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Michael Wolff: "Why all the poor logos?" - Design Week
This has everything you could possibly want in a design rant: discursive apoplexy, conflicting statements, a ‘things were better in the old days’ attitude, and Nazis.
first stage of renzo piano's columbia campus nears completion
American wayfinding design continues to disappoint.
Go Play: Mini Metro
Urban planning at the teeniest, weeniest of scales.
Kinematic Petals Dress debuts at MFA | Nervous System blog
Somehow missed this back in February, but Nervous System had an extremely interesting dress in at the Boston MFA.
Automation Threatens to Make Graphic Designers Obsolete
“They Took Our Jobs!” designers vs robots edition.
Project Dreamcatcher | Autodesk Research
Related to the above, Autodesk’s Project Dreamcatcher looks super interesting; literally computer aided design.
“Music: a combination of sounds, with a view to beauty of form and expression of emotion.”
The next design trend is one that eliminates all choices
Wondering what to make of this. Choice paralysis is awful, but this is a road which seems to lead to people as input-output oriented actors within a system. If our daily life is automated to such an extent, what is left? I understand the arguments around freeing up thinking time, but they just seem to be proposing a glossy version of Charlie Chaplin's Eating Machine.
“Flow not friction,” “convenience not choice,” and “efficiency not freedom” are the mantras of anticipatory design.
Products – misc-ellany
How much for the whole set? Someone buy for me plz k thx.
Visualizing the U.S.-Mexico Border
Ever wanted to travel the entire length of the US/Mexico border? The Intercept has you covered.
Carluccio's rebrands to attract younger audience - Design Week
The colour combination here is … gross. Nice blue, horrible, horrible brown.
Bitmap Banshees – Psychedelic science-fiction slash-B-grade horror frogger reality.
Just in time for Halloween, VR edition.