Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design awards

Posted by on Oct 18, 2020 in Designers I Like, Ipso Fabulous | No Comments

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Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards will give you reason to feel hopeful during these challenging, dark days. The honorees present visions of a better future and honestly it cannot come soon enough.

Go here to learn more >>

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It’s a bland new day

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According to Bloomber.com difference between a Brand and a Bland breaks down to this:

Claiming simultaneously to be unique in product, groundbreaking in purpose, and singular in delivery, while slavishly obeying an identikit formula of business model, look and feel, and tone of voice.

Think Hum vs Quip, Casper vs Tuft & Needle, Harry’s vs Dollar Shave Club. You get the idea.

The not-at-all-bland geniuses* at blandbook.com put it all together for you here. Want to learn how to build a Bland with the best of them? Follow these bland documents to always go unnoticed and be like every other bland!

*Bland is brought to you by the never bland brains of Vikki Ross and Paul Mellor.

Pop culture dystopia at its finest

Posted by on Apr 15, 2020 in Creatives I admire, Designers I Like | No Comments

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Filip Hodas, illustrator, computer animator, and visual effects artist, has become well known for his pop culture dystopias.cartoon fossils, a digital art series that envisions the preserved remains of our pop icons as if they were fossils.

Check out his work here >>
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Just bought this book and so should you

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Just bought this book by Michelle Rial and so should you.

*actually I bought 2

Full-size volkswagen built with LEGOS

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400,000 pieces of LEGO were used to build this full-size volkswagen, including the folding tables, a sink, coffee set, gas stove, and artwork. there’s even a couple of toothbrushes and what looks like a tube of toothpaste.

Built by LEGO certified master model maker Rene Hoffmeister and Pascal Lenhardbuil.

Check it out here >>

Minimalism

“Minimalism is not the lack of something. It is simply the perfect amount of something.”
— Najahyia Chinchilla

 

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