And on a completely unrelated note, LA Taco recently posted up an interesting piece with the etymology of various LA place and street names.
There are so many designers and organizations using design to help raise money and awareness for Japan that it would be a never ending journey to try and post them all. But I particularly liked this poster featured on Grain Edit, from Designers for Japan, a British organization selling prints for the cause.
The very talented Hannah Stouffer has a new print available in her online store.
Brian Jaramillo is the genius behind LetterCult, and he’s taken the time to present the best of his own work for 2010. Here are a couple of examples, hit the link to see it all.
The Scion national art tour kicks off tomorrow in Brooklyn, featuring the work of Franki Chan, David Choe, Cheryl Dunn, Gluekit, Matt Goldman, Cody Hudson & Jared Eberhardt, The London Police, Mackie Osborne, Souther Salazar, and SSUR. More info and RSVP here.
Center of Attention is a website dedicated to documenting 7-inch label art. Via Grain Edit.
Good morning! Check out Neato Coolville’s excellent vintage packaging Flickr set while your brain warms up. Via Delicious Industries.
A big thank you to mister jeffstaple for kindly mailing me a copy of the latest issue of his jaw-droppingly large publication Reed Pages. This time he’s got vocalist Erykah Badu gracing the front cover, and it continues the trend of investigating subjects in alphabetical order, but with a hell of a lot more pages [...]
Tom Caruana, who did Enter The Magical Mystery Chambers (blending The Beatles with the Wu-Tang Clan), has just released a collection of tracks called Okayplayer The Bollywood Remake, with emcees like Common, Jean Grae, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, and Black Thought over beats constructed with Bollywood samples. You have to sign up and log in, [...]
A long time ago, in a country far, far away, way back when I was a little kid, I had a science book with these great illustrations of space colonies. Clearly on some kind of mission to make me nostalgic, NASA have posted up about 16 of these illustrations in a variety of resolutions. Via [...]