Monthly Archive for September, 2008

mad skills

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MAD SKILLS

GRAPHIC DESIGN Oh me oh my! I heart this logo designed by Pentagram for the Museum of Art and Design! Brilliant. Make sure you check out the MAD website banner, too! There’s seems to be a trend for logos to be adaptable in various context like: New Museum of Contemporary Art by Ji Lee , and Casa da Musica by Stefan Sagmeister.

women speak up

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WOMEN SPEAK UP

DESIGN NEWS There are just as many awesome female designers as there are male designers. It’s time for us females to speak up and be heard! Here’s a huge list of female creatives who are available to speak at your next conference!

vintage advertisements

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VINTAGE ADVERTISEMENTS

INSPIRATION Here’s a fun flickr set of vintage advertisements. Can you believe it? It’s Anti-soggy!!

typeradio

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TYPERADIO

TYPOGRAPHY The Typeradio is a great thing to have playing while you’re working hard on your projects. They’ve got some great episodes featuring the almighty, Michael Bierut, Malcolm Garret, Vince Frost, and Massimo Vignelli.

chocolate letterpress

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CHOCOLATE LETTERPRESS

TYPOGRAPHY Letterpress blocks made from chocolates! Yum-o. I think they also come with letters that are reversed so you could slightly melt the chocolates and actually make chocolate prints.

apeloig

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APELOIG

GRAPHIC DESIGN I absolutely love this type animation that’s choreographed to the music of the piano. I’ve been playing it over and over…so mesmerizing.

collective something

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COLLECT SOMETHING

VIDEO Have a happy friday! Here’s a fun little video to start off your weekend.

unexpectedly quit

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ERROR ERROR ERROR

FINDINGS Don’t you just hate those stupid adobe error messages that pop up right when you’ve got to meet a freaking deadline? Graphic designer, Mike Essl, has accumulated all his error messages on his blog, Unexpectedly Quit. There’s some pretty insane error messages out there. Was your instant reaction to press that yes button??

thnk cmyk

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CMYK BABY

GRAPHIC DESIGN Think CMYK is a series of 4 books that’s each individually dedicated to show off one colour of the CMYK spectrum. Kelvin: Colour Today is another book that documents projects that deal with color in remarkable ways.