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The Nothing I'm Not Buying

҉ Welcome to the post Thanksgiving-post, food-induced coma edition of my blog. ҉
It’s lighter, less filling, gluten and dairy free
(unless you count the following cheesy jokes): 612 more words

The Write Stuff (literary Life)

OBEY: The Art of Phenomenology

In 1989, Shepard Fairey, an undergraduate at RISD, was working in a skate shop in Providence. While there, he designed a sticker incorporating an illustration of wrestler Andre the Giant, first with the slogan “ANDRE THE GIANT HAS A POSSE 7′ 4″, 520 lb” and later transforming to a design featuring just his face and the bold tagline “OBEY.” The stