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Our ModCloth Graphic Designers Are Ob-Sessed with Fruit Patterns

Wondering where our talented designers get their inspiration? Today, ModCloth graphic designer Erynn shares a few fave patterns for spring.

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Illustrator Lan Truong’s Sweet Summer Art

If there’s one person who’s got summer vibes down pat, it’s Brooklyn-based illustrator and graphic designer Lan Truong. Her summery style and retro aesthetic have got us in the mood for lazy days.

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Lora Lamm’s Lovely Illustrations

Looking for a new illustration crush? Look no further than the work of artist Lora Lamm, a key contributor to the Milanese design style during the ’50s and ’60s. A pioneer among female designers and an inspirational artist to all, Lora Lamm’s bold graphic design work will surely inspire your next eye-catching work of art!

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A Window Lover’s Tribute to New York City

Graphic designer José Guizar’s project, Windows of New York, is a weekly illustrated log of his obsession with the varied windows seen throughout his city. Both graphic and geographic in nature, ‘Windows’ is a project we look forward to watching.

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By Design: A Peek at Our Blog Style Guide

One of the most exciting parts of our recent blog revamp was tackling a complete visual refresh — we knew that realizing Story by ModCloth meant taking on every pixel, post, and .png. We swung by our graphic designer’s desk to peek at her style guide for our new blog, and ask how she approached reinventing the blog from a design point of view.

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Supporting State Parks Through Rad Design

Doing good has never looked as good as the Pennsylvania Patch Coalition, one design student’s project to bring all 120 of PA’s state parks to life through design.

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No Lie: We Love Daily Dishonesty!

Created by graphic designer and illustrator Lauren Hom, Daily Dishonesty is a beautifully illustrated compendium of the minor misrepresentations that we all cop to every now and then.

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Best Job Ever: Typographer & Illustrator Extraordinaire Jessica Hische

It’s not every day that you get to meet your career idol, but we made it happen for ModCloth graphic designer Erynn when she interviewed star typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische!

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Transportation Tickets You’ll Want to Scrapbook


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Wrinkled into the bottom of a purse, roughhoused between a book’s pages, jettisoned into the recycling — such are the fates of transportation tickets, and understandably so. Why keep a boring scrap of paper? Such was always …

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Word Up! Defibrillating Dead Words

Causeuse - [n.] -  French furniture. An upholstered settee for two persons. All images via The Dead Words

Stuffed into sentences and creased into ancient books in far-off corners of old libraries, there is a plethora of forgotten words — …

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‘Shop Talk: Our Graphic Designers Share their Fave Wedding Invitations

Looking for an wedding invitation that possesses charm, personality, and won’t be easily forgotten? You need a professional. We asked our crack team of graphic designers to advise us on how to make a memorable RSVP request, and what their favorite invitations of the moment are.

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Just My Type Fight

If our new stylebook doesn’t have you in a typographic tizzy, then maybe this fun site will. Run by graphic designers Drew Roper and Ryan Paule, Type Fight pits differently designed letters against each other to see which version nabs …

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Bossa Supernova: Brilliant 1960's Album Covers

When A&M Records released Herb Alpert Presents Sérgio Mendes and Brasil ’66, the jazzy samba sub-genre bossa nova flooded mainstream culture immediately, leaving dashes of its Rio-born flavor everywhere from the White House to the World Expo in Osaka, …

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She's Got It Bright: Radiant Illustrations by Tabitha Bianca Brown

If the punchy, retro color palette of our Fashionable Phenom stylebook caught your eye, the work of Chicago-based artist Tabitha Bianca Brown is bound to brighten your day! A self-described devotee of “vintage, kitsch, and randomness,” Brown creates captivating portraits …

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