A Richard Avedon App
Richard Avedon is one of my favorite photographers. I’ve admired his work ever since I learned about him when I was a photography and film major at The University of the Arts.
The Richard Avedon Foundation released The Richard Avedon app earlier this year and it is wonderful; wonderful in ways a coffee table book is not.
The app is full of more than 1,000 of Avedon’s images and work — fashion, portraiture, reportage and more. It is stunning on the iPad.
“Perfect is Losing Track of Happiness”
This is definitely something to think about:
via Erin Anacker
Identify Web Fonts
Started by two prolific and talented designers, Type Sample is a tool for finding out what typefaces are being used on websites.
It’ll be interesting to see how the tool and site develops. Use the bookmarklet to sample from websites you feel use type well or are just simply interesting.
Milton Glaser Interviews by INC. Magazine
Milton Glaser, graphic designer extraordinaire, a legend (he designed the I Love NY logo, started New York magazine, redesigned The Nation, among other great accomplishments). He is an artist, an entrepreneur, an educator and really, captures the true essence of a designer.
So when Milton Glaser speaks, I listen.
INC magazine has produced a series of interviews with Milton Glaser. I love them and I hope they will be available for years to come.
This video is about defining design.
I haven’t been through all the videos, yet, but “Only Work With People You Like” is another of my favorites.
Note: Turn down your volume because the repeated CHASE ads at the beginning are super annoying.
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