Monthly Archive for November, 2008

Herb and Dorothy

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HERB AND DOROTHY

FILMS This couple is absolutely adorable. It’s amazing how with a postal clerk and librarian salary they can manage to build one of the most important contemporary arts collections in history. They truly redefined the meaning of being an art collector.

Campana brothers

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CAMPANA BROTHERS

FURNITURE Fernando and Humberto Campana are a brilliant furniture design duo who have shaped the look of contemporary design for more than two decades. Their designs are always filled with fun and whimsy and include pieces from furniture to lighting. This year, the Campana Brothers will be honored with the distinguished title of Designer of the Year at Design Miami. Congrats!

Life Photo

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LIFE PHOTO ARCHIVES

PHOTOGRAPHY LIFE and Google have joined together to offer us high res photos from LIFE’s photo archive. You can find photos from the 1800s to the present.

holly wales

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HOLLY WALES

GRAPHIC DESIGN These duct tape ducks made me laugh.

Public health posters

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PUBLIC HEALTH POSTERS

GRAPHIC DESIGN Here’s an interesting collection of vintage propaganda posters promoting certain health practices. “The main objective of posters, as with other communications media is to influence attitudes, to sell a product or service or to change behavior patterns. Public health posters are clearly in the third category, their purpose being to alter the consciousness of the public to bring about an improvement in health practices.” -William H. Helfand.

Lauren Mackler

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Lauren Mackler

GRAPHIC DESIGN Lauren’s portfolio is filled with tons of fun projects. You can really tell she absolutely loves what she does.

Ignacio Uriarte

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IGNACIO URIARTE

ART Ignacio is an artist who’s installation pieces seem to revolve around the theme of time, transformation, routine, replication, pattern and growth. His visuals often time revolves around the daily routine of office work. “My starting point is the little creative moments within office-routines, which mostly have a ridiculously small ‘artistic‘ aspect to them.”

New graphic design in China

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NEW GRAPHIC DESIGN IN CHINA

BOOKS This book documents thirty of China’s best young graphic designers. This book is one of the first ever surveys of new graphic art in China ranging from poster, print and logo design to packing and illustration.

Megan whitmarsh

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MEGAN WHITMARSH

ART I’d say Megan is definitely infatuated with the world of yetis. I never though I’d be using the words adorable and yeti in the same sentence but, you can find adorable yetis smoking, having tea, rocking out, and partying in Megan’s portfolio.

Leslie Kwok

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LESLIE KWOK

GRAPHIC DESIGN Love this project.