Everything in the 'Design Geeky' category

The Design Entrepreneur, by Steven Heller and Lita Talarico

Frank Kozik’s brightly colored toy smoking rabbit for Paul Budnitz’s Kidrobot typifies the intersection between graphic design and product design. Is it a product design, graphic design, or art?

This is not a paper cup

Ceci n'est pas une tasse (de papier)

Bring bad design to justice

Design Police: Bring bad design to justice. nice.

Erbert & Gerbert’s: Making of the Human Flipbook

A vid Making of Erbert & Gerbert’s Human flipbook commercial. Most people don’t realize the amount of work that goes into such things. A fun watch.

New & Improved Packaging

I don’t frequently buy Trident. One big reason was that the peel-back-the-wrapper packaging ended up making wads of paper in my pocket and invariably fell apart toward the last half....

The Real Thing Gets More Real

It’s no secret that I have an unnatural fascination with packaging design. Coke’s package design has been in constant flux for years and usually just seems noisy to me. I...

Typography Tuesday 005: Helvetica, Not Helvetica, and TypeCon2007

Mostly link-slinging this week, but I have to post something on Tuesdays or Typo Tuesday is typeless.

Illustration Friday – Red

Not enough time for fancypants composition on this one, but here’s this week’s scribbling for Illustration Friday.

Typography Tuesday 004: Why Your Holiday Newsletter Sucks

Before you get all huffy about the inflammatory headline, I’m not saying the uh, fascinating details of your family’s life suck. Nor does this apply solely to your yuletide publishing...

Typography Tuesday 003: Where Did Letter Cases Come from?

I’ve been doing quite a lot of reading and research this week. Three reasons;

Typography Tuesday 002: Link Slinging Spectacular

It’s a good thing I started doing this Typo Tuesday thing. (It’s painfully obvious that I haven’t posted since last Tuesday.) It has kept me in a heightened level of...

Typography Tuesday is Born

I was reading up on the background of a typeface I’ve had a lot of interest in lately—Brothers (Emigre)—when I was reminded of what a ridiculous typography nerd I really...

Better Than Cock Rock. CrotchRock.

CrotchRock is a piece built for a chair show at Cranbrook Academy. From the description written for the show...

Where Are My Pants?

Worth 1000’s Where Are My Pants? Photoshop contest has some truly awesome entries. Entrants take a crack at digitally (de)pantsing the famous. Of course, some of the entries are horrible....

New logo for Intel. Hello 1995.

Intel’s latest logo incarnation

Aerons Are For Chumps

A couple of antiques dealers were having a 2 day sale in a storefront up the street last weekend and I scored a General Fireproofing Goodform office chair for $10....

FavIcon From Any JPG or GIF

This is slick. Making a “favicon” for a website isn’t hard, but can be tedious to get the results you want.

Print Your Images Big As Hell!

This seems simple enough to do, but once you see the Flash interface for the Rasterbator, I think you’ll be as impressed as I was.