in Ace Jet 170

Found Type Friday #89

in SeptemberIndustry

SI Special – Homework: Part 1

Design & AD Homework

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Share your feedback on proposed IRS reporting requirements

A new IRS provision would impose an unacceptable record-keeping and reporting burden on small businesses. Richard Grefé urges those affected to take action.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Design conference spotlights critical role of design in revitalizing businesses

AIGA’s ninth biennial “Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference” on the intersection of the two fields takes place October 14–16 in New York City.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Massimo Vignelli’s Desk

Vignelli Celebration: Alice Twemlow snoops around Massimo Vignelli's desk.

in Design Observer: Main Posts


The latest material (and sustainability) adventure from the great Japanese fashion designer.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Massimo Vignelli vs. Ed Benguiat (Sort Of)

Vignelli Celebration: Republication of the 1991 debate between Massimo Vignelli and Ed Benguiat published in Print magazine.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Vignelli’s Herald (or Heralding Vignelli)

Vignelli Celebration: Steven Heller remembers the Herald.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

New Season of Design Matters with Debbie Millman

Announcing Season Six of Design Matters with Debbie Millman will premiere on Observer Media this Friday at 3pm with a legendary guest — Massimo Vignelli.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Massimo Vignelli: Oppositions, Skyline and the Institute

On Places, a gallery of Massimo Vignelli's graphic design work for the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, written and curated by Kim Förster.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

The Kindness of Strangers

Vignelli Celebration: If charity begins at home, how can we proclaim new and progressive agendas of social change without examining ourselves, our students, our profession?

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Dot Zero

A look inside little-known design publication Dot Zero, the house organ of pioneering design consultancy Unimark, featuring a slide show and an interview with its designer, Massimo Vignelli.

in Wired

Auto X Prize Winners Look Weird & With Good Reason

The winners of the Progressive Automotive X Prize are an odd, but very efficient, bunch.

in You the Designer

40 Cool Blue Business Card Designs

A business card is the best contact-building tool you will ever need to get noticed. It presents all the information any prospect client or employer would need to know about you, in a small card.

in Dezeen

Aloni by decaArchitecture for Oliaros

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in Ace Jet 170

Nothing Special #05

Who knows what particularly nasty rash is combatted by this ointment but there's something modernistically compelling and quite beautiful about the positioning of that red band.

in swissmiss

NYC/CreativeMornings with Steven Heller

I am happy to announce next week’s NewYork/CreativeMornings with design maven Steven Heller.
NewYork/CreativeMornings, September 24th 2010, 8.30am – 10am.

in swissmiss


I dream of a loooong (!) table in my home. I never want to run out of space for dinner guests to join the table, conversation. This beauty of a table caught my eye.

in swissmiss

Life’s missing white space

“White space can be used in the design of our lives as well, not just the design of magazines and websites and ads.

in swissmiss

Zurich/CreativeMornings Video: Ario Jafarzadeh

2010/09 Ario Jafarzadeh | Google from Zurich/CreativeMornings on Vimeo.
Our speaker at the first official Zurich/CreativeMornings was Ario Jafarzadeh, Experience Designer on Google’s Gmail

in Dezeen

Sticks and Stones and Broken Bones by Studio Toogood and Izé

in magCulture

First BSME 2010 shortlist

Editors’ editor* of the year Lorraine Candy, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Gillian Carter, Editorial Director, Good Food Sue James, Editorial Director, woman&home John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, The

in swissmiss


PAC-MAN was played by real human-beings sitting in a cinema: it’s the 5th video performance of the GAME OVER Project from the French-Swiss artist Guillaume Reymond.

in Dezeen

Ole Scheeren founds new studio

architect Ole Scheeren has announced his new firm, Büro Ole Scheeren. See press release below.

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ApfelBrett (Apple Cutting Board)

This Apfelbrett made me smile. It’s a cutting board in the shape of an Apple Powerbook MacBook Pro, made out of apple tree wood.
(thank you @robblatt)

in swissmiss


Display documents mid-20th century, modern graphic design history through a curated collection, feature articles and bookstore.
The team of KindCompany is behind this beauty of a site.

in magCulture


Here’s a cute birthday celebration from South African interiors title Visi. For their 50th issue the publishers, New Media, produced a limited run with cropped corners to mimic a pitched roof.

in Dr. Web

Font-Size-Adjust und Text-Size-Adjust: Viel Verwirrung um zwei neue CSS3-Eigenschaften

-->Einige CSS-Eigenschaften beinhalten das Schlüsselwort „text“, andere das Wort „font“.

in Six Revisions

20 Questions to Know for Avoiding Website Project Disasters

When working on a new web design project with a client, especially a new site launch, it is vital to have a clear definition of the project’s scope and the expectations of the future website ow

in Ace Jet 170


Dust Particle; as seen through an electron microscope (by Seth Weston, aged 5)

in magCulture


David Hepworth describes the first months with an iPad, suggests it’s not good for pictures. Read comments too. The Spectator has been redesigned by Kuchar Swara.

in Slashdot

IBM Patents Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Movies

An anonymous reader writes "IBM, whose former patent boss is in charge of the USPTO these days, and which claims to support patent reform, has just been awarded a patent on choose-your-own-adventure s

in Slashdot

High Fructose Corn Syrup To Get a Makeover

An anonymous reader writes "With its sweetener linked to obesity, some cancers and diabetes, the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) doesn't want you to think 'fructose' when you see high fructose corn sy

in Slashdot

Construction of French Fusion Reactor Underway

GarryFre writes "It has been said that Fusion is 50 years away for quite decades but now work has actually been started.

in Slashdot

Data Deduplication Comparative Review

snydeq writes "InfoWorld's Keith Schultz provides an in-depth comparative review of four data deduplication appliances to vet how well the technology stacks up against the rising glut of information i

in swissmiss

Ribbon Art

Ribbonesia art project by an illustrator named “Baku” (full name Baku Maeda). Pretty darn amazing, no? Let’s take ribbons on gifts to the next level.
(thank you Myio)

in swissmiss

Season Six of Design Matters

Lovely Debbie Millman just announced Season Six of Design Matters. It will premiere on Design Observer this Friday at 3pm with my legendary guest Massimo Vignelli.

in swissmiss


A video on the current state of education and REDU. It stands for rethinking, reforming and rebuilding US education.

in Dezeen

Near House by Mount Fuji Architects Studio

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in swissmiss

Typography for Lawyers

A site devoted to teach laywers the ins and outs of Typography? Yes! Why? Because good typography makes your written documents more professional and more persuasive.

in Monoscope

Naoto Fukasawa: 'Siwa' paper hat collection

in swissmiss

The NEW Twitter

A new Twitter Site is starting to roll out to users today. Halllelujah! They finally addressed the lacking usability, interactivity on their site.

in thinkvitamin

'App pinning' in IE9 is going to be a big deal because of IE's market share. Get ready. http://bit.ly/9IOAPB #tv

'App pinning' in IE9 is going to be a big deal because of IE's market share. Get ready.