Helvetica is a 1h21min documentary that everybody who appreciates design and type will love.
…makes Times New Roman look like Wingdings…
Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture.
“…I’m always interested in clarity … I’ve invented the grid and within the grid I played my game, but always along the lines of the grid, so that there is certain order in it…”
“…for me it’s a tool for creating order and creating order is typography…”
- Cutting Board with Integrated Scale
- Movie: Yellow Submarine online
- Update: Gaming Digg or is anybody actually looking at the posts?
- Design: Metro signs
Cut and measure ingredients with the same tool = one dish less to clean and less time spent. Sounds good but so far its only a design prototype. The cutting scale was designed by Jim Termeer and Jess Giffin. It won the 3rd price at the 2006 designboom / BUESSEL design competition. The two designers [...]
The Beatles movie “Yellow Submarine” is still an outstanding piece of art after more then 30 years. Those who have never seen it, can now also watch it online. Available in full length at…
In our previous post Gaming Digg or is anybody actually looking at the posts? we have shown evidence how Digg is currently spammed and asked users to read articles before voting for them. (our article was removed in minutes while being heavily digged by users) Since then a few things have happened: 1. Digg support [...]
Almost all major cities around the world have one thing in common – they have an underground transport system may it be called Metro, U-Bahn, Subway, Underground or something else. And most of them tell you quite a bit about the city you’re in or provide unusual views. If you for example in Prague don’t miss out on a visit of their metro – its a bit like back to the 60s or a Victor Vasarely show at a museum. And the Blue Line in Stockholm is famous for their art exhibitions aka the longest gallery of the world. Like in Stockholm many other stations are showcases for contemporary or modern design themselves.
Most of the organizations who run these underground transport systems have created a distinctive CI for their communications and as it happens to be that the majority of these systems are indeed called Metro you get the letter “M” in many variations dotted over our cities to mark station entrances…