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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Food Inc.

We have to say the cow, bar-code combination is spot on. This documentary starring author, Michael Pollan takes a closer look into the food industry. See the trailer here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:44 pm  

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

1 Dress 365 Days

Launched just last month, The Uniform Project functions both as an experiment in sustainable fashion and as a fundraiser for the Akankha’s School Project that provides uniforms and other educational expenses to poverished children in India. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:30 pm  

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

If you drink bottled water drink this!

While drinking from the tap is preferred, this innovative concept by Perennial Design has integrated a cup within the packaging and is worth a mention.

Thanks Tom for the tip. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:54 am  

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Banksy in Bristol

The elusive Banksy makes an appearence to promote his most ambitious project to date. See the video above to get the scoop. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:27 am  

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Quote of the Week

“…once you become complacent that’s pretty much it—you’ve got to push and challenge yourself or there’s no point.”

Si Scott

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:19 am  

Friday, June 12, 2009

Friday Fluff: Sex Typography

The July, Sex Special, issue of Wallpaper is out. The example above is of Airside’s Malika Favre new sexy typeface specially made for the July issue.

“I kept my favourite letter—the G—and explored different ways to design the rest,” says Favre. “I feel that the poses are more sophisticated but the spirit remains the same: sexy Amazons exploring the joys of foreplay.”

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:16 am  

Friday, June 12, 2009

Everything Flows

Detail:

Dutch architecture firm i29 uses typography as their basis for Panta Rhei, a public school in Amstelveen.

i29 says: ‘We think in structures and rhythms and not in taste or style. You can look at it as music which deals with harmony and contrast. One tone is not unconnected to the next and silence is essential.’

From Press Release:
In the design for the new accommodations of public school Panta Rhei in Amstelveen (NL) there is a lot of attention on the balance between freedom and a sense of security. Snelder Architecten realised a building with many open multifunctional spaces where students can make themselves familiar with the teaching material. The interior design by i29 links up with that perfectly and gives the spaces an identity that connects with the students’ environment and addresses them directly and personally. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:55 am  

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Apple’s Hyperwall

At this year’s WWDC, Apple is showcasing 20,000 of the most popular iPhone apps on a massive hyperwall constructed with 20 Apple Cinema HD displays. The wall highlights the apps activity by lighting-up its icon with each customer download. Peak over at Apple Insider for more images of the installation.


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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:05 pm  

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Sinking Ships

GOOD Magazines’ latest Transparency takes a closer look at the 20 of the largest bankruptcies ever—8 of which have happened in the last two years. Just last week General Motors joined the list of sinking ships at #4. To view the info graphic at full size peak over at GOOD.
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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:10 pm  

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Modcat


ModKat was launched at this years ICFF and won the Editor’s Award for Best Accessory. Word is that production is in the works and should be ready for sale by late August. For the dog owners out there dig these glorified sh*t bags (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:32 am  
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