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31 October 2008
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Twitter Roundup: Week of 27 October.
The weekly Twitter Roundup and a timely ditty from Robert Burns. Happy Halloween from Pinch. A Design Office.
"There are two sides to typography. First, it does a practical job of work; and second it is concerned with artistic form."
Portland's Draplin Design Co. posts
Modern Plastic Encyclopedia
to Flickr. Check others, too. Via Draplin.
Studio 7 Designs' "101 Design Resource Sites." Revisit this list, fitting for the young collector of sources.
My Halloween History: A Tragedy in 15 Acts.
Taking sexy back. Scroll to the far right for a real treat.
Jan Tschichold's collected essays in
The Form of the Book
discuss elements of the traditional printed book.
Madrid's Sergio del Puerto is the multitalented designer, art director and illustrator behind Serial Cut™.
Upcycled seatbelts provide security for your tool. Um, yes, we
just say that. Via @supermarkethq.
We're humbled. It seems we just thanked you for helping us surpass 100 followers at Pinch_Bespoke. Now, we're well beyond 200 of you.
Democracy, designers and Obama.
Thought for the week
by Michael Johnson for
Austrian firm Erwin Bauer assumes a stance. From corporate design to architecture, type and packaging.
A solid collection of 20+ iPhone Apps every designer should know. Many free, all good. Via designworkplan.
"I consider it an important task and responsibility for designers to help bring order into the chaos in which we live." Dieter Rams
with Byron Ferris. If you were there, you learned about Portland's history in design.
New York Times
Op-Ed columnist Nicholas Kristof considers the "Rebranding of America" by way of Obama.
Orientation & Identity.
Portraits of international signage projects from Springer-Verlag Wien-New York.
Ming Tang's Folded Bamboo + Paper House is born out of the devastation of an earthquake. Via @archdaily.
publishes "2008 Masters of Design"; Casey, Wanders, Holl, Maeda, Edelkoort, House Industries.
New tricks for an old dog. We reminisce about redesigning ODFW's
magazine. Way back when.
TWA Terminal New York by Eero Saarinen at JFK sculpted as a symbol of flight; an "uplift." Via Galinsky.
Balkan Tango produces accessories from second hand materials. Style and function in bicycle cargo bags.
Chip Kidd and Pantheon release
featuring the work of manga master Jiro Kuwata. Via @UnBeige.
is an annual initiative to identify and celebrate the UK's coolest brands. Do you agree?
FITC presents its free
FITC Toronto 2009: The Design & Technology Festival.
April 26-29. Register early.
Dan Perjovschi combines drawing, cartoon and graffiti as art applied to distinguished walls the world over.
The Design Encyclopedia
describes and tracks culture, commerce, politics, media, brands. Through design.
Cultured Code's Things promises equal parts simplicity and power in task management for the Mac. Preview.
The ABC of De Designpolitie.
Dutch firm's ideas, essays, successes, failures, fascinations and experiments.
creates a more sensible world by finding order in text. "Letters to Live By." Thanks @buchino.
London-to-Portland, mauve-to-Michael Graves; Byron Ferris addresses mid-80's color trends and design cycles.
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