Archive for the ‘ wit ’ Category

Detox Your Hair

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Health, January 2015
Creative director: Lan Yin Bachelis
Art director: Susanne Bamberger
Photographer: Jamie Chung

Your Fat

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Health, January 2015
Creative director: Lan Yin Bachelis
Art director: Susanne Bamberger
Photographer: Yasu+Junko

The Ponzi Economy

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Scientific American. June 2014
Design director: Michael Mrak
Art director: Jason Mischka
Illustrator: Adam Simpson

The treatment of the typography initially caught my eye. the notion of finance is immediately conveyed in the treatment of the engraved bank note pattern, particularly the drop cap T on the second spread. The illustration showing people throwing their money away rounds out the graphic design of this feature.

Evidently the man Carlo Ponzi spent time in prison prior to his now famous money-making scheme. He explained the prison address in letters to his Italian mother by writing to her that he had a wonderful job as a “special assistant” to a prison warden.

Hard to Swallow. Self August 2014

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Self. August 2014
Creative director: Barbara Reyes
Art director: Petra Kobayashi
Photographer: Jamie Chung

Lovely concept and beautifully photographed. The pill mirrored by the letter O is a nice touch.

Sand strong

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Golf Digest, June 2014
Creative director: Ken DeLago
Art director: Tim Oliver
Deputy art director: Riva Schwartz

TEDxKoeln: type on the move

This short video for a TED conference in 2011 features animated type that appears throughout the city of Cologne in all kinds of imaginative ways.

Thanks to Glenn for the link.

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Harpers Bazaar: Avedon tribute

HB-2013-12-AvedonThe visual correspondence created by reflecting the detail in the sunglasses with the called out type just makes one smile.