Plywood: Material, Process, Form

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PLYWOOD: MATERIAL, PROCESS, FORM

EXHIBITION The MoMA is exhibiting their collection of modern designs that take advantage of the formal and aesthetic possibilities offered by plywood, from around 1930 through the 1950s.

Hyperkit

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HYPERKIT

GRAPHIC DESIGN Some nice new work.

New Microsoft logo

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NEW MICROSOFT LOGO

BRANDING How do you guys like the new Microsoft logo designed by Pentagram? I’m not sure how I feel about it yet…but I’m looking forward to seeing it implemented throughout their products and in-store.

Lillian Bassman

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LILLIAN BASSMAN

PHOTOGRAPHY Lillan Bassman’s fashion photography is absolutely stunning. Other favorites are Robert Frank and Louis Faurer.

Smalltown

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SMALLTOWN

FINDINGS Beautiful rope art.

David Hockney

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DAVID HOCKNEY

ART Big fan of David Hockney’s new work.

Deanna Halsall

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DEANNA HALSALL

ILLUSTRATION Check out the super charming illustrations by Deanna.

Ai Wei Wei never sorry

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AI WEI WEI NEVER SORRY

FILMS Really interesting documentary about Chinese artist, Ai Wei Wei. I’m definitely putting this on my to watch list.

Vittra School

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VITTRA SCHOOl

FINDINGS Came across these images of a new school in Stockholm. Even though it’s beautifully designed, I feel like there’s a lack of youthfulness. It feels a lot like tech company think tanks.

New JCPenney

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NEW JCPENNEY

FINDINGS I’m not sure if this is the exact mock up of future JCPenney stores but I sure hope it isn’t. Something about that logo is reminiscent of the failed GAP logo revamp.