Monthly Archive for August, 2010

Baby Carrots

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BABY CARROTS

FINDINGS How do you get your kids to eat healthy? Brand it to look like junk food! Looking at these designs just makes me want to stuff my face with cheetos.

Funny Face

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FUNNY FACE

FINDINGS The Stanford Theatre is showing Funny Face starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire. The talented photographer, Richard Avedon designed the opening title sequence and consulted on the film. Parts of the film reminds me of the editorial work of magazine art director, Alexey Brodovitch. The Stanford Theatre also has a wonderful collection of original movie posters, a great source of typographical inspiration.

Kyle Tezak

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KYLE TEZAK

GRAPHIC DESIGN Fun hot chocolate packaging design.

U.S. Postal Rebrand?

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U.S. Postal Rebrand?

BRANDING Could a radical rebrand of the U.S. Postal Service help it survive? Check out Matt Chase’s proposal: Rebrand the USPS to “make people nostalgic for the days when pen-and-paper letter writing was the primary (and certainly the most intimate) form of communication.”

Rita Studio

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RITA STUDIO

GRAPHIC DESIGN Rita Studio is a collaborations between Karine Corbeil and St├ęphane Halma├»-Voisard. Since 2004 they’ve worked together to produce some really unique print and environmental designs.

Laura Berglund

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LAURA BERGLUND

GOLD STAR Laura has a really strong portfolio with a collection of projects with great concepts. My favorite project of hers is the one featured here. This project titled, Anchor, is a campaign that helps student act as their own security force by allowing necessities such as reporting crimes, contacting security, knowing the facts, and staying aware of their surroundings.

From here to there

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FROM HERE TO THERE

BOOKS Just got sent a copy of From Here to There. It’s a rather nice collection of detailed hand drawn maps. If you’re in town, there will be an event 9/15 at the NY Public Library to celebrate the release.

Ratio Display

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RATIO DISPLAY

TYPOGRAPHY P.s.type has just release Ratio Display. There’s a summer introductory price special going on until Septemeber.

Where my girls at?

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WHERE MY GIRLS AT?

FINDINGS Came across this interesting article where Alissa Walker observes the female to male ratio of industrial designers. Also, check out Milton Glasers’ sad reasoning behind why women will never be rockstar designers.

Stomping Ground

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STOMPING GROUND

FINDINGS Stomping Ground is a company that is reinventing the school photo.