3D Street art – World Record


Everyone knows them. Everyone has seen them. They seem to be attracted to crowded city centers and subways station – murals. While most of us are familiar with the usual 25 square feet -sized mural’s, the artists “3D Joe & Max” from Britain in collaboration with Reebok and CrossFit managed to create an amazing mural with an unbelievable size of 9,601 square feet. And the 3D effect adds it’s own part as far as size and especially “depth” is concerned. You can find the whole article and photos at the Huffington Post.

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Occupy Wall Street – Art occupies the financial district



Since mid-September, many people have been demonstrating in New York’s financial district against unequal distribution of wealth, power of the banks and continuing unemployment. The Occupy Wall Street movement has already absorbed many artists. Here is an article about different artists who are participating in the protests. Written by Tara Kelly, published in the Huffington Post.
“The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protests may be rooted in anger over corporate greed and corruption, but that hasn’t stopped the art world from getting involved and taking over the financial district.” … “Other organized action from artists at OWS include a 24-hour exhibition that kicked off Saturday evening where a group of artists rented out the former J.P. Morgan headquarters building, across from the New York Stock Exchange, to host the exhibit No Comment.” Full article

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Steve Jobs – Bloomberg Businessweek


On the sad occasion of Steve Jobs passing, Bloomberg Businessweek has dedicated the founder of apple a complete issue (free of ads). Filled with large-sized pictures, quotes, a timeline and many interesting articles, in an expressiv and stunning editorial design, the issue is an impressive tribute to one of the most formative people of our time. Many thanks to the Bloomberg design team for these successful and honorable impressions.

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Are Design Firms The New Rock Bands?


A funny and good written article about designers and their way of working these days. Written by Joel Edmondson, Creative Director at stylefactory, published at the Huffington Post.
“…The way they work on their design projects (and dress) reminds me of my garage band in college. We would work tirelessly, from 6 PM until 3 AM on honing our craft and we dressed the part. The drummer wore a white t-shirt, the bassist was a bit nerdy, and I, as the lead guitarist had to have wild hair.

With their skinny jeans and well-groomed facial hair, designers are now forming collectives, firms and clubs more than ever. Designers band together because in today’s competitive design arena, two heads are invariably better than one, and three better than two, and so on. Even the archetypal designer Charles Eames credits his best work to collaborations with wife Rae…”. Full Article

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