Book club for design nerds

August 31, 2011 § 1 Comment

What do designers do after they read a book? Do they discuss about it as regular bibliophiles? Do they write fun fiction as regular nerds? Nope, they each create a book cover and post it on the book cover club, for your enjoyment:

the book cover club dubliners

the book cover club: dubliners

via Lost at E minor 

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Strictly for philotypes

August 31, 2011 § 1 Comment

All these -isms that gave meaning to complex philosophical concepts and formed our common  understanding: relativism, absolutism, hedonism, humanism, passivism, realism, authoritarianism, solipsism, reductionism, determinism, deism and so many others, but we never quite managed to remember them all.

Designer Genis Carreras helps us understand and visualise all these philosophical ideologies through his series of  minimalistic posters, entitled Philographics, with just the use of simple geometric shapes.

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In 60 seconds

August 30, 2011 § 1 Comment

Every 60 seconds, 168 million emails are sent, more than 13,000 iPhone applications are downloaded, over 600,000 search queries are made,  more than 98,000 tweets and more than 1,500 blog posts are published.Pretty amazing, don’t you think?In 60 seconds

via TechPages

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Song of the week

August 29, 2011 § Leave a comment

The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie by Red Hot Chili Peppers from their album ‘I’m With You’, out today.

The fragments of a face

August 29, 2011 § 1 Comment

A basic rule: first destroy, then create. That’s what Lucas Simões at least did in his series of portraits “Desretratos” by reconstructing already deconstructed faces. He cut out photographs of people  in different shapes and re-arrange them back together in different places.

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Nuit blanche

August 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Just awesome!

The encounter of two strangers in a hyper real fantasy.

Directed by: Arev Manoukian. Watch the “Making of” here.

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Animated music

August 25, 2011 § 1 Comment

Musical notes have a life of their own and Dan Cohen managed to reveal it in his Animated Sheet Music, a series of beautiful animations of Miles Davis’, Charlie Parker’s and John Coltrane’s jazz songs.

via Laughing Squid

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