Archive for April, 2011
magic type glasses
04
29
0

Jason Tselentis: You Know the Type

You know the type: Type Nerd. Jason Tselentis is and he proselytizes: “I tell students that it’s okay to be a type nerd. Love type. Love words. Fondle them. Massage them. By the time they graduate, I hope my students not only have a foundation in type design and application, but a hopeless obsessive-compulsive addiction to letterforms,” he says. "You ...

Read the Article
041511_DRday2_0362
04
16
1

The Last Roundup!? @#$%* No! See Yer in 2013!

The last roundup...

Read the Article
04
16
3

Living in the Moment at Design Ranch

Like Cheese & Wine: It Only Gets Better...Economic setbacks that killed the few other chapter-driven design covens nearly extinguished Design Ranch in Texas but the event survived due to loyal Austin supporters and the will of its board. It became a biennial affair, too, which helped sponsors stay in the game. Conference Report 2011: All's Well in Hill Country. ...

Read the Article
041511_DRday2_0336
04
15
2

Design Ranch BBQ: You Ain’t Come Here to Diet

Photographer Woody Welch whets your appetite with these DR grub shots. Loosen your belt because Johnny runs the kitchen at Waldemar and runs it very, ver well. Even if you can't draw a lick, pull a screen, or craft a respectable Jack-O-Lantern, here at Design Ranch, you can eat like Milton Glaser. We say goodnight, full to the brim with some mighty fine memories ...

Read the Article
041511_DRday2_0056
04
15
0

Feeling Like Kids Again

  [Pictured above Jami Anderson of Austin and Nashville shows her true colors to photographer Woody Welch.] While the majority of Design Ranch attendees come from Texas, about a third of the Class of 2011 come from out of state. Two from Toronto, representing Fresh Books made Design Ranch an international festival for the first […]

Read the Article
girlpower3
04
15
0

Waldemar: Celebrating Girl Power

You never know who you might meet at Design Ranch. But one thing is certain: by the time you leave, you're all one big happy family. All day today we will post images of familiar faces—or at least happy faces getting familiar. Image by Woody Welch of Austin.

Read the Article
04
15
0

Let’s Roll: Fine Spirits, Full Stomachs & Familiar Faces

Look for yourself in this Woody Welch image...Kelly Stevens of Austin Texas and Whole Foods is the 2011 Design Ranch Director. She kicked off this year's fun with a rousing welcome and shout out the the sponsors...then came the Mariachis, the local spirits and some dancing that lasted until the Hoot Owls called us in.

Read the Article
04
14
1

Separated at Birth? Marc Burckhardt and DJ Stout

These two great friends and very nice  men share a lot in common. In town visiting friend before Design Ranch kicks off, we visited to old friends to discover a shocking case of identity theft. Pentagram needs to start checking social security numbers. Will the real DJ Stout please stand up. Will the real Marc Burckhardt […]

Read the Article
041311_Matt in Austin_0071
04
13
0

Design Ranch 2011: Come Prepared to Play

Design Ranch starts today (April 15) and Neenah is a signature sponsor. Yours truly will be teaming up with the accomplished Austin photographer Woody Welch to bring you some of the gatherings best personalities and moments. Woody is knows Design Ranch and the host property, Camp Waldemar, like none else. You are in for a treat.

Read the Article
041311_Matt in Austin_0001
04
13
0

Austin, Texas: Land of Friendly Carbs!

Even the donuts are friendlier in Austin during Design Ranch. Who could resist these temptations? Not Woody Welch and his quick draw camera shots.

Read the Article