I meant to post this a while back. A wonderful example how effective design can be in communicating basic information. Michael Bierut tackles New York parking signs (old on the left, new on the right).
I Have been developing and testing this one with the amazingly talented Sarah Reid for the past 35 days. In short, it’s a daily graphic interpretation of the New York Times Opinion Page headlines.
Check it out at: dailypostproject.wordpress.com
This may not be the most compelling infographic I’ve ever seen, but the message is super important!
From the good people at GOOD!
Fantastic short doc about some young artists & entrepreneurs breathing new life into Detroit City.
If you can manage through the intermittent scenes with Johnny Knoxville, there is an interesting
story which is typically overshadowed by D-town’s darker side. Thanks Matt for sharing!
Gastown is in an accelerated state of transformation these days. One component of this change
is the massive number of restaurant, cafe’s, galleries and boutiques which have popped up over
the last two+ years. Interestingly almost all of the recent proprietors are doing their utmost to respect the history, style and architecture of the neighbourhood, which is a big deal for a city with a bad habit of knocking down historically relevant buildings, only to replace them with something ubiquitous,
but I digress.
Above are two beautiful examples of new business giving a nod to the lost art of sign painting.
Athena Atelier and Rainier Provisions (scheduled to open early 2013) called on the help of Mr. Albert Nickel who has been painting signs in the neighbourhood for the past few decades.