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Japanese Municipal Flags

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Japanese Municipal Flags

Having been abroad to Japan several times, one thing is certain from my experiences... Japanese culture has a history of caring for minimalism and iconography [...]

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September 28, 2010

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Branding, Culture, Inspiration

Herzog and the Monsters: Animation by Lesley Barnes

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Herzog and the Monsters: Animation by Lesley Barnes

Lately I've become increasingly interested in the work of Lesley Barnes. The characters that inhabit her work easily remind me of those found in the works of Lewis Carroll or the L. Frank Baum Wizard of Oz books.

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September 27, 2010

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Haute Couture and the Theatre de la Mode

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Haute Couture and the Theatre de la Mode

It's 1945 and Paris is just beginning to recover from the war. The streets were filled with joy and creativity was in the air and Parisians set out once again to do what they do best, enjoy life. However, within the arts, theatre, and fashion scenes, [...]

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September 23, 2010

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Drew

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Culture, Design, fashion

MK12: Telephoneme

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MK12: Telephoneme

Telephoneme is a short animated piece in vein of the Alphabet Conspiracy, and other classic propaganda films in the 1950s. Produced by studio MK12 [...]

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September 21, 2010

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Minifood & Modular Dollhouses

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Minifood & Modular Dollhouses

Stéphanie Kilgast is an architect major who now spends most of her time crafting miniature food and dollhouses.

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September 21, 2010

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Christy

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Art, Artists, Curated

1984 Atari Catalog

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1984 Atari Catalog

A sweet Atari catalog from 1984 that featured Atari home computers, printers, disk drives, modems, joysticks, and accessories.

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September 20, 2010

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Christy

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James Franco on the Meaning of Art

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James Franco on the Meaning of Art

James Franco on the meaning of art, his interview with Marina Abramović, and why his performance on the soap opera 'General Hospital' qualifies as performance art.

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September 13, 2010

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Christy

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Art, Artists, Culture

Screwball Comedy and the Hays Code

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Screwball Comedy and the Hays Code

For the most part, the Hays Code was basically of a set of 'morals' for filmmakers and the major studios to follow. But writers and filmmakers who had to work within the Hays Code found a secret goldmine in these new restrictions. They found it in t [...]

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September 9, 2010

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Culture, Entertainment, Film

The Science Fiction Art of John Harris

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The Science Fiction Art of John Harris

I haven't read a true sci-fi book in awhile, but what's been making me think of it more and more is the artwork of John Harris. Through coming across the random Orson Scott Card, Ben Bova or John Scalzi books I find when I hunt for books, I have real [...]

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September 7, 2010

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Drew

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Artists, Books, Design