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This week, behind the plate with John Foster dogroup.co/1uPMHhP
The private sketchbooks of another 3 well-known illustrators dogroup.co/1vNYscP | pic.twitter.com/4lfZoqxbHY
Rachel Berger surveys a new home for a private collection at Stanford dogroup.co/1tlSkaN
This week on Dear Bonnie: is it okay to ask "Why?" when a pitch is rejected? @8point5b responds. dogroup.co/1tkwuV7
Hunter | Gatherer, Pt. II: Lifting the covers on the private sketchbooks of three well-known illustrators dogroup.co/1vNYscP
Personal journals reflect visual experiments. A gallery: dogroup.co/1tacBQB | pic.twitter.com/pgmxe2szIq
An award-winning firm located in Charlottesville, VA, VMDO Architects, needs an Environmental Graphic Designer: designobserver.com/jobs/#job_id=5…
MIT hosts a hackathon to help improve a notoriously inflexible device dogroup.co/1CVU2Ru
A propos the Renée Zellweger facial transformation controversy: whither the aesthetics, the ethics — the whole point? designobserver.com/article.php?id…
Exquisite Art Deco numbers, a cross between sculpture and ballet, remind us why typography is so powerfully redolent. pic.twitter.com/5lwNElPWHI
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In the first of two installments, Laura Tarrish peeks into the sketchbooks of some well-known illustrators dogroup.co/1tacBQB
An abstract visual poem from Vanessa Place dogroup.co/1vHrRFu
At 85, he is still the most eloquent, the most intelligent, the most mindful of design practitioners: Milton Glaser. dogroup.co/1r5X2F6
Design Matters with @debbiemillman: Petter Ringbom on design and filmmaking. dogroup.co/1t5w6tN
Design Observer's own Science Editor, Joanna Radin weighs in on the controversy over Facebook and egg-freezing. dogroup.co/1FszofG
Justin Zhuang looks to history to assess Singapore's design future dogroup.co/1t3OWkN
TOMORROW: SVA MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism Open House @DCrit dogroup.co/1v3ucvD
A compelling new font from Johnson Banks aims to teach Japanese. Not actually clear why it references Rodchenko. Hmm. dogroup.co/1utk6yJ
Only in France can celebrity be attained via cooked herbs. In supporting roles: Butter! Eggs! Lemons! Type = theatre. pic.twitter.com/JJ7Z1XeU6Z
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We teach our students that thinking through making is imperative because discovery is everything. This is our future. dogroup.co/1psUW1G
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Signs at the Paris Flea Market: here, a visual oxymoron, as the word "umbrellas" beams with illuminated golden light. pic.twitter.com/yDtUF5TnMu
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This week on Dear Bonnie, @8point5b debates whether Dumbfounded in Dayton should be dismayed by a rejection. dogroup.co/1wjpQzr
This week John Foster reveals a cache of unlikely photos going up for auction dogroup.co/1wiUiJU
Dear Bonnie is Design Observer's truth-telling advice column from Bonnie Siegler. Submit your questions to: DearBonnie@designobserver.com
Can't make it to the @SVAMFADesign info session tomorrow? Watch it live at 1pm: ustream.tv/channel/info-s…
Monday October 20, the ReFramed film series at IFC in NYC holds a Massimo Vignelli tribute screening of Helvetica: ifccenter.com/series/reframe…
#SpawnOfGerrymander: Jennifer Daniel reimagines Texas' Thirty-Fifth Congressional District. Lock and load. dogroup.co/1qIlOv0
#SpawnOfGerrymander concludes with three revisualizations of Penn-7 from Steve Brodner that sum up the project. dogroup.co/1whWQrS
A new film from Jeff Scher commemorates composer Victor Ullman dogroup.co/1rB3vaf
#SpawnOfGerrymander: Oliver Munday revisualizes Florida 5th congressional district dogroup.co/1vhQUPl
Love criticism? Want to know more about @DCrit? SVA MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism Open House next week: dogroup.co/1v3ucvD
The Observatory--new monthly podcast with @michaelbierut + @jessicahelfand. Listen here: dogroup.co/1w7vRgw
Lightbulb-headed naked dolls as window art in a store for eyeglasses. Poetic positioning: a spectacle for spectacles. pic.twitter.com/taIl5GFkG1
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#SpawnOfGerrymander: Lisa Congdon reveals North Carolina's Fourth Congressional District is a leafy sea monster. dogroup.co/1sIaDGQ
SATURDAY: Join @SVAMFADesign to learn what makes the program unique. Meet co-chairs Lita Talarico and Steven Heller! dogroup.co/ZtmFsn
#SpawnOfGerrymander: Leif Parsons reimagines Illinois' Fourth Congressional District dogroup.co/1sMjMi2
Verre bombé is curved glass: here, life imitates art through the curvature of a sign, a marriage of form and content. pic.twitter.com/gnqCymZKQV
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Tom Geismar on how the practice of design has changed since the '50s. Design Matters with @debbiemillman. dogroup.co/1qkpeDU
Design Matters with @debbiemillman kicks off the fall season with legendary designer Tom Geismar. Listen here: designobserver.com/feature/tom-ge…
Just one more hour until the premiere of the new season of Design Matters with @debbiemillman! Stay tuned....
Tomorrow night @DCrit: Alexandra Jacobs on how a few “magazine queens” dictated what American women wore. dogroup.co/1qjWBFR
Rob Walker: Spawn of Gerrymaner: Joe Alterio reimagines the shape of Maryland's Third Congressional District dogroup.co/1yuqsV7
Rob Walker: Six top illustrators revisualize some of the most contorted congressional districts in the U.S. dogroup.co/1yuqv3r
All of these design journals of late, and the high water mark is still Octavo from the 80s. #8vo
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