Extracts of Local Distance
combines fragments of existing architectural photography into multilayered shapes, so the resulting collages introduce a third abstract point of view alongside the original views of the architect and photographer. Joseph Egan is a student at Chelsea College of Art & Design, and he's been experimenting with anamorphic typography.
is a process with which textures, patterns, typography, images,
or works of art
can be "printed" on concrete surfaces, with subtle and dramatic results
. Invented by Finnish designer and architect Samuli Naamanka,
Graphic Concrete is being used in projects all over the globe.
It is a forum for state-of-the-art business journalism using an innovative format: online video.
Viewers can watch new, completely original, locally produced video profiles of companies, people and products that fall into our three main interest areas: innovation, entrepreneurship and the creative culture (advertising, graphic design, architecture, the arts).
New content is posted Monday-Friday. Check out the archives section (Jason Fried, from 37 Signals is interviewed). Enjoy!
The website of London's Design Museum
contains a wealth of resources. Explore
the illustrated history of architecture and design, from the Anglepoise lamp
to Buckminster Fuller
an interview with Dan Houser of Rockstar Games. Ponder
the evolution of the humble chair.
The Russian Avant-Garde Book
is an online version of the MoMA exhibit, featuring 112 books originally published in Russia during the intensely creative period between 1910 and 1934, before Stalin outlawed any style but social realism. The site is separated into three chronological themes and includes examples of futurist works, constructivist graphic design, children's books, propaganda, photography and photomontage, revolutionary imagery, architecture and industry, war themes, folk art and judaica...