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A new global visual language for the BBC’s digital services

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 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

The Graphic Design of Al Qaeda

Rendering Fear: The Graphic Design of Al Qaeda

Posted at 5pm on 03/02/10 | 1 comment | Filed Under: linked list

Chicken vs. Penguin

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 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

Wildlife photographer of the year stripped of his award

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 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

Death Penalty Infographic

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 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

Chroma: Design, Architecture and Art in Color

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

Posted at 10am on 24/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

Best American Magazine Covers 2009

ASME ? 2009 Best Cover Winners and Finalists.

Posted at 11am on 23/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

How to Say: Van Gogh

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

Posted at 7pm on 22/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

The Secret History of Typography in the Oxford English Dictionary

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Citing usage from 1949, the OED calls this mark the dog?s bollocks, which it defines as, ?typogr. a colon followed by a dash, regarded as forming a shape resembling the male sexual organs.? This is why I love scrounging around the linguistic scrap heap that is the OED. I always come across a little gold. And by ?gold,? I mean, ?vulgar, 60-year-old emoticons.?

The Secret History of Typography in the Oxford English Dictionary ? The Bygone Bureau

Posted at 1pm on 22/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

Werner Herzog Reads Curious George

Werner Herzog Reads Curious George (via Merlin Mann)

Posted at 8am on 22/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: linked list

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