Symbols, Shapes and Icons by Viktor Hertz

You might remember that Viktor’s Hertz work has impressed graphicart-news many times in the past, with his siplicity and bold statements. I think it’s time to enjoy some of his fresh works, don’t you?

Hurry Up and check out Viktor’s kickstarter campaign “The secret pictogram poster project” here!

Viktor Hertz is a graphic designer from Sweden, born in Uppsala, Sweden, in 1983 and has been a freelance graphic designer since 2011. He is now living in Stockholm, working with clients both locally and from abroad; some of them include Ray-Ban, Greenpeace, Christie’s and IKEA. Except client work, he is also working on lots of personal projects, often inspired by pop art culture in general, and his posters are being sold all over the world.

“I try to push myself and broaden my technical skills, learning as many different styles and techniques as possible. Many of my personal artworks build on previous, already existing symbols or shapes, though, and then remixed or combined with something else, giving it a different message. I mostly use Adobe Illustrator, and lots of free vector material from resources like www.thenounproject.com. I really like just browsing through all kinds of images and just see what I can come up with, it’s very exciting and relaxing at the same time.”

Check out more of Viktor’s Hertz works at: http://www.viktorhertz.com

ANDY-WARHOL Coffee-and-cigarettes DAFT-PUNK-ICONS DEATH-VADER MICROWAVES NY-POSTER-11 Set-fire-to-the-rain THE-BEATLES Time-for-Wine Up-in-the-air

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (www.reggaepostercontest.com)

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