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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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Blommers/Schumm: Portraiture Taken to the Cleaners

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Blommers/Schumm: Portraiture Taken to the Cleaners

I came across the Blommers/Schumm book Anita and was blown away by their work, particularly the Class of 1998 series where their mastery of microscopic detail and enormous vision are displayed to perfection.

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August 16, 2010

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Dust Jacket Design: Rodrigo Corral

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Dust Jacket Design: Rodrigo Corral

Although I love well designed book covers, I take a special interest in the ones that actually portray aspects of the novel itself. Particularly those aspects that become clear only after reading the book. For me this is the mark of a great dust jacket designer.

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August 23, 2010

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Art, Books, Design

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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Art, Artists, Culture

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, there remained one unfortunately blatant problem…

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September 23, 2010

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Drew

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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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Michael

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Branding, Culture, Inspiration

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

Tilt Shift Photography in Post Production

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Tilt Shift Photography in Post Production

I get the photo bug every once in a while, usually after seeing someone’s amazing work. That’s what happened when I discovered Sam O’Hare and tilt-shift photography.

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June 21, 2011

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Art, Motion Graphics, Photography