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Blog Profile / Design Observer

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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Observed: Digital Ethereal

14 hours agoArts : Design Observer

Luis Hernan's Invisible Landscape of Wireless Networks

Steven Heller: Confessions of a Frustrated Newsprint Lover

I’ve held on devotedly to newsprint as long as humanly possible but I recently reached the point where my loyalty gave way to expedience.

Adrian Shaughnessy: On Bias, Tolerance ?" and Taste

2 days agoArts : Design Observer

The unconscious mind responds with Darwinian brutality to anyone not “like us”.

The Editors: Everything We've Written About Paul Rand

5 days agoArts : Design Observer

But not every time we've referenced him. That would be a much longer list.

Jessica Helfand: Logocentrism

6 days agoArts : Design Observer

For Paul Rand, a modern mark was a simple mark, and the secret to making things last lay in keeping them simple.

Bonnie Siegler: Dear Bonnie: Nervous in Nantucket

6 days agoArts : Design Observer

This week Dear Bonnie encourages a new-ish employee to speak up!

Steven Heller: User-Friendly Paul Rand

Paul Rand did not coin the term “user-friendly.” He would have hated its trendy sound.

Rob Walker: A smart, insightful series about lettering and typography

HiLobrow's "Kern Your Enthusiasim" is a smart, insightful series about lettering and typography

Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo: The Rand House: A House to Work and Live In

While not a large house, it felt just right, as if it had been made to measure for every interaction and every function.

Michael Bierut: Thoughts on “Thoughts on Design”

On Paul Rand’s 96-page masterpiece, “Thoughts on Design.”

The Editors: Paul Rand : Observer Emeritus

Celebrating the centennial of a one of our most beloved American design icons.

John Foster: A Sampler of Rocks

Rocks are the stuff of castles, homes, weapons, making fire, creating wealth and beauty.

Bonnie Siegler: Dear Bonnie: Dissed in Denver

This week Dear Bonnie reminds a 19 year old intern what it means to be a 19 year old intern.

Adam Harrison Levy: Hiroshima Lost and Found

2 weeks agoArts : Design Observer

The lack of visual evidence of the atom bomb’s effect has helped us to forget its devastating impact. To see is to remember.

Mark Yoes: Elinor Evans : Some Truths from the Master

2 weeks agoArts : Design Observer

The artist, educator, and architecture guru Elinor Evans turns 100.

Sara Jamshidi: Black Hand: Iranian Banksy?

2 weeks agoArts : Design Observer

Black Hand is one of the numerous underground artists in Iran and his exhibition is neither the first nor the last underground exhibition.

Bonnie Siegler: Dear Bonnie: Partnering in Peoria

3 weeks agoArts : Design Observer

What questions do you ask to start a business partnership off right? Dear Bonnie has a few.

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