In one of those moments where you realize a sacred part of you is owned by Disney, there is a Joy Division inspired shirt with the image of Mickey on it being sold on Disney’s site. The Disney store actually reads “”Inspired by the iconic sleeve of Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures album, this Waves Mickey Mouse Tee incorporates Mickey’s image within the graphic of the pulse of a star. That’s appropriate given few stars have made bigger waves than Mickey!”
Saw this on TheWorldsBestEver this morning, and we liked it because it gives a really nice summation of all things modern. Or as the filmmaker notes, “The beginning of modernism, mainly for the movement and rhythm.”
This a cool show opening at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, with artists re-imagining and reconsidering the alphabet. For example, graffiti artist Tony Quan (a k a Tempt One) chose T; the designer Rebeca Méndez picked R; and the design studio Volume selected V.
With all of the graphic design blogs out there, September Industry manages to still stand out with their extremely good picks of graphic design collections from around the globe. Simply put, SI just has good taste in design, featuring some of the cleanest book arts and typography work on the web. The cool thing about this site though, is that they offer an in depth interview with the designers and their work. Not only giving viewers eye-gasms all over their screen, the artists are able to share insight to their process, mantras, and influences that leaves the audience with a better understanding of how the work came about, as well as feeling pretty damn inspired.
Hey, who needs an Egyptian revolution explained to them? Who love “Indiana Jones?” BoingBoing and FurryGirl were helpful and letting us all know what is really going down in what used to be America’s favorite Middle Eastern ally….
If you don’t think Facebook is the most important tool to be invented over the past decade, then this graphic, found on Mashable… we may be attached for awhile… what happened to the world fighting back… oh yeah, Huxley.