Advanced Style

24 September 2008

If this blog was a 70 year old woman or man, would it have as much style as these people? It should hope so.

The masthead on Advanced Style says it all: “Proof from the wizened and silver-haired set that personal style advances with age.”

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Christoph Niemann

24 September 2008

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Christoph Niemann is an illustrator living in Berlin. His work has appeared on numerous New Yorker covers, The NY Times Magazine, Atlantic Monthly… He’s also the author of a couple of children’s books – his new one, “The Pet Dragon,” teaches kids about Chinese characters. On the side he writes for the NY Times Opinion Art Blog, Abstract City – which currently has a really great post on the artful design process of his new bathroom.

Stephen Eichhorn

23 September 2008

“Chicago-based artist Stephen Eichhorn creates delicate hand cut paper collages from reproductions of foliage – palm fronds, grasses, leaves and flowers”

These new shirts are tite.

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Daniel Arsham

23 September 2008

Design Project

22 September 2008

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British modernism at it’s very best

Porcelain Paper Plates

22 September 2008

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Plate collection made of porcelin and actual shredded paper plates by Virginia Sin, who is also a talented designer.

Benjamin Hubert

19 September 2008

Ratatat

17 September 2008

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Ratatat is Mike Stroud and Evan Mast from Brooklyn. This is their second full-length release, Classics.

Loud Pipes

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Photographs by Wang Di.

Via Designboom

Metallica – brand

16 September 2008

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Fascinating article on Metallica’s new brand identity over at Brand New. They’ve elected to use Turner Duckworth, one of the larger branding ships out there (Coke, Amazon, etc), to update their logo and create album artwork/collateral for their latest release.