Archived entries for design

NYC Nights Typography Tour


A type tour of New York City at night. Nice.

Error 404

Screen Shot 2012 10 11 at 10 45 34 PM

I like Boing-Boing’s minimalist take on the Error 404 message: “We’re as confused as you are.”

Which, now that I think about it, is also the foundation of Google’s minimalist aesthetic. “Let’s go see what asking the whole web at once gets us!”

Las Rocas

La Rrocas

Actually pretty good for a $13 bottle of wine that flaunts a Comic Sans label. I think Wine Spectator gave it an 89. Underdog noticed that the label for this wine on the winery’s website looks more like Gill Sans than Comic Sans. Weird.

Sacrilege in Helvetica Bold

Helvetica migraine

[via Zag]

The Art of Glitch

[via Laughing Squid]

Breaking All the Rules

Sometimes attributed to John Cage, but actually written by Sister Corita Kent, the 10 Rules are pretty much universal to student/teacher relationships.


[via Brain Pickings]

Interactive 3D Scores for Music

IanniX is a graphical sequencer, open source for Windows, Linux, and OS X. Works with MIDI devices, a range of controllers (including Kinect), and software (Ableton Live, MaxMSP, PD, Processing, and more). Cool.

Create Digital Music has an interesting review.


Design Writers

“Design writers are a dying breed because they operate in the two most unprofitable industries: Design and Writing.”

Confessions of an Architect

[via Darkly Euphoric]

Shirky on Innovation & Workspaces

The second half of the video (about 14 minutes in) focuses specifically on the connections between creativity and workspaces.

Art of Title Design

Nice PBS short on the Art of TV and Movie Title Design.

[via Laughing Squid]

BBC Moebius Documentary

Damn. BBC removed the video last night.

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