The new BrewDog identity – who designed it and how it was done

article by Molly Long reposted from Design Week The independent brewer’s new look has been created with Made Thought and marks a change in  the company’s positioning as it looks to embrace a more sustainable future. Scottish craft beer brewer

The new BrewDog identity – who designed it and how it was done

article by Molly Long reposted from Design Week The independent brewer’s new look has been created with Made Thought and marks a change in  the company’s positioning as it looks to embrace a more sustainable future. Scottish craft beer brewer

Campari Soda redesign points to drink’s Milanese beginnings

article by Henry Wong reposted from Design Week The Italian aperitif has been given a new look and feel, including packaging design and wordmark, by Milan-based studio Robilant Associati. Campari Soda has been given a new visual identity – which

Campari Soda redesign points to drink’s Milanese beginnings

article by Henry Wong reposted from Design Week The Italian aperitif has been given a new look and feel, including packaging design and wordmark, by Milan-based studio Robilant Associati. Campari Soda has been given a new visual identity – which

When Brands Work Together, Magic Happens

article reposted from Branding.news No one can better define the concept of ‘competition’ than brands. They come up with different branding, advertising, and marketing strategies to reach the customers’ hearts. Some of them even troll each other to raise awareness

When Brands Work Together, Magic Happens

article reposted from Branding.news No one can better define the concept of ‘competition’ than brands. They come up with different branding, advertising, and marketing strategies to reach the customers’ hearts. Some of them even troll each other to raise awareness

Add Vegetables to Your Soup After You Cook It

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk always like the idea of vegetable soup more than the soup itself. For one, there is usually too much of it for my household of one, and the vegetables only get

Add Vegetables to Your Soup After You Cook It

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk always like the idea of vegetable soup more than the soup itself. For one, there is usually too much of it for my household of one, and the vegetables only get

Why You Need ‘Say No’ Days

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk We’re all familiar with the concept of a “no-spend day,” right? For 24 hours, you commit to not spending any money. No impulse buys, no takeout, no purchases whatsoever. In fact,

Why You Need ‘Say No’ Days

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk We’re all familiar with the concept of a “no-spend day,” right? For 24 hours, you commit to not spending any money. No impulse buys, no takeout, no purchases whatsoever. In fact,

Find a Hobby That Gets You Off Your Smartphone

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Every day, I try to do at least one activity that is both engaging and smartphone-free—and if it’s social, that’s a bonus. Sometimes it’s a group exercise class. Sometimes it’s choir

Find a Hobby That Gets You Off Your Smartphone

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Every day, I try to do at least one activity that is both engaging and smartphone-free—and if it’s social, that’s a bonus. Sometimes it’s a group exercise class. Sometimes it’s choir

To Feel Better About Yourself, Learn A Small New Skill

To Feel Better About Yourself, Learn A Small New Skill article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk So much of self care is self-focused, whether it’s an indulgence like a nice bath or work like making yourself a

To Feel Better About Yourself, Learn A Small New Skill

To Feel Better About Yourself, Learn A Small New Skill article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk So much of self care is self-focused, whether it’s an indulgence like a nice bath or work like making yourself a

How to Steal Time for Your Creative Work

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Work-life balance for creative types is more like work-work-life. You’ve got to find time for both your work responsibilities and your non-work responsibilities, plus time for the people you care about

How to Steal Time for Your Creative Work

article by “Staff” (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Work-life balance for creative types is more like work-work-life. You’ve got to find time for both your work responsibilities and your non-work responsibilities, plus time for the people you care about

Can brands really own a colour?

Trademarking a colour has been attempted by everyone from Christian Louboutin to Cadbury. But is it actually worth the messy legal battle? We look at the value of being associated with a specific hue article by Aimée McLaughlin reposted from

Can brands really own a colour?

Trademarking a colour has been attempted by everyone from Christian Louboutin to Cadbury. But is it actually worth the messy legal battle? We look at the value of being associated with a specific hue article by Aimée McLaughlin reposted from

Add Self Care to Your ‘To Do’ List

article by Staff (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk For the past couple of years, I’ve been using a bullet journal to track all kinds of things. Work assignments and appointments, my son’s football games and karate classes, my workouts,

Add Self Care to Your ‘To Do’ List

article by Staff (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk For the past couple of years, I’ve been using a bullet journal to track all kinds of things. Work assignments and appointments, my son’s football games and karate classes, my workouts,

Netflix overtakes Aldi to become the top UK brand

Aldi has been knocked off the top spot for the first time since 2014, while two brands – Greggs and Spotify – make their first entry into the top 10. article by Sarah Vizard reposted from Marketing Week Netflix has

Netflix overtakes Aldi to become the top UK brand

Aldi has been knocked off the top spot for the first time since 2014, while two brands – Greggs and Spotify – make their first entry into the top 10. article by Sarah Vizard reposted from Marketing Week Netflix has

FMCG crowned the best paid sector for marketers

FMCG emerges as the highest paying sector for marketers, according to Marketing Week’s 2020 Career and Salary Survey, with education, construction and the charity sector bringing up the rear. article by Charlotte Rogers reposted from Marketing Week The FMCG sector

FMCG crowned the best paid sector for marketers

FMCG emerges as the highest paying sector for marketers, according to Marketing Week’s 2020 Career and Salary Survey, with education, construction and the charity sector bringing up the rear. article by Charlotte Rogers reposted from Marketing Week The FMCG sector

Can creativity make us feel better?

