Moniker Designs Herman Miller's Illustrative Advocacy Report

Curator: Dan Blackman
date: September 16, 2014
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Illustration, Information Design, Typography
Tags: branding, illustration
San Francisco studio Moniker, which is run by one of my favorite designers and illustrators, Brent Couchman, recently designed Herman Miller's report on environmental advocacy, inclusiveness and diversity. 
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The Paintings That Inspired Daniel Palillo's Spring/Summer Collection

Curator: Dan Blackman
date: September 15, 2014
Categories: Art
Tags: art, Fashion, painting
Artist Daniel Palillo
Last month while visiting friends in Helsinki, I had the pleasure of briefly meeting artist and fashion designer Daniel Palillo, who’s show "Paintings About the Fashion World" was recently on view at The Hole gallery in New York City. 
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Copenhagen's Frost Music Festival Has One Hot Identity

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 12, 2014
Categories: Brand & Identity Design, Design in Music, Motion Graphics, Poster Design
Tags: animation, Copenhagen, identity design, music
Like just about everything else in Copenhagen, the identity design for Frost, a series of music events held every February, is beautiful. To keep things exciting, designers Marcus Fuchs and Mads Botker haven't taken the easy route, but have created a fresh look for the festival each year since 2011.
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Me Likey Nike's Women's Collection Preview Dreamland

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 11, 2014
Categories: Environmental Design, Product Design
Tags: Fashion, interior design
Imagine if all retail stores were as unique as this? This technicolor beaut is for the new Nike Women's Collection Fall season preview, unfortunately not a permanent space (though we can console ourselves with these lovely photos).
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A Charming Animated Video to Teach Design's Impact to Kids

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 10, 2014
Categories: Art, Design in Film, Information Design
Tags: animation, educational, social design

Shape from Johnny Kelly on Vimeo.

"If, for one day, you had the power to make your world better, what would you change?"

I wish I'd been asked that as a kid. Pivot Dublin commissioned Scott Burnett and Johnny Kelly to create a film to promote the value of design to children in schools in Ireland.
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