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Posts tagged "Culture"

LIGHTING THE SAILS ///

Having been fortunate enough to spend some time in Sydney previously I have a deep admiration for all things Australian, including the Sydney Opera House. It’s a truly gorgeous structure and one of the most memorable buildings I may experience in my entire life. That being said I was really blown away when I saw...

THE INSTITUTE FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BOOK ///

Just go check it out.

MOODY NEWS ///

How do you feel about the news today? Now you can let everyone know. NBC has launched something similar to a tag cloud, with percentages on opinions on the article. In the drop down, you have the following options: intrigued, thrilled, furious, sad, bored, laughing. If your feelings can’t fit into those categories then you’re...

ACES OF SPADES ///

New York Magazine’s article on Kate and Andy Spade has been making the rounds in the blogosphere and for good reason. Their story reveals how despite their success, they are way more concerned with their life journey than getting caught up in the business. A particular excerpt I like: “Someone said to me, what about...

WHO’S THAT GIRL? ///

I’m a sucker for handwriting, beautiful photography, creative inspiration and clothes. So when I discovered J.Crew’s latest web campaign “Who’s That Girl”, which features ladies from their March catalog, I was instantly engaged. I don’t receive the J. Crew catalog and now I will probably subscribe to it since they are offering some interesting content....

THE RETURN OF POLAROID ///

If you haven’t yet heard Polaroid is coming back after all. Here’s a sneak peek of a new camera model that they’re coming out with. Oh, and they named Lady Gaga Creative Director for a new line of specialty products. Via Wired

MAG+ ///

As a book designer I can’t help but feel drawn to the ideas concerning digital reading devices and the future implications for digital publishing. The naturally-occurring tension between the current print-based domain that we’ve been under for so long and the endless opportunity (read: challenges) that the digital realm of the future holds for us...

REBRANDING AMERICA ///

PaperMag invited 15 visual communicators to re-brand the good ‘ole U.S. of A. Click here to see the results! (Thanks Phil)

DESIGN PHILADELPHIA ///

DesignPhiladelphia: October 07 – 13, 2009 Moving into its fifth year, DesignPhiladelphia is the largest national celebration of its kind. This city-wide cultural event spotlights all things design from architecture to interior design, fashion to product design, textile to graphic design. It’s a journey exploring exhibitions, workshops, studio tours, lectures, special events and product roll-outs...

MARK BATTY PUBLISHERS ///

There are some great books over at Mark Batty Publishers, including the one above titled Skateboard Graphics. Check out some spreads below. Via Core77

ALFALFA SEEDS ///

Just received a press release from a wonderful designer and friend, Rafael Esquer, about his new project: Alfalfa Seeds. Go support a great cause be purchasing one of the shirts from his debut collection, 7 Deadly Sins. Part of the proceeds from alfalfa seeds will support scholarships for minority students at Art Center College of...

THE SPUTNIK OBSERVATORY ///

A new site by Jonathan Harris was just launched today, The Sputnik Observatory. Go check it out now! From the site: Sputnik Observatory is a New York not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to the study of contemporary culture. We fulfill this mission by documenting, archiving, and disseminating ideas that are shaping modern thought by interviewing leading...