Wes Anderson // Centered

Design // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Two-thirds of our office has seen "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and we all agree it was one of Wes Anderson's strongest stories to date, right up there with "The Royal Tenenbaums" in terms of originality and overall filmmaking. (We like every film, "Darjeeling Limited" has a special place in our hearts as well). Somebody very clever, kogonada, who also created the awesome Kubrick "One-shot perspective" cut, has taken all the Wes Anderson films and shown the filmmakers knack for being "Centered."

Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal @ MoMA

Design // Monday, March 17, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal celebrates the recent joint acquisition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s extensive archive by MoMA and Columbia University’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.

Nike SB x Air Jordan I by CR Stecyk III

Design // Monday, March 17, 2014
Long awaited and finally released this past Friday, Nike SB has released a silhouette of the Iconic Air Jordan I, designed by one of Juxtapoz' founders, CR Stecyk III. According to Hypebeast, "the shoe takes cues from his art installation'“Northwest Passage' and adopts his signature tribal identity alongside an iridescent upper reminiscent of bronze casting."

Do Not Open: A Lettering Project

Design // Monday, March 10, 2014
Do Not Open is a project from Erik Marinovich, a letterer and designer based in San Francisco. Through his new project, Do Not Open, Marinovich will create a one-of-a-kind pieces of his superb lettering using your address...

The Work Of Atelier Olschinsky

Design // Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Atelier Olschinsky is an independent design firm based in Vienna, Austria. Founded by Peter Olschinsky and Verena Weiss, the duo keeps a steady stream of side projects in addition to their regular work. Today we're taking a look at their illustration portfolio...

100 Years Of Olympic Logos

Design // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  In today's design world we're seeing a lot reference and inspiration coming from logos and marks that once were. Looking back at 100 years of Olympic logos things weren't always great type-treaments and ever-so-slightly distressed...

Build For The Design Museum Of London

Design // Sunday, February 09, 2014
London based creative agency Build teamed up with the Design Museum of London to create a book cataloging the recent Barber Osgerby "In the Making" exhibit. With paper by GF Smith and printed by Generation Press, the catalog is limited to 100 copies.

New Book: "In the Good Name of the Company," Colby Printing Company in focus

Design // Thursday, February 06, 2014
One of our favorite purchases from the weekend at the LA Art Book Fair was a copy of Picture Box Inc's (in conjunction with ForYourArt) wonderful book, "In the Good Name of the Company: Artworks and ephemera produced by or in tandem with the Colby Printing Company." Long an iconic visual look of Southern California that has traveled the globe, we have long admired the history of the Colby brand, and have wanted to see a nice comprehensive history of its aesthetic. And now there is one... 

The Type Fight

Design // Thursday, January 23, 2014
In the design world competition is a constant, you're always competing with your peers and even yourself to do better. The Type Fight took a more light hearted approach to competition by pitting designers against each other and letting you decide who is best. The only constants are the letterforms each designer must turn into a typographic master piece. The Type Fight's counter part, aptly named the Heavyweight Print Shop, sell each of the master pieces that are chosen for cool 20 bucks, which isn't bad because they're only producing 25 of each. 

FOG Design+Art x SFMOMA @ Fort Mason, SF

Design // Friday, January 17, 2014
We stopped through FOG Design+Art at the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion last night in San Francisco. Presented in collaboration with the SF Museum of Modern Art, the fair featured important 20th-century and contemporary design dealers from across the country and beyond as well as a selection of leading modern and contemporary art galleries. Furniture, fine art, and design objects representing design movements from the last century to today are presented throughout the space. Along with a series of special events, the pavilion will be open to the public this weekend so make sure you check it out!

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