Tokyo Graphic Passport, the creative show dedicated to the world of graphics and design, returns with a new event. (via Tokyo Graphic Passport. The colorful workshops with Moleskine. - Moleskine ® English)
Published as an offshoot of Gio Ponti’s legendary Italian Architecture, Furnishing and Art magazine Domus, Stile Industria was Italy’s first and only magazine exclusively dedicated to Industrial Design (disegno industriale), Graphic Art (grafica) and Packaging Design (imballagio). Launched in June 1954, when the controversial idea of “Industrial Design” was very new and unconvincing to Italian readers, this quarterly magazine published a total of 41 issues (including one double issue) until it ceased publication nearly 10 years later in 1963.
Who knew that Facebook’s newest feature was originally conceived by the Mad Men of the 1960s?
In all seriousness the most compelling elements of Facebook’s Timeline are the ones that made Kodak’s Carousel popular. Reminiscing is a social activity. It always has been and now Facebook is bringing that activity online.
Don Draper Presents Facebook Timeline (by eleist)
If the Facebook marketing team had actually dreamt this campaign up (they didn’t), they’d be gaining W+K level of street cred by now.
“For British people of a certain age, Fuel’s new book, Own Label, will prompt waves of nostalgia. In fact, nostalgia was what tempted its editor Jonny Trunk to propose the book in the first place after a visit to the Sainsbury’s archive. The supermarket’s lovingly preserved packaging samples stirred Proustian memories in Trunk of a time when no Abigail’s Party was complete without a few taramosalata-topped Snax biscuits.
The Modernist-inspired work produced by the Sainsbury’s Design Studio between 1962 and 1977 that features in the book is extraordinary in its consistency and simplicity of approach: most was printed in three colours with typeface choices left to the individual designers and illustration predominant.”