Computer Arts Projects – issue 141

The latest edition of Computer Arts Projects is dedicated to editorial design. Looks promising! __ link _ photo_ Advertisements

Interactivity to print

Two magazine covers caught our attention this week, both of which try to introduce elements of interactivity to print. First Wallpaper*. In its Guest Editors issue (October), the magazine has collaborated with ad agency Dentsu to bring images from David Lynch and stage designer Robert WIlson ‘to life’. Dentsu used the Ombro Cinema – or … Continue reading

It’s nice that

Every April and October, a physical version of It’s Nice That is printed. The bi-annually printed publication is released bi-annually as an archive for the most interesting editorial from the last six months, in a format that gives the work the respect it deserves. It also creates a platform to share more in-depth, exclusive material … Continue reading

D.I.Y.: Design it Yourself by Tracy Jenkins

Design is, more than ever, a way to relate to the world around us. Our fascination with design, as both a process and an ideal, is reflected in the products and services that are increasingly available to the general public. We can customize nearly all the things we consume, turning mass-produced stuff into OUR stuff. … Continue reading

Good Designers learn from history by Alexander Ross Charchar

“London design festival debate: products, people and punk”

see video –EN– London Design Festival director Ben Evans and Anti-Design Festival curator Neville Brody debate the state of British design in this movie by The Guardian. –PT– O director do London Design Festival Ben Evans e o curador do Anti-Design Festival Neville Brody, debatem  sobre a situação do design britânico, num filme realizado pelo … Continue reading

We Love Portugal

WE LOVE PORTUGAL | Portugal Brands + Associative Design Exhibitions Thursday, 23 September 2010 at 10:00 100% Design | Earls Court London, United Kingdom — PT — WE LOVE PORTUGAL | Exposição Portugal Brands + Associative Design Quinta-feira, 23 de Setembro 2010, às 10:00 100% Design | Earls Court, Londres, Reino Unido “Desde a sua … Continue reading

The Designer as Producer by Ellen Lupton

The slogan ‘designer as author’ has enlivened debates about the future of graphic design since the early 1990s. Behind this phrase is the will to help designers to initiate content, to work in an entrepreneurial way rather than simply reacting to problems and tasks placed before them by clients. The word author suggests agency, intention, … Continue reading

Independent Design by Keith Voit

If the idea of personal selling leaves you with a bad taste, get used to the the flavor.

Graphic Authorship by Michael Rock

What is an author? The issue of the author has been an area of intense scrutiny over the last forty years.