Monthly Archives: April 2013

Loops and hoops

Why do the French still love graphology? Scientific practice or just a few steps from astrology? ‘… most graphologists are able to pull off the trick because they use the content of candidates’ letters – the detail about their lives, … Continue reading

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Catching up

A perpetual process / Pitagora Suichi, ‘A collection of Rube Goldberg-like machines’ / the brilliance of the Google Street View Hyperlapse (via Kottke) / short termism: MoMA Will Raze Tod Williams Billie Tsien’s Folk Art Museum. Images by Michael Moran … Continue reading

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Blowing things up

Modern life signs. 3D-printed canal home takes shape in Amsterdam / The Development and Construction of London, a flickr pool / You Are Electric, visual stuff / A Cidade Branca, the art of the axonometric /Tree Houses. Fairy Tale Castles … Continue reading

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Secret 7″, ‘we do is take seven tracks from seven of the best-known bands and artists around. We press each of those tracks 100 times to vinyl then get creatives from around the world to interpret artwork in their own … Continue reading

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Orange crush

‘You might have seen pictures where Bilinda’s playing a Fender Jaguar with an orange scratchplate. And no Jaguar’s ever had an orange scratchplate, so people just assume we put it on. But it isn’t… it’s a tortoiseshell scratchplate. But for … Continue reading

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Slight return

Graphic design from the 1920s to the 1970s is a new blog devoted to printed design and ephemera from the golden era of visual culture, a large chunk of which is travel related. A companion site to Travel Brochure Graphics, … Continue reading

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An apology about an apology

Try not to think of us as terrible, dirty liars, but although the winding down process feels very real, we’re clearly never going to stop looking – and finding – stuff. Perhaps the act of taking a step or two … Continue reading

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An apology

You may have noticed that things has been limping along for the past few months, with infrequent updates and not a whole lot of enthusiasm and energy (with notable exceptions). We apologise to regular readers but suspect the slide down … Continue reading

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Random things

Apologies for the lack of recent posts / Will Wiles on Five Things I Didn’t Know Until I Was Published / widely seen, but still extraordinary: Lego City of Odan / from the WWD Co., Novelty Catalog, at And Everything … Continue reading

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