Sites of da
week & da month!
Of The Day
as Author [revisited]
The Designer as
a concept from Steve Heller, senior art director
York Times, Design critic
books published about graphic design] and initiator of the
'The Designer As Author'
term appeared in print with national distribution long before
Mr. Heller named his MFA program after the term. In 1996, I
(Steven McCarthy, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota)
co-curated (with Cristina de Almeida) "Designer as Author:
Voices and Visions", an exhibition of such work. See:
http://www.episodic-design.com/writings/DAVV.html and an
article I wrote for Eye magazine, v. 41 for original sources.
Also check out the MFA website to get an
impression of where
some beat goes on. +
Just read my contribution to Steve's new book about Teaching
Typographic Literacy [the education of a typographer] at the Writings
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Artsites of da Week
Feyen Why? Site specific outdoor art with a very special touch of
dutchness: Also visit the newborn website of Jan
G. Nolst Trenité, now 86 years old!
Trend of da Week
> Time for trendwatchers:
Sign of the Times
> Trendslator > SomanyDynamos
> Polhemus > Philipsdesign
> View > Li
Edelkoort > BrainReserve
> Naisbitt > Salzman
Imagemakers of da Week
Luque > JellyAssociates
of Visual Arts Thesis Projects >
of Visual Arts Class Projects >
of Visual Arts Student Work < ImustCreate
> Cicciapalla Corp < Click+Enjoy!
PDF-file of da Week
Type by Frank Armstrong. Frank is one of
contributors of The Education of a Typographer. The PDF-file
is his essay in the book! More
Postersites of da Week
> 1. SwissPosters
Design in the 20-30's >
Travel Posters >
Poster Museum > Poster
Auctions > Rene
Wanner > ArtLex
Flashsite of da Week
Why? Funny, Interesting, Layered and Made for Growth!
Untitled of da Week
Why? Some ideas just fly in the air. I was thinking about a world
without Type and how that would look like while riding my bike
this morning! Then I dropped in at Typographica
and found TheUntitledProject!
by Mat Silber.
Site of da Month > The site of my graphic and interior designer
friends Isidoor & Schadek just went online. Dunkeytime! Isidoorenschadek!
A little time ago my friends at Synchronicity
Design updated their portfolio! Check it out!
Site of da Week
Type Why? Just take a look. Like Type? Also visit Underware!
Advanced Portfolio > Breathewords
By Adriana de Barros. Also visit Zine Scene360!
+ Checkout TheDesignersNetworkForum.com
File of da Year
> The Glass
Wall! The [8mb] stunning PDF document about the
restyling of the BBC website! A must for webdesigners! Published
in 2002, but very hard to find on the internet today. So
here it is again!
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