Saville Parris Wakefield

And some just plain good stuff. Yesterday’s post on the Neu Alphabet lead me in the direction of Saville & Associates. A direction I had not been for quite some time and lo and behold, what is at the end of the pirate chest? A…

Homage or Fromage V.1

Mimmo Rotella was an italian artist who worked primarily in collage and decollage. Rotella would take torn advertisements from the streets of Rome and continue to recompose them through a careful process of reduction. This technique produced wonderful results and his work is instantly inspirational…

David Quay Design

Just recently stumbled upon this the other day. I recognized the name and it all came together as I dug deeper into the site. David Quay is from The Foundry, the type foundry responsible for the digitalization of some of Wim Crouwel’s hand drawn typefaces.…

Andrew Kuo

I was humbled by Andrew Kuo’s interview with Charlie Rose. His work is incredible. Check out his blog.

Yuri Suzuki

Yuri Suzuki is a product designer and a musician recently graduated from the RCA. Last Friday (Sept. 19/08) he participated in This Happened #5 at the Design Museum in London. He spoke about a recent project called, Sound Chaser, a “Technical Collaboration with Yaroslav Tencer”.…

Boston Type Walk

Through the Type class I’m teaching at MassArt, I got to go on a typewalk of downtown Boston, led by the excellent Paul Shaw. (This is not him. But imagine the walk if it was.) The best pictures are below, but you can see more…

A Reference For Bookstores In Manhattan

Bookstores in New York City (Manhattan) I came across this resource for bookstores in Manhattan. Looks to be good. I can’t personally confirm the validity of the information therein. However, it has been updated this year and seems to be a good general reference.

Arts & Architecture

Here are some of the images from the Modern50 site. While working on a project recently, I’ve become aware of a publication I previously knew not existed. It is called Arts & Architecture. It is a magazine that I’m gathering from Wikipedia, ran from 1938–1967.…

Jenga!

Sou Fujimoto Architects‘ Next Generation House, is a 4mx4mx4m weekend cube in Kumakura. Created and supported solely by cedar logs, the structure self-creates spaces for seating, sleeping, eating, storage, whatever. Gorgeous. Photos via Iwan Baan

Posters

Will I buy something from Mr. Armin Hofmann? Or from Wolfgang Weingart? Or Rosemarie Tissi? Or I could invest and pay homage to the ever great Skolos-Wedell?

Fringe

Opening title sequence by Andrew Kramer for the new JJ Abrams series, Fringe. The show itself also makes use of digitally generated environmental typography for location callouts in the same vein as Panic Room. Apart from the title sequence, I must admit I actually like…

Modern50

Modern 50 is a part of a small artist collective which strives to create an ever-evolving nonlinear consumer lifestyles gallery. We showcase and discover intrinsically valuable decorative arts and furniture to convey a different impression of 20th century design. Modern 50 is using Indexhibit. Very…

Latest Book Over At Hyphen Press, London.

Detail in Typography by Jost Hochuli (Author) Dimensions: 5″ x 8.25″ (inches) Pages: 64 Edition: Softcover Language: English ISBN: 9780907259343 Now available in the US, Via Amazon (and of course over at YouWorkForThem).

Daniel Eatock Has A Book!

The man needs no introduction here. Check out his work. Buy his book. He truly elevates our discipline and manages to not be a major dick. Available at Amazon and YouWorkForThem.

The Work Of Jared Tarbell

Jared Tarbell is a visual mathematician, programmer, and artist. His work grapples with concepts as simple as connecting two points in space to rendering quarks within Hawking’s String theory. levitated.net

Bad News Bears

So this will probably be the first negative post yet. I’m sure in due time, many a more will fill the stocking. But nevertheless, here goes. This too, will probably be the beginning of a series as well that I will continue as the weeks…

Sanghon Kim

Sanghon Kim is a Korean illustrator / graphic designer who’s done work for people like AIR, Hermes, Lacoste, and Tate Modern. Having studied at the Beaux-Arts in Paris, Kim definitely has a ‘french-touch’ that is lavish, but restrained. His real talent lies in his versatility.…

Nagi Noda R.I.P.

On September 7, 2008 Nagi Noda passed away. According to several different sources her death was caused by ‘complications’ from a bad car accident she suffered last year. Nagi Noda was a noted art director who’s work has gained a lot of attention over the…

Alive

So we are more or less live now folks. Thanks for all who have helped in this process. It is going to be a fluid next couple of months. So we’ll see how this thing all shapes out. But that is part of the pleasure,…

Yellow

color and everyday life #01: yellow I have begun teaching a color class this fall here at UGA. It has begun to spur some thoughts on color and the colors I see around me. It has actually been quite a joy. Great to see you…

The Scout Magazine

A new online magazine that I have recently pleasurably been acquainted with is Scout. A magazine started by a friend of a friend who is also a friend of another friend, Tom Ran, it’s a succinct pleasurable glimpse into much that is New York. It…

JPGADAY

Design by Stan Zienka. Been meaning to write this up but haven’t been available as of late. A project, I believe started by Hideki Owa, that Stan, Patrick and myself have been asked to participate in is called jpgaday. The premise, simply to make something.…

Process™

One of our own, the very talented Jimmy Soat has updated his site. We finally can see some of his fantastic motion, photo, and typographic work. Cheers eddie. Very nice work indeed.

wow

nice cards with an interesting combination of centered and left-aligned typo. shun kawakamis portfolio is well worth a visit. great graphic and interactive design with a special sense for typography.

The Mr. Wilson Effect

in the current issue of intro (a german music magazine) there’s this article about peter licht, which features some nice editorial photography. while it apparently refers to the artwork of lichts latest album, photographer christian knieps came up with this nice enahncement of the original…

Short Documentary On Letterpress

Have any of you actually seen a letterpress in action? Well if not, here is a really informative documentary on letterpress. Some interesting things that I didn’t even know. Enjoy.

Blog-On-Blog Action

This article has been a long time coming…but as I loaded up the daily QBN it became very clear that this post needed to be written. There are some analogous relationships that are really exciting (i.e. girl-on-girl action, bear to bear combat, and EVO to…