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Entries from August 2006


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

E-boy: Isometric art at its best

August 16th, 2006 · Comments Off

Following a link on Kottke, I discovered the insane world of Eboy. Have a good look, and make sure to click on the full-size versions of each. Some highlights: NYC Communication City Singapore

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Design · Graphic Design

The Basement Mac Collection

August 16th, 2006 · Comments Off


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Tags: Apple · Archived from Blogger · Culture · Surprising

The Look Book, New York Metro

August 11th, 2006 · 1 Comment

After seeing this site, it reminded me of a comment I read on a post over at sidewalkpressed.com. Sara of Curious Shopper said “I’ve always enjoyed the people of New York more than any tourist attraction. Each person looks like they come from a different decade, fashion school, and region of the planet, yet everyone […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Fashion · Newspapers

60 of the World’s Greatest Places (They forgot Winnipeg?!)

August 3rd, 2006 · Comments Off

The PPS (Project for Public Spaces) website has recently posted a list of 60 great places around the world – a shocker that Winnipeg was left off! It’s one of those lists you get to hear gushy travel-show hosts spill on about: “you *have* to go in the fall, and sit in the cafe on […]

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Tags: Architecture · Archived from Blogger · Canada · Culture · News