Spending a lot of coffee shop rat time lately, so here are some cool design links:
Luke Hayman and Pentagram redesign Vibe Magazine.
I met Luke at an alt-weeklies design conference in Chicago last year, and he was cool enough to go out for beers with the designers. There’s a lot that’s awesome about this redesign, including how to be ‘urban’ without using the tired cliche style elements. Scroll down to those simple 5 black bars, and check out all the variations for how they can be used. Badass stuff.
Rocketship Travel Posters.
Graphic designer James White found some awesome posters blending retro sci-fi and travel elements. The 1930s were obviously a heyday of poster design, and it’s cool to see a new twist on some old elements. I think there’s a real earnestness to this work, that captures what advertising was like before the more sly techniques of modern branding developed.
You know, I know you’ve been busy traveling all over the country and all, but September 19th was a while ago. Nothing new? I at least can claim to have limited internet for my lack on new blog posts.
By brian on Oct 23, 2008 - 10:37 PM