Why the Eames Lounge?

Design // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Juxtapoz has teamed with New England Outerwear co-founder Greg Cordeiro for a series of insights and takes in the world of industrial design and fashion, highlighting the diverse creative energy of young and established designers that we have been featuring in the print edition of Juxtapoz each month. Today, we start with the iconic: Why the Eames Lounge chair?

"Artistect" By Federico Babina

Design // Monday, September 08, 2014
A new series is always a pleasure from Italian illustrator Federico Babina. Here he has spliced 25 world-famous paintings, from artists including Picasso, Mondrian and Dalí, with buildings by the 20th century's most prolific architects.

Made You Look: A Film about Creativity in the Digital Age

Design // Friday, September 05, 2014
As an independent print publication in 2014 who has seen similar trends, the trailer for this documentary makes us happy. Made You Look is a documentary about the UK DIY graphic arts scene of the 21st century. Via candid interviews with top British creatives, publishers and agency owners we explore the fact that more people than ever seem to be turning to analogue means of creating things, even though we are living at the height of the digital era.  

Artists are Giving NYC Choking Posters a Makeover

Design // Friday, August 15, 2014
Restaurants are required by law in New York and most other states to post instructions on how to save someone who is choking. However, in the last couple of years NYC restaurant owners have started to replace the official poster (designed by Steve Duenes) with new ones designed by local artists, illustrators, and designers.

Tom Eckersley: Godfather of Modern Graphic Design

Design // Thursday, August 14, 2014
Clean layouts, clever lines and bold colors, Tom Eckersley is the confirmed godfather of modern graphic design. We are really in to posters here at Juxtapoz. And who better to ponder over than the godfather of poster art, Tom Eckersley. Eckersley pioneered graphic design’s modern identity.

Science and Technology Ads from the 50s and 60s

Design // Thursday, August 07, 2014
Somebody on Flickr has put together this random assortment of advertisements collected from various science and technology magaiznes from the 50s and 60s. Much of the work has only been credited to its advertising agency so let them know if you have anymore information about the designers and artists.

No Fuckhead you are not a Storyteller

Design // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Austrian designer Stefan Sagmeister, creator of the firm Sagmeister & Walsh, talks about the transformation of the term storyteller in to a meaningless buzzword. “Story-teller” has been swept in to the lexicon of trendy art-speak, which bears many similarities to corporate jargon, in that it is a way to say something that sounds good without having to think too critically about it. 

Short Film Features Five South Korean Pottery Masters

Design // Monday, July 28, 2014
We were thinking about taking a ceramics class but after seeing this we are signing up for two! This beautiful 7-minute short film features five South Korean pottery masters, Lee Hyang-Gu, Kim Seong-Tae, You Young-Chul, Choi In-Gyu and Jo Se-Yeon. Their beautiful creations come alive, highlighting each of these craftsmen’s skills.

Geoff McFetridge for Krooked

Design // Friday, July 25, 2014
Our September 2013 cover aritst and all around great designer and artist Geoff McFetridge created a limited edition skate deck for Krooked recently, and the guys made a video profile to accompany it. We are sure that the deck may already sold out, but you can learn a thing or two from Geoff in the meantime.

NIKE Fuelbox Vending Machines

Design // Friday, July 25, 2014
NIKE is doing it again. To help promote the newest version of their wearable fitnesstracking deviceNike+ FuelBand SE, the technology-packed bracelet that tracks all day movement using what they call nikefuel–NIKE has scattered FuelBand vending machines around NYC.

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