Hospitals, for the most part, are dreary environments. Strip lighting, wipe-clean surfaces and miles of grubby paint do nothing to make us feel better. But can creativity change all that? article by Emma Tucker reposted from Creative Review GP’s waiting

Can creativity make us feel better?

Hospitals, for the most part, are dreary environments. Strip lighting, wipe-clean surfaces and miles of grubby paint do nothing to make us feel better. But can creativity change all that? article by Emma Tucker reposted from Creative Review GP’s waiting

Use Friday to Plan the Following Week

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Many of us have little rituals to help us transition out of the workweek and make the weekend as relaxing as possible. Maybe you go to happy hour; maybe you order

Use Friday to Plan the Following Week

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Many of us have little rituals to help us transition out of the workweek and make the weekend as relaxing as possible. Maybe you go to happy hour; maybe you order

Use Your Snooze Alarm to Practice Morning Mindfulness

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk The next time your morning alarm goes off, use your nine minutes of snooze time to stretch, check in with yourself, and reflect on what you hope to get out of

Use Your Snooze Alarm to Practice Morning Mindfulness

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk The next time your morning alarm goes off, use your nine minutes of snooze time to stretch, check in with yourself, and reflect on what you hope to get out of

Looking Back: Grocery Retail Trends of 2019

article by Alexandra Sevelius reposted from Relax Solutions Retailers have been dealing with constant change for decades and if anyone has earned a break, they have. But the reality is that the change and the challenges aren’t going to stop

Looking Back: Grocery Retail Trends of 2019

article by Alexandra Sevelius reposted from Relax Solutions Retailers have been dealing with constant change for decades and if anyone has earned a break, they have. But the reality is that the change and the challenges aren’t going to stop

Asda’s trial of a packaging-free fixture is a leap into unknown

article by Adam Leyland reposted from theGrocer.co.uk It used to be Catholics that suffered from a guilt complex. Now it’s consumers. Every time I open a crisp packet or use a coffee pod – let alone unpack my (much used)

Asda’s trial of a packaging-free fixture is a leap into unknown

article by Adam Leyland reposted from theGrocer.co.uk It used to be Catholics that suffered from a guilt complex. Now it’s consumers. Every time I open a crisp packet or use a coffee pod – let alone unpack my (much used)

Predicition: What will retail design look like in 2020?

Lynn Harris, associate client services director at Cada article by Molly Long reposted from Design Week What do you think 2020 will hold for retail design? As shoppers are becoming more and more aware of how their consumption patterns effect

Predicition: What will retail design look like in 2020?

Lynn Harris, associate client services director at Cada article by Molly Long reposted from Design Week What do you think 2020 will hold for retail design? As shoppers are becoming more and more aware of how their consumption patterns effect

February 2020 Reading: The Way of the Samurai – Inazo Nitobe

“This classic text by Inazo Nitobe defining the moral code of the warrior class or Samurai has had a huge impact both in the West and in Japan itself. Drawing on Japanese traditions such as Shinto and Buddhism, and citing

February 2020 Reading: The Way of the Samurai – Inazo Nitobe

“This classic text by Inazo Nitobe defining the moral code of the warrior class or Samurai has had a huge impact both in the West and in Japan itself. Drawing on Japanese traditions such as Shinto and Buddhism, and citing

Our Hierarchy of Needs

True freedom is a luxury of the mind. Find out why. article by Neel Burton M.D. reposted from Psychology Today In his influential paper of 1943, A Theory of Human Motivation, the American psychologist Abraham Maslow proposed that healthy human

Our Hierarchy of Needs

True freedom is a luxury of the mind. Find out why. article by Neel Burton M.D. reposted from Psychology Today In his influential paper of 1943, A Theory of Human Motivation, the American psychologist Abraham Maslow proposed that healthy human

Add Frozen Peas to Soups and Stews Just Before Serving

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Frozen peas add a pop of sweetness and colour to all sorts of dishes, but I particularly appreciate them in rich soups and stews. Their bright flavour offers a bit of

Add Frozen Peas to Soups and Stews Just Before Serving

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Frozen peas add a pop of sweetness and colour to all sorts of dishes, but I particularly appreciate them in rich soups and stews. Their bright flavour offers a bit of

Brand loyalty and the psychology of love

article by Kristy Gulsvig reposted from How Brands Are Built As branding professionals, we want more than our customers’ money—we want their loyalty. We want them to fall in love with our brand. Ideally, we’ll create such a strong relationship

Brand loyalty and the psychology of love

article by Kristy Gulsvig reposted from How Brands Are Built As branding professionals, we want more than our customers’ money—we want their loyalty. We want them to fall in love with our brand. Ideally, we’ll create such a strong relationship

This Is How To Win With Passive-Aggressive People: 5 Proven Secrets

by Eric Barker reposted and excerpted from Barking Up the Wrong Tree Passive-aggressive people. You know the type. They never say they won’t do something. They agree but then, aw shucks, “the dog ate their homework” – and, of course,

This Is How To Win With Passive-Aggressive People: 5 Proven Secrets

by Eric Barker reposted and excerpted from Barking Up the Wrong Tree Passive-aggressive people. You know the type. They never say they won’t do something. They agree but then, aw shucks, “the dog ate their homework” – and, of course,

Plastic alternative from fish waste wins International Dyson Award

by Molly Long reposted from DesignWeek University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes had previously won the national UK prize, and has now been awarded £30,000 to develop the invention. MarinaTex, the fish-based plastic alternative created by UK designer Lucy Hughes,

