Portuguese advertising agency MSTF Partners firmly believes that there’s no better way to remember a journey than a book and that nothing makes one travel more than reading. With this in mind, they developed Tell a Story, a mobile book shop that sells translated Portuguese books, as a way to promote literature as “postcard” of their culture.
- Olle Eksell Site & Shop
- This Is Forest — Joel Speasmaker
- MVM — Magnus Voll Mathiasson
- Art School Cliche Spotting
- Posters Discovered in Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
- Vinyl Documentary: To Have & To Hold
- Partisan Memorials in Former Yugoslavia
- Up in the Air- Opening sequence
- Geoff Mcfetridge: Where the Wild Things Are Title Design
- Nikkatsu – Japanese actions films
We were first introduced to Mattson Creative through their brilliant series of tribute posters for Showtime’s Dexter and have become big fans ever since. In addition to the studio’s inspiring side projects, they’ve created award-winning work for an impressive client list including Apple, CBS, Cartoon Network, Hasbro, DreamWorks and Target. We just received word that they currently have a position open for a Senior Graphic Designer in their Southern California office. This could be an amazing opportunity for one lucky designer!
For more details and to apply for the position, please visit their website.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Josef Albers’ Interaction of Color, Yale University Press has released an interactive iPad app for the now classic book on the subject. Beautifully designed by Potion, the app features the original set of over 140 color studies as well as the full text. In addition, a variety of experts and scholars provide commentary on Albers’ theories and work.
Foster Type is the online home of Dave Foster, an independent designer based in Sydney, Australia. Specializing in custom lettering, Dave has built an impressive portfolio of type work and the awards to match. His latest project is Blanco, a serif typeface with 8 styles and 4 weights. Completed while attending the Type and Media Masters program at the Royal Academy of Art in Den Haag, The Netherlands, it’s slated for release in 2014.
MADE Quarterly is a publication that documents the workings of the modern maker, including but not limited to industrial design, architecture, fashion, interior design, photography and the culinary world. MADE aims to get inside the heads of those individuals to find out how they do what they do, and what inspires them to create. Each issue will take a peek behind the scenes and offer the reader a rare opportunity to glimpse inside the minds of these inspiring individuals.
The second edition of MADE Quarterly features: Mast Brothers (USA), Best Made Co (USA), Huet Brothers (NLD), Stevie Gee (GBR), Earth Tu Face (USA), March Studio (AUS), Uniform Wares (GBR), Henry Wilson (AUS), Ben Huff (USA) and Minimalux (GBR). MADE Edition Two also features four individual covers, each displaying chosen works from our esteemed contributors. Please note covers are distributed randomly.
Pick up a copy here.
Mark your calendars: a new exhibition entitled Image of the Studio will be on display at The Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography starting in October. Featuring over 75 design studios, the show will highlight original work as well as data visualizations and information graphics to draw connections between each studio and show how New York as a geography brings their diverse philosophies together.
Here’s the latest round of books and goods to hit our shelves. This week’s entries include items from MidCentury Magazine, Chronicle Books, Corraini Edizioni, Sappi, Milkfed Press and Princeton Architectural Press.
Continuing with Unit Editions thoughtfully curated collection of design related titles comes, Scratching the Surface, a selection of writings by Adrian Shaughnessy. Over the past 18 years, Adrian has contributed significantly to the ongoing discourse centered around graphic design. His highly successful How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing your Soul has sold over 80,000 copies worldwide and has become a staple for young designers seeking practical advice. With this latest volume, we are presented with a sampling of essays and reviews that helped establish Adrian as an authoritative and critical voice within the design community.
Featured are musings and meditations on music and art with ample space dedicated to Adrian’s writings on graphic design. Designed by Spin, the layout is sparse, but complete with liberal amounts of pink adding a much-needed visual punch.
Pick up a copy here.