Hot Type

450 typographical "Tart Cards"
commissioned by
Wallpaper











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notebook static

via stephhhd's photostream


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Radical





The Radical Thinkers Series from Verso. Designed by Rumors. The design firm, not the singles bar.


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COMING SOON...

The Faster Times

ps. The music section might just
be worth reading.


wink, nudge.






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Valse D'irritation

What recourse does a musician have when a cell phone rings in the middle of his recital? Well, if you're the mega-technician and forgotten masterworks revivalist Marc-André Hamelin, you play this:

Valse D'Irritation

Or, there's always

This Fugue

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Mechanical Warfare





I was at the U.S. Intrepid today (don't ask)...and came across some cover design, US army style.

"You WILL make that TYPE BIGGER, maggot."
"Sir, yes Sir!"
"You call this Kerning? You ARE a disgrace to the uniform."
"Sir, yes Sir!"
"Do I look SWISS to you, grunt?"
"Er, what, Sir?"
"Do. I. Look. SWISS. To. You? You slimy little..."
"Sir, no, I..."
"Then why in the sweet name of ALL that's HOLY, am i looking at a GRID, son?"
"SIR, SORRY SIR!"
"You LOVE yer country, soldier?"
"Sir, yes Sir!"
You've READ Chip Kidd Book One?"
"er..."
"You disgust me. Drop and redesign Geek Love."
"Sir yes sir..."
"...in PAGEMAKER 4, maggot!"

"Aw, Dang."
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Tilt-shift




Some very pretty tilt-shift video courtesy of THE UNIQLO calender

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