Plastic alternative from fish waste wins International Dyson Award

by Molly Long reposted from DesignWeek University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes had previously won the national UK prize, and has now been awarded £30,000 to develop the invention. MarinaTex, the fish-based plastic alternative created by UK designer Lucy Hughes,

Eurovision’s 2020 identity combines all 41 competing countries’ flags

by Henry Wong reposted from DesignWeek Dutch design studio Clever Franke developed the “data-driven” identity for the singing competition’s 65th anniversary. The Eurovision song contest 2020 has unveiled a “colourful” and “abstract” visual identity, created by Utrecht-based design studio Clever

Eurovision’s 2020 identity combines all 41 competing countries’ flags

by Henry Wong reposted from DesignWeek Dutch design studio Clever Franke developed the “data-driven” identity for the singing competition’s 65th anniversary. The Eurovision song contest 2020 has unveiled a “colourful” and “abstract” visual identity, created by Utrecht-based design studio Clever

52 Design Terms Explained For Marketers

by Ash Read for Buffer.com. (a few key points – full article at link). These and other articles will be collated into a Nectar360 deck of ‘Beginner’s Guide to Graphic Design & Printing’ for New Starters as well as persons

52 Design Terms Explained For Marketers

by Ash Read for Buffer.com. (a few key points – full article at link). These and other articles will be collated into a Nectar360 deck of ‘Beginner’s Guide to Graphic Design & Printing’ for New Starters as well as persons

Brand Glossary

Brought to you by Interbrand. Edited by Paola Norambuena. Welcome to the Brand Glossary. First published in 2006 by Interbrand, this new edition of the Brand Glossary is an easy-to-use reference tool that helps define and demystify terms used in

Brand Glossary

Brought to you by Interbrand. Edited by Paola Norambuena. Welcome to the Brand Glossary. First published in 2006 by Interbrand, this new edition of the Brand Glossary is an easy-to-use reference tool that helps define and demystify terms used in

5 Emerging Brand Trends For 2020

excerpted from an article by Geoffrey Colon at Branding Strategy Insider 1. The Majority Of Online Reviews Are Not Real With a deep mistrust of reviews, prospective customers retreated back to a smaller circle of influence that contains their closest

5 Emerging Brand Trends For 2020

excerpted from an article by Geoffrey Colon at Branding Strategy Insider 1. The Majority Of Online Reviews Are Not Real With a deep mistrust of reviews, prospective customers retreated back to a smaller circle of influence that contains their closest

What makes marketing creative: Imagination or innovation?

article by Winston Graham reposted from DMA Is creativity on the decline? What is it that really makes marketing creative: innovation or imagination? Because these days companies and celebrities almost walk arm-in-arm, meaning businesses can afford to be less creative.

What makes marketing creative: Imagination or innovation?

article by Winston Graham reposted from DMA Is creativity on the decline? What is it that really makes marketing creative: innovation or imagination? Because these days companies and celebrities almost walk arm-in-arm, meaning businesses can afford to be less creative.

Make Stress More Manageable by Thinking of It As ‘Competition’

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Stress is something we all have at some point, the difference is in how we deal with it. While it’s definitely easy to let stress slow us down or even cripple

Make Stress More Manageable by Thinking of It As ‘Competition’

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Stress is something we all have at some point, the difference is in how we deal with it. While it’s definitely easy to let stress slow us down or even cripple

How Much Rest You Need to Prevent Burnout

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Most of us already know that if we don’t get enough time to rest and recuperate between stressful tasks, we risk burning ourselves out. But how much rest do we actually

How Much Rest You Need to Prevent Burnout

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Most of us already know that if we don’t get enough time to rest and recuperate between stressful tasks, we risk burning ourselves out. But how much rest do we actually

Find Extra Hours in Your Day With These ‘Time Multipliers’

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Not every day can come with an extra hour attached — so for the rest of the year, we’ll have to figure out how to create our own. I use RescueTime

Find Extra Hours in Your Day With These ‘Time Multipliers’

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Not every day can come with an extra hour attached — so for the rest of the year, we’ll have to figure out how to create our own. I use RescueTime

Stick to Your Creative Goals by Using This Theory

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk The next time you worry that everything you want to do creatively has already been done by someone else, or feel anxious about the amount of time it will take for

Stick to Your Creative Goals by Using This Theory

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk The next time you worry that everything you want to do creatively has already been done by someone else, or feel anxious about the amount of time it will take for

Get More Time in Your Work Day By Setting ‘Hard Stops’ For Meetings

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk A few years ago I started enacting a “hard stop” mentality to most of the meetings and calls I had. Inspired by a few of the people I interviewed, who said

Get More Time in Your Work Day By Setting ‘Hard Stops’ For Meetings

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk A few years ago I started enacting a “hard stop” mentality to most of the meetings and calls I had. Inspired by a few of the people I interviewed, who said

Maslow’s hierarchy of coffee chains

excerpted from The Middle Class Handbook Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” in Psychological Review. Maslow subsequently extended the idea to include his observations

Maslow’s hierarchy of coffee chains

excerpted from The Middle Class Handbook Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” in Psychological Review. Maslow subsequently extended the idea to include his observations

Solve Your Own Problems With the Rubber Duck Trick

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Have you ever started asking someone to help you solve a problem, and halfway through, you figure it out yourself? It feels great. It feels even better when you learn to

Solve Your Own Problems With the Rubber Duck Trick

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Have you ever started asking someone to help you solve a problem, and halfway through, you figure it out yourself? It feels great. It feels even better when you learn to

Try Doodling When You’re Stuck on a Big Project or Need to Relax.

