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I’m a noun.

December 1st, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Culture · Design · Fashion · Graphic Design

Mid Century Modern Living – from 1958

August 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

Found at Mid Century Modernist.

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Tags: Architecture · Culture · Design · Fashion · Film & Video · Industrial Design · Inspiration · Interior Design

Flickermood 2.0

July 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

It’s a year old, but it’s purty. From Sebastian Lange at My Name Was God.

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Tags: Art · Design · Film & Video · Graphic Design · Inspiration · Motion Graphics · Reels · Typography

Montreal in the 60s

July 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

via Craig Rennie.

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Tags: Architecture · Canada · Culture · Design · Film & Video · Inspiration · Travel · You Tube

The Art of McSweeney’s

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Order here.

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Tags: Books · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Inspiration · You Tube

The Secret Powers of Time

June 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world. Found via Caterina.net

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Tags: Culture · Design · Education · Ideas · Social · Uncategorized · You Tube

Time Magazine Tablet Demo 2

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

Nice evolution of interactive periodical UI design, jump-started by the iPad. Joe Wilcox from BetaNews recently retracted his criticism of the iPad, and made specific mention of the oft-heard criticism that it’s “…the CD-ROM of 2010…”

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Tags: Apple · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Industrial Design · Interactive · Magazines · News · Newspapers · Technology · Uncategorized · You Tube

Pantone Plus

May 12th, 2010 · Comments Off

A short peek into the behind-the-scenes world of Pantone. Short interviews with John Maeda, Swiss Miss and more. More info at Creative Review.

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Tags: Art · Branding · Colour · Design · Fashion · Film & Video · Technology · You Tube

What is Design Currency?

March 31st, 2010 · 2 Comments

I have the good fortune of attending ICOGRADA’s Design Week 2010 in Vancouver at the end of April. The GDC is a Host Partner for the event, and a few good friends have been logging a ton of extra-curricular hours to ensure a world-class event. I’m really looking forward to it (not to mention the […]

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Tags: Canada · Culture · Design · GDC · Graphic Design · Ideas · Inspiration · Interactive · Motion Graphics · Technology · You Tube

Augmented (hyper)Reality: Domestic Robocop

March 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

From Keiichi Matsuda. Thanks to Pomo Project for the link.

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Tags: Architecture · Culture · Design · Electronics · Film & Video · Interactive · Interior Design · Motion Graphics · Surprising · Technology

Graffiti Analysis 2.0

March 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

I was first introduced to Evan Roth’s work at FITC 2005. He was just finishing up his Masters at Parsons, doing incredibly beautiful work with digitization of graffiti and pulling funny pranks at US Post Offices. He was also running a personal project to become the #1 listing on Google for a unique string of […]

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IdN 15th Anniversary Book

March 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

I’ve always loved IdN. Beautifully-produced, eclectic subject matter and paired with a DVD of moving goodies, I treat myself to one or two issues per year. Turns out they have recently published a book commemorating 15 years of publishing. Lots to see here. Click on “View Fullscreen” in the area above to see all the […]

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Tags: Books · Branding · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Inspiration · Interactive · Magazines · Technology · Typography

oo High Definition Projector

March 10th, 2010 · Comments Off

Wait a sec — he didn’t ask!  Despite the obvious theft of my oft-used online name — oo — I find this to be one of the sexier pieces of equipment I’ve seen in a while. Perhaps a test unit sent this way to make up for the oversight?  via Engadget

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Tags: Design · Electronics · Film & Video · Industrial Design · Technology

Remember Büro Destruct?

March 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The original Büro Destruct book came out while I was attending Emily Carr.  It made an impression on our class, capturing some of the design trends occurring at that moment in time. Post-graduation, I’d kept up with their work only loosely. Turns out they’ve been very busy. The video above is a teaser for their […]

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I Am Star Stuff

February 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

My wife has become a huge Etsy fan over the last few months, and has discovered many unique,  smart artists & jewelers who combine intelligence with skill. One such example is I Am Star Stuff: Of course the starstuff idea comes from the famous Carl Sagan statements: that we are composed of the stuff stars […]

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Tags: Art · Culture · Design · Fashion · Jewelry · Retail

Radio Canada, by Science & Sons

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

The RADIO CANADA concept is a homage to the cultural significance of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. This radio console design was inspired by the dedication of the many CBC listeners who keep their radio dials permanently set to our national broadcaster. After setting the radio to local CBC frequencies, listeners can toggle between CBC Radio […]

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Tags: Canada · Culture · Design · Industrial Design · Inspiration · Technology

Metropolis + Japan

January 14th, 2010 · Comments Off

“…But ask a Japanese designer, and you’ll see good design through a different lens. For him, it means that a product has a high kansei value, or emotional and physical appeal to the user.”

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Tags: Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Industrial Design · Japan

Le Tour

July 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I’m a cycling fan. This show looks like a wonderful display of work by photographer Brent Humphreys, with show art direction & design by http://www.weaponofchoice.ca/. Wish I could find myself in Austin. Lance Armstrong and his team seem to have really embraced art & design as they mature the Livestrong brand. I’ll get behind any […]

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Tags: Art · Branding · Culture · Design · Inspiration · News · Photography

Boardsmag: The IT List

June 10th, 2009 · Comments Off

Always a great place to find high-quality video of recent ads and other motion graphics, Boardsmag recently posted their It List for 2009: You know what’s awesome? No? We do. And it doesn’t start with ‘r’ and end with ‘ecession’. It’s a hamper full of companies, people, gadgets and trends that entertained, enlightened and impressed […]

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Oh Apple, how you tease. And inspire.

June 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Zoinks! This is amazing. Wish I could see it in person. More here. And a video of it action:

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Tags: Apple · Art · Design · Inspiration · Interactive · News · Technology · You Tube