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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Hip. Original. Adidas.

Adidas Originals kicks off with the premiere of the “House Party” TV spot today. A year from now will mark the 60th anniversary of Adidas registering the iconic 3-stripe mark introduced by company founder Adi Dassler. Montreal-based creative agency Sid Lee was hired to take on largest global brand campaign ever for Adidas Originals. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:02 pm  

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Visual Read: Women of Design

Women of Design is now available in stores. Authors Byrony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit present this awesome resource that showcases extremely talented women in graphic design.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:54 pm  

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Urban Kaleidoscope

German designer Marco Hemmerling has created a faceted installation in Cologne, Germany, called Cityscope. In his words:

While moving around the sculpture the images, that reflect on the triangulated envelope, continuously change. In that way the beholder becomes an integral part of the installation and its complex reflections.

Detail during the day:

Detail at night:

via Dezeen:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:45 pm  

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

A Guide to Greener Electronics

Greenpeace launched their latest edition (version 10) of a “Guide to Greener Electronics.” The guide includes all the heavyweights (Microsoft, Apple, HP, Sony, Nokia, you get the gist)

You may be surprised to learn which companies are leading the way in greener electronics.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:40 pm  

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Paper Bottles by Brand Image

As you can see we’re feeling a little green today. We came across this innovative packaging by Brand Image via The Dieline

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:35 pm  

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

April Greiman: Does It Make Sense?

Esteemed designer April Greiman will be honored with a Masters Series Award and retrospective exhibition at SVA in New York City. The exhibition is on display until December 13th.

“April Greiman was a bridge between the modern and postmodern, the analog and the digital,” says Steven Heller, design historian and co-chair of the MFA Design Department at SVA. “She is a pivotal proponent of the ‘new typography’ and new wave that defined late twentieth-century graphic design.”

Via Juxtapoz:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:31 pm  

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The Future of Gasoline?

NYC based artist John Fekner provides us with a somber glimpse into the future.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:26 pm  

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

A Conversation With Mariana Amatullo

The Los Angeles Earthquake: Get Ready
project met with great success. In all there were over 5.4 million participants prepared to drop, cover, and hold on during this unprecedented effort. The Get Ready Rally was organized by Designmatters at Art Center along with government, private and public sector agencies to inspire Southern Californians to get ready for “The Big One.”

Designmatters co-founder Mariana Amatullo shared her unique perspective of this ambitious 3 year project and gave valuable insight into some of the challenging, yet inspiring experiences she gained in the process.

VC: Tell us a little about the energy at the L.A. Earthquake: Get Ready Rally.

MA: We designed “The Get Ready Rally“ as a high octane and immersive multimedia environment that was visually stunning and conveyed upbeat energy. Choosing a public space that could support our intent for a very impactful experience was key. Again, thanks to our partnerships with the City of Los Angeles (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:22 am  

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Call For Entries: Adobe Design Achievment Awards

For all you students out there, the Adobe Design Achievement Awards is in effect again this year. Submissions close June 5, 2009. For more info on this competition–you know the drill.

Here are a few selections from last years winners:
Dai woong Kim: Illustration

Gretchen Nash: Print Communications

Eulie Lee: Packaging

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 6:49 am  

Monday, November 24, 2008

Pentagram has a new flag

If you happen to be walking around NYC’s Flatiron District, you may notice something new in front of Pentagram – courtesy of Michael Gericke.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:37 pm  
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