Archive for November, 2007
I am doing a bit of research on what makes a good conference. I wonder if any of you have been to any. What were your favourites? Who spoke and why were they good? If you could hear anyone speak at a conference, who would they be?
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The next d Factory, the monthly design talkfest at the Powerhouse Museum, is this Thursday night. It’s called Heard it through the Grapevine and features the collaborative efforts of tertiary design students and industry practitioners, as they respond to a real brief set by AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association), focusing on wine label design and […]
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Some good work over at Spanish design company Lamosca, including a timeline of the history of Blues music in the USA. Link >
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Jose Luis Martinez has some good photos. Link >
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Some nice things via Wooster. The billboard above is like fridge poetry. It’s by Seattle artist Ryan. Also, have a look at this interview with Shepard Fairey where he talks about his many influences, including one of my favourite punk songs, Black Flag’s Rise Above.
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Some more stuff on lights now from design company Hulger who have prototyped a rather beautiful set of low-energy bulbs. Do you think these could finally be the ones to make people switch from incandescent lighting? Link >
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Tags: lights "compact fluorescents"
CR Blog reports on the Christmas light display in Central London. Instead of the usual tinsel and mistletoe, this year Nokia has sponsored the decorations as part of their launch of a new phone. The lights have been designed by advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy. They are interactive and change colour depending on the […]
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I Love Typography has the 2nd in their series of explanations of type terms. This one is on oldstyle typefaces such as Garamond, Bembo and Weiss. Link >
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OK. This has to be quick as there is a little thing called an election happening today that is kinda distracting me. Will see how I am feeling tomorrow – hopefully extremely happy – and then I’ll post some more. Your presentation should be under 5 minutes. It’s a chance for you to sum up […]
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Someone has posted a spoof ad in the Domain section of the Sydney Morning Herald, announcing the sale of Kirribilli House (where John Howard currently lives). An excellent omen for Saturday…. Thanks for the tip Benn. Link >
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