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A Song of Ice and Fire covers

November 24th, 2011

The japanese editions of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy novels have covers that are just a teensy bit better than any english language version I’ve seen.

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X-Men with Googly Eyes

May 1st, 2012

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A nice little gallery, though Professor X is sorely missing.

Hello

February 23rd, 2012

It is interesting that things like this exist, that someone sat down to compile this. Thinking of the time spent to produce this impacts how I take it in, and it’s probably the biggest reason that the video is worthwhile for me.

The Beatles Rock Band intro

December 5th, 2011

Still one of my favorite things, though I never actually played the game.

Old but good

February 25th, 2012

Swedish Problems

December 6th, 2011

Probably only funny if you’re Swedish or live in Sweden.

Total Recall commentary track

February 22nd, 2012

Arnold Schwarzenegger really adds depth with his commentary  for Total Recall. Oh, depth? Sorry, I meant words.

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Handlettered department store logos

November 24th, 2011

A nice collection of old handlettered department store logos. They very much share a style, but the looseness of some of the logos from the 60’s and 70’s is different and very nice.

This made the rounds a few weeks back, but I spotted it again going through my bookmark library and was happily reminded.

 

 

The National Geographic design

November 28th, 2011

A nice look back at the design of National Geographic, from cover to page layout:

The eponymous yellow rectangle has seen virtually no change, much like the interior pages, since it first bordered the front covers of the 1888 launch issue.

I thought it could teach us a few things about timelessness in graphic design, so I randomly picked four issues to look at; March 1964, November 1988, April 2000 and a recent December 2009.

Domenico DeMarco

December 1st, 2011

In 2010 Margaret Emily MacKenzie made a short documentary on Domenico DeMarco, owner and operator of his own pizza place: Di Fara.