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Entries from June 2005

Meet The World Flag Project

June 28th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Amazing. Another one of those “wish I’d thought of that first” ideas. Click on the title for more samples.

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

Blair is funny

June 24th, 2005 · Comments Off

Consistently smart, grouchy posts from the designer’s designer – always on the move.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Blogs · Friends · Funny · Ideas

Stolen Lions

June 24th, 2005 · 1 Comment

DDB Brazil looks to be establishing itself as a “talent borrows, genius steals” interactive shop, and they’re being noticed: they picked up a couple of Cannes Cyber Lions for their “work” – and drew the ire of a well-known designer haunt. Inspiration is one thing, but c’mon fellas! Original: “Industrious Clock” Yugo Nakamura (2001) Stolen: […]

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Design · Inspiration · Interactive · Surprising


June 23rd, 2005 · Comments Off

Just discovered this. Also see Lovely Design for great handmade paper objects, and the MOMA Store and Design Within Reach for the pricey stuff.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Design · Friends · Industrial Design · Inspiration · Interior Design


June 22nd, 2005 · Comments Off

I was browsing the CBC site and came across an article about a (former) Winnipeg artist – Micah Lexier – who has reprised a project he began ten years ago at the Winnipeg Art Gallery entitled “David.” In his original exhibition, he displayed full-size black and white photos of males named David, with one representative […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Art · Canada · Culture

Brands are created in the mind

June 20th, 2005 · Comments Off

A fun look at the word “brand” throughout history.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Branding · Culture · Ideas


June 16th, 2005 · Comments Off

Delettering the public space “Summer 2005, Neubaugasse, a Viennese shopping street – For a period of two weeks all advertising signs, slogans, pictograms, company names and logos will be covered in monochrome. Something you might have seen before in the form of two-dimensional representations or photomontage is going to be translated for the first time […]

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Tags: Advertising · Architecture · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Culture · Ideas · News · Surprising

Promoting Media Awareness: Where are the Professional Designers and Ad Hacks -er, Agency Folks?

June 9th, 2005 · Comments Off

Shauna and I have discussed this on several occasions (she’s an early years educator) and wondered aloud why it doesn’t *seem* to be addressed on a large enough scale in both classrooms and in our professional practice. (I may be wrong about that – any parents/educators out there hearing about media awareness being discussed in […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Design · Education · Ideas

How Do You Make Your Life Beautiful?

June 6th, 2005 · Comments Off

A great post on Speak Up this morning. Reminded me of the special edition “Beyond Price” publication of iD Magazine, back in 2001 sometime. It’s nowhere to be found anymore, unfortunately.

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