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AUDIO DESIGN MATTERS 2009-2013

Jessica Walsh
Jessica Walsh is a designer, art director, and illustrator working in New York City. She is a partner at the New York based design studio, Sagmeister & Walsh and teaches at the School of Visual Arts. Her work has won numerous design awards from the Type Director’s Club, Art Director’s Club, SPD, Print, and Graphis. She has received various celebrated distinctions including Computer Art’s “Top Rising Star in Design”, an Art Director’s Club “Young Guns” award, and Print Magazine’s

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A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them.

http://www.objectifiedfilm.com/

Very interesting concept by Processed Identity contributor Foreign Policy Design Group.

Visual+ Sound+ Interactivity

http://graphicnovel-hybrid4.peugeot.com/

Wonderland Returns ……… ‘The White Queen’

How  Kirsty Mitchell took this shot.  Read the story

Photo Editor Larry Nighswander has identified 15 Elements of Composition that can control the “look” of your photographs. Some pictures contain one of the elements, while others will use several of them:

Rule of Thirds
Controlled Depth of Field
Lighting as a Creative Device
Linear Perspective
Introducing Disorder
Framing
Silhouette
Juxtaposition
The Decisive Moment
Reflection
Selective Focus
Panning
Texture
Perspective
Dominant Foreground, Contributing Background

I know Jay Seldin by his photo book: “Cuba: Forgotten by Time, Remembered by All” . The book features several photographs of Cuban street photographers, with a variety of cobbled-together cameras. A lots of  great street photos.

 

Julie de Waroquier (France)

Julie’s pictures are a mixture of fantasizing, surrealism and conceptualism; inspired by fairy tales and dreams.

http://www.juliedewaroquier.com/

Google Art Project

The world’s art at your fingertips, visit http://www.googleartproject.com/galleries

To discover and view artworks online in extraordinary detail. Working with 151 institutions, Google has put tens of thousands of works of art from more than 6000 artists online. This involved taking a selection of super high resolution images of famous artworks, as well as collating more than thirty thousand other images into one place. It also included building 360 degree tours of individual galleries using Street View ‘indoor’ technology. The project has expanded dramatically since it first launched. More than 30,000 objects are now available to view in high resolution, an increase from 1,000 in the first version.