politics http://design.org/tags/politics en Choices: Which CANdidate is for you? http://design.org/blog/choices-which-candidate-you <p>Tis the season for election statements, both biased an un-. Maybe you've see the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/28/vote-with-your-gum-new-york-election-posters-picture_n_2034904.html?utm_hp_ref=elections-2012" target="Vote with Your Gum">Vote with Your Gum</a> poster campaign or the <a href="http://www.7-eleven.com/7-Election/NationalResults.aspx" target="7-11 Cup Vote">7-11 Cup Vote</a>, prodding citizens to make a choice and show the world. San Francisco-based fine artist and designer <a href="http://www.iamsomeguy.com/" target="Someguy">Someguy</a>, a.k.a.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="480" title="Design, choices, obama-romney" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/01/choices_can_obama-romney_03.jpg?1351811867" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, choices, obama-romney" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/01/choices_can_obama-romney_02.jpg?1351811974" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="443" title="Design, choices, obama-romney" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/01/choices_can_obama-romney_04.jpg?1351811974" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="370" title="Design, choices, obama-romney" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/11/01/choices_can_obama-romney_01.jpg?1351811974" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/choices-which-candidate-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/choices-which-candidate-you#comments art campaign design drink graphic politics sanfrancisco Sat, 03 Nov 2012 01:18:18 +0000 wardandrews 4335 at http://design.org Protect IP /SOPA Breaks the Internet: Infographic Video and Internet Blackout http://design.org/blog/protect-ip-sopa-breaks-internet-infographic-video-and-internet-blackout <p>This infographic <a href="http://design.org/video" target="video">video</a> comes to us from <a href="http://fightforthefuture.org/" target="Fight for the Future">Fight for the Future</a>, a non-profit organization helping organize the strike against the web censorship bills SOPA and PIPA. </p> <p>We've all grown accustomed enjoying the internet as a free and open marketplace of ideas, information and imagery, but the SOPA / PIPA bills could change our experience and access drastically. I'll let the video do the elaborating, but this will be a pivotal moment in history and for the future. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="500" title="design, sopapipa, activism" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/18/sopa-pipa_01.jpg?1326956190" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="378" title="design, sopapipa, activism" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/18/sopa-pipa_02.jpg?1326956271" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="339" title="design, sopapipa, activism" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/18/sopa-pipa_03.jpg?1326956271" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="390" title="design, sopapipa, activism" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/18/sopa-pipa_06.jpg?1326956271" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="315" title="design, sopapipa, activism" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/18/sopa-pipa_07.jpg?1326956271" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="437" title="design, sopapipa, activism" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/18/sopa-pipa_04.jpg?1326956272" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="420" title="design, sopapipa, activism" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/18/sopa-pipa_05.jpg?1326956327" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/protect-ip-sopa-breaks-internet-infographic-video-and-internet-blackout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/protect-ip-sopa-breaks-internet-infographic-video-and-internet-blackout#comments activism campaign causes design politics web Thu, 19 Jan 2012 07:08:11 +0000 jessicapatterson 4039 at http://design.org The Path of Protest: An Interactive Timeline of the Arab Spring http://design.org/blog/path-protest-interactive-timeline-arab-spring <p>There's no denying it, 2011 was a rather eventful year. From the tragedy of Japan's earthquake and tsunami, to the pomp and circumstance of a British royal wedding; from Osama bin Laden's assassination to the sunsetting of NASA's space shuttle program. The human race experienced myriad groundbreaking and earthshaking events that rocked every corner, none perhaps so important as what is collectively known as the Arab Spring.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="430" title="Design, guardian, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/guardian_infographic_01.jpg?1325790966" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="399" title="Design, guardian, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/guardian_infographic_02.jpg?1325790977" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/path-protest-interactive-timeline-arab-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/path-protest-interactive-timeline-arab-spring#comments design graphic history infographic interactive politics Thu, 05 Jan 2012 19:13:44 +0000 lindseyburrows 3993 at http://design.org Money as the Messenger: Occupy George Infographics http://design.org/blog/money-messenger-occupy-george-infographics <p>The <a href="http://occupygeorge.com/" target="Occupy George">Occupy George</a> initiative seeks to inform the masses of the staggering stats associated with the distribution of wealth in the United States. Their clever infographics make use of the physical space on the dollar bill to represent the disparity between the richest segment of the population compared to the majority. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="279" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/20/occupygeorge_13.jpg?1319134276" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="279" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/occupygeorge_12.jpg?1319093637" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="279" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/20/occupygeorge_15.jpg?1319134349" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="307" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/occupygeorge_04.jpg?1319092359" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="307" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/occupygeorge_05.jpg?1319092359" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="307" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/occupygeorge_06.jpg?1319092360" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="307" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/occupygeorge_07.jpg?1319092360" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="307" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/occupygeorge_08.jpg?1319092360" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="307" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/occupygeorge_09.jpg?1319092360" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="158" title="Design, occupygeorge, money" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/occupygeorge_10.jpg?1319092421" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/money-messenger-occupy-george-infographics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/money-messenger-occupy-george-infographics#comments campaign design graphic infographic money politics Thu, 20 Oct 2011 17:59:03 +0000 wardandrews 3582 at http://design.org