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.

Stair Bookcase

This is pure hotness. For all you people with little spaces or stairs, rock this setup! “The stairs going up to the attic room of a Victorian row house in London have been fitted with books that line each riser and wrap around the edges…” (Boing Boing)


YWFT’S friend Yosuke slipped us the word about a very nice exhibition at Diesel Denim Gallery, Aoyama Tokyo. By Swedish Designer “PMKFA” and Japanese multidisciplinary architecture firm “assistant“. Check the Photoset.


Always excellent work from French architects “R&Sie(n)“. In their work, built forms are never static. Materials and forms are temporal, becoming vegetal agglomerations or literally animated by raw animal strength. Also, check out their work and other intriguing work at Scripted by Purpose.

Tino Schaedler

Some very nice projects over at Tino Schaedler. The Strato cruiser project has been getting good reviews for a unique approach to airship design.

Terunobu Fujimori

Terunobu Fujimori | Read more about one of his other designs, Takasugi-an.

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I saw a documentary a few years back about Ikea experimenting with this idea of making homes. Seems it has become a reality! They are called Bokloks. Source: Guardian

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