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Blog Profile / Design Observer


URL :http://www.designobserver.com
Filed Under:Arts
Posts on Regator:2876
Posts / Week:9.1
Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

OBlog: Mysteries of the Vernacular

Mysteries of Vernacular is a video series from Myriapod Productions that contains 26 etymological installments, one for each letter of the alphabet.

Debbie Millman: Michael Donovan & Nancye Green

2 days agoArts : Design Observer

On this episode of Design Matters with Debbie Millman, Debbie talks to Michael Donovan & Nancye Green about their partnership in marragie and design, about how good business is good design, and about what it's like to work for yourself.

Chris Reed & Nina-Marie Lister: Recovering a Critical Sense of "Ecology" in Design Thinking

2 days agoArts : Design Observer

On Places, Chris Reed and Nina-Marie Lister recover a critical sense of the term “ecology” and explain how contemporary ecological models of “open-endedness, flexibility, resilience and adaptation” can inform design thinking.

OBlog: Future Mavericks

2 days agoArts : Design Observer

There's an empty shipping container at Future in Half Moon Bay, CA and Future is looking to fill it with some summer design interns for their program: Future Mavericks.

OBlog: Glaser Goes Psychedelic

2 days agoArts : Design Observer

If you're watching the premier of Mad Men this Sunday, you may notice some familiar-ish graphics. That's because the key art for Season 7 was created by Milton Glaser, based on some of the work he became known for in the 1960's and 70's, now frequently described as 'psychedelia'.

John Foster: The Focused Obsession of Photographer Rob Amberg

3 days agoArts : Design Observer

Rob Amberg is an award winning a documentary photographer who lives with his wife live on a small farm in the same NC county he photographs. His subjects have been neighbors and acquaintances, friends of friends and strangers he has met.

OBlog: Glaser Goes Psychadelic

5 days agoArts : Design Observer

If you're watching the premier of Mad Men this Sunday, you may notice some familiar-ish graphics. That's because the key art for Season 7 was created by Milton Glaser, based on some of the work he became known for in the 1960's and 70's, now frequently described as 'psychedelia'.

Adam Plunkett: How to Visualize Poetry ?" And How Not to

5 days agoArts : Design Observer

Design Observer's poetry editor, Adam Plunkett, gives us a primer on visual poetry.

Sandra Nuut: Sandra Nuut on Fashion

5 days agoArts : Design Observer

Sandra Nuut is investigating spaces for contemporary fashion curation inside and beyond the museum, and is analyzing the collision between culture and commerce. On this episode of Insights Per Minute she ponders the love/hate relationship she has with a coat.

Hala Abdul Malak: Hala A. Malak on Lomo

6 days agoArts : Design Observer

Hala A. Malak is a design critic, curator, branding consultant, and Middle East expert with her own particular view of the world. On this episode of Insights Per Minute she rediscovers the joy of film photography.

Frederico Duarte: Frederico Duarte on Boarding Passes

On this episode of Insights Per Minute Frederico Duarte gives us 60 seconds on how a well designed boarding pass can lead to a better flight.

Bonnie Siegler: Dear Bonnie: Frustrated in Florida

This week's advice from Dear Bonnie focuses on how to handle on those people who think graphic design is as easy as a 1-2-3 click.

David Morris: The Public Library

“The public library is a singularly American invention.” An excerpt from the new book The Public Library: A Photographic Essay.

OBlog: Fast Thinking

Is this a slapstick fall captured as a slow-motion sideshow? Or an example of how accelerated exposure times tell a different story?

Sandy Isenstadt: Good Night: A Dazzling New Era of Metropolitan Light

On Places, Sandy Isenstadt explores our remarkable new era of urban lighting design and technology, which is inspiring "entirely new ways of thinking about the city at night."

Bryn Smith: Bryn Smith on Designer Dogs

Bryn Smith is a writer, graphic designer, and critic based in Brooklyn. On this episode of Insights Per Minute she gives us her thoughts on designing our dog's lives.

Debbie Millman: Debra Bishop

On this episode of Design Matters with Debbie Millman, Debbie talks to Debra Bishop, Design Director of More Magazine, about her career designing for magazines, including her years working for Martha Stewart, and the tension between designers and editors.

OBlog: 2014 Porto Summer Editorial Design Course

Herewith, why you should seriously consider the 2014 Porto Summer Editorial Design Course.

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