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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Matt Mullenweg talks at SVA

MFA Interaction Design Fall Lectures: Matt Mullenweg from MFA Interaction Design on Vimeo.

The MFA Interactive Department at SVA brought in Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automatic to share his insights on design, entrepreneurship, and open source. It runs over an hour, but is worth it.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:20 am  

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Banksy Sighting

We stumbled upon new work by renowned street artist Bansky and felt the piece above was relevant given the COP15 conference that just went down earlier this month. The piece is appropriately named “I don’t believe in Global Warming”

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:03 am  

Monday, December 21, 2009

The Font Game

Test your font knowledge with a new iPhone App developed by John Boardley, Justin Stahl, and Kari Pätilä.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 1:42 am  

Monday, December 21, 2009

Losing your hair?

A memo pad geared to remind you to act on that hair loss.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:12 am  

Monday, December 21, 2009

‘Tis the season to be merry

In the spirit of the holidays we felt this find of a Christmas tree comprised of thousands of Heineken beer bottles was appropriate. Enjoy!

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:02 am  

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Call for Entries: 22nd Annual Warsaw Poster Biennale

Deadline for this international competition is January 15th. For more info on what the submission regulations are click here. To see selected winners of past competitions dating back to 1966 see this.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:37 pm  

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Hump Day Treats

Ryan Casey an up-and-coming illustrator based out of San Francisco runs a blog called But You’re Like Really Pretty that treats you to a humorous illustration when you need it the most—midway through the work week. One of our favorites is of Amy Winehouse which simply reads: “But You’re Like Really A Crackhead, Amy.” To see more of his work go here.

But You’re Like Really Busted, Tiger:

But You’re Like Really Fat, Mariah:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:40 am  

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Reflections: The Designers Accord Global Summit on Sustainability & Education

Andrea Mangini, a lead experience designer at Adobe Systems has written a fabulous article for Core77 that is worth a read. The piece reflects on the ideas and concepts that were shared at the Designers Accord Global Summit on Sustainability and Education that went down in late October in San Francisco.

Excerpt from article:
“We were facing the ambitious task of co-creating and publishing a toolkit for integrating principles of sustainability into design education. In a sense, we were being challenged to collaboratively design the next generation of designers.”

To read the full piece click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:56 am  

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

World AIDS Day Infographic

Currently 33 million people suffer from HIV worldwide, GOOD magazine’s transparency for World AIDS Day visualizes countries that have made positive strides in reducing the number of people with HIV and others that have experienced a rise. To view the image at full-size click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:16 am  

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Wrap it Up!

In acknowledgment of World AIDS Day we felt it only fitting to showcase a few of our favorite condom packaging designs. Enjoy.

Election Protection Condoms

Love Me Condoms by Ampersand Design:

COOP Condoms:

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:25 am  
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