William Ricketts

17 August 2010

Will Ricketts from the UK puts up a new site.

Brittny Badger wrote in with some really nice design, illustration, and disassembled household appliance art. These photos are from her “senior thesis project at the hartford art school this past year…i took apart used cooking/cleaning appliances, and arranged their interior parts very systematically on a white sheet of bristol board. my intention was to explore the hidden “brains” of these appliances; allowing us to view these everyday objects from a new perspective.”

Visualism

16 August 2010

Visualism is a multi-disc studio based out of Hamburg, Germany. They just launched their new site.

New from Brand New School

16 August 2010

Brand New School‘s recent ‘brand expansion’ for Cartoon Network. The main facets of the project included a new logo, a complete visual identity system, and a broadcast package with 14 custom on-air IDs. Full list of credits here.

Bibliotheque

05 August 2010

London based Bibliotheque updates.

Moggytron

05 August 2010

Simon French wrote in to tell us about his recent update. He’s currently attending Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. Thanks for the note.

The New York Times

27 July 2010




Interesting interview with NY Times Graphics Director Steve Duenes and Graphics Editor Archie Tse. And if you haven’t visited gestalten.tv in a while, you’ll be happily surprised by the vast library of videocasts they’ve been building – it’s an invaluable resource.

Philip Farmer

25 July 2010

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Nice work and website by Philip Farmer, also known as The Agriculturalist

New book added to the ever expanding TSA Library. As with most additions, we’re giving away one free copy. See the bottom of this post for details.

Data Flow 2
Visualizing Information in Graphic Design

Editors: R. Klanten, N. Bourquin, S. Ehmann, T. Tissot
Language: English

Publisher: Gestalten
Release: February 2010
Format: 24 x 30 cm
Features: 272 pages, full color, hardcover

Data Flow 2 expands the definition of contemporary information graphics. The book features new possibilities for diagrams, maps, and charts and investigates the visual and intuitive presentation of processes and data. Eight comprehensive chapters illuminate how techniques such as simplification, abstraction, metaphor, and dramatization function. Data Flow 2 is a valuable reference offering practical advice, background, case studies, and inspiration.

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Enter to win a free copy of Data Flow 2

To enter your name into the drawing, comment on this post with your favorite infographic from the last decade.

Fine print: Drawing ends Saturday, July 31, 2010. Winner will be picked at random. This drawing is open to everyone, even if you live in the far reaches of the planet. Please comment with a valid email so we can find you.

**** Winner announced: Congratulations to Annie Nguyen from Hawaii. ****

Public Works 2

16 July 2010

Someoddpilot and Andrew Rafacz have partnered to present Public Works 2, a group exhibition of new work by Sonnenzimmer, Seripop, Dan Funderburgh and Mike Perry. The exhibition runs August 6th through September 3rd, 2010 here in Chicago at the Andrew Rafacz Gallery. The show’s run will be punctuated by Friday evening speaker events with a rotating cast of DJs.

8/13 – Speaker event + afterparty
Scott Thomas (Post Family / Obama)
Stephen Gossett (Flavorpill)
DJ Pete Dougherty (Hey Champ)

8/20 – Speaker event + afterparty
Chuck Anderson (No Pattern)
Zach Dodson (Featherproof Press / Bleached Whale)
DJ Dinoscopy (Only Children)

8/27 – Speaker event + afterparty
Mike Perry (Brooklyn designer)
Dan Funderburgh (Brooklyn designer)
DJ Jobot (Jojo Yang)

9/3 – Speaker event + afterparty
Chris Force (Alarm / Design Bureau)
Nick and Nadine (Sonnenzimmer)
DJ Clerical Error (Jocelyn Brown)