Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Ecole Bleue winners of India Future of Change design contest

Congratulation to 10 of my students from the Ecole Bleue Paris, amongst the 25 winners of the India - Future of Change design competition.
623 posters were submitted from 266 Schools of design in 42 countries. Prizes include 15 day all expenses paid trips to India, 4 - 8 week Indian business internships and $$$.

The world's largest type at 1 360 500 pt

Al Futaysi Island, Abu Dhabi UAE, owned by the colourful Sheikh Hamad is 50 km2. The letters are 480 meters high, the whole word 1.7 km long. (Google Earth)
That is about 1 360 500 pt for typographers!

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Pick digicam USB key from Japan

16 Go USB key and 1.3 Mp still and video camera all in one. I need one of these.

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Poilâne edible fork & spoon

From France's bakers Poilâne comes these great edible fork and spoon biscuits. Curry flavoured forks and sweet shortbread spoons. €6.30 for a box of 18.
No waste, no recycling issues.

Thursday, 14 April 2011

H20 - water the new luxury seminar

Creative work developed during the H20 workshop is visible here.

Monday, 11 April 2011

The brilliant Nordkyn destination branding

For anyone who missed it, the interactive Nordkyn brand, reacting to wind speed, direction and temperature change is here.

The future of interactive digital branding

The future of brands is interactive, dynamic and digital.
How relevant is a static 2D execution when most of our interfaces are web, video and digital? GreenPix is an interesting example: An interactive zero energy digital media wall by Simone Giostan and Arup for Xicui Entertainment, Beijing China.
Nordkyn's climatically controlled brand (using wind direction and temperature), as mentioned previously here, is another.

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Gilded wooden letters on Bastille shopfront

Spotted this signage typography this week on a shopfront near La Bastille Paris. Gilded wooden letters, almost Gotham but with a Metro chisel style N. Nice.