Archive for April, 2010

Vision

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Nowadays it's becoming harder and harder to discern between what is CG and what is real footage. And with this recent audio/ visual collaboration I stumbled upon by Drasko Vucevic, along with Alexander Gardenberg and Ola Syse, (thanks to my buddy Mat [...]

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April 30, 2010

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Curated, Motion Graphics, Music

Cristiana Couceiro

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Cristiana Couceiro

Been loving the work of Cristiana Couceiro, a freelance designer living in Lisbon, Portugal.

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April 28, 2010

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Curated, Design, Illustrations

Lego Brick Animals

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Lego Brick Animals

Sean Kenney has built a bunch of sweet endangered animal sculptures out of 259,450 LEGO bricks. They are currently being displayed at the Philadelphia Zoo.

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April 28, 2010

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Art, Design

Up There: Hand-Painted Advertising

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Up There: Hand-Painted Advertising

UP THERE, directed by Malcom Murray, is a short documentary that "reveals the dying craft of large-scale hand painted advertising and the untold story of the painters struggling to keep it alive."

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April 27, 2010

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Advertising, Art, Film

Dust Jacket Design: The Year of Magical Thinking

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Dust Jacket Design: The Year of Magical Thinking

Welcome to the first of several posts dedicated specifically to the art of the dust jacket. We'll be looking at all kinds of books and designers spanning several genres and several decades.

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April 25, 2010

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Books, Design, Layout

Fuckin Far From OK

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Fuckin Far From OK

Here's a bookshelf that really makes a statement. It was designed by Save Our Souls, the Swedish design duo Johannes Carlström and Magdalena Nilsson.

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April 23, 2010

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Nueva Forma Listening Pleasures #05

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Nueva Forma Listening Pleasures #05

Most of you who are casual readers of our blog may not know that we run a young electronic label called Nueva Forma. Each month we try to curate a new enhanced podcast episode called Listening Pleasures. [...]

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April 22, 2010

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Artists, Curated, Music

Smart Grid Gallery

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Smart Grid Gallery

Spanish designer Jaime Hayon continually impresses me. His latest project, the Smart Grid Gallery, is a lovely showcase of objects inspired by solar and wind energy.

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April 22, 2010

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Art, Furniture, Sustainability

Sorellarium 13

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Sorellarium 13

Little is known about Catherine Bujold, except that she lives in Montreal, loves science fiction, and has fantastically good taste in 60s & 70s Artemide molded plastic decor.

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April 22, 2010

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Culture, Furniture, Modernism

Intelligence in Lifestyle Magazine

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Intelligence in Lifestyle Magazine

Intelligence in Lifestyle or IL is a relatively young Italian magazine about contemporary passions and consumptions. The design takes inspiration from Swiss formalism, fashion magazines, and popular Italian & Northern European periodicals from th [...]

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April 21, 2010

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Layout, Magazines, Typography

Denmark and the Electric Car

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Denmark and the Electric Car

It's been a long time coming for the electric car, and as Europe rushes to solidify their plan of action for the move away from oil, many nations eyes are fixed on Denmark.

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April 21, 2010

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The Wire: From Cable to Classroom

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The Wire: From Cable to Classroom

HBO's The Wire was heralded as possibly the greatest television series ever made. And now the series has been picked up again. But not by HBO or any other cable station. Instead, it's Harvard, Duke and the University of California, among others.

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April 19, 2010

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Drew

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Art, Culture, Entertainment