We take a survey of the fresh field of Information Design, and examine a great exhibition in Pasadena.
Straight outta Munich come these 1970s champions, actual racing cars painted by some of the top names in art. And we round up other art-car-related news.
The prestigious AIGA releases the results of its annual 365 survey of design. We pick our favourites out of the 249 selections.
American photographer Mitchell Feinberg shows us how it's done with these great emboss-impressions of fashionable gear. Plus he does some crazy things with makeup.
Optoma is about to launch their Pico, a projector that fits in your pocket.
Everyone's got an opinion on Logo Design. It's hard to do right and full of crazy branding pitfalls. See if you agree with these, judged the world's best logos of 2008.
This young illustrator is responsible for some of the best Threadless shirts ever released. We take a look at his portfolio and come away impressed.
05 March 2009
Paul Barbaro from Unicus International helping to bring you the music of Ibiza, the splendor of Santorini, the glamor of St. Tropez and the excitement of Las Vegas in affordable cruise packages.
04 March 2009
Wallets have always been more functional than flashy, but now a San Francisco company gives us tons of top artist-designed wallets at some remarkably low prices.
25 February 2009
Thousands peril as Skype seemingly blocks accounts at random, with no explanation, and no response to customers.
24 November 2008
Peugeot scraps their entire line of autos and literally explodes the market with these insanely futuristic designs. Oh wait, what? They're just prototypes? Ah, ok. Still, check these out.
21 November 2008
A new magazine shop in Berlin's art district shows us that, presented properly, the magazine is far from dead.
20 November 2008
Here's another thing you didn't know would be interesting until a bunch of people collected it together and put it online: 500 'The End' screens from various films.
19 November 2008
This annual festival, now in its third year, showcases top examples from the always-changing mix of design and art that falls under the big rubric of Illustration.
18 November 2008
This storied magazine of 'American Ideas' hires one of the top agencies around to freshen things up, with some unexpected marketing thrown in too.
17 November 2008
Top artists outside the fashion mainstream are doing t-shirt design these days, and giving us amazing work at normal prices. The Select Series from Threadless is at the top of the game.
13 November 2008
A small but universal annoyance is nudged closer to extinction with Amazon.com's new initiative.
12 November 2008
Joshua Callaghan's deceptive utility boxes aren't just a great example of public art, they were actually comissioned by the city as permanent projects. A new outlet for street art? Maybe.
05 November 2008
Rapid Prototyping machines are about to make a giant leap into affordability. Get one on your desk.