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Entries from February 2007

Mark Romanek

February 23rd, 2007 · Comments Off

Was browsing the Advertising Age site this morning and came across the latest TV spot for Brand Jordan (see “Brand Jordan Ad as a Triumph of Music” or see a lower-quality version on YouTube) directed by Mark Romanek. He has been doing his thing for many years (he was named a Video Vanguard by MTV […]

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

Remembering Mark

February 19th, 2007 · Comments Off

“Mark David Allan was just 35 years old when his battle with leukemia ended at Langley Memorial Hospital on Monday, February 12, 2007. He was comfortable and surrounded by his wife, Leslie, his mother, Kathleen, and in-laws, John and Sharon. Mark graduated from Algonquin College in Radio Broadcasting in 1993. In 1995, Mark met Leslie […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Friends · Inspiration

Super News: Steve vs. Bill

February 16th, 2007 · Comments Off

Super News is hosted on Current.tv and is always funny. The latest one features The Steve vs. The Bill. The rest are here.

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

Taste for Makers

February 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

The following comes from the book “Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age” by Paul Graham.”Paul Graham, designer of the new Arc language, was the creator of Yahoo Store, the first web-based application. In addition to his PhD in Computer Science from Harvard, Graham also studied painting at the Rhode Island School of […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Design · Inspiration


February 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

Monocle, Tyler Brûlé’s latest venture, has launched: “We believe it’s time for a new, global, European-based media brand. With a keen focus, strong reporting, sharp wit and more classic approach to design, we’ve dubbed our venture Monocle. At the core there’s a monthly magazine delivering the most original coverage in global affairs, business, culture and […]

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

A Veuve Clicquot Valentine

February 14th, 2007 · Comments Off

Vueve Clicquot, makers of really good champagne, introduce their Karim Rashid-designed Clicquot Loveseat, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Salut!

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Branding · Industrial Design