The Noun Project is a library of icons open and free to use by the public. The goal behind the project was to visually portray every noun as a symbol, thus making it a universal visual language. Also, they take submissions. So if there is a word not represented yet, feel free to submit your [...]
Bjork’s long awaited Biophilia project is slowly revealing itself. Today marks the launch of the video for ‘Crystalline’, the first single off of the iPad inspired project set to launch in it’s entirety on September 27. The video, by Michel Gondry, a long time Bjork collaborator, is beautiful and inspiring as expected.
We’re planning our annual trip to Los Angeles for 2011. We like to go when winter hits the hardest in NYC, that way we feel like we’re cheating Old Man Winter just a little. Going back for a visit always brings a lot of nostalgia, heavy hearts are lifted and margaritas and tacos are consumed [...]
Esquire magazine has an archive of their covers since 1933. It’s really interesting to mouse through the gallery and see the evolution of the designs. My favorites are from the 1950s, lots of collage, the introduction of attractive women on the covers and a great graphic sense. A sample of my favorites below: January 1953 [...]
As a part of Vienna Design Week, design team Mischer’Traxler created an automatic cake decorating machine. Participants controlled the machine which started by piping icing in a Spirograph-like pattern, they could then have the machine add edible silver balls. The user has control over how much decoration is added, but they can’t restart the machine [...]
We’re huge fans of sandwiches.. what better way to comprise a meal than to grab a bunch of ingredients, slap them between 2 slices of bread and call it a day. There’s so much variety with it too, from your nostalgic PB n’ J to banh mi to falafel. You can cross any cultural boundary [...]
Let’s be honest: there’s no shortage of fashion-magazine-collage art out there. It’s practically a genre in itself. But somehow, Vanessa Lamounier is able to make me look at things in a whole new way with her ugly, fractured, prismatic renderings of skinny blondes and naked girls in knee-highs. Check out her Flickr for more. | [...]