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  • Como
    Como is a modern rounded sans-serif family designed by Ryoichi Tsunekawa and the whole family consists of 8 weights from ExtraLight to Heavy. […]

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April 4, 2008

Complex Matters

Holy Micro-Structure Batman! Complex Matters works with, among many disciplines, designers (see Sean Hanna and Assa Ashuach) producing intricate and flexible material lattices. It will be interesting to see the how the relationship evolves between aesthetics and performance with such hyper-specificity.

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April 2, 2008

Virtual Gandhi

Virtual Gandhi

Joseph Delappe is reenacting Gandhi’s 240 mile “Salt March to Dandiâ€? on a modified treadmill which powers his Gandhi avatar in “Second Life” as part of an installation at Eyebeam. Delappe will be completing his virtual/physical journey on April 5th. It is interesting to think of how other, ‘every day’, users of Second Life would […]

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April 2, 2008

Daniel_K vs Creative

I have been following this topic on the internet lately and it shows what happens when a user by the name Daniel_K tried to fix the problem with his Creative sound card. Well, he got in trouble, but more in the likes of Creative bashing him online before contacting him. He explains his faults and […]

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March 27, 2008

Employee Picks

We understand that it can be hard getting a feel for what a book contains when looking at it on the web. We, on the other hand, get to spend a lot of quality time with the books we have in stock, so we felt it may be helpful share a few of our favorites […]

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March 19, 2008

Slider Case

Slider Case

Where was this when I got my iPhone case, oh well! Design by Incase

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March 19, 2008

Puffy Bookmark

Puffy Bookmark

“The ABRACADABRA bookmark aims to make finding where you left off and opening to that page easier. I didn’t know it was an issue but now I hate my ordinary paper bookmark. The ABRACADABRA contains an air-filled chamber, half of which is flattened by the weight of a book. Squeezing the exposed side inflates the […]

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March 11, 2008

A collection of strange and zany

A collection of strange and zany

If there is a god, her name is flickr. Here’s our latest find of vintage goodies to plow through. Thanks to the French Pita ou Franck for the collection.

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March 9, 2008

Save the Holy Grail of American Graphic Design

Save the Holy Grail of American Graphic Design

The Center for Design Studies has purchased and begun restoration of the Gastrotypographicalassemblage – one of the most important artifacts in graphic design history. This masterpiece by Lou Dorfman and Herb Lubalin adorned the walls of CBS until its dismantlement in the 80′s. Read the classic tale of heroes and villains and get involved.

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February 15, 2008

Dwell Video

Dwell Video

Dwell Magazine has a video section, featuring random designers etc. Check it out, enjoy. Also, Jay from Magers and Quinn wrote and said that Chip Kidd will be speaking in Minneapolis at the Minneapolis Central Library on February 27th at 7pm. Maybe it’s me, but the ending of that Chip Kidd video freaked me out.

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February 8, 2008

Polaroid (R.I.P.)

Polaroid is dropping the technology it pioneered long before digital photography rendered instant film obsolete to all but a few nostalgia buffs. Polaroid is closing factories in Massachusetts, Mexico and the Netherlands and cutting 450 jobs as the brand synonymous with instant images focuses on ventures, such as a portable printer for images from cell […]

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