Tal R

11 October 2008

“Painting is a zombie medium. As a painter you are a little bit like a guy showing up in a tiger suit at a techno party. So your dress code is outdated, but you might still have the best moves on the dance floor.”

Nice works from Tal R. Check out his new zine at Nieves.

Keetra Dean Dixon

10 October 2008

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I can’t explain how much I’m enjoying the work of ACD Young Guns 6 winner Keetra Dean Dixon.

Côme de Bouchony

09 October 2008

Côme de Bouchony

Côme de Bouchony, a french graphic designer based in Paris. Check his updated website!

Stacy Barnes

09 October 2008

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Gorgeous work from Minneapolis.

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Droog Design and Scott Burnham have assembled a team of some of the most innovative designers and architects from around the world to create 13 newly designed interventions, tools, toys and objects that are temporarily placed along a route on the central IJ-riverfront in Amsterdam.

See the making of and sad ending to the above project: Urban Play 2008 Sagmeister Inc.

More info on this series: ExperimentaDesign Amsterdam 2008

Jack Crossing

08 October 2008

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Jack Crossing from the UK. Really nice work, especially for a recent grad.

Craft as Design

06 October 2008

I’m going to apologize for my complete lack of posting on here. I should be a much better participant in the community of design as a whole and part of that is being able to blog here. This fact becomes especially apparent when I look around where I sit and see a ring inspiring of books, papers, sketches, and photocopies that could be shared.  So, with that being said…

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From Macrame: Creative Design in Knotting by Dona Z. Meilach, Published 1971

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From Whittling and Woodcarving by E.J. Tangerman, First published in 1936

Alot of what has grown to inspire me is very much rooted in the midwestern craft tradition; sewing, needlework, kitschy projects, quilting, and so on. These hobbies share many of the same principles of graphic design; color, composition, line, pattern, geometry, organization of information, collage, etc. I think what most intrigues me about craft as design or design as craft is the fusion of old techniques with new ideas and new forms, but I want to see it pushed beyond Papier-mâché and Cross-stitch.

Snowblinded – new prints

06 October 2008

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My good friend Anthony Cozzi has added a couple new prints to his store. Go take a gander at snowblined.com.

Submit

06 October 2008

Thought I would catch up on a few emails showing up in the TSA inbox recently. Thanks everyone for your submissions.

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Mezzetty – V4

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Studio Vruchtvlees

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Art & Sole by Intercity

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Mika Nash

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Nick Cannons

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Les illustrations de Lapin

6 second films

04 October 2008

6 second films.  By me.