An austere, Bible-like elegy by the Swiss design team of Dimitri Bruni & Manuel Krebs.
Archive for June, 2010
Vivid booklet and packaging by Experimental Jetset for a lecture addressing the subject of the sun in pop music.
Despite their dependency on computers, some designers still find expression in drawing the old fashioned way. Here, a lyrical pencil drawing by the industrial designer, Pierre Charpin.
My father would solve Sunday’s New York Times crossword puzzle in pen, without ever needing to correct a single letter. From him, I inherited a love for words, an obsession with newspapers, and the compulsion to write. I did not, however, inherit his effortlessly elegant penmanship or his ability to create a nearly flawless, hand-written page of commentaries–hand-written even though a typewriter would have saved him time. Time, of course, moves on, and the keyboard has long since taken over as primary writing implement. But the vestiges of some lives will still attest to an undying love affair with pen and paper. Old habits, like strands of DNA, die hard.
Maybe only David Bowie (circa 1976) is capable of making a mug shot look this stylish.
A spread from a 1949 edition of the 19th Century French poetic novel, Les Chants de Maldoror (The Songs of Maldoror).
Identity for the Nuremberg branch of Die Neue Sammlung, Germany’s leading museum of industrial and product design.