“The era of Ed McCabe, Lois, etc. is gone. There are NO leading creative voices in todays ad world. The stars of our time are relegated to be stars among other creatives only, relegated to the fame of the awards, not business success.”
Bofrost drink packaging
“Our most difficult client.” Mytton Williams reminisce about their past self-promotional work.
Pencil calendar by Mytton Williams
I like this quote about blogs by Trent Walton.
Great typographic cover design for Marketing Magazine, by The Partners.
“If you’re working in Accounts Payable and you hate the company’s new logo, the people who created it should and must ignore your opinion. It just doesn’t matter to anyone but you.”
Quoted from Seth Godin’s post about opinions and entitlement and why you need to be careful who you’re really listening to.
Another post from Seth, the essential question to ask before extending your brand.
Kind of intrigued by the Mosser project.
Khoi Vinh talks about one aspect of paperback books that isn’t available in their electronic counterparts.
“One thing I had completely forgotten about is how communal popular books can be. A few people have spotted “A Game of Thrones” in my pocket or saw me reading it on the subway and then started friendly conversations with me about it, something that never would have happened if I were reading it on my phone, where every book is effectively invisible to everyone but me.”
I suppose many would prefer that public reading didn’t attract communication from others, and I can appreciate that, but it’s a shame, really.
For the design students and recent graduates, NYC-based Wolff Olins is accepting applications for a paid summer internship — one I would’ve loved back in the day. Closing deadline April 18th. Be quick!
Previously: From the reader #8