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

The Last Laugh #005: Dune Re-Dub

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The Last Laugh #005: Dune Re-Dub

This has got to be, by far, one of the most impressive re-dubs I've ever seen. And of course it's of one of my favorite movies, Dune. Re-dubbed by Sequential Pictures [...]

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June 19, 2010

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Nueva Forma Listening Pleasures #07

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Nueva Forma Listening Pleasures #07

Episode 7, curated by The Bear & The Sea, may just be the perfect companion to an overcast morning, afternoon break, or a shy sundown. The wonderful mix of ambient, downtempo, and haunting vocal tracks touches on feelings of childhood wonder, nat [...]

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June 16, 2010

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Artists, Curated, Music

The Design Legacy of Gilbert Lesser

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The Design Legacy of Gilbert Lesser

I am such a sucker when it comes to geometric iconography, and I really love discovering the origins of these classic designs, and even more so, the creative minds behind them. [...]

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June 15, 2010

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Michael

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Curated, Inspiration, Print

Dust Jacket Design: Roberto de Vicq de Cumpitch

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Dust Jacket Design: Roberto de Vicq de Cumpitch

I just love this cover. From the beautiful type to the illustrations to the entire concept, Roberto de Vicq de Cumpitch has created yet another perfect dust jacket.

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June 14, 2010

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All Types of Monsters

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All Types of Monsters

A great children's book should leap out of its genre because its appeal and charm is universal. If I had found Jake Sargeant's book All Types of Monsters on a bookshelf as a kid, I'd be both intrigued and delighted.

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June 14, 2010

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Books, Letterpress, Print

The Last Laugh #004: Day Job Orchestra

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The Last Laugh #004: Day Job Orchestra

I am super impressed by Dayjob Orchestra and the very concept of dubbing vocals based on lip and mouth movements. These are only two of my favorite DJO takes on Star Trek.

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June 12, 2010

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Drew

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Schmooze n’ Booze

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Schmooze n’ Booze

I just received this really amazing print from the Davier Interactive studio titled Schmooze n' Booze, a bi-monthly gathering in collaboration with the Fresno Advertising Federation for like-minded creatives to connect, shoot the shit, mingle and net [...]

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June 9, 2010

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Michael

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The Visual Art of Sarah Jones

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The Visual Art of Sarah Jones

I have a lot of respect for the artists that sneak into my subconscious mind and set up camp while waiting for me to accept them. Sarah Jones is one of those artists.

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June 7, 2010

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The Last Laugh #003: Rock Me Tonight?

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The Last Laugh #003: Rock Me Tonight?

The mid 80s were rough on Rock music. Not only did video kill the radio star, but it introduced new genres like New Wave and Heavy Metal to a hungry audience which left rock sounding rather old and tired.

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June 5, 2010

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IBM System/360

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IBM System/360

Some gorgeous photography from an IBM marketing booklet in 1964. Really love the warm hues, unconventional angles, and the wonderful depth of field.

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June 4, 2010

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Photography, Technology, fashion

Veaux Finds a New Home With Behance

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Veaux Finds a New Home With Behance

We had almost forgotten about Veaux until they emailed with sad news about closing down yesterday. Ten minutes after the sad email, Behance came to Veaux with an opportunity to create an alliance so artists wouldn't have to lose their accounts.

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June 4, 2010

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