Lucius Copeland with an early motorcycle, 1894

Lucius Day Copeland 1894

Lucius Day Copeland was a pioneering 19th-century engineer and inventor from Phoenix, Arizona who demonstrated one of the first motorcycles, a steam-powered Star high-wheeler at the first Maricopa County Fair in 1884. Copeland also invented the first successfully mass-produced three-wheeled car. About 200 of his “Phaeton steamers” were produced before he retired in 1891. In […]

First Graphic Designer of The World

William Addison Dwiggins

William Addison Dwiggins was an American type designer, calligrapher, and book designer. He attained prominence as an illustrator and commercial artist, and he brought to the designing of type and books some of the boldness that he displayed in his advertising work. Dwiggins is probably most noted for coining the term ‘Graphic Designer’ in 1922 […]

The Mammoth Camera from 1900

The Mammoth Camera from 1900

The Mammoth camera was manufactured by the J.A. Anderson Company, Chicago in 1900. It was designed as the largest camera ever made in order to capture a complete train with cars. The camera was designed by Lawrence for a commission, and built by Chicago camera maker J.A. Anderson. Aside from his stunning aerial photography, George […]

Download Design Resources for Free

download free graphic resources online

Ever feel like you’re running out of creative ideas for your graphics? Too many deadlines, demanding clients, no cohesive vision and even too much coffee can leave you feeling overwhelmed and uninspired. You don’t have the time to sort something from scratch so you decide to search for some free vector art online, but it’s […]