Archive for July, 2010

Street Life: The Photography of Weegee

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Street Life: The Photography of Weegee

Best known for his New York crime scene photos in the 30s & 40s, Weegee's subjects spoke a truth that was so clearly communicated, the results strangely reflect our present day reality far more effectively than our actual present day reality does [...]

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July 27, 2010

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The Prop work of Harrison Krix

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The Prop work of Harrison Krix

Although I'm not the biggest fan of Daft Punk (I know, crazy, right?), I will say that I have always enjoyed their visual aesthetic, specifically pertaining to their costumes. So when I saw this prop work by Atlanta graphic designer Harrison Krix, I [...]

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July 23, 2010

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Tron 2 (2010 Comic-Con Trailer)

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Tron 2 (2010 Comic-Con Trailer)

As we draw closer and closer to the release date of the new Tron sequel, these previews keep revealing more and more details about just how epic this movie promises to be [...]

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July 22, 2010

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The Paper Structures of Shigeru Ban

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The Paper Structures of Shigeru Ban

I stumbled across the book Paper in Architecture by Shigeru Ban and was really impressed with his use of paper tubes as a building material. They're actually an impressive alternative to wood and other common raw materials.

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July 19, 2010

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Breaking the Cardinal Rule of Design: Marian Bantjes

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Breaking the Cardinal Rule of Design: Marian Bantjes

I love knowing the rules of a craft. It's so much better breaking them after you fully understand them, but I've never considered breaking the cardinal rule of graphic design: actually utilizing the ego. That is until I came across the work of Marian [...]

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July 13, 2010

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Art, Design, Inspiration

The Book Design of Carin Goldberg

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The Book Design of Carin Goldberg

In the late 80s and early 90s, Goldberg brought typographic experiments, nouveau elements and collage to the forefront of dust jacket design, setting the stage for the next generation of book designers.

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July 12, 2010

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Books, Design, Layout

Colorcubic on Dribbble

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Colorcubic on Dribbble

We were drafted to Dribbble last month, and promptly forgot about it until a week ago. Since then, we've posted previews of new things we've been working on and have also connected with a wonderful group of designers.

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July 10, 2010

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Design, New Work, News

The Last Laugh #008: Rammstein Mashup

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The Last Laugh #008: Rammstein Mashup

I saw this video back in the early days of YouTube and thought it was great. Really tight editing and obviously a hilarious choice of music.

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July 10, 2010

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Culture, Humor, Music Videos

Inland Printer Catalog from 1898

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Inland Printer Catalog from 1898

These are a few highlights from The Inland Printer dating back to 1898. The Inland Printer was a leather-bound trade catalog distributed around Chicago and New York to various print and publishing houses.

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July 8, 2010

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Advertising, Print, Typography

The Last Laugh #007: NSFW Parrot

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The Last Laugh #007: NSFW Parrot

This bird has got attitude. Sure there are other fowl-mouthed birds on the net, but Ruby kills it.

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July 3, 2010

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Culture, Entertainment, Humor

The American

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The American

Really digging this poster (designed by Paul Wilson) for the film The American, which is directed by Anton Corbijn and stars George Clooney. The trailer hints at some gorgeous cinematography and a seductive story about romance and assassins.

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July 2, 2010

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Design, Film, posters

Tom Palumbo: Paris 1962

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Tom Palumbo: Paris 1962

To him, there's not much difference between the photographs he takes and the plays he directs because both contain drama -- both contain paradox and revelation, both energize Palumbo's life.

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July 1, 2010

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Culture, Photography, fashion