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Well groomed fox

6 Sep, 2012

Well groomed fox  design studio is versed in the everyday object interpreted through line, plane and volume with experimental use of materiality, manufacturing techniques and colour, to create rich tactile everyday objects. Emma Fox Derwin and Nigel Groom founded Well-Groomed-Fox in 2008, with a focus on creating furniture, lighting, product and...

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Mathis Pfäffli

5 Sep, 2012

Mathis Pfäffli is a swiss graphic designer who has done some wonderful poster and book designs. Transparency and lots of layers at read more.

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Be Here Now

3 Sep, 2012

New York based artist John Clang has created a series of images titled Be Here Now, capturing projected families and their international members in countries around the world. The tradition of taking family portraits is fading due to the difficulties of gathering the modern ‘spread’ family. With a simple Skype call...

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2 Sep, 2012

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Adventice 01

30 Aug, 2012

An Issue About Architecture and Nature Adventice is a publication of observations, analysis and visual essays. It is independently published and distributed twice a year. Adventice concentrates on the confrontation of different topics, highlighting the tension between conflicting subjects. Despite it being an art publication, it strives to create a dialogue between various fields. Authors...

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O Fluxo Issue #1

29 Aug, 2012

O FLUXO ISSUE#01 – Circulating Forms of Reality it’s the first publication of O Fluxo, an open and collaborative effort set up to explore the boundaries of new media technology and how they are being inserted into reality. A speculation of the online art culture opposed to its volatile forms...

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The Narrative Machine at Büro BDP

28 Aug, 2012

Broken Dimanche Press have teamed up with artist Lorenzo Sandoval to reconfigure their Büro BDP with the Spaniard’s super cool ‘Narrative Machine’, an artwork that acts as raumgestaltung, bookshelves, storage and modular table and chairs. It’s a series he has already used in General Pubic in the exhibition The Rescue...

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30 days in the garden

28 Aug, 2012

From August 15th to September 15th Artist/ architect Valentina Karga will perform a one-month experiment. She will be living in her garden in Berlin ,surviving from what she has produced, while not leaving waste behind. Her personal waste will become compost for next year’s experiment. Valentina will cook her garden’s...

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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

26 Aug, 2012

The visual identity of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam is undergoing a radical reconsideration by Mevis & Van Deursen. Internationally renowned as one of the most inventive and acclaimed design agencies in the Netherlands, the duo had previously created the graphic identity of the museumís Temporary Stedelijk program from 2010 to 2012. The museumís visual...

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Signage for Weltformat Festival

24 Aug, 2012

Submitted by: Pascal Melcer For the poster festival WELTFORMAT a Pascal Melcer developed a signage concept of using an internal competition of HSLU, in collaboration with Erich Brechbühl. The concept is using woodchip boards, as they are known by construction fences. The signs, which are used as stand or a lean-on use...

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Christopher Santoso

20 Aug, 2012

Some random work from Minneapolis based graphic designer Christopher Santoso. The above poster tells us a bit about who he is. Great self promo!


The lake smiles

17 Aug, 2012

Submitted by: Emanuel Wallimann This publication is the final thesis of Graphic Design student Emanuel Wallimann and combines collected and edited contributions about Lake Lucerne from 1300 till May 2012. Between the 193 stories, reports and image contributions consist indexical references that enable new approaches and perspectives of the lake – far...

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