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Research shows that doodling, as in carelessly drawing an image rather than trying to create an artistic work, can help boost your memory and cognition, make you more creative and help

Try Doodling When You’re Stuck on a Big Project or Need to Relax.

article by ‘Staff’ (no author cited) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Research shows that doodling, as in carelessly drawing an image rather than trying to create an artistic work, can help boost your memory and cognition, make you more creative and help

Keep Your Home Office Clean By Setting Up a Cleaning Schedule

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Working from home is fantastic in a lot of ways. Working alone at home can make things like lunch breaks and what clothing you’re wearing pretty flexible. It can also something

Keep Your Home Office Clean By Setting Up a Cleaning Schedule

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk Working from home is fantastic in a lot of ways. Working alone at home can make things like lunch breaks and what clothing you’re wearing pretty flexible. It can also something

Make Working From Home More Productive By Prentending You’re at The Office

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk I’ve exclusively worked from home for the majority of the last decade. Working from home is great, but it can also be pretty distracting. One thing that makes it easier? Pretending

Make Working From Home More Productive By Prentending You’re at The Office

article by “Staff” (no credit given) reposted from Lifehacker.co.uk I’ve exclusively worked from home for the majority of the last decade. Working from home is great, but it can also be pretty distracting. One thing that makes it easier? Pretending

January 2020 Reading: Thinking for a Living – Joey Reiman

“Can one idea be worth a million dollars? Of course. But what is a million-dollar idea worth if it is poorly executed? In this ground-breaking, paradigm-shifting book, creative genius Joey Reiman presents a convincing argument for the value of raw

January 2020 Reading: Thinking for a Living – Joey Reiman

“Can one idea be worth a million dollars? Of course. But what is a million-dollar idea worth if it is poorly executed? In this ground-breaking, paradigm-shifting book, creative genius Joey Reiman presents a convincing argument for the value of raw

Disney Accused of Plagiarizing French Artist’s Work

from io9 Solo: A Star Wars Story is currently being promoted with a series of stylish, colorful posters. According to one French artist, those posters are plagiarizing his work: The accuser is Hachim Bahous, an artist who designed a series

Disney Accused of Plagiarizing French Artist’s Work

from io9 Solo: A Star Wars Story is currently being promoted with a series of stylish, colorful posters. According to one French artist, those posters are plagiarizing his work: The accuser is Hachim Bahous, an artist who designed a series

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Bauhaus and Mary Katrantzou Fall 2018 collection

Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known simply as BAUHAUS, was a German art school operational from 1919 to 1933 that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicised and taught. excerpted from  Tom

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Bauhaus and Mary Katrantzou Fall 2018 collection

Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known simply as BAUHAUS, was a German art school operational from 1919 to 1933 that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicised and taught. excerpted from  Tom

David Klein

David Klein (1918–2005) is best known, however, for his influential work in the field of travel advertising. During the 1950s and 1960s, David Klein designed and illustrated dozens of posters for Howard Hughes’ Trans World Airlines (TWA). David’s use of bright

David Klein

David Klein (1918–2005) is best known, however, for his influential work in the field of travel advertising. During the 1950s and 1960s, David Klein designed and illustrated dozens of posters for Howard Hughes’ Trans World Airlines (TWA). David’s use of bright

Sabena travel posters

    “SABENA was the national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001, with its base at Brussels National Airport. After its bankruptcy in 2001, the newly-formed SN Brussels Airlines took over part of SABENA’s assets in February 2002, which

Sabena travel posters

    “SABENA was the national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001, with its base at Brussels National Airport. After its bankruptcy in 2001, the newly-formed SN Brussels Airlines took over part of SABENA’s assets in February 2002, which

Alternative London Underground Typography

excerpted from an article by Will Noble on LONDONist Illustrator Nathan Evans has dreamed up an alternative font for each of the London Underground lines (plus Overground and DLR). His project, Lettering the Underground, saw Evans create 13 hand-drawn illustrations,

Alternative London Underground Typography

excerpted from an article by Will Noble on LONDONist Illustrator Nathan Evans has dreamed up an alternative font for each of the London Underground lines (plus Overground and DLR). His project, Lettering the Underground, saw Evans create 13 hand-drawn illustrations,

Melted Crayon Awesomeness

excerpted from gizmodo.com Working in a similar fashion to 3D-printing pens, but without the futile exasperation of actually trying to make 3D objects, Crayola’s new Crayon Melter turns colorful sticks of wax into a thick, goopy, ink that lets kids

Melted Crayon Awesomeness

excerpted from gizmodo.com Working in a similar fashion to 3D-printing pens, but without the futile exasperation of actually trying to make 3D objects, Crayola’s new Crayon Melter turns colorful sticks of wax into a thick, goopy, ink that lets kids

Vibrant Posters With Delightful Typography

from designyoutrust.com This series of character posters reveal the colorful ensemble of the Star Wars spinoff that take on a more humorous vibe. The first poster that comes in a vibrant orange hue shows Alden Ehrenreich holding the signature blaster

Vibrant Posters With Delightful Typography

from designyoutrust.com This series of character posters reveal the colorful ensemble of the Star Wars spinoff that take on a more humorous vibe. The first poster that comes in a vibrant orange hue shows Alden Ehrenreich holding the signature blaster

Zaha Hadid Architects & Es Devlin London’s Old Street gateway design longlisted

excerpted from a post by Tom Ravenscroft  at dezeen.com Zaha Hadid Architects, AHMM and Es Devlin are among the 39 design teams that have been longlisted to design a public space to replace the roundabout at Old Street in London.

