Monthly Archives of: September 2010

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CHEAP THRILLS

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Doug Aitken’s dreamy neon work from 2007.

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GREEN ARROWS

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Another fine editorial illustration from the New York Times–this one by Neil Donnelly, for an article on environmentally sensitive building practices.

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PAPER CUT

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A beautiful typographic illustration from the portfolio of Doyle Partners.

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FRIENDLY FIRE

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Michael Bierut’s illustration for a 1999 New York Times op-ed piece.

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NEWS FRONT

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The Kenton Sorenson leather laptop carrier isn’t actually sold with The New York Times attached to it–but it should be.

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BOOK MARK

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Logotype for the publishing company, OR Books, by the New York design studio, Project Projects.

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GRAPHIC ARTIST

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Enviable snippets of work from the archive of the British graphic designer, John Lloyd.

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ATTENTION GETTER

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The home page copy for Almost Modern’s website, where a click on teaser pulls up their archive of work.

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LOVE LETTERS

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Tracey Emin’s white neon declaration from 2008.

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THE TWIST

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A recent magazine spread of a Bottega Veneta ad (center) appeared to be a blatant appropriation of Robert Longo’s, Men in the Cities charcoal drawings from the 1980’s, featuring men dressed in suits, striking disturbingly contorted poses.  Not so. Turns out the Italian fashion house commissioned Longo himself to shoot the photos for the campaign–and Longo was perfectly happy to revisit and reprise his own work.