An interview with Chris Ware
from May 2010 at the international Copenhagen comics festival. Ware is the creator of Acme Novelty Library
and Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth
. (via kottke
: Bring bad design to justice
... I thought about posting a link to the distinctive art style of Sam Weber
, or the 25 greatest comic book covers ever made
, or avante-garde Hungarian photographer László Moholy-Nagy
, or this collection of Russian and Ukrainian posters
--but instead, I decided to tell you all about the site where I found every one of these links: Rashomon
, a new and (thus-far) consistently interesting collection of interesting visual arts links.
is a new effort by Paul Baron
(recently profiled in Wired.com
) and Paulus Dreibholz
which "documents the influence of the internet on print design." Although only a few weeks old, discussions on the site include the use of web fonts in print
, barcodes linking to online content
, and other topics in that milieu.
You know, the enigmatic graphic design project featuring that smiley-face of the nineties: the almond-eyed alien head? Bill Barker's sinister alien art project used to reside at www.theschwacorporation.com, but I'm not making that URL into a link for a very good reason: it's now a porn site devoted to wife-swapping. What happened?