Zaha Hadid Architects & Es Devlin London’s Old Street gateway design longlisted

excerpted from a post by Tom Ravenscroft  at dezeen.com Zaha Hadid Architects, AHMM and Es Devlin are among the 39 design teams that have been longlisted to design a public space to replace the roundabout at Old Street in London.

THE FACE magazine – the first 50 issues

excerpted from www.handinglove.co.uk The Face magazine was a monthly independent music publication launched in May 1980 providing a totally new slant on modern dance music, incorporating a photo-laden style more often seen in the middle class ladies magazines of the day.

THE FACE magazine – the first 50 issues

excerpted from www.handinglove.co.uk The Face magazine was a monthly independent music publication launched in May 1980 providing a totally new slant on modern dance music, incorporating a photo-laden style more often seen in the middle class ladies magazines of the day.

Marvin Glass

Marvin Glass and Associates (MGA) was a toy design and engineering firm based in Chicago. Marvin Glass (1914–1974) and his employees created some of the most successful toys and games of the twentieth century such as Mr. Machine, Rock ‘Em

Marvin Glass

Marvin Glass and Associates (MGA) was a toy design and engineering firm based in Chicago. Marvin Glass (1914–1974) and his employees created some of the most successful toys and games of the twentieth century such as Mr. Machine, Rock ‘Em

1960’s London Street Fashion

reposted from house of retro It’s London, it’s the mid 1960s and the city is the epicentre of the fashion/pop-culture universe; here are some fabulous mod looks direct from the street as they happened.As well as the professional models, there

1960’s London Street Fashion

reposted from house of retro It’s London, it’s the mid 1960s and the city is the epicentre of the fashion/pop-culture universe; here are some fabulous mod looks direct from the street as they happened.As well as the professional models, there

Bangkok University Branding Itself As A Creative University.

article by Tuija Seipell reposted from thecoolhunter.net We love the way Bangkok University has been branding itself as a Creative University during the past few years. One method they have chosen to do this is to re-imagine and re-allocate the

Bangkok University Branding Itself As A Creative University.

article by Tuija Seipell reposted from thecoolhunter.net We love the way Bangkok University has been branding itself as a Creative University during the past few years. One method they have chosen to do this is to re-imagine and re-allocate the

Proposed Future London Airport Would Float Atop The Thames.

VIA io9.com While the UK government is contemplating building an airport east of London, a handful of architects have already put forth their visions for an airport within the city limits, looking to the River Thames as the site of

Proposed Future London Airport Would Float Atop The Thames.

VIA io9.com While the UK government is contemplating building an airport east of London, a handful of architects have already put forth their visions for an airport within the city limits, looking to the River Thames as the site of

Bumbershoot Street.

VIA Like Cool In Águeda, a Portuguese town, some streets are decorated with colorful umbrellas. The umbrellas look like they’re magically floating in mid-air, making people walking on the street feel that they are out of a fairy tale.  

Bumbershoot Street.

VIA Like Cool In Águeda, a Portuguese town, some streets are decorated with colorful umbrellas. The umbrellas look like they’re magically floating in mid-air, making people walking on the street feel that they are out of a fairy tale.  

Posiedon Undersea Resorts.

VIA If It’s Hip, It’s Here The Poseidon Resort, which is nestled in a 500 acre Fijian lagoon, is the world’s first one-atmosphere sea floor resort. It’s cantilevered over the sea floor in 40 feet of water. The resort has

Posiedon Undersea Resorts.

VIA If It’s Hip, It’s Here The Poseidon Resort, which is nestled in a 500 acre Fijian lagoon, is the world’s first one-atmosphere sea floor resort. It’s cantilevered over the sea floor in 40 feet of water. The resort has

BioShock at the Smithsonian.

VIA Irrational Games Are video games art? They are if you ask Chris Melissinos, the curator of “The Art of Video Games,” an exhibit opening at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. this past weekend. The exhibit covers

BioShock at the Smithsonian.

VIA Irrational Games Are video games art? They are if you ask Chris Melissinos, the curator of “The Art of Video Games,” an exhibit opening at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. this past weekend. The exhibit covers

Olympic Push Up Bus.

VIA Obvious Winner The bus, made by Czech artist David Cerny, does press-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms, and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. It

Olympic Push Up Bus.

VIA Obvious Winner The bus, made by Czech artist David Cerny, does press-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms, and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. It

Spice Girls To Perform At London Olympics Closing Ceremony Despite Derailing Diva Drama.

VIA MTV UK Victoria Beckham has allegedly agreed to perform at the London 2012 Olympic Games closing ceremony with the Spice Girls – as long as it is their last gig together. According to The Daily Mail, VB will only

Spice Girls To Perform At London Olympics Closing Ceremony Despite Derailing Diva Drama.

VIA MTV UK Victoria Beckham has allegedly agreed to perform at the London 2012 Olympic Games closing ceremony with the Spice Girls – as long as it is their last gig together. According to The Daily Mail, VB will only

Facebook Commenters Horrified by the New ‘Saint Laurent Paris’ Logo.

VIA The Cut Yves Saint Laurent officially released the new Saint Laurent Paris logo on their Facebook page today, which shows two black boxes stacked on a marble tabletop. As previously reported, the font — printed in white against a

Facebook Commenters Horrified by the New ‘Saint Laurent Paris’ Logo.

