An article by RISD’s own Andy Chen (GD MFA ‘13) was recently published on Design Observer. Take a look.
Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 26th
Our next meeting is coming up. On the agenda: RI Coalition for the Homeless. We’re meeting in the library, room 228 (on the second floor). There will be snacks.
MAKING MEANING PRESENTATION
A presentation of excellent visual narrative pieces by Making Meaning students in the RISD Auditorium, Tuesday at 1:10. Shown here: a project by Anther Kiley MFA 2013.
Shohei Shigematsu / Richard Saul Wurman
Shohei Shigematsu, architect, partner at OMA and director of OMA*AMO NY, will be speaking tonight at 5pm at the Chace Center Auditorium. Richard Saul Wurman, architect and graphic designer known for his work in information design and for creating the TED conferences, will be speaking at 7pm in the RISD Auditorium.
RISD grad student project wins A Better World By... →
The Grocery Loop, an ongoing collaborative project by Lindsay Kinkade, Erika Tarte, and Beth Weaver.
THE NY ART BOOK FAIR 2010 →
Printed Matter presents the fifth annual NY Art Book Fair, November 5–7 at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. Free and open to the public, the Fair hosts over200 international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists and publishers from twenty countries, offering the best in contemporary art book publishing. … The NY Art Book Fair includes special project rooms, screenings,...
The Physical Book →
A series of events “exploring the physical components that comprise the machine we know as the book.” Today at 5:30pm, Sam Ellenport, of the Harcourt Bindery in Boston, will talk about the art of the book: Bookbinding through Five Centuries: Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.
2010 AIGA Boston Fellow Award: Matthew Carter →
At 6pm, this Friday 9/24 at the Cambridge Public Library. Also speaking: David Berlow and Cyrus Highsmith, Font Bureau, Tobias Frere-Jones, Hoefler & Frere-Jones, Frank Romano, Museum of Printing, and Ben Rubin, Ear Studio.
Four RISD graduates win ADC Young Guns 8 →
Shown here: Work by RISD Young Guns (from top) Jessica Walsh 08, Joe Marianek 03, Michael Freimuth 03, and Nikolay Saveliev 07.
AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers 2010 →
Shown here: 50 book winner “Rethinking the Romans,” Jae Jeon, MFA 2010.
Penguin Science Fiction →
Shown here: From a series of 16, cover design by Franco Grignani.
Olympic Pictograms through History →
Michel Gondry video, you know it.
A really good resource for design texts. Thanks,... →
The Ballad of Colton Harris-Moore →
New York Times - 2009 Op Art →
I enjoy this too. (Who doesn’t love an interactive collage?) And happy 2010, everyone!
My friend Matt showed me this music video he made; I like it. (http://www.aphasiac.org)
This is pretty enjoyable. →
video art →
Vincent van Gogh The Letters →
A new website with all of van Gogh’s correspondence. The two-column interface lets you see the text, scans of the original letters and sketches, and historical notes side-by-side. Really nice.
a kandinsky color questionnaire! →
I went to the Bauhaus exhibit at MoMA today and it was excellent! Everyone has to go. But until you do, this site enjoyable to browse. Oh, and Happy Thanksgiving!!
Screen bookshelf →
Sticking with the future theme, what our bookshelves will look like in the age of digital books? I see a large screen stretching across the living room wall.
library of the future! →
first 40 seconds
Design and the Elastic Mind →
Interview with Paola Antonelli, curator of design and architecture at MoMa. Regards an exhibit about design, science, and the future (((future, future, future, future…)))