Making Ideas Happen

Posted on April 5, 2010 Under Books 0 Comments

You should go order my friend Scott Belsky's book (of Behance Fame), it's called Making Ideas Happen. Seriously, do it. Very proud of him. It's going to be great!

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The 5 Year Plan

The 5 Year Plan is a collection of 32 screen-printed artworks by 32 contemporary artists. Contributors include Yoko Ono, Francesco Clemente, Donald Baechler, Chris Martin and Julie Doucet, as well as under known artists. All profits from sales of 5…

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We Feel Fine: The Book

Over the years I've had the pleasure of getting to know and becoming friends with Jonathan Harris through all sorts of different avenues, projects he has done, and more recently the times we've found ourselves in the desert in Jordan…

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Flashback: Retro Design

Posted on November 3, 2009 Under Books 1 Comment

New Victionary book about retro design and how it's appearing in contemporary graphical work. Looks good as both inspiration and a reference tool. Emerged today as the perfect marriage between old and new, retrospective designs are deemed to be an…

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Gestalten Books

Two crazy (and crazy interesting) books from Gestalten showed up on my desk this week. Both are worth checking out! The first is called Papercraft: Design and Art with Paper (top) and is all about the crazy and ingenious projects…

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Andy Kaufman Wrestles The Ladies

Andy Kaufman was before my time but if what I read about this feud with Jerry Lawler and that "Man on the Moon" movie were any indication, this guy was a walking laugh factory. He blurred the line between the…

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Upstarts! Book (I'm in in it…)

Nearly a year ago I was interviewed for Donna Fenn's next book Upstarts!. Now, I'm in it (there's an entire section on Undercurrent and our culture) with a handful of my entrepreneur pals from around the globe... It's a great…

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Viction:ary's Colour Mania

Good looking new book called Colour Mania from the folks at Viction:ary! In a world where everything dances in a veritable kaleidoscope of colours, few of today's uni-colour design has successfully manifested the intrinsic expressive qualities of colours across a…

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SparkLife: Blogging New Moon

Posted on August 25, 2009 Under Books 4 Comments

We're neck-deep in a vampire renaissance. First, there's True Blood, the Alan Ball created series that imagines Bon Temps, Louisiana as a place where strange and supernatural creatures aren't just a result of second cousins marrying. And then there's Twilight…

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Pinkghost x Chubby Book Series

Posted on August 14, 2009 Under Books 2 Comments

pinkghost just announced the latest (and least exploitative) expression of fandom for all things round and chubby since Dance Your Ass Off. In collaboration with artists Julie West, Helena Garcia and 64Colors, pinkghost will debut the Chubby Books Series. The…

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