Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth
The acclaimed filmmaker of The Thin Blue Line and The Fog Of War reveals why he now types all his manuscripts in Baskerville.
This might be the most beautiful ad I’ve ever seen.
You can't stop Megan Rapinoe, Serena Williams, or Lebron James. Just as you can't stop Naomi Osaka, Cristiano Ronaldo or Leo Baker. Because as athletes*, we ...
Am I the only graphic designer who has to stop for a second every time I see the names “Rand” and “Paul” together, and think: wait, are we talking about taxes or logos?
This is terribly sad news. Glaser was definitely one of my heroes, and I always told myself I was going to attend his summer program “next year.”
He also created the famous poster of Bob Dylan with psychedelic hair, was a co-founder of New York magazine and produced designs for everything from supermarkets to restaurants to “Mad Men.”
The Spiky Blob Seen Around the World
How C.D.C. medical illustrators created the coronavirus pandemic’s most iconic image.
Someone Is Leaving Sarcastic Messages All Over The UK, And It’s Impossible To Ignore Them | DeMilked
Streets in the UK are being repainted, but not in a way that you might expect. Instead, a street artist known as Mobstr is going all over the country tagging public spaces with powerful messages soaked in an unapologetic sarcasm.
42 Of The Most Amazing Sculptures In The World
I bet you've noticed that almost every city has its own creative sculptures or statues, usually tucked along streets or city squares. Some of them are pretty ordinary, but others... Others can be extremely eye-catching and conversation-provoking.
Daring Creatively: 4 Things Marketers Can Learn From Brené Brown
On perfection, scarcity, vulnerability, and getting back in the arena
Crazy optical illusion!
Someone made a font out of gerrymandered congressional districts
Congressional districts have a reputation for being downright ridiculous. North Carolina's 12th district resembled a severely broken snake until it was revamped in 2017. Pretty much all of Maryland's districts defy comparison to anything but abstract art. And then there are a few dozen districts tha...
What a great visualization of scale, from the quantum to the the cosmic!
Starting from the smallest thing in our universe to the largest 😱🌌
Butt Types by Viktor Hertz
I chose 50 fonts and made illustrations of butts, only using text characters.
Poster House will open on June 20 with a survey of the works of famed Art Nouveau poster designer Alphonse Mucha and a selection of works by the German design collective Cyan.
VW of America's new commercial aims to put Dieselgate in the rearview mirror by looking forward to an electric future.
Next time I’m in San Fran...
The oldest type foundry in the U.S. continues to make physical fonts the old-fashioned way, by pouring them out of red hot metal.
Charleston-based Matt Wilson has made dozens of headlines for his intricate metal sculptures. Many share a common, curious motif: They depict animals and birds, all improbably made from cutlery.
(Filmed: Feb. 13, 1957)
Walt Disney explains his invention. Probably the most advanced tool ever made in the field of animation. (At least until the computer was made.)
Bullying. Harassment. Is this the best a man can get? It's only by challenging ourselves to do more, that we can get closer to our best. To say the right thi...
In the 1800s, Jinta Hirayama kept a record of different types of fireworks displays, with their different colors, shells, and patterns. (via My Modern Met)
The Detroit International Airport has long been a hub of conspiracy theories, a number of which seem to be confirmed by signs put up by the DIA on walls blocking off areas under renovation. Some th…
The 48 contiguous states alone are a 1.9 billion-acre jigsaw puzzle of cities, farms, forests and pastures.
An Alarm Designer on How to Annoy People in the Most Effective Ways
There's an art and science to making one sound seem more urgent than another.
This has been a frequent struggle for me, when dealing with clients and colleagues.
On the one hand, I am often humbled by good constructive criticism and useful input from people who have far less familiarity with my craft. I know I should always be open to ideas from anyone in the room.
On the other hand, there’s a reason I’m in that room. I’m the professional. I’m the person who has been training my mind, honing my skills, learning my craft —to quickly and efficiently solve these exact same problems — for two decades.
So, no. Your opinion is not equal to mine. If it were, you wouldn’t need me.
Fortunately, I am currently blessed with an amazing team of talented clients and colleagues who respect and value each others’ skills.
And I’ve continued to develop techniques for making better arguments for good ideas, without a dissertation on Visual Communication theory.
“Everyone is creative!” Ernie Schenck writes why such thinking is wishful and dangerous.
Miniature Calendar Photo Project: Tiny Scenes for Each Day of the Year
No object is too ordinary or random to end up being used as a stand-in for a full-scale building, boat, landscape or prop in art director and photographer Tatsuya Tanaka’s imaginative miniature lan…
Pretty cool 3D type project!
Find your Ikigai.
Finding your everyday reason for living, or ikigai, could lead to a longer and better life.
The music is not in the violin.
About two years ago, I used to go about my usual everyday life like most people do, not noticing all of the beauty around me. After I picked up a camera and started taking photos of my kids, I started to see the world in a whole new way. Once you start to see it, you can't un-see it.
inge prader brings gustav klimt paintings to life using models and props
for the stylebible of this year's life ball, photographer inge prader has brings the painted personages of gustav klimt to life.
Pepsi apparently thinks Marching is the new Brunch.
It's happened. The nadir of brands using ethical consciousness to sell products has been reached with a Pepsi advert that reveals the secret weapon in combating police brutality: carbonated soft drinks. Here we break it down scene-by-scene:
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