by doug bartow
The fonts of Star Trek by Yves Peters.
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Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work / 2010, self-published.
Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design / 2009, Rockport.
Women of Design: Influence and Inspiration from the Original Trailblazers to the New Groundbreakers / 2008, HOW Books.
The Word It Book: Speak Up Presents a Gallery of Interpreted Words / 2007, HOW Books.
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Rock the Vote is hosting a large-scale pop-up art exhibition, cultural convening and organizing an event series in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention. I’ve been following the art happenings on the streetsdept Instagram account.
This is pretty cool: Raubdruckerin (pirate printer) is a collective of folks that print t-shirts and totes using existing relief designs like manhole covers.
Stop motion superstar PES animates 5 classic arcade games in this epic stop motion short.
Ambitious alphabet by Khyati Trehan that pays homage to important scientists and inventions, pairing the initial of their last name with a scientific diagram that illustrates the letter and the invention or discovery.
This is at once grotesque and interesting. A team of Australian scientists and creatives have considered a redesign of the human body, optimized to survive traumatic car accidents without injury.
Zara - an online retailer - has been copying independent artists work and the internet noticed. SO much so, that an Instagram account called shoparttheft has been setup to share the copied work.
There is also a Tumblr page setup where you can submit more from artists and other retailers.
The Vault of VHS, “Dedicated to the design of retail VHS packaging, for both home & pre-recorded tapes.”