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For the love of tv
April 16, 2010, 8:45 am
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Austrian graphic designer and self-confessed TV fan Albert Exergian has created a series of strikingly minimal posters with a humorous take on popular TV shows. Their iconic design has been such a hit that online gallery Blanka are turning the  full collection into A1 Giclee Prints.

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Japan – the strange country
April 14, 2010, 3:52 pm
Filed under: Animation, Film, Graphic Design | Tags: , ,

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I’m loving this info-graphic film, by Kenichi Tanaka, about the strange and wonderful Japan.



Thermo-sensitive business cards
September 18, 2009, 6:20 pm
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These thermo-sensitive business cards are a killer idea by French agency Murmure. One series of cards appear jet black on both sides. It’s only through the warmth of human touch that the images on them are revealled.



A year of paper sculptures
September 5, 2009, 4:09 pm
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I am in awe of Johann Volkmer’s Faltjahr 2010 pop-up calendar. Check out the crafting of it here.



Ode to the gig poster

This post is, as the title would suggest, ode to the gig poster – in all its limited edition, screen printed glory.

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The National

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Mogwai and Yourself & The Air posters by Delicious Design League, The National and Sonic Youth posters by Spike Press, Do Make Say Think and Club of the Sons posters by Scott Campbell, and White Stripes and Ra Ra Riot posters by Hammerpress.



Studio Lin
August 12, 2009, 8:29 pm
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Studio Lin collaborated with Lisa Naftolin to design these invitations for Erwan Frotin’s Wildflowers exhibition at Art+Commerce. As for the airbrushed edges – this blog is not worthy.



Homage to the stamp
May 3, 2009, 9:00 am
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As a fan of the stamp (I have a moderately geeky collection), I was really taken with Gavin Potenza’s sublime letterpress print ‘Homage to the Stamp’. A limited run of 200 were released in conjunction with his poster, A Field Guide to the Stamps of the World, created for Tiny Showcase’s Learning Press – a new series of “mildly factual, mostly fictitious, educational posters”. I would love to add these make-believe stamps to my collection.

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