Welcome to the wacky world of the Creative Chain, week 10! We’ve met fine artists, graphic designers, fashion designers, product designers and illustrators. All are inspirational and provocative. Last week’s chain ended with product designer Simon van der Ven. Today we start the link with the person who inspires him, in his own words. Furthermore »
[Alyson Kuhn] I admired many a thank-you card last month at the National Stationery Show. Here are a few of my faves, all of which happen to be letterpress printed, and most of which say Thank you right up front. I would be grateful to find any of them in my post office box.
In the mood for some heavy metal? Artwork that is. Check out this week’s Felt & Wire Find. Tom Davie’s posters and cards play into our obsessions with type, design process, and irony. Heavy Metal is his latest addition to the Felt & Wire Shop. Don’t miss the sale Tom Davie is running in the shop this week only: 15% off Heavy Metal and one free typographic notecard with each print purchase.
[Tom Biederbeck] Is it an institution? An organization? An experiment? All those and more. Just don’t call it a building: The Chicago Design Museum opened its (temporary) doors June 1, with exhibitions devoted to the work of Debbie Millman, Ed Fella, Alexander Rodchenko, IBM’s design history and storefront sign painting. Created by Tanner Woodford and Mark Dudlik, it aims to leverage the connections between visual culture and community. Here Woodford describes the conception, development and direction of this roving archive.
If you’re at the HOW Design Live 2012 conference, which kicks off today, be sure to look inside the goodie bag you receive at check-in for the exclusive Mohawk + MOO + Tattly offer. You’ll find a message (shown below) on a MOO Luxe Business Card. Furthermore »
Can a desk make you more creative? The dream desks in this article promise nothing less. This is eye candy for those who plug away in their everyday offices and long for a workstation that induces endless inspiration.