Archive for May, 2010

360° Color: A Peek Inside Pantone

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360° Color: A Peek Inside Pantone

The first Pantone Guide in 1963 featured only 500 colors. Over the years, the range of colors has continued to expand. A rare look into the behind-the-scenes of the design world's color standard.

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May 31, 2010

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Color, Design, Film

Photos from Elyse Butler

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Photos from Elyse Butler

A Google image query (keywords 1970s laughter, specifically) led me to photographer Elyse Butler and (awesome!) various photos of friends and family from the 70s and early 80s.

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May 28, 2010

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Culture, Photography

Nueva Forma Listening Pleasures #06

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Nueva Forma Listening Pleasures #06

Curated by iameb 57, this episode takes you through a vast soundscape of beautifully stark and abrasive beats with melancholy melodies that leave you wanting more.

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May 19, 2010

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Artists, Curated, Music

Biomimicry is the Secret Weapon of Sustainability

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Biomimicry is the Secret Weapon of Sustainability

Biomimicry, as I would describe it, is the goal of reproducing nature's solutions to problems. Problems like, how do I stay alive? And how can I live better?

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May 17, 2010

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Design, Sustainability, Technology

The Last Laugh #002: Candidate for Worst Song Ever

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The Last Laugh #002: Candidate for Worst Song Ever

Everything about this is just wrong. From the catatonic musicians to the bizarre lyrics about cucumbers and poison.

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May 15, 2010

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Drew

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Entertainment, Humor, Music Videos

Asics Running Film

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Asics Running Film

So about a month ago I stumbled across this atmospheric promotional spot for Asics' spring running shoe, directed by Mischa Rozema of PostPanic (in collaboration with Amsterdam Worldwide). [...]

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May 14, 2010

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Curated, Film, Motion Graphics

Dust Jacket Design: John Gall

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Dust Jacket Design: John Gall

When I come across an interesting book cover I always take note of who designed it. Through that process I've repeatedly come across the work of John Gall.

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May 11, 2010

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Artists, Books, Design

Ametsub : Repeatedly

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Ametsub : Repeatedly

Just received this beautiful music video for Ametsub by Lucio Arese. The track, Repeatedly, is taken from Ametsub's latest album, The Nothings of the North. [...]

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May 10, 2010

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Robert Schwartz – FRAMESHIFT

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Robert Schwartz – FRAMESHIFT

Last week, I caught a glimpse of Robert Schwartz's exhibition called Frameshift. I loved it. It reminded me of things like origami, lumbering mechas, and even alien tripod war machines from War of the Worlds.

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May 10, 2010

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Art, Artists, Curated

This is Where We Live

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This is Where We Live

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of 4th Estate, a literary division of HarperCollins, Apt Studio with Asylum Films made a short film using over a thousand books to create a world made out of stories.

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May 4, 2010

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Books, Culture, Film

Think Wrong Book

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Think Wrong Book

An awesome book concept made by a team of young creatives involved with Project M, a summer design program. First it's a book, then it becomes a sculpture that spells out, Think Wrong.

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May 4, 2010

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Books, Design, Layout

A Love Letter For You

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A Love Letter For You

Love Letter is a public art project by Stephen Powers and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, and consists of love letters painted on walls facing the Market elevated train.

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May 3, 2010

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Artists, Culture, Street Art