Even an educational book created for industrial product manufacturers can be a showcase for compelling graphic design and witty copy. Burton Kramer Design produced this piece in 1972.
Archive for October, 2010
I can’t untie the threads of how much I lived up to the part that was written for me. Image is like a long shadow. Even when the sun goes down, you can see it.
Not bad for a famously drug-scorched rock god, long ago voted most likely to die. How Keith Richards managed to transcend mythic fame, brutal excess and near self-immolation to emerge a 66 year-old grandfather with razor-sharp recollections is anyone’s guess.
But to have penned a memoir so impressive as to have spawned a string of superlatives (electrifying, unsparing, harrowing, eloquent, utterly distinctive, achingly direct–all from one review alone) is a revelation not even the most ardent fan could have predicted.
Against all odds, it seems, the most battle-scared Stone not only survived, but has done so with his mind, body–and even soul–shockingly intact.
A beautifully embellished X is the mark for the Swedish cosmetics company, XLNT, designed by Six.
I’d want this iPhone app for the screenshot alone, never mind the 40 odd Richard Serra works I could be hunting down across the country with it. The SiteFINDER series of apps is designed for people like me, who typically know that there’s great art by so-and-so just around the block, but can never say exactly where. Serra is available at the Apple store now–and just wait ’til you see who else lies in waiting.
The tattooed torso of the British artist, Fiona Banner, displaying her ISBN (International Standard Book Number) and her official designation as a registered…publication.
Possibly the most sublime sliver of outdoor space ever built–the deck of Johnsen Schmaling Architects’ OS house, overlooking Lake Michigan in Racine, Washington.