Netdiver magazine

/ What's new in design
digital culture

Who's behind?

Netdiver magazine #ISSN 1911-866X is a design + digital culture magazine that uncovers, reviews and publishes outstanding work by the international creative community.

Champions the value of design, online and beyond, since 1998. Empowering, inspiring, stimulating creativity.

No hype just beautiful

If you wonder who is behind Netdiver Mag? Check this interview by Kuvva.


Carole Guevin

“Looks A-MAZING!!! You are most definitely an awesome eye-candy curator! :)”

Tara Hunt


Carole Guevin

“PIONEERING design ‘zine Netdiver is back, baby!

Founded by my friend and colleague Carole Guevin in 1998, Netdiver was one of the first web ‘zines to seriously explore and promote design and design culture on the web.”

Jeffrey Zeldman


“Netdiver Magazine does a superb job of surfacing talent. You could lose many hours here.”

Jeffrey Zeldman


Carole Guevin

“Good to see that @netdivermag is still going strong (since '98)”

Todd Dominey


Special Feature issue

'Carole Guevin's long running Netdiver eschewed the superficial and trendy, instead offering links to the best and most enduring web designs and portfolios. Browsing the archive is like visiting the web's most prestigious gallery.'

— Anonymous fan

Editor / Founder

Carole Guevin is an eye candy editor, curator, philosopher, geek , communication designer, online pioneer, theorist, creative activist, songwriter and founding partner of FYE creative continnum, publisher of Netdiver Magazine.

Follow Carole on Twitter.


Photo by Lillian Xia


She hit the web in 1995 (prior having being on the Internet about 15+ years before while working with a UdeM scientific group) and since has become an internationally recognized driving force and unrelenting industry evangelist, activist and catalyst through her work as editor of Netdiver Magazine, championing rising talent worldwide, online and beyond.

She served on the Adobe Design Achievement Award, HOW interactive, AIGA, SXSW jury panels and many others. Guest lecturer at the Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins (London, UK), OFFF Barcelona where she ran a creativity workshop, FITC, SXSWi, FOTB, Art Directors Club, she likes to share her take of the future of design, creativity and self-promotion.

Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH, included Netdiver as part of his TED University session 100 Websites You Should Know and Use and Vitaly Friedman, chief editor of Smashing Magazine, named Netdiver as one of the 42 Design/Tech Magazines to read.

Co-founder / Creative code officer

Jean-François Simard aka JF holds multiple degrees in diverse areas: pure sciences, finance and music. He is a multi-tasker whose creative code + styling makes all projects run smoothly.

Sharp, critical, opiniated and single-minded, he acts as the resident assistant art director when needed.

He is both a talented musician and passionate about the future of interactivity.

As the geek-head around the studio - he has worked with clients such as Adobe, Ubisoft and others.


We are ALL Beautiful Minds

While currently working on contract with a NYC based firm delivering interactive solutions to high-end real estate conglomerates — he is also composing, recording and producing three albums as WAABM (We are all beautiful minds — equal part he/her) in their live / work studio.


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Welcome to my new social hub where I post personal art and stuff catching my attention on a wide variety of topics.

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IdN Magazine

IdN magazine

International designers Network is a publication for creative people on a mission to amplify and unify the design community.




YouWorkForThem — Good design needs good fonts! YWFT is privately owned and run by designers, and not subject to shareholders or bottom line.

Rocking it since 2001.




Uniqlo LifeWear. Clothes for a better life. Every day. You feel it instantly. So confortable - so right - so you.



Alt Summit

Alt Summit.

Design bloggers, lifestyle writers, and creative entrepreneurs in-person event to facilitate growth and innovation.

Upcoming: Winter / 2017


/ Highlights

Design compilations +



They LUV design! #11

The power of communication design is as varied in style as in media to show it. Follows an inspiring list of recent finds.

Previously: #10 - #9 - #8 - #7 - #6 - #5 - #4 - #3 - #2 - #1



They LUV drawing! #3

Illustration is probably the largest creative area to express (mostly without words) a message. Application media are endless.

Previously: #1 - #2



A type of Show #4 – I love typography - these projects caught my eye.

Previously: #3 - #2 - #1



Moodboards #1 – Branding collaterals staged and served with conceptual brilliance.


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IdN Magazine

Kuvva interview

Quick tips on how to build a strong portfolio + do efficient self-promotion.



A little (www) Story. In 1995, JF and I started a little company – Netdiver.

Netdiver Magazine

#ISSN 1911-866X

Carole Guevin

Carole Guevin eye candy editor /curator / artist / creative activist / geek / songwriter showcases the design digital culture.

No hype just beautiful

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Netdiver Best of the Year

Best Of The Year (BOTY)

Netdiver Best of the Year is the yearly release of featured projects / talents who made a lasting impression.

/ 2015 edition


/ by Reviews


Design inspiration x 30

Netdiver long-standing visual trademark: the 200 x 115 galleries. Loads of eye candy - hit a link -> read review.



/ Illustration

Vast array of drawing styles
381 reviews



/ Imaginative

Conceptual designs standing out
335 reviews



/ Industrial

Product / packaging design / spaces +
309 reviews



/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
273 reviews



/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting
199 reviews



/ Portfolios

New wave of design / interactive / mobile stars
533 reviews



/ Powagirrrls

Women who rock the design scene with more than pink design
359 reviews

/ Insider info


Netdiver Vintage edition

Netdiver Vintage edition

What was new in design worldwide — sort of a very unofficial record of web history as captured from {1998 - 2003}.

Over 2.3k+ projects.



Special Feature issues

Special Feature issues

SFi is a self-curation experiment coupled with a minimalist interview by people in the design industry I admire.

By invitation only



WAABM aka We are all beautiful minds is equal part made of songwriters + music composers Carole Guevin + JF Simard.



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