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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

April 13th: One Day For Design


Design by VSA Partners

Today, Wednesday, April 13, the AIGA is hosting an open dialogue on the meaning and future of design.

Join in here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:25 pm  

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Imprinted advertising

A guerrilla campaign for Superette is leaving quite an impression so-to-speak. Indented plates were installed at a myriad of bus stops, mall seats and park benches. As seen above–people leave their seats with an imprinted ad campaign on the back of their legs.

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:01 am  

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Pop-up Store of Type

Danish strategic brand and design agency, e-Types have opened a concept typographic pop-up store appropriately named ‘Playtype’. The store’s launch coincided with the redesign of their online type foundry playtype.com. To learn more go here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:07 pm  

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Winners of The “Sustainable Refrainables” Poster Design Competition: You Be the Judge

Core 77 says:
We just wrapped up the “Sustainable Refrainables” Poster Design Competition and we’re asking for your help to choose 5 winners who will each receive a copy of Adobe’s CS5 Master Collection. The most popular entry and the Jury choice will each receive an additional $500 cash. The winning posters will be exhibited at Compostmodern later this month and displayed in bus shelters during San Francisco’s Design Week, June 13-19, 2011.

Remember, you need to be logged-in to vote!

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:51 pm  

Friday, February 19, 2010

Design Indaba 2010

Design Indaba has grown into one of the world’s largest design events since its inception in 1995.

From Design Indaba:
With a focus on international thought leadership, the Design Indaba Conference has become one of the world’s leading design events and hosts more than 40 speakers and 2 500 delegates.

The conference is being held in South Africa at the end of the month from February 26 to the 28th. For more on the conference and to see the list of notable speakers from around the world go here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:24 am  

Friday, February 19, 2010

Banksy vs. Robbo Continued…

Around the 2009 holiday season, Banksy put up some new work at the Regent’s Canal in the UK. As you may recall, one of the pieces (seen above) involved painting over a fellow artist’s work – a sprayer by the name of King Robbo – which had stood unharmed since 1985. In response, King Robbo covered up Banksy’s work with 3 foot high silver letters spelling out his name.

Babelgum has created an interesting video (seen above) offering their insight into the battle of the two artists that is worth a look.

Original King Robbo piece:

Banksy cover-up:

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:03 am  

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Milk Packaging

Kian, an agency out of Russia developed an interesting solution to packaging Soy Milk. For more milk packaging concepts peak below: (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:24 am  

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Japan Brand at the Felissimo House

For the second time, Manhattan’s Felissimo Design House is hosting Japan Brand NYC. The exhibition opened yesterday and will run til the 24th of December.

Japan Brand features products from 27 regions of Japan, most of which are unavailable in the U.S. From kitchen gadgets to glassware, apparel to home decor, toys to knickknacks, there is almost literally something for everyone, from high design to oddly unusual.

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:30 am  

Monday, November 9, 2009

The Facebook for Architects

The recently launched Architizer, a new social networking site for architects is being promoted as the “Facebook for Architects” The site is free to use, and enables members to link their personal, firm, and project profiles where they can display a new building, share photos of interesting projects, and have their work pinpointed on a global interactive map. For more on Architizer you know what to do.

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:23 am  

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Upcycled Olympic Medals?

Leave it up to the Canadians. The 2010 Winter Olympics to be held in Vancouver will be honoring Olympic athletes with upcycled medals made out of recycled circuit boards. The medals are designed by Canadian artists Corrine Hunt and Omer Arbel and are laser etched onto an undulating shape that mirrors the landscape of the host city. For more on the making of the these medals go here.
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