Design | Movie Posters: 8.18.11

A quick look at a few of my favorite movie posters. The first was designed by the legendary Saul Bass. And the other two look very much like they were inspired by Bass. The Informant poster was designed by Kellerhouse, whose web site I highly recommend for some...

Design | Hungarian Revolutionary Posters: 8.11.11

It was a very small exhibit on Hungarian Revolutionary Posters at MoMA. What you see here is basically it…less than a handful of pieces tucked in the corner of the mid-century furniture exhibit. I almost missed it. Anyway, I still enjoyed seeing these few...

Design | Signage @ Reading Terminal Market: 6.7.11

A few weekends ago my sisters and I met in Philadelphia to enjoy some quality sister time. Our hotel was located just around the block from a little slice of local market heaven that is the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. Full of a colorful assortment of...

Design | Italian Doors & Door Ornaments: 5.25.11

I normally don’t think much about doors. More often on my mind is whether or not I can find my keys. But when I was in Italy last month I have to confess. I kind of obsessed on their doors…and door ornaments. There were heavy duty wooden doors with iron...

Design | Japanese Packaging #2: 3.24.11

In a previous post I’d mentioned the book How to Wrap 5 More Eggs: Traditional Japanese Packaging by Hideyuki Oka. And I’d promised to post more images of Japanese packaging in an upcoming post. So here I’ve picked out several of my favorite images...