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  • NT Yaki
    Yaki is a set of three fonts. Yaki One is the plain version. Yaki Two and Yaki Three are separate fonts combining two layers with different colors. Yaki is perfect for designing sophisticated multi-co […]

Nanamee

January 18, 2008

Paint it Black Slabbath

Atlanta’s Octane Coffee just put up a large permanent installation of ywft’s latest and loudest typeface: Black Slabbath. Movie and installation by Portfolio Center student Mick Bailey.

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January 17, 2008

D-Fuse in Bangkok

D-Fuse: Surface (only in Bangkok) (FREE) Sat 26 Jan (19.00hrs) Playground!, Sukhumvit 55 (Thonglor) A collaborative, ongoing audio-visual work, produced by the London-based creative unit, D-Fuse, together with local creatives in eight cities across East Asia. In Bangkok, D-Fuse and Thai creatives B.O.R.E.D will film and record aspects of the city over three days before […]

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January 16, 2008

Distance: Night Vision

Another dubstep post for you with a bit more grace. Nice track and strange video, but I could do without the b-boy stand ups.

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January 15, 2008

MacBook Air

MacBook Air

The new MacBook Air. For sure a step in the right direction, great idea, great design, but not quite there 100%. The no cd/dvd (but you can buy external option) is a little too far ahead, but I understand the concept. We are almost there as far as a disc free world, but at same […]

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January 15, 2008

Apple = Braun?

Apple = Braun?

“The year 2008 marks the 10th Anniversary of the iMac, the computer that changed everything at Apple, hailing a new design era spearheaded by design genius Jonathan Ive. What most people don’t know is that there’s another man whose products are at the heart of Ive’s design philosophy, an influence that permeates every single product […]

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January 15, 2008

Sigur Ros NPR Radio Interview

[flv:http://media.npr.org/blogs/bryantpark/bpp_video/sigur_ros.flv 480 368]Friday fun is coming early today. YWFT Blogmate, Stefan, passed me this link to demonstrate how Icelandic people can be shy. This is probably the most uncomfortable and funny interview you will ever see.

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January 13, 2008

The New RISD President, John Maeda!

Pretty wild stuff: Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) announced on December 21, 2007 that John Maeda, Associate Director of Research at the MIT Media Lab, has accepted the offer to become the 16th president of RISD. (Read more at RSID). Not sure who Maeda is, catch our Profile Interview with Maeda.

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January 11, 2008

Clara Terne

Clara Terne

Self described as aiming for work that is explorative, playful and ever evolving, Clara Terne makes it happen with a nice mix of illustration, custom typography, and overall niceness. Sweden strikes again.

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January 11, 2008

Letman

Some Friday type for all you slackers. “Letman’s letters are curious. His handmade style fits the boundaries of typography like a universe on itself by lashing out to illustration, grafitti and graphic design. Letters are free entities to him. They are clear and cunning.”

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January 11, 2008

Sacred Mtn.

The mysteriously magic marker work of San Francisco illustrator, Scott Barry (Sacred Mtn.). Purchase his So Long Sister Moon zine at Nieves when it becomes available again. Or in the meantime, catch more work at Sacred Mtn. or Birdstand.

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