Toko

21 July 2008

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Toko started in The Netherlands and is now based out of Sydney. These shots are from an annual report they designed. Here’s the description – [Client]: we don’t want an ordinary report! Can you make it more arty? So we did, literally. We turned the graphs into works of art. Every page displays a visual which can be read as a graph or seen as a work of art. Some of the graphs were also presented on actual canvas.

Non-Format updates

20 July 2008

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Non-Format updates with some seriously cool work.

HelloMe™

19 July 2008

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HelloMe™ is the work of Till Wiedeck from Germany. Really slick and diverse portfolio.

Swede pop

19 July 2008

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Recently been getting into this catchy pop record by Stockholm’s Andreas Kleerup. This is his solo debut, Kleerup. Besides having cool hair, he’s worked along side and produced for Robyn, Peter Bjorn and John, and is a member of the electropop trio the Meat Boys. Wiki.

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Spike Press

16 July 2008

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John Solimine of Spike Press talks about show posters and comic books in this great video presented by the Coudal Partners. John was commissioned as part of their Field-Tested Books project.

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New Radiohead video, which uses no cameras. Instead they used a 3D technology some researchers at UCLA have been developing, that collects information about the shapes and relative distances of objects. The screenshot above is from the interactive version of the video, and here’s the making of.

Welcometo.as

14 July 2008

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Adam and Sébastien first met during their intership at Studio Dumbar in The Hague in spring 2002. They met again incidentally the same year in Lausanne (Sébastien’s hometown), where Adam made a one year scholarship at Ecal. After working on few projects together, they established Welcometo.as in 2004.

ICFF™

13 July 2008

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ICE CREAM FOR FREE™ is a design studio in Berlin. It’s primarily Oliver Wiegner, who started it up with some friends out of school, and apparently now flies solo.

M.O.M.

12 July 2008

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I’m sure most everyone’s heard Mouse On Mars before, but being a favorite, I though I’d post up a couple tracks. These guys have been around since 94, comprised of German duo Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma. Their live set is amazing, performing as a full band with drummer Dodo Nkishi rocking a giant afro with headphones who absolutely doesn’t miss a beat.

Their site seems to be down right now, but here’s their label page.

Niun Niggung – Disk Dusk

Radical Connector – Wipe That Sound

Damien Correll Updates

10 July 2008

Damien Correll

Brooklyn based designer Damien Correll updates his site. Recently featured in XLR8R’s June/July 2008 issue, Damien beautifully executes hand-drawn type and illustrations.