Lee Moreau + Jamer Hunt | The Futures Archive
The Futures Archive S1E3: The Bottle
Sarah Fonder | Essay
An Expert Reveals the Secrets of Sustainable Design
John Dolan | Books
A Photographer at a Wedding
Jessica Helfand + Ellen McGirt | The Design of Business | The Business of Design
S9E12: Jessica Helfand + Ellen McGirt
Alexandra Lange | Essays
Against Kickstarter Urbanism
Harriet Gridley | Terms of Service
Terms of Service: March Edition
The Editors | Books
Self-Reliance
Steven Heller | Essays
WAR! What’s it Really Good For?
| Books
Covering Black America
Augusta Pownall | Books
Rational Simplicity: Rudolph de Harak, Graphic Designer
Alexandra Lange | Essays
Dot Supreme
Connect 4 | Audio
Forest Young and Sakinah Bell: Follow Your Curiosity, Find Your Inspiration
Alexandra Lange | Essays
Criticism = Love
Jessica Helfand | Essays
All Things Matter
Susan Yelavich | Books
Beings: Unruly Things, Golems, Cyborgs
Alexandra Lange | Essays
Kicked A Building Lately?
Alexandra Lange | Essays
Lessons from the High Line
Adrian Shaughnessy | Essays
Books. Still not dead.
Jason Grant | Essays
Against Branding: Part 1 — Design and Conflict
Adrian Shaughnessy | Books
Impact
James Biber | Essays
Vestige(s) of Empire
Susan Morris | Essays
Observed at Hot Docs 2021
Sean Adams | Books
How Design Makes Us Think
Jessica Helfand | From Our Archive
Total Recall
| Books
Sign Painting
Adrian Shaughnessy | Essays
The Designer's Virus
Susan Morris | Essays
MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight
Adrian Shaughnessy | Essays
Philosophy, Graphic Design and Virtue of Clarity


Observed | October 26

Graphic designers will swoon to see Ricky Jay’s collection, which will be auctioned this week at Sotheby’s in New York. [JH]


Observed | October 15

Karim Rashid opines on the harsher realities of a life in design. [JH]

Richard Schultz, American pioneer of modernist furniture, dies at 95. [JH]

Pixar movies, and the subtleties of dystopian cities. [JH]

In celebration of their relaunch Print magazine comissioned a wonderful video that you should watch. [BV]


Observed | October 01

Adnan Lotia recreates iconic album covers with ... Lego. [JH]

Designers Verònica Fuerte and Sebastián Londoño turn circles into an international design language. [JH]

Jim Jarmusch, collage artist. [JH]

Posted without comment. [JH]


Observed | September 24

For the ABC Science series Phenomena, the Australian artist and filmmaker Josef Gatti collaborated with the Australian composer Kim Moyes for an amalgamation of art and science exploring ‘naturally occurring patterns, and the fundamental forces of nature that create them’. [BV]

Jack Kerouac, book designer. [JH]

An exquisite memorial by the American artist Suzanne Firstenberg. [JH]




Observed | September 17

From Aunt Jemima to AI, How Racism Creeps Into Design: an insightful video from Bloomberg Equality. [JH]

The 40 winners of this year’s Posterheroes Becoming e-Quals competition have been announced. Congrats to all! [BV]

German artist Max Hattler finds inspiration in the immense size, muted colors, and relentless repetition of the facades of Hong Kong’s apartment high-rises. [BV]

Swatch Bharat—online collections of Indian native aesthetics, created to preserve artifacts disappearing due to globalization—has completed their eighth collection. Get inspired![BV]



Jobs | October 28