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Crap is good is a young blog which writes about an emerging and constantly growing niche within all fields of design. In today's over-designed visual culture a counter-flow is appearing. With the title "Crap is good " we name a common thought and sence of aesthetics. → Read it all


Lu Liang

4 Jun, 2012

Lu Liang, is a graphic designer born in 1983 in Shandong, China. She received her BA degree in Graphic Design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam in 2008 and her MA degree at the Werkplaats Typografie, Arnhem in 2011. She is now working as an independent graphic designer in Amsterdam....

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InMono, public sound-amplifier

2 Jun, 2012

Submitted by: Jonas Ersland The InMono by Jonas Ersland is a small contact-microphone-amplifier intended to be permanently placed on metal objects in public space. The very simple electronic circuit (only six components are used in total) generates soundwaves from vibrations naturally occurring in public objects like steel-constructions, fences and bridges.  Passer-bys can plug...

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Hanneke Minten

1 Jun, 2012

Some random work from the portfolio of Rotterdam based designer Hanneke Minten. Together with Saskia Pouwels she runs graphic design studio Hats & Tales.


Timo Lenzen

30 May, 2012

I stumbled upon some very nice work of Timo Lenzen. He is currently studying at HfG Offenbach. Some very nice book designs at read more.

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The Moe Chair

27 May, 2012

The Moe Chair Series by The Bureau is based on a chair originally used in Singapore classrooms throughout Singapore before plastic moulded chairs became a cheaper alternative. Each frame is hand finished in galvanised one-inch steel pipes and powdercoated. The chairs are available in the colours grey, white and black....

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The Zukunft Series

25 May, 2012

Submitted by: Lorenz Klingebiel The poster series “The Zukunft Series” deals with the future. an asymmetric line-up of alltogether 11 students, young Graphic Designers, artists and international reclaimed Designers from Offenbach, Frankfurt, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Rom, Luzern, Novi Sad, London and Leeds were invited to design the future. The connecting...

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Google book

25 May, 2012

Submitted by: Felix Heyes & Ben West If the internet goes off you may need this reference book Ben West & Felix Heyes made. It contains the first Google Image for all 21,000 words in the dictionary.


The Uplifting Chair

22 May, 2012

A very nice little multi-functional chair by multi talented graphic designer Nick Blakeman, using ratchet straps to provide an adjustable seat, facilitating the preferred sit height or use as a table. Wooden construction of American White Ash and Wenge.


A Survey on Tuition

22 May, 2012

Submitted by: Troy  Kreiner On April 16th 2012, I surveyed students at Sarah Lawerence college about the financial struggle going on at The Cooper Union. I chose to survey this community on Prospective Student Day in an effort to capture the active speculation that is in agreement with the decision-making...

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Library Paper

Catalogue Library

21 May, 2012

  Catalogue Library is pleased to announce it will be publishing it’s first bi-annual magazine this year – Library Paper. Library Paper is an up-to-date representation of varied design/art practices from all around the world giving the reader an insight into the artists thoughts. The magazine is curated and designed by...

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Shelter Press

19 May, 2012

Brussels based Shelter Press is the first invited publisher to be part of Panorama 10, a 6 weeks long event held by Theophile’s Papers at Abilene Gallery in Brussels. For this occasion, Shelter Press will presents 2 new prints by two paris based photographer. One by Estelle Hanania and one other by...

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18 May, 2012

Under the guidance of prof. Holger Jacobs a group of 24 design students at the University of applied sciences Düsseldorf occupied a room within the college and established it as a permanent creative space. This is a room like no other. All too often students work from home and only come into college...

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