HORT for DIE NEUE OFFENBACHER SCHULE

Design // Tuesday, June 17, 2014
We focused on Germany's HORT in our Design department in the print magazine a few months back, and their website is full of past projects and client work that is some of our favorite in contemporary design at the moment. Today we are looking at the installation and catalogue work they did for artist collective DIE NEUE OFFENBACHER SCHULE, and used files and images from their archives and computers to create an interesting visual experience.

Intergalactic Packaging

Design // Thursday, June 12, 2014
Taken from the blog LETTEROLOGY, here are some geriatric examples of toy robot packaging made in the 1950s. Illustrated by nameless artists, these packages show innovation in typography, while exhibiting the still evolving futuristic wayward thinking of space-age exploration in the form of the toy itself...

Vintage Japanese Movie Posters

Design // Wednesday, June 11, 2014
We love browsing through old movie posters, especially foreign ones. This is a few of our favorites from a recent 50watts post on vintage Japanese movie posters...

A Video About Times New Roman

Design // Thursday, June 05, 2014
This is a film about font. Times New Roman was designed for The Times in 1931 and is one of the most recognised fonts in the world. Whether you like it or not, it is not a font to be ignored. The short is part of The Unquiet Film Series which celebrates the historical and cultural impact of The Times and The Sunday Times.

Mesmerizing Animated Architecture GIFs

Design // Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Mesmerizing animated gifs created by French architect Axel de Stampa offer amazing perspectives. These pulsating and spinning buildings dance in this beautiful series.

The Work of Antonio Boggeri

Design // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Antonio Boggeri was born in April 8, 1900 in Pavia, Italy. He learned violin since he was young. At the age of 16, he attended Technical Institute of Pavia and learned photography with Kodak 4x4. Two years later he met Antonio Crespi at the school cadets in Turin and resumed his study of the violin in Milan...

Invisible Barn by STPMJ Design Team

Design // Monday, June 02, 2014
stpmj is an idea-driven design team whose work explores new perspectives built from careful observations, allowing them to provide unique solutions. Their Invisible Barn is a perfect example of that.

Plans To Install a Self-Assembling Moonhouse

Design // Friday, May 30, 2014
Since the beginning of space travel, it belonged to a select group but Swedish artist and entrepreneur Mikael Genberg wants to change that with a crowd funding initiative proposing to install a self-assembling house on the moon.

Mira Cuba: The Cuban Poster Art from 1959

Design // Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Many eras have passed in Cuba since Fidel Castro took office in 1959 after the Revolution, but the special character of the graphic art spawned in that chaotic, fertile moment has endured, as this volume shows. In Cuba, posters were, and continue to be, popular tools to disseminate ideas, to encourage the Cuban people in the construction of a new society and to spread information on government programs and/or propaganda...

Legendary Designer, Massimo Vignelli, RIP

Design // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Legendary Italian graphic designer, Massimo Vignelli, passed away today at the age of 83. One of the father's of modern graphic design, with identities created for brands like American Airlines, Ducati, Bloomingdales, United Colors of Benetton, and graphics for the NYC Subway, amongst hundreds of other projects, Vignelli founded his own Vignelli Associates with his wife Lella, moving the company to NYC in 1971.

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