We are excited to announce Design Brooklyn: Renovation, Restoration, Innovation, Industry, coming October 2013 from Abrams/Stewart, Tabori & Chang. We will continue to post new Brooklyn design happenings here on the blog but wanted to give you a sneak peek at the cover, now that it’s up on the…
“This limited edition of Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 was a collaboration between Kristen Harrison here at The Curved House, Simon Rhodes of Harvill Secker (an imprint of Random House) and designer Stefanie Posavec. The edition was strictly limited to 111 copies signed by the author…” — The Curved House
Swiss artist Ursus Wehrli is releasing a new book on The Art of Clean Up, where he takes everyday scenes of disorder and rearranges them into neat rows, sorted by different attributes such as color, size, shape, and type, etc. Some of the preview images from the book seem borderline OCD, such as the pine branch that has been ordered by the needle size– others are on such a huge scale that it almost seems laughable, as if a giant had come along and re-organized a lawn full of towels and people.
The book is a follow-up to his previous Tidying Up Art books, where Wehrli used to “tidy up” famous artworks, such as Van Gogh’s room or Botticelli’s beach.
Back in December 2009, the talented Nancy Harris Rouemy collaborated with Canada Type’s Patrick Griffin to design a special display typeface for use in The New York Times Magazine.
“…the magazine’s design concept revolved around a typeface they created specifically for custom vertical malleability, and that can play just as well in single- or multi-color environments. The result was another iconic commemorative issue that shows exotic tri-line letters merging, swashing, extending and flourishing in stunning gold, silver and blue on black on the cover, and in black on white on the inside pages…”—Patrick Griffin
Crescendo has recently been released as a font available for purchase, including ligatures and alternates.