Archive for November, 2014
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Citizen Project: Collaboration, Freedom, Purpose

The Citizen Project is a collaborative of four creatives in Grand Rapids, Michigan—designers Jody Williams and Brian Edlefson, type designer Terrance Weinzierl, and illustrator and designer Michael Nÿkamp. Formed by Williams, the collective was established with the intent of collaborating on side projects with a purpose: to raise awareness of the amazing talent ...

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Do You Believe in Magic?

Rebecca Bedrossian looks back at Design Week Birmingham: "Design Week Birmingham is a multifaceted event that includes installations, lectures, film showings, exhibits, workshops and social gatherings inspired by the belief that design matters. From hands-on workshops, Pecha Kucha and TEDxBirmingham to a pop-up design shop, this carefully curated week was chock-full ...

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Why Does Anyone Care About Paper?
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Paper on the Walls Changed My Direction

WHY PAPER MATTERS: Designer, writer, journalist Donovan Beery reflects on how a fascination for posters during college led him to a life long love of paper and a career in design.

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Uncommon Sense: Todd Thyberg’s American Manifesto

The election is over. Time to govern. Again. With a grant from Minnesota State Arts Board, Minneapolis author, artist, designer and printer Todd Thyberg wrote, design and printed a 12-page pamphlet inspired by Thomas Paine’s history-changing pamphlet Common Sense, a political tract written in 1776 in plain English that inspired hundreds of thousands of American ...

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