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Some Thoughts on AIGA

Guest Blog Post by Mark Dudlik, Executive Director of Lost Creature I’ve been an adamant supporter of AIGA for years, as a leader in the Arizona chapter and through my involvement with the organization as a whole. The group is the best and most important organization for the advancement of design and the design practice. Recently I […]

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Defining Detroit: The Woodward Avenue Tributes

Somewhere between environmental graphics and architecture lie Detroit’s Woodward Avenue Tributes, conceived by New York-based environmental graphic design firm Calori & Vanden-Eynden (C&VE). Landmarks during the day and beacons of identity at night, the tributes are a source of visual distinctiveness and civic pride, helping to rebuild the spirit of a city broken by recession and […]

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Divine Details: AIGA Pop Up Store

Divine Details, an exhibit & store in collaboration with AIGA, will feature 33 designers from around the world that have made beautiful, functional products that transcend the ordinary. Unlike most pop-up stores during the holiday season, Divine Details isn’t a pure consumerist endeavor. Instead, it turns the holiday shopping rush into a cultural experience. Divine Details […]

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Mohawk Embraces Makers

Mohawk is standing foursquare with the emerging maker culture. In a technological era punctuated with e-mail, smart phones, tablets and texts, the venerable paper mill is supporting this community of like-minded makers with the introduction of three new publications: The Mohawk Declaration of Craft, Mohawk Craft Cooperative and Mohawk Maker Quarterly. The publications feature the […]

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New Monogram for Moleskine

If you are a designer or just a creative soul chances are you own at least one of Moleskine‘s iconic black notebooks. The company, founded in 1997, brought back to life the legendary notebook used by artists and thinkers over the past two centuries. Today, the name Moleskine encompasses a family of objects: notebooks, diaries, journals, bags, writing […]

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Create, Upload, Publish

Guest Blog Post by Thaddeus B. Kubis, Edited by Robert Antonik Introducing Brain-Rust™ GDUSA presents this blog by the folks at Brain-Rust™, which is a responsive designed portal for communication mavens with a desire to expand their knowledge and professional development by integrating online and offline marketing tools, into highly active avenues of new lines of profit. […]