2010

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The Candidate is Not My Type

The Candidate is Not My Type

My first post on Roxx.com focused on graphic design and it’s role in the Obama campaign.  Today, Kate Murphy of The New York Times explores how the current political climate has also created a return to more retro design and typeface selection in campaign signage rather than the forward thinking and modern Gotham used for […]

Contemporary Design: Some Favorite Blogs

Contemporary Design: Some Favorite Blogs

I thought I would share a few of my current favorite design blogs. The Contemporist posts stunning photos of new contemporary architecture and design products from around the world. It looks even better on an iPad. I particularly love this post on the Kona Residence by Belzberg Architects. The Design Observer was founded in October […]

An Exquisite Blend of Architecture and CG Animation

An Exquisite Blend of Architecture and CG Animation

An architect friend just shared this beautiful film with me. The film, The Third and the Seventh, was directed by Alex Roman and combines cutting edge computer graphics with footage of existing buildings, including two of my favorite buildings — Santiago Calatrava’s Quadracci Pavilion and Mies van der Rohe’s 1929 Barcelona Pavilion. The result is both abstract […]