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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

“General Mills Big Head Cereal Boxes”

The Die-line has written a great article on cereal box design. Here’s an excerpt:

Cereal boxes are a unique artform. While many of us have fond memories of the colourful mascots of our childhood, few of us, even us designers, realize how bizarre a cereal box can be. In my opinion, it is one of the most noisy and distracted arenas in all of packaging design.

To read full article click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:04 am  

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Rubitone (Rubik + Pantone)

Sorry to disappoint, but it’s a self-initiated project by Ignacio Pilotto, which is not available in stores.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:56 am  

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

If I were president: Majora Carter

Part of the 247 Townhall series “If I were president”. Majora Carter speaks her mind on green initiatives…

via GOOD:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:19 am  

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

The Epicenter of Preparedness

“The Los Angeles Earthquake: Get Ready” initiative will commence on November 14th. In addition to this week long initiative to inform Southern Californian’s on how to prepare for “The Big One,” an exciting online simulation, called “After Shock,” has been developed with The Institute for the Future. The interactive format will take players through 3 weeks of coping with the aftermath of a massive LA earthquake. To learn more and to register click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:15 am  

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Blue Cup or Red Cup?

When you go to buy your coffee at 7 Eleven you have one more decision to make before you add that cream or sugar. For the latest results on the 7-election.com poll click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:13 am  

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Controversial Gas Line

The Estonian Pavilion is on display at the Venice Biennale of Architecture which runs ’til November 23. The inspiration of the installation is based on the planned Nord Stream pipeline project that will construct a direct gas pipeline from Russia to Germany. For more info on the project click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:11 am  

Monday, October 27, 2008

Design 21 Presents….

Carnival of the Green #151 is being hosted by Design 21 this week. For more info click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:38 pm  

Monday, October 27, 2008

Quote of the Week

“Without play, there would be no Picasso. Without play, there is no experimentation. Experimentation is the quest for answers.”

Paul Rand

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:26 pm  

Monday, October 27, 2008

For the Money Minded

Given the state of the economy we thought this particular wallet would be appropriate for the budget-conscious.

via trees with knees

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:31 am  

Monday, October 27, 2008

In The Halloween Spirit

Fun, halloween themed clothes pins by Art Lebedev Studio.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:31 am  
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