An algorithm can create 40,000 logo shapes in 12 different color combinations, providing the Media Lab an estimated 25 years’ worth of personalized business cards. via MIT Media Lab’s Brilliant New Logo Has 40,000 Permutations.
The graphic design world and typography-lovers everywhere were miffed last week over IKEA’s switch from Futura to Verdana. From Typophile: IKEA abandons ~50 years of Futura and Century Schoolbook for Verdana. In an interview with Swedish design magazine CAP&DESIGN (translation here) the reason for the change is to be able to use the same font […]
Another toy art-meets-couture spotting caught on camera. These Karl Lagerfeld Bearbricks are on display here in SF at the Chanel store, Maiden Lane, Union Square. Not sure the cross-branding will be effective with Chanel buyers.
We were strolling through Union Square and I caught this great display of Manolo Blahnik shoes by Damien Hirst at the San Francisco Neiman Marcus Manolo Blahnik retrospective.