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Datahowler

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Datahowler

It's been a while since I've found a multidisciplinary artist who is just as good at what they do visually as what they do audibly. Cue Datahowler, the moniker of Ross Edman, a man of many hats [...]

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October 11, 2010

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Layout, Music, Typography

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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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

Experimental Use of Text in Modern Novels

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Experimental Use of Text in Modern Novels

Although most of our contemporary examples of experimental text exist within art communities and design circles, the concept has nevertheless found its way into more than a few mainstream formats. Here are three examples of experimental text in novel [...]

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June 21, 2010

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Books, Design, Typography

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

The Vignelli Canon

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The Vignelli Canon

This isn't anything new, but last January, Vignelli released a free ebook called The Vignelli Canon that can be downloaded from his website. If you're new to design, this is a must-read.

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March 2, 2010

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Books, Design, Modernism, Typography

The book: Helvetica & the NYC Subway

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The book: Helvetica & the NYC Subway

You might remember the amazingly awesome and in-depth essay that Paul Shaw wrote about The (Mostly) True Story of Helvetica and the New York City Subway in late 2008 for AIGA Voice. Well, now it's in book form.

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February 2, 2010

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Books, Culture, Typography

2010: Moving Forward

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2010: Moving Forward

Well, we've finally reached the end of 2009. Cue 2010, a new decade. A year of progress and innovation. A year of growth and new ventures [...]

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December 31, 2009

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Slotervaart Alphabet

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Slotervaart Alphabet

The Alphabet consists of several buildings located near Studio GloriusVandeVen in Amsterdam Slotervaart. Absolutely love this.

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December 23, 2009

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Christy

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Design, Typography, architecture

2010 Bubble Calendar

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2010 Bubble Calendar

We're all guilty of it. Popping bubble wrap, I mean. Over at Blackbird, they've taken that concept and made it useful in the form of a huge 47" x 18" calendar set in Helvetica Neue.

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December 22, 2009

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Qompendium: A Printed Time Capsule

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Qompendium: A Printed Time Capsule

If there exists a magazine that embodies all my interests, Qompendium would be it. My initial attraction to this German-produced publication was its stunning exhibition of minimalist design, layout, and typography [...]

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December 19, 2009

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Culture, Design, Magazines, Typography

Zeniya Gift Package Design

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Zeniya Gift Package Design

Found this piece while digging through our copy of Graphis Annual 85 / 86. Designed by Yasuo Itou of the Tac Co. Agency; This package was designed for the Japanese gift company, Zeniya. [...]

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March 22, 2008

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Design, Package Design, Typography