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Studio Culture — EVENT

Studio Culture — EVENT

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jun 21st 2012
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Unit Editions and the Design Museum are set to host what promises to be an amazingly invaluable day of talks and Q&A on Friday, July 13. This is the same day that you FT'ers in the UK finish up, though the event is on until 8pm so there's no real reason you couldn't (nay, shouldn&...

Calligraphi.ca

Calligraphi.ca

Category: Art, Design Associations, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 20th 2012
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This will make all you type nerds out there drool. Calligraphi.ca showcases beautiful hand-drawn calligraphy from some of the industry's best, in lovely big close-ups so you can get all the detail. Best of all, they tell you what pen they used to create the effect - the last image here was made with a wooden stick. Amazing. ...

Jenny Volvovski: From Cover to Cover

Jenny Volvovski: From Cover to Cover

Category: Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2012
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Designers' personal projects are so damn inspiring. I love seeing what sparks an individual's creativity. From Cover to Cover is a fantastic project from Jenny Volvovski (one third of the creative team at ALSO); she is redesigning the covers of books as she fini...

Østersøen: Ödland, Sankta Lucia

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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This is a pretty magical stop-motion animation directed by Vincent Pianina and Lorenzo Papace. It's set to a lovely tune called Østersøen - a song written, composed and recorded by Papace for his band Ödland. (A man of many talents!) This ...
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Takeo Takei - Aesop's Fables

Takeo Takei - Aesop's Fables

Category: Books, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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Beautifully simple lines drawings from Japanese artist Takeo Takei. These were created for a 1925 edition of Aesop's Fables. Can you imagine being a kid and getting to look at these beauties as your mum or dad read to you out loud? My mind would've run riot. ...
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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...

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...

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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