Archive for November, 2010

The Photography of Noah Bernstein-Hanley

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The Photography of Noah Bernstein-Hanley

Our good friend, Noah Bernstein-Hanley, who's also the main copywriter for Nueva Forma, recently dropped off a roll of lomography film to us. He shot this particular roll with us during one of our late-night photo excursions at the PDX international [...]

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November 30, 2010

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Film, Inspiration, Photography

1968 Afri-Cola Commercial Directed by Charles Wilp

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1968 Afri-Cola Commercial Directed by Charles Wilp

Although the Afri-Cola commercials have made the rounds on YouTube and the occasional blog commenting on its bizarreness, few seem to mention Charles Wilp who created the campaign for the fledging company.

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November 24, 2010

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Drew

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Advertising, Artists, Culture

Supergraphics – the book

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Supergraphics – the book

Supergraphics – Transforming Space: Graphic Design for Walls, Buildings & Spaces chronicles the early days of Supergraphics and looks at work by leading contemporary practitioners – a significant number of whom are women.

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November 22, 2010

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Christy

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Books, Culture, Design

Fellissimo 500 Colored Pencils

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Fellissimo 500 Colored Pencils

Fellissimo is a Japanese brand that makes colored pencils and crayons, and offers consumers the ability to purchase a 500 colored pencils subscription that you receive over the course of 20 months.

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November 19, 2010

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Christy

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Art, Color, Inspiration

Xerox Diablo HyType I

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Xerox Diablo HyType I

Designed in 1973, this Xerox Diablo HyType I catalog has not lost a drop of awesome. The cover, while seemingly arbitrary at first glance, takes on a second meaning after you learn what Xerox is selling.

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November 18, 2010

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Christy

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Minimalism, Print, Technology

Droid Commercial Offensive to Podlings

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Droid Commercial Offensive to Podlings

I have to say, I can't stand the Droid commercials. Actually, I can't stand the entire campaign. Now don't get me wrong, I love the Droid, I just fail to understand just who they are marketing to.

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November 15, 2010

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Drew

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Advertising, Culture, Web

The Collage and Illustration of Sophie Kern

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The Collage and Illustration of Sophie Kern

Collage has always been one of my favorite mediums. Unlike paint and canvas where the intent is usually obvious due to the time and labor associated with its creation, the power of collage in its truest form lies in the free association of the select [...]

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November 9, 2010

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Drew

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Art, Artists, Illustrations

Cover Sheets for W.R. Grace & Co.

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Cover Sheets for W.R. Grace & Co.

I love these cover sheets that Bernhardt Fudyma Design Group designed for inter-departmental news releases for W.R. Grace & Co. The layout and typography reminds me of a combination of Romek Marber and Herb Lubalin, which is a formula that can do [...]

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November 1, 2010

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Christy

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Design, Layout, Print