Goodbye, Steve, and thank you

Steve Jobs, 1955?2011

Posted at 3am on 06/10/11 | no comments | Filed Under: apple

Tony Wilson’s headstone

Creative Review – Saville and Kelly’s memorial to Tony Wilson.

Posted at 9pm on 22/10/10 | no comments | Filed Under: art & design

How Ink Is Made

Fascinating. (via ISO50)

Posted at 11am on 18/10/10 | 1 comment | Filed Under: art & design

Eggs and Sausage

Tom Waits and typography, what’s not to love? ‘Eggs and Sausage’ gets a super nice video courtesy of Jackie Lay, who won a Certificate of Typographic Excellence for it from the TDC. (via DesignCrave)

Posted at 9am on 22/02/10 | no comments | Filed Under: music

Vitesse: A New Font Family from H&FJ

Impeccable work, as ever – a distinctive new slab from H&FJ: Vitesse

Posted at 10pm on 19/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: typography

Earth, the penultimate frontier?

OK, OK, last space-themed post for a while, I promise, but I couldn’t resist posting the photographs of Vincent Fournier, they’re astounding. (via Creative Review)

Posted at 11pm on 18/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: photography

The Vandelles

A new release from Si at Spoilt Victorian Child Records, described as ‘very very loud fuzz-drenched guitars’? Oh, go on then.

The Vandelles

Posted at 3pm on 18/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: music

Under The Milky Way

Purely coincidentally, I came across some more beautiful space-themed posters via The Ministry of Type.

Posted at 1am on 17/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: art & design

A practical boarding pass redesign – A practical boarding pass redesign – Timoni Grone details the redesign of a boarding pass, factoring in the needs of the passenger and the airport staff. This is what good design entails – function, not just making things ‘look pretty’.

Posted at 12am on 16/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: art & design

The business card of Paul Rand

Posted on several design blogs already, but worth mentioning nonetheless. I love it because it conveys precisely the information it needs to and nothing more. Because it’s Paul Rand. (via Monoscope)

Posted at 12am on 16/01/10 | 1 comment | Filed Under: art & design

Linked List

BBC Internet Blog: A new global visual language for the BBC’s digital services. Explains how the BBC unified its visual website style by underpinning its many sites with a grid, the consistent use of colour & icons, and a universal media player. I didn’t know that the Beeb’s styleguide was created by Neville Brody!

Posted at 10am on 17/02/10 | permalink

Rendering Fear: The Graphic Design of Al Qaeda

Posted at 5pm on 03/02/10 | permalink

Chicken vs. Penguin – cute 2 minute short film by Marko Slavnic which won 1st prize ($100,000) in the Nikon USA ‘Nikon Festival’ competition.

Posted at 8am on 27/01/10 | permalink

Wildlife photographer of the year stripped of his award | The Guardian. I remember being blown away when I first saw this image ? it’s an astounding capture ? and thought it rightfully deserved to win the Natural History Museum’s 2009 prize. Unfortunately, though, it appears that the photographer, rather than camping out for months in the wild, instead cheated and hired a tame wolf. Oh!

Posted at 5pm on 26/01/10 | permalink

Death Row – an infographic detailing where the death penalty is still in use around the world, and where it has been abolished. (hat tip Reprieve)

Posted at 4pm on 26/01/10 | permalink

Book Review – Chroma: Design, Architecture and Art in Color – we make money not art.

Posted at 10am on 24/01/10 | permalink

ASME ? 2009 Best Cover Winners and Finalists.

Posted at 11am on 23/01/10 | permalink

How to Say: Van Gogh by the BBC Pronunciation Unit.

Posted at 7pm on 22/01/10 | permalink


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