Edward Tufte Course Notes
Edward Tufte’s course covers a lot of ground. My initial perception was that “presenting” visual information meant making charts and graphics. His course, though, also covers presenting in the idea of getting up in front of a room full of people. To that end he covers a lot of ground [...]
Edward Tufte Course Notes
If you present data/information from “real science” or in other large sets, it’s Tufte’s course is a good way to spend the day. ET seems like a nice guy. I got some things out of it, 3 pages of notes (in addition to 4 nice books). Kinda surprised, though I [...]
Video about color theory by Tom Sachs. Interesting and educational.
Special Edition Uncut Sheet of Helveticards
Still playing Texas Hold ‘Em with you grandfathers playing cards? Get mid-century modern with Helveticards. Printed on premium quality, high gloss, white core playing card stock. Packaged in hard plastic case. For $10 a pack you can’t really miss. For only $40 you can pick up the limited [...]
Packaging concept for Posseession wine
From Dainel Brokstad: Possession is a limited edition unholy wine collection, featuring “Evil Demon – Bloody Shiraz”, “Haunting Ghost – Spooky Cabernet” and “Old Witch – Cursed Pinot Noir”. All the wines comes in a solid coffin shaped glossy casing, which adds to the exclusiveness of the wine series. [...]
DC releases new Brand Identity
DC Comics has released their new “brand identity” initial reaction, “I hate it”. 5 minute later reaction, “maybe it will grow on me.” I viewed how DC plans to tie it in across their brands and it’s well thought out, and will probably be fairly dynamic when animated.
Great underground vibe on this new cover from French Let’s Motive: ‘a french free magazine distributed in Marseille, Lille, Bordeaux, Lyon and Toulouse.’
It reminds me a Nick Knight‘s work for Massive Attack.
Great Wood Whale from Fab. I adore that the mouth holds smart phone, trés clever. Additionally a portion of each sale goes to support the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Wood panels are formaldehyde free and include spacers on back to extend depth when mounted on walls.
Available here while supplies last http://fab.com/sale/2745/product/55587/
Black Ceramic Speakers by Joey Roth
Just saw these on Fab.com, a sale website. While wood stands aren’t a great idea, from an audiophile point of view, they really do look nice. Very clean and simple speakers, probably great for an iPod or other MP3 player.
http://fab.com/sale/2769/product/48687/ This ceramic speaker set includes two speakers, [...]
A book mark would be better!
The Library of Congres shas posted a great collection of public domain, depression era WPA posters. There’s a great variety of subjects, from education and the arts, to work safety, and – well – using a bookmark!
See them all here