Seek and ye shall find… The web of intrigue spans many lifetimes of work and stories. And The Drum seeks the best bits out so you don’t have to: five of the best blogs, as chosen in October 2010.
“Intelligent design, exceptionally made” is the philosophy that represents the work of Build, a studio with an enormous international reputation that creates design solutions from a sober visual language and an awesome use of typography.
Tuned Pale Ale
Tuned Pale Ale is a product by Philadelphia based designers Matt Braun and Chris Mufalli that explores the musical affordances in everyday objects and promotes social spontaneity. While drinking beer, people become musically encouraged and often start making start making music with objects around them. This product aims to promote more of this type of social interaction. Tuned Pale Ale helps to inform users about the musical qualities of existing bottles and to make the bottle a better instrument. A clearly marked graphic on the side of the label shows a user what notes can be played at certain levels of liquid by blowing across the top.
I originally started Typography Friday as a weekly mental exercise. (Creative freedom) The best part? ANYONE can take part in the fun! Just join the group on Flickr and submit! See you next Friday!
We Are Not You
WANY is just plain bad ass. Jarred Eberhardt is an awesome designer, artist and cuddly bear. He created We Are Not You to act as a multidisciplinary design studio focusing on unifying doers and thinkers to create awesome brands. This was an experiment with Cinema 4d and After Effects along with exploring some grading techniques I learned from GMUNK.
Beata Szczecinka, aka Cityabyss, is a Polish freelance illustrator with great mixed-media artworks clearly influenced by world of fashion.