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Tea Partay

July 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

An oldie, but goodie. Something light for the summer, playa:

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Tags: Advertising · Branding · Business · Film & Video · Funny

Tokyo Cube — Shopping Japanese Style…

May 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Fun, fun, fun Japanese goods shop… sections include Art, Fashion, Interior & Toys. “Tokyocube was founded in 2005, initially with the launch of the Tokyocube Magazine, which was designed to provide people throughout the world with a place to find features, articles and reviews on all the latest to come out of Japan, as well […]

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Tags: Art · Books · Business · Culture · Design · Fashion · Graphic Design · Industrial Design · Inspiration · Japan · Magazines · Retail · Technology

Typography for Lawyers

May 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I stumbled across this site while doing some typography research. At first I kinda chuckled (have you ever seen a lawyer’s handwriting?) but upon closer inspection, I found it to be a very clear, well-written piece of information. Very useful not only for lawyers, but for any professional not already familiar with typography and communication […]

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Tags: Business · Design · Education · Graphic Design · Typography · Uncategorized

“The Alchemists” becomes “Art & Copy”

March 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I posted about this film over a year ago (here), when it was called “The Alchemists,” wondering if anyone knew if it had a release date… and then I forgot all about it. I see now it has been renamed to “Art & Copy” (and maybe re-edited? judging from a comparison of the two trailers) […]

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Tags: Advertising · Business · Copywriting · Culture · Film & Video · Inspiration

The Story of Stuff

December 5th, 2007 · Comments Off

Fascinating presentation: What is the Story of Stuff? From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Business · Culture · Sustainability

The Alchemists (when is it coming out?)

November 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

This film looks really great, but it seems to be in limbo… anyone know when it will be released?

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Business · Culture · Film & Video

Pentagram (by Hillman Curtis)

September 21st, 2007 · Comments Off

Very nice video featurette of Pentagram. via The Serif

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Business · Film & Video · Graphic Design · Industrial Design · Inspiration

National Survey of Graphic Design Salaries & Billing Practices

May 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Annual Salary Survey: “I just finished completing a survey about graphic design salaries and billing practices and I thought you might be interested in completing it too. Results of the survey will be available for free in the fall and I was able to put my name in a draw to win a free conference […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Business · GDC


August 29th, 2006 · Comments Off

Back in 1997, Wired ran a cover story about Apple’s demise, with only the word “Pray” set above an Apple logo surrounded by thorny wires. They had become a bloated, mis-led giant with little perspective of their customers, and they were sinking. For devoted Apple fans, it was depressing. Read it here. Well, now it […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Branding · Business · Electronics · Japan

Air Max 360: Design Process commentary from the designer

March 3rd, 2006 · Comments Off

Hear The Story Saw these in the store the other day for $229, put them back on the shelf and hurried out as quickly as possible. After watching the “Hear The Story” feature, I may go back and try them on… now – how can I justify these as part of my half-marathon goal?

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Business · Culture · Design · Fashion · Industrial Design · Web Design

Masterwerk (Is it too late to sell the house and move into one of these?)

February 16th, 2006 · Comments Off

New Porsche 911 Turbo. The Flash presentation is very tight. Very tight.

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Business · Interactive · Web Design

Good design, bad design

August 9th, 2005 · Comments Off

The scale of these two projects is very different, but by comparing them side-by-side as design exercises, they highlight the opportunity for success through innovation & execution of a vision. In Apple’s case, they have (as they always seem to), in NASA’s case, they havn’t (as they always seem to). Also, this comparison further shows […]

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Tags: Apple · Architecture · Archived from Blogger · Business · Culture · Design · Ideas · Industrial Design

Read these, get MBA

July 25th, 2005 · Comments Off

I’ll race you to the end of the list! (“Yeah, right”, you’re thinking, “I know YOUR reading history, dude.”)

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Books · Business · Ideas

Who Needs a Copywriter?

July 20th, 2005 · Comments Off

Noun is the industry leader of leading-edge architectures. We will step up our ability to engage without reducing our capability to visualize. If all of this seems improbable to you, that’s because it is! What does it really mean to optimize “intra-efficiently”? Imagine a combination of XSL and XSLT. It seems discombobulating, but it’s realistic! […]

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Business · Funny

FITC 2005 Toronto

April 13th, 2005 · Comments Off

Had a great time in Toronto. Met some great folks, took in some excellent presentations, and walked and walked and walked. Some folks are posting reviews here. Also, you can find presentation materials here, and attendee photos here & here.

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