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. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/20250134[/vimeo] 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.