founder of one of my fav blogs, Design Milk, published a poster that fits this week's theme, What Would You Do? so perfectly. Jaime dives deep into the heart of interior design, architecture, product design, textiles, graphic design looking for all things modern, amazing, and beautiful. I'm always discovering new artists and designers (well, new to me!), and finding myself wondering, "could I have done that?" To introduce this poster and artist I saw on Design Milk, let's first ask the question- If you could re-color, re-invent, change the Mona Lisa in any way, What Would You Do? Gary Andrew Clarke designed a poster, Mona Lisa Remixed, paring down the painting into a grid of colored circles- gorgeous!...

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Hungry for Color

I'm trying something new this week. Rather than chewing on new subjects every day, I'm aiming for weekly topics to make digesting things a little easier. Let me know what you think. Notice the food references anyone? That's because this week I'm working on more color palettes for my client, CertaPro Painters. They've given me six subjects based on the most common paint chip names in the Sherwin-Williams deck and challenged me to create color palettes within those parameters. So far, I've tackled Cocktail Colors, Tropical Vacations, Bird Watchers, and Gardening. This week, it's Foodie colors. I'm submitting the colors this week, so I can't show you the finished product just yet. But here's a glimpse at the process of...

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