Graphic designers, stop what you’re doing and direct your attention to our latest obsession, Grain Edit. Focused on classic design from the 1950s-1970s and contemporary designers that draw inspiration from that time period, the site content includes interviews, articles, designers’ libraries as well as examples of rare design annuals, type specimens, Ephemera, posters and vintage kids books from their bookshelves.
For example, check out details for this cool contest, the 2011 Poster Cabaret Bike Print Set Giveaway. Celebrating National Bike Month in May, Grain Edit is collaborating with Poster Cabaret, who curated a collection of bicycle-inspired art being exhibited at the Gallery Black Lagoon in Austin,TX starting Thursday May 5th.
“The 2011 Poster Cabaret Bicycle Print Set includes contributions from over 50 artists including: Blanca Gomez, Jay Ryan, Diana Sudyka, Tad Carpenter (Vahalla Studios), Jason Munn,Ty Wilkins Brent Couchman, Leandro Castelao, Methane Studios, Delicious Design League, Dirk Fowler and Invisible Creature. Twenty of these prints are up for grabs in the giveaway.” Check out some samples below and head on over to the site for more details.