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.
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 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.
GRAPHIC DESIGN These duct tape ducks made me laugh.
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.
GRAPHIC DESIGN Lauren’s portfolio is filled with tons of fun projects. You can really tell she absolutely loves what she does.
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
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.
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.
GRAPHIC DESIGN Love this project.