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Drawing for Graphic Design by Timothy Samara

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Public Installation
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This design
of a public space transforms drawn
linear figures into dimensional
icons that express the movement of
Spanish cowboys going about their
day’s work. Javirroyo Spain
Humanitarian Aid Poster
/
A clever
hybrid of Japan’s rising sun and seismic
graph line offer an immediate, experi-
ential sense of a recent earthquake’s
impact on the island country.
Studio Astrid Stavro Spain
Institutional Identity
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Icons of
Spain’s Argentina’s Catholic and
agricultural heritagethe bull and
the cowwelcome visitors to the
cultural center they brand with
charming expressions and softened
contours. Martino Argentina
Wine Branding
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Gothic storybook
style illustrations turn an anecdote—
nineteenth-century gold smugglers
crossing the Canada/U.S. border
(the vineyard’s location) under cover
of night, only to be caught in the
moonlight—into an engaging, nearly
mythical, brand narrative.
Brandever Strategy, Inc. Canada
Drawing
/ for Graphic
Design
Artifacts
Showcase
of Real-World
Projects
Promotional Poster
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A cheeky,
stylized update of classical Mayan
iconography lend a fun, but
historically grounded context to a
Mexican performance-based casino
event. Jorge Alderete Mexico
Promotional Poster
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The rustic,
hand-hewn edges of distorted
type forms and the surrounding
landscape in this poster, along with
the low horizon that enhances its
spatial vastness, all emphasize the
natural setting of the festival.
Jud Haynes Canada
Branded Restaurant Menus
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A primary
floral motifitself a dimensional, yet
reductive, translation—presents a bold
contrast to a linear type lockup; varied
patterns differentiate the menus and intro-
duce rhythm, movement, and depth.
Base Art Co. United States
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Product Design Awards Identity
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A simple, unifying logoa triangle made
from triangles, echoing the Greek letter
Delta, is deconstructed and remade as
various products; color creates a perception
of 3-D form among 2-D elements.
Estudio Diego Feijóo Spain
Concert Poster
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Against the bold
backdrop of historical painting’s
reduced iconography, brushed letters
impart a dynamic, contemporary flair
to this dynamically rhythmic image.
Lauren Chan, School of Visual Arts
United States
Drawing
/ for Graphic
Design
Artifacts
Showcase
of Real-World
Projects
Branded Institutional Poster
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A fine arts museum’s logotype
custom-drawn geometric sans serif
letters merged into a seemingly
ancient, textured surfacefirst
defines this poster’s spatial struc-
ture and then a dense collage of
pictorial elements and text. Color,
as well as spatial position, turns the
logo into both a protective edifice
and a window to some mystery
within. Yuri Surkov Russia
Paper Promotion Catalogue
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Titled Spam Jam, this celebration
of email spam (with statistics,
visualizations of actual spam
messages, and musings about the
future) shows off paper stock offer-
ings with surreal illustrations that
recall circus sideshow posters and
counterculture comics; the majority
of the display type is drawn by hand
as well. Brukêta & Zinic Croatia
Product Showroom Environment
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A mural of icons, swirling organic
line gestures, and bold, high-contrast
serif type form a backdrop for a
line of lighting fixtures, providing
them an aesthetic context in situ
and a connection to daily life.
LoSiento Spain
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Environmental Design
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Applied
with paint, vinyls, and as backlit
cut-outs, hand-drawn typography
and illustrations envelop patrons
of the Wonka Bar in a captivating
visual fantasy. Chacundum Brazil
Custom Typeface
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Developed
in three weights, this typeface
was inspired by the Japanese tradi-
tion of giving a Senzaburu
1,000 origami-folded cranes held
together by string. Topos Graphics
United States
Identity
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Planar interpretations
of the letters’ stroke formation
in this mark for an interior design
consultancy give a subtle nod to
the business’s name; color applica-
tion creates the perception of 3-D
space. AdamsMorioka,Inc. United
States

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