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Welcome to Max Taha’s portal.

May 1, 2012 Blog

The place for my designs, illustrations, musings and uncanny attractions! Also, I offer all types of design solutions for the perfectionist in you. My services include graphic design for print media, web design, social networking, SEO,  branding, identity, marketing, advertising strategy planning and consultancy. If you have ambitions for your business, get in touch and find out […]

2011: New Year’s Birth

December 31, 2010 Art
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With the birth of this new year, may all your dreams and ambitions be reborn and flourish on!

Design: “Thirst for Survival” Event

April 12, 2010 Art
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I was approached last month to create T-Shirt designs and graphic elements for the upcoming “Thirst for Survival” Battle of the Bands event, which will take place at the Hub on 4/18 and 4/25, and being a charity event for a good cause and organized by the local Wellspring for the World organisation, I simply couldn’t refuse. […]

Design: Just Code It.

February 1, 2010 Art
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A quick motivational poster design for my fellow programmers and coders: Just Code it!

2010: New Year’s Dawn

January 1, 2010 Art
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In the dawn of this year, may you conquer and prosper!

Design: Typographic World Map

August 22, 2009 Art
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Here’s another cool project from my Design vaults: the typographic world map! I started this project initially in late 2002, with the intentions to mark each world nation with its national flag, few iterations later and I thought “wouldn’t it be cool to have their actual names displayed instead?” Bingo! I spent a couple of […]

Sketch: College Friends

August 18, 2009 Art
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College years are certainly some of the best I’ve ever had, and not the least for all the wonderful people and friends I met there. I have a habit of drawing those who touched my life in one way or another in a little black sketch book, as evident here and there. Below are some […]

Design: Golden Seal Template

July 14, 2009 Resources
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Here’s another quick resource for graphic designers looking for a high-quality 300 DPI, print ready golden seal template. The Photoshop PSD file includes preset rounded text on top and bottom, sample center pieces with preloaded effects and a couple of extras. Just open, edit and done! Goldseal Template (PSD, 4.19 Mb)

Design: Large Scale Grids

June 23, 2009 Resources
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Ever had that instance while working on a huge file and you needed a quick grid overlay, then spending precious minutes trying to scale squares and defining patterns, only to get it wrong and do it all over? Well guess what, most designers suffered with this particular issue, or will at some point. Thus I […]

Ceramic: “Orrific Pod”

July 12, 2004 Art
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Molding and forming clay into shapes is a Godly experience. Blasphemy you say? Well let me explain: This amazing process combines the childish fun of dipping your hands into dirt and the spiritual process of creation. With each fold and touch, you are giving that piece of indiscernible filth a whiff of life, and with a […]

Ceramic: Plates Collection

July 9, 2004 Art
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Presenting a selection of plates from my work in MSUM’s Pottery classes. The plates were thrown over a period of two weeks, then colored and baked within another. The plates are titled as follows: “Digital Shell”: A take on traditional Venetian Majolica painted dishes with high-temperature poly-chromes. “Homeland”: Heavy dark colored plate adorned with Arabic calligraphy […]

Ceramic: Bowls Collection

June 1, 2004 Art
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Presenting a selection of bowls from my work in MSUM’s Pottery classes. Th particular set of bowls was influenced by the Japanese geometric throwing style, with conservative slip of grays and blacks. Each bowl was painted with specific dots, symbols and encryption. The bowls are titled as follows: “War” “Morse” “Morse Deux” “Nailed” Tools used: Clay, clay tools, […]