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  • Design, color inspiration, palette, contest rules

    Here's a contest connected to our color inspiration post this week. Later today we'll put up our "Color Inspiration" feature and invite you to submit a project, design, illustration, photograph, art piece inspired by this week's palette.

    How To Play:

    Take inspiration from this week's color palette and create an original work of your own.

    1. post an image of your work to your blog, Flickr, website, profile, and link to this post in the image description

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 9, 2010
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  • Design, wood, radio, magno

    These radios, designed by Singgih S. Kartono, not only look super cool, but the Magno Radios are also constructed from sustainable materials, and their construction employs village craftsmen and encourages local economy.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 8, 2010
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  • Fringe 1

    Are you a fan of Fringe?

    If you have seen the show, you know that images are flashed on the screen at commercial breaks.

    Until now, I hadn't noticed any pattens or real meaning for these images, but Jillian Sanchez has broken the code for those mysterious images.

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    by Lisa Andrews
    November 8, 2010
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  • Design, web design, mike kus, graphic, presentation

    Mike Kus, a print designer gone web designer, believes that graphic design is an integral and often overlooked part of web design. He gave a talk at The Future of Web Design in London 2009 you can watch below or at vcasmo. Some of his talking points include bucking trends, typography, harnessing the power of images, color and imagining your site in print.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 8, 2010
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  • Design

    Speaking of icons and movies, how about a video displaying 35 iconic movies through icons and graphics? Check out this video, 35mm, animated by Pascal Monaco and Felix Meyer. How many can you catch? I admittedly only caught a handful. The 2-minute animation moves pretty quickly, but the transition between the films is seamless.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 8, 2010
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  • Design, poster design, movie, jerod gibson

    Jerod Gibson designed these posters depicting a simple silhouette related to a movie and filled with character quotes. Frankly I think they're great. He takes/makes an icon and typographically displays quotes that make the movie memorable.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 7, 2010
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  • Design, breakfast, robot

    Evil Mad Scientist collaborators created these computerized gadgets to digitally draw an image and draw said image on toast and eggs.

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    by Design.org Administrator
    November 7, 2010
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  • Design, flickr friday, photography

    This week is flickr faves Saturday, which doesn't have quite the same ring as flicker faves Friday, but my computer was feeling a bit under the weather yesterday. Happily the little guy is doing better and allowing me to post. Yay! So here are some images to peruse for interest and inspiration.

    Andy Mangold

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 6, 2010
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