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What is the future of design?

What is the future of design?

Category: Books, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 12th 2012
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Last week I was fortunate enough to see Frank Chimero speak at the Portable event at Brisbane's Edge. It was an inspiring afternoon where questions were asked of designers about the way we work and why we do things?  Drawing on findings from his book, The Shape of Design, Frank asked us 'What does it mean to b...

Wunderkammer by Wasted Spaces

Category: Art,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 7th 2012
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Shillington NYC lecturer Michael Sharp's Wasted Spaces has recently installed Wunderkammer, which uses sound activated lights that respond to the city and it's inhabitants. Watch the video to see Wunderkammer in action and visit the site to read mor...

A/W 2012 Fashion Week Invites

A/W 2012 Fashion Week Invites

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Print,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 5th 2012
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I love invites. Even if it's just a simple paper and envelope deal I'll get excited, but after looking at this selection, sent to the Wallpaper* office for the autumn / winter fashion shows, I think the bar has been set. These are truly invitations that would surpris...

Hang with the Herman Miller Greats

Hang with the Herman Miller Greats

Category: Competitions, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jun 4th 2012
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Why not hang with the Miller Greats!? Entre this competition to have your chance of being part of design history. "Herman Miller, with its designers, has shaped the world of modern furniture design. Equally acclaimed are their now iconic art posters. To celebrate this great heritage, the company is launching...
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Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2012
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This one's especially for all you FT'ers in the Northern Hemisphere, about to be designing your book / CD covers. Wallpaper's 2012 collection of handmade covers have been shouted about all through the Twittersphere of late — and here they are. A solid dose of inspiration and...

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Category: Art, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: May 31st 2012
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  Mister Edwards' "Pop" series magazines are serious eye candy to be sure, but the series also acts as a great catalogue of pop art and type, as well as great experiment in how existing elements can be taken out of context and juxtaposed to create new meaning. read m...
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Pentagram: The Forty Story

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: May 30th 2012
No. of comments: 2

The story of a boy born on the day Pentagram opened and how his life has been tracked (and kerned) by forty years of Pentagram design. www.pentagram.com ...

STILWERK DIRECTORY

STILWERK DIRECTORY

Category: Design / Infographics, Illustration,

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Posted: May 28th 2012
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Great set of simple illustrations on separate cards that function as a directory for Stilwerk – a showroom for all things interiors in Berlin. Rather than advertise specific stores, you select a card according to what you want, and on the reverse is a list of stores that stock that product. Simple and effective. ...
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More4 / ManvsMachine

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 25th 2012
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A fantastic presentation from ManvsMachine last night at Glug London's summer do. It was so interesting to see the different options that went to Channel 4 for approval. Though the one that got up in the end might not have been my first choice, what ManvsMachine have done with it since is nothing short of stellar —...

Call for entries: The Art of Winning

Call for entries: The Art of Winning

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 23rd 2012
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The guys at LBB (Let's Be Brief) are calling for entries in their 'The Art of Winning' poster competition, in which winners will have their work displayed at the very cool Boxpark Shoredtich through July. Full details ...
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