Monthly Archive for April, 2009

Page 2 of 3

Wired

image

WIRED

MAGAZINE This new issue of Wired is pretty crazy. It’s their mystery issue with guest editor, J.J. Abrams. What an awesome collaboration. The layout of the magazine is so awesome that I didn’t even notice that every other page was an advertisement. (Literally, almost every other page. I counted)

Smooth fluid

image

SMOOTH FLUID

GRAPHIC DESIGN Nifty typeface by design firm Smoothfluid.

Speak up

image

SPEAK UP

GRAPHIC DESIGN Farewell to an amazing design blog. You will be missed.

Everything is OK

image

EVERYTHING IS OK

GRAPHIC DESIGN It was a pleasant surprise to find this gorgeous print in my mail box! I posted about their awesome barricade tapes a few months ago and now I’m happy to say that they’ve set up shop with some lovely items.

Partners & Spade

image

PARTNERS & SPADE

EVENTS Are you freaking out ‘cus you haven’t done your taxes yet? Well, Partners & Spade in NYC is offering some relief to procrastinators by hiring Steve Stojowski, a registered CPA, to help people with their taxes tomorrow from noon to 8pm. You can find him at his office in the storefront window.

Trop 50

image

TROP 50

RANDOM THOUGHTS Apparently, Krya Sedgwick is Trop50’s new spokesperson. Interesting. I can’t recall the last time an actress or actor was a spokesperson for juice.

Robert Hanson

image

ROBERT HANSON

ILLUSTRATION I was pretty happy to get my hands on Monocle at Borders this weekend. There were some great articles and some really charming illustrations by Robert Hanson.

Strathmore redesign

image

STRATHMORE REDESIGN

GRAPHIC DESIGN What do you get when Pentagram and Marian Bantjes collaborate on a project? A whole lot of loveliness. This redesign for Strathmore Paper is a refreshing new look and rebrands them as a hip and cool paper company. The packaging will definitely stand out amongst the hundreds of brands sitting on the shelves at Kelly Paper. Strathmore has also created a new blog that writes about all things paper related. Check it out here.

Avant garde sculpture

image

AVANT GARDE SCULPTURE

ART Check out this metal sculpture of Avant Garde by artist Damien Roach. The sculpture is especially interesting at different angles.

The transportation issue

image

THE TRANSPORTATION ISSUE

MAGAZINE Good Magazine’s recent issue is a great read. I just got mine in the mail the other day and read it cover to cover. The whole magazine is about our current transportation problems and how we can fix them. After reading the issue, it’ll really make you want to take the train and the bus a lot more.