designlab

09 September 2008

The Penrose Annual

08 September 2008

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The Penrose Annual was a hefty hard-cover bound annual that covered the latest and greatest print technology from 1895 to 1982. If you can get one on eBay, do so. Many issues are packed with dozens of color plates, special inks, embossings and other ephemera that exhibit the brilliant craft of the pressman. The 1938 edition by Jan Tschichold is particularly desirable…

More photos by ACEJET 170

Ricardo Beltran

03 September 2008

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Nice work by Ricardo Beltran.

Newsmap

30 August 2008

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newsmap is one amazing news aggregator.

“Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator. A treemap visualization algorithm helps display the enormous amount of information gathered by the aggregator. Treemaps are traditionally space-constrained visualizations of information. Newsmap’s objective takes that goal a step further and provides a tool to divide information into quickly recognizable bands which, when presented together, reveal underlying patterns in news reporting across cultures and within news segments in constant change around the globe.

Newsmap does not pretend to replace the googlenews aggregator. Its objective is to simply demonstrate visually the relationships between data and the unseen patterns in news media. It is not thought to display an unbiased view of the news; on the contrary, it is thought to ironically accentuate the bias of it.”

ADESF

28 August 2008

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Stop smoking ads from Neogama in Brasil for the ADESF (Associação de Defesa da Suáde do Fumante – The Defense Association of the Health of Smokers).

W+K Tokyo

28 August 2008

W+K Tokyo

Just launched their new website.
Stunning!

Thompson Design

27 August 2008

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Leeds based Thompson updates with a lovely new site and work, showing off Yorkshire’s rich design pedigree…

Sophie Kern

26 August 2008

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Sophie Louise Kern – recent graduate from Brighton University.

Most of my work is inspired by mythology, magic, mysteries, monsters, music, minty green tea, and other things beginning with M.

Klas Ernflo

24 August 2008

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Interesting work from Klas Ernflo  

Micah Panama

22 August 2008

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Brilliant work by Micah Panama.