VIA The Cut Yves Saint Laurent officially released the new Saint Laurent Paris logo on their Facebook page today, which shows two black boxes stacked on a marble tabletop. As previously reported, the font — printed in white against a

What Is The Fair Market Value of Something That Cannot be Sold?

VIA Neatorama That’s the question that lawyers of the heirs of New York art dealer Ileana Sonnabend and the IRS are arguing in this Catch-22 case involving artwork by Robert Rauschenberg: Because the work, a sculptural combine, includes a stuffed

What Is The Fair Market Value of Something That Cannot be Sold?

VIA Neatorama That’s the question that lawyers of the heirs of New York art dealer Ileana Sonnabend and the IRS are arguing in this Catch-22 case involving artwork by Robert Rauschenberg: Because the work, a sculptural combine, includes a stuffed

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Jayne Mansfield Hot Water bottle.

The Jayne Mansfield Hot Water Bottle is 22 inches long, and made of hard plastic molded into the shape of the famous actress and sex symbol. It was dreamt up by one of her promoters, during the height of her

Jayne Mansfield Hot Water bottle.

The Jayne Mansfield Hot Water Bottle is 22 inches long, and made of hard plastic molded into the shape of the famous actress and sex symbol. It was dreamt up by one of her promoters, during the height of her

Lake Placid and Pan’s Labyrinth sit inside Jurassic Park.

VIA io9.com The art collective Dorothy developed this pun-filled map, which they are selling for £25 (or, if you’re feeling spendy, there’s a limited edition signed print for £100). These locations are based on the movies’ titles rather than their

Lake Placid and Pan’s Labyrinth sit inside Jurassic Park.

VIA io9.com The art collective Dorothy developed this pun-filled map, which they are selling for £25 (or, if you’re feeling spendy, there’s a limited edition signed print for £100). These locations are based on the movies’ titles rather than their

Aspid GT-21 Invictus.

VIA Like Cool Spanish company Aspid just revealed their GT-21 Invictus, powered by the latest generation BMW V8 engine that delivers 450 horsepower. From 0-60 in under 3 seconds and a top speed at 189 miles per hour. Its weight is only 2,182 pounds thanks to composite

Aspid GT-21 Invictus.

VIA Like Cool Spanish company Aspid just revealed their GT-21 Invictus, powered by the latest generation BMW V8 engine that delivers 450 horsepower. From 0-60 in under 3 seconds and a top speed at 189 miles per hour. Its weight is only 2,182 pounds thanks to composite

Hyper Realistic Paintings of Vintage Board Games.

VIA If It’s Hip It’ Here. At first glance, these look like vintage board games one might find on ebay, complete with frayed corners and masking tape holding them together. But look a little closer and you’ll see that they

Hyper Realistic Paintings of Vintage Board Games.

VIA If It’s Hip It’ Here. At first glance, these look like vintage board games one might find on ebay, complete with frayed corners and masking tape holding them together. But look a little closer and you’ll see that they

Tiffany’s Commissions Artists to Decorate Scaffolding with Temporary Works.

VIA The Cut Tiffany & Co.’s new Soho location is set to open in September, but for now it’s all boarded up while under construction. Rather than leaving the facade bare — begging for graffiti, random paper ads, or worse —

Tiffany’s Commissions Artists to Decorate Scaffolding with Temporary Works.

VIA The Cut Tiffany & Co.’s new Soho location is set to open in September, but for now it’s all boarded up while under construction. Rather than leaving the facade bare — begging for graffiti, random paper ads, or worse —

City in the Sky.

VIA Likecool.com The concept inspired by a lotus flower. Cool ‘City in the Sky’ by Megatropolis literally resembles blooming flowers in the form of large-scale skyscrapers. “City in the sky is a concept about a tranquil oasis above the mega

City in the Sky.

VIA Likecool.com The concept inspired by a lotus flower. Cool ‘City in the Sky’ by Megatropolis literally resembles blooming flowers in the form of large-scale skyscrapers. “City in the sky is a concept about a tranquil oasis above the mega

Top O’ The Shard.

VIA io9.com What it’s like to (illegally) climb London’s tallest building. When it’s completed next month, the Shard of Glass will be Western Europe’s tallest skyscraper, topping out at 1,017 feet. Even though this shimmering pyramid isn’t open to the

Top O’ The Shard.

VIA io9.com What it’s like to (illegally) climb London’s tallest building. When it’s completed next month, the Shard of Glass will be Western Europe’s tallest skyscraper, topping out at 1,017 feet. Even though this shimmering pyramid isn’t open to the

Tower Envy.

VIA io9.com In 1890, the English held a contest to design London’s wacky rip-off of the Eiffel Tower. Inspired by the financial success of the Eiffel Tower — which was erected in Paris for the 1889 World’s Fair — a

Tower Envy.

VIA io9.com In 1890, the English held a contest to design London’s wacky rip-off of the Eiffel Tower. Inspired by the financial success of the Eiffel Tower — which was erected in Paris for the 1889 World’s Fair — a

Seattle Space Needle’s 50th anniversary in 2012.

As part of the celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Needle was painted “Galaxy Gold” in April 2012, the same color used when the needle was originally constructed for the 1962 World’s Fair. Located at the Seattle Center, it was

Seattle Space Needle’s 50th anniversary in 2012.

As part of the celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Needle was painted “Galaxy Gold” in April 2012, the same color used when the needle was originally constructed for the 1962 World’s Fair. Located at the Seattle Center, it was

The One and Only FLIP Turns 50 in 2012!

VIA io9.com This is FLIP, an ocean vessel that can actually flip on its side and keep on a-floatin’. FLIP even has two sets of interior furnishings for long term floating in either position. The Floating Instrument Platform is celebrating

The One and Only FLIP Turns 50 in 2012!

VIA io9.com This is FLIP, an ocean vessel that can actually flip on its side and keep on a-floatin’. FLIP even has two sets of interior furnishings for long term floating in either position. The Floating Instrument Platform is celebrating

Pantone Flesh Tone.

VIA io9.com The words that the English language uses to define human skin tones is imprecise, and doesn’t capture the wide range of colors that exist in the human palette. Angélica Dass attempts to catalog human skin tones by identifying

Pantone Flesh Tone.

VIA io9.com The words that the English language uses to define human skin tones is imprecise, and doesn’t capture the wide range of colors that exist in the human palette. Angélica Dass attempts to catalog human skin tones by identifying

Clutch Cargo. Revisited.

Clutch Cargo was an animated television series produced by Cambria Productions. Notable for its very limited animation, yet imaginative stories, the series was a surprise hit at the time, and could be seen on 65 stations nationwide in 1960. Because

Clutch Cargo. Revisited.

Clutch Cargo was an animated television series produced by Cambria Productions. Notable for its very limited animation, yet imaginative stories, the series was a surprise hit at the time, and could be seen on 65 stations nationwide in 1960. Because

The Shard.

The Shard is a skyscraper in London, United Kingdom. Standing 309.6 metres (1,016 ft) above ground level, it is the tallest building in Europe, and is also the second-tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom. The Shard replaced Southwark Towers, a

The Shard.

The Shard is a skyscraper in London, United Kingdom. Standing 309.6 metres (1,016 ft) above ground level, it is the tallest building in Europe, and is also the second-tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom. The Shard replaced Southwark Towers, a

The Chair/Chair chair.

The Chair/Chair chair by designer Eric Ku. [LINK]

The Chair/Chair chair.

The Chair/Chair chair by designer Eric Ku. [LINK]

Property Developers & City Councils Fail To Build Iconic Buildings.

VIA theCoolhunter.net Over the past seven years, at our creative agency, Access, we have worked with a number of residential and commercial property developers from Abu Dhabi to Sydney, helping them with development and strategy. Yet we see so often

Property Developers & City Councils Fail To Build Iconic Buildings.

VIA theCoolhunter.net Over the past seven years, at our creative agency, Access, we have worked with a number of residential and commercial property developers from Abu Dhabi to Sydney, helping them with development and strategy. Yet we see so often

Art Nouveau Ruins of a Sewage Treatment Plant.

VIA io9.com Usually the phrase “abandoned sewage treatment plant” doesn’t conjure up attractive images, but this plant in northwest Germany is rusting quite gracefully. Years of neglect have done little to detract from the beauty of the original industrial architecture.

Art Nouveau Ruins of a Sewage Treatment Plant.

VIA io9.com Usually the phrase “abandoned sewage treatment plant” doesn’t conjure up attractive images, but this plant in northwest Germany is rusting quite gracefully. Years of neglect have done little to detract from the beauty of the original industrial architecture.

Real Life Hot Wheels.

VIA Neatorama.com It’s life imitating toys: Rally car driver Tanner Foust and Hollywood stuntman Greg Tracy successfully completed the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare at X Games LA. Foust and Tracy hit 52 mph in the track and experienced approximately

Real Life Hot Wheels.

VIA Neatorama.com It’s life imitating toys: Rally car driver Tanner Foust and Hollywood stuntman Greg Tracy successfully completed the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare at X Games LA. Foust and Tracy hit 52 mph in the track and experienced approximately

Shuss.

This is Shuss. D’après un document SHUSS-SHOW du 9 Octobre 1967 Patinoire des Champs-Elysées du Comité d’Organisation des Xes Jeux Olympiques d’Hiver – GRENOBLE 1968 Love ’em or Hate ’em, I think Wenlock and Mandeville—the mascots for the 2012 Olympics

Shuss.

This is Shuss. D’après un document SHUSS-SHOW du 9 Octobre 1967 Patinoire des Champs-Elysées du Comité d’Organisation des Xes Jeux Olympiques d’Hiver – GRENOBLE 1968 Love ’em or Hate ’em, I think Wenlock and Mandeville—the mascots for the 2012 Olympics

Bandra Ohm.

This is the Bandra Ohm, a 30-story skyscraper designed by James Law Cybertecture to be built in India. [LINK]

Bandra Ohm.

This is the Bandra Ohm, a 30-story skyscraper designed by James Law Cybertecture to be built in India. [LINK]

Ferropolis.

Ferropolis is maybe the most striking example of German quasi-obsessive nostalgia for its industrial heritage. An open museum opened in 1995 in Gräfenhainichen, near Dessau. The five enormous excavators which form the city of iron,are not only witnesses of almost

Ferropolis.

Ferropolis is maybe the most striking example of German quasi-obsessive nostalgia for its industrial heritage. An open museum opened in 1995 in Gräfenhainichen, near Dessau. The five enormous excavators which form the city of iron,are not only witnesses of almost

Eric Joyner.

Painting: Eric Joyner On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali sent Sonny Liston to the mat in a ring in Lewiston, Maine. Liston was finished. Eric Joyner – American Illustrator with 20 years experience. In 1983 graduated from the University of

Eric Joyner.

Painting: Eric Joyner On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali sent Sonny Liston to the mat in a ring in Lewiston, Maine. Liston was finished. Eric Joyner – American Illustrator with 20 years experience. In 1983 graduated from the University of

Advertising Arms Race in Beijing Food Court.

“Take Out: Chinese Fast Food” This series, shot in a temporary food court set up inside Beijing’s Olympic Park, reveals a visually and viscerally overloaded fast-food culture that may make some mouths water and other bellies ache. Hitzenberger concentrates on

Advertising Arms Race in Beijing Food Court.

“Take Out: Chinese Fast Food” This series, shot in a temporary food court set up inside Beijing’s Olympic Park, reveals a visually and viscerally overloaded fast-food culture that may make some mouths water and other bellies ache. Hitzenberger concentrates on

The ArcelorMittal Orbit.

The ArcelorMittal Orbit is a 115-metre-high (377 ft) observation tower in the Olympic Park in Stratford, London. The steel sculpture is Britain’s largest piece of public art, and is intended to be a permanent, lasting legacy of London’s hosting of the

The ArcelorMittal Orbit.

The ArcelorMittal Orbit is a 115-metre-high (377 ft) observation tower in the Olympic Park in Stratford, London. The steel sculpture is Britain’s largest piece of public art, and is intended to be a permanent, lasting legacy of London’s hosting of the

It’s Alive Project.

Frankenberry by Michael Burnett Part of the It’s Alive Project. Eighty artists were given the opportunity to re-imagine a life-size Boris Karloff as Frankenstein bust. The “Its Alive” Project celebrates eight decades of the Frankenstein Monster by presenting 80 re-imagined Life

It’s Alive Project.

Frankenberry by Michael Burnett Part of the It’s Alive Project. Eighty artists were given the opportunity to re-imagine a life-size Boris Karloff as Frankenstein bust. The “Its Alive” Project celebrates eight decades of the Frankenstein Monster by presenting 80 re-imagined Life

Tokyo Skytree.

Opened May 22 2012, the Tokyo Skytree measures 2,080 feet and is the tallest tower in the world. The Tokyo Skytree, surpasses China’s Canton Tower (600 meters high) as the world’s tallest tower, but is still nearly 200 meters shy

Tokyo Skytree.

Opened May 22 2012, the Tokyo Skytree measures 2,080 feet and is the tallest tower in the world. The Tokyo Skytree, surpasses China’s Canton Tower (600 meters high) as the world’s tallest tower, but is still nearly 200 meters shy

Pantone Barbie.

Mattel and Pantone have just released the new doll, PINK IN PANTONE® BARBIE® Doll: PMS 219, her signature color -which, believe it or not, is actually owned by Mattel . [LINK]

Pantone Barbie.

Mattel and Pantone have just released the new doll, PINK IN PANTONE® BARBIE® Doll: PMS 219, her signature color -which, believe it or not, is actually owned by Mattel . [LINK]

1954 XFV-1 Lockheed “Salmon”.

From LikeCool.com A tailsitter is a type of VTOL aircraft that launches and lands on its tail. They are truly remarkable pieces of aviation history: mainly designed in the late 1940s and early 1950s, they were essentially an early attempt

1954 XFV-1 Lockheed “Salmon”.

From LikeCool.com A tailsitter is a type of VTOL aircraft that launches and lands on its tail. They are truly remarkable pieces of aviation history: mainly designed in the late 1940s and early 1950s, they were essentially an early attempt

Abandoned Yugoslavian Monuments by Jan Kempenaers.

From The Coolist: While Yugoslavia has long since dissolved, abandoned monuments remain that recall the nation’s glory in the second world war. Photographer Jan Kempenaers has traveled throughout the Balkans to photograph these wild, strange structures that have lost much

Abandoned Yugoslavian Monuments by Jan Kempenaers.

From The Coolist: While Yugoslavia has long since dissolved, abandoned monuments remain that recall the nation’s glory in the second world war. Photographer Jan Kempenaers has traveled throughout the Balkans to photograph these wild, strange structures that have lost much

Adios, LA.

From Jon Jackson’s Adios LA site: You can slip out the back Jack or you can put up five 10 x 23 foot billboards in your neighborhood. Adios LA is a visual goodbye to the city Jon Jackson has called

Adios, LA.

From Jon Jackson’s Adios LA site: You can slip out the back Jack or you can put up five 10 x 23 foot billboards in your neighborhood. Adios LA is a visual goodbye to the city Jon Jackson has called

Mac-O-Lanterns.

From instructables.com: This Halloween season, bring an old computer back from the dead. Here’s all you need to turn that dusty old Mac Classic into a glowing, Halloween treat. Besides a working computer and a little technical know-how (very little),

Mac-O-Lanterns.

From instructables.com: This Halloween season, bring an old computer back from the dead. Here’s all you need to turn that dusty old Mac Classic into a glowing, Halloween treat. Besides a working computer and a little technical know-how (very little),

Non-Sign.

A very cool permanent sculpture going up at the U.S./Canadian border by Stranger Geniuses Lead Pencil Studio. [LINK]

Non-Sign.

A very cool permanent sculpture going up at the U.S./Canadian border by Stranger Geniuses Lead Pencil Studio. [LINK]

All Creative Work is Derivative.

From Nina Paley, creator of Sita Sings the Blues. [VIA] Queer The Pitch.

All Creative Work is Derivative.

From Nina Paley, creator of Sita Sings the Blues. [VIA] Queer The Pitch.