Yosemite HD [Video]

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Project Yosemite

This brilliantly compiled timelapse titled, Project Yosemite, is the work of talented photographers, Sheldon Neil and Colin Delehanty (stop now and check out their stunning portfolios).
The timelapses were shot with a Canon 5D Mark II with Canon L and Zeiss CP.2 Lenses.
Best viewed in full-screen. If this doesn’t inspire you, check your pulse!
(Thx Gerry)… Read more

The Chicago Neighbourhoods Project

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Chicago Neighbourhoods Project

Steve Shanabruch loves design and his home of Chicago. Bringing together these two passions, he’s launched The Chicago Neighbourhoods – One designers take on Chicago.
Steve plans to design a few logos a week until he has covered all  77 community areas of Chicago.
I’m looking forward to seeing how this project progresses. You can track The Chicago Neighbourhoods on both Twitter and Facebook.
If you dig this project, you may also be interested in checking out Branding 10,000 Lakes.… Read more

Code Cards by @mattbot

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Code Cards

Just in time for the festive season, Brooklyn, NY-based designer Matt Raw has released Code Cards – a series of letterpress greeting cards.
Code Cards connect today’s digital developers with the analog coders of yesteryear. Celebrate your digital heritage with greeting cards featuring old-fashioned, letterpress printed code.
If these don’t sell like hotcakes, I don’t know what will.
(via Laughing Squid)… Read more

Tokyo Time Lapse [Video]

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Tokyo Time Lapse

Having spent nearly half of my 20s in Tokyo, it strangely feels like my home away from home. This near-magical time lapse video by Samuel Cockedey captures the vibe of the city perfectly.
Extra points for the Blade Runner soundtrack.
For maximum effect, I recommend watching the video in full-screen with headphones on, and scaling set to off.
(via @iA)… Read more

iOS 5 GUI PSD for iPhone 4S by Teehan+Lax

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iPhonee 4S

The wonderful people at Toronto-based digital agency, Teehan+Lax have put together a comprehensive iOS 5 GUI PSD (iPhone 4S), and made it available for everyone to download.
Here are a few shots of what’s included in the PSD.

I also recommend that you take a look at a useful blog entry from earlier this year – How to Design Pixel Perfect Photoshop Files for iOS Apps.
Teehan+Lax’s site is a wealth of knowledge for anyone interested in developing apps for… Read more

Just Launched: Best Burgers London iPhone App

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Best Burgers London

If you don’t live in London, will never visit London, and/or you have no interest in burgers or iPhone apps, you may want to tune out now.
Two months have past since we released our first iPhone app, Best Sandwiches London. Almost immediately after launch sales of the app took off, initially boosted by an article on The Next Web, then propelled forward by the app getting featured in both the New and Noteworthy and What’s Hot categories of the… Read more

9/11 Permanent Mark [Logo]

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911 Logo

New York-based design firm, COLLINS, has developed a permanent mark to honour 10 years passing since the tragic events of 9/11, 2001.
From honoring911.com:
For us‚ this mark conveys the challenging but eternal lesson of that morning: we are as one. Just as we fall together‚ we can only rise together. Living with such empathy for one another is a steep mountain to climb. But we believe it is both the path out of 9-11 and the path we must… Read more

A Day in the Life of a Graphic Designer

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Graphic Designer Life

Update 14/09/2011: I’ve just received email confirmation from the good people at The Design Bureau of Amerika, advising that another print run of “Another Day Another Dropshadow” is in the works. The print is now available for pre-order at a discounted price.
Full details here.

A Day in the Life of a Graphic Designer is a sweet new print from The Design Bureau of Amerika.
(Via Laughing Squid)… Read more

Clever Minimal Business Card Design

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Minimalist Business Card Design

This is Google employee, Boris Smus’ attempt to create the most minimal business card design possible. The concept uses his email address to uncover his first name, last name, website and twitter account.
I’m not convinced this method would be effective for everybody, but I admire his approach in fitting as much information as possible within a constrained space.
What do you think?
(Via Kottke)
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Just Launched: Best Sandwiches London iPhone App

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Best Sandwiches London iPhone App

If you don’t live in London, will never visit London, and/or you have no interest in sandwiches or iPhone apps, you may want to tune out now.
Admittedly, things on the blogging front have been a bit quieter than usual recently. The main reason being that behind the scenes we’ve never been busier. Whilst juggling a couple of branding projects, we have also been designing our very first iPhone app. The app is called Best Sandwiches London and is now… Read more

Vintage Branding Inspiration

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Vintage Branding Inspiration

By now, you probably know that I’ve got a bit of a ‘thing’ for vintage logos and branding. As you can see here, here, and here.
Just when I thought I’d seen every possible collection available on the web, I stumbled across this lovely Flickr set, featuring logos from a mid-70’s edition of the World Book of Logotypes.

Lovely.
Thanks Coudal.… Read more

Codex Magazine Review

Filed under: Giveaways, Typography 85
Codex Magazine

Update: Giveaway Winners Announced
Congratulations Dario Calonaci and Naomi Adler — a copy of Codex magazine will be on its way to you soon.
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The much anticipated debut issue of Codex – The Journal of Typography has recently been released.
I was lucky enough to get my hands on a few copies of the limited-release publication shortly after it went on sale.
Read on for a a sneak peak inside Codex, and to find out how you can win… Read more

Symbol Book Review and Giveaway

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Symbol Book Review

Update: Giveaway Winners Announced
Congratulations Bill S Kenney, Keri Thornton, and Matt Yow — a copy of Symbol will be on its way to you shortly.
If you lucked out this time, don’t despair. We’ll be giving away a copy of the limited-run, Codex magazine next week.
Stay tuned!
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During our move from Australia to London, one unfortunate casualty was our collection of design books. Being heavy, and therefore too expensive to ship, they now sit in storage, gathering dust until… Read more

More Vintage Logos, Circa 1950s to 1960s

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Vintage Logo Collection

This stunning collection of vintage logos (1950s to 1960s) came to my attention via the always interesting, Aqua Velvet.
These vintage Japanese logos really really caught my eye.

Expo ’70 Osaka Logo
 

Kokusai International Travel Logo
 

There are plenty more where they came from, so be sure to check out the complete Flickr set.
Also, if you are a fan of vintage logos, Retro Logo Goodness and Scandinavian Logos from the 60s and 70s may be of interest to you.… Read more

Retro Logo Goodness

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Vintage Logos

Just stumbled across this outstanding Flickr set titled, Retro Logo Goodness — a study in retro/vintage logos.
Nothing like a bit of logo porn to cap off a busy week. Enjoy!

See the full Flickr set here.
Source: Coudal… Read more

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