The above screen-grab is from Kubrick’s groundbreaking film 2001: A Space Odyssey. I went to the QFT a couple of weeks back to watch this with my brother, and imagined myself being gobsmacked had I been in the audience during the 1968 release. Overly trippy in some parts, but what a feat.
In other news, try reading the copy on this Kellogg’s advertisement.
“Your eye has some real work to do getting from ‘the’ and then back to ‘day’ all the way on the other side of the 6 sheet. Reading makes you feel a bit sick as your head has to do so much movement from left to right and left to right and…”
— BEN TERRETT
Awful typography, on Noisy Decent Graphics.
ADA — an interactive sculpture that stood-out (video embedded below). Via Co. Design.
Gone with the Wind — a good read on the Mat Dolphin blog about applying the ‘wind tunnel’ effect to the process of achieving design consensus.
“If you go through the wind tunnel you will never end up with your quirky Pirelli logos — everything becomes anodyne. Quirkiness comes about through a combination of client naivety and budget.”
Steve Jobs photo courtesy of San Francisco News
“Here’s to the crazy ones. The rebels. The troublemakers. The ones who see things differently. While some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
Previously: From the reader #2