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Amen, Brother

October 2nd, 2007 · Comments Off

I must have a dozen tracks of various ilks that rely on this drum beat. From Wired blogs, here’s a link to a history of the famous beat.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Music

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

Weekly World News Final Issue

September 14th, 2007 · Comments Off

Weekly World News Final Issue The world’s “only reliable newspaper” is no more. The August 27th issue of the Weekly World News will be its last printed issue. No more Ed Anger, Spycat, Dolly or P’Lod. It seemed a natural fit to feature this gem, as such standards of design ingenuity and creativity may never […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Magazines · Newspapers

IDN Magazine, Clemens Kogler

September 12th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The DVD tipped into this month’s fantastic issue of IDN (fantastic!) has a typical selection of very inspirational work. What stood out for me was a piece by Clemens Kogler called “Le Grand Content.” You can check it out here (along with alot more of Clemen’s fantastic! work: http://www.clemenskogler.net/grandcontentClemens also has a blog that he […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Graphic Design · Inspiration · Magazines

Advertising Week Voting

August 31st, 2007 · Comments Off

“This year, two icons and two slogans will join the Madison Avenue Advertising Walk of Fame. So let your voice be heard—click on the links above and cast your vote!” My picks: Favorite Icon: California Raisins Favorite Slogan: What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas.

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Casa Brutus

August 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

While browsing the Caina website (what a discovery!) this morning, I came across a very cool magazine, Casa Brutus. This month’s issue features “The Grand Tour with Tadao Ando.” Looks great! You can buy back issues here.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Books · Culture · Graphic Design · Industrial Design · Inspiration · Japan · Magazines

Japan Design Net: Shop Windows

August 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

“Tokyo – an ever-changing exiting city of the world. In this metropolis, stylish skyscrapers and gorgeous stores are born one after another without break and the city shows us various faces from time to time.Shop windows which color this theatrical city show us the trends of the time. They are fascinating, stimulating and shifting. Scenes […]

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Tags: Architecture · Archived from Blogger · Industrial Design · Inspiration · Japan

Young Guns Call for Entries

August 29th, 2007 · Comments Off

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Student

Steakhouse Guys

August 23rd, 2007 · Comments Off

Thetyee.ca is a BC-based online paper, something I’ve been reading occasionally for a few years now. Usually very entertaining. Anyway, I was talking about early retirement with a friend yesterday, about getting some matching velour tracksuits, hitting the croquet pitch, wearing a nice gold chain, sitting in the gazebo with the indoor/outdoor and Hawaiian lamp… […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Blogs · Culture · Funny

This speaks to me on many levals.

July 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

From my hero, John Maeda, the Misspeller.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Blogs · Heroes · Interactive

Canadian Census, 2006

July 17th, 2007 · Comments Off

Census data is coming now, with lots of coverage on the federal site, as well as this nice summary Flash piece on the CBC site.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Canada · Culture · Interactive · Web Design

Inboxing

July 6th, 2007 · Comments Off

Not having to go hunting when I sit down in front of the computer every morning is why I find e-newsletters appealing. These are a few I tend to read with some consistency. Mediapost Media Daily News Centre for Media Research Video Insider Online Spin AdAge Daily UN Wire NYT Urban Eye NYT Daily Headlines […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · e-Newsletters · Marketing

Do good.

June 19th, 2007 · Comments Off

I came across two unrelated pieces of media today that share a common story: the unsettling activities occurring in the Sudan. The first is the Amnesty International / Yoko Ono project entitled “Instant Karma: The Campaign to Save Darfur,” a collection of John Lennon covers by contemporary artists, including REM, Corinne Bailey Rae, Lenny Kravitz […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Books · Culture · Inspiration · Music

Filet o’ Fish

June 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

Saw this for the first time last night and was riveted. I didn’t know whether I should poke my eyes out by the end of it or stand and applaud. In any case, it’s directed by Napoleon Dynamite’s Aaron Ruell, and commissioned by Leo Burnett.

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Film & Video · Funny

Picture Mill

June 13th, 2007 · Comments Off

Lots of great work from this busy studio. You’ve seen their work everywhere – their reel is full of familiar stuff. Ventilate has a solid video interview with the Creative Director, William Lebeda.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Film & Video · Motion Graphics · Reels

Designerslashmodel

June 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Taking the piss out of us designers. Pretty funny, I guess… hmph. From Digital Kitchen. Their reel.

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Film & Video · Funny · Reels

Photosynth (from Microsoft WTF?)

June 7th, 2007 · Comments Off

Can’t really believe I’m posting a cool technology idea from Microsoft, but here it is. They acquired Seadragon and brought in house their image visualization application, which morphed into Photosynth. Watch the demo from March of this year at TED.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Photography · Software · Surprising

The Buenos Aires Broken Hearts Club by Jessica Raya

May 29th, 2007 · Comments Off

A friend just IM’d me about the success of a former co-worker, Jessica Raya, who is celebrating the launch of her first novel, “The Buenos Aires Broken Hearts Club.” Jessica taught me alot about the agency game and was always a very positive personality in the office. She deserves all of her success. Go Jess! […]

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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

Issey Miyake

March 20th, 2007 · Comments Off

Wired.com reports on Issey Miyake’s recent Kyoto Prize (more here). The official Miyake site offers a lot of interesting interactive pieces (esp. here). I previously noted some of Miyake’s timepiece design here.

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Fashion · Interactive · Japan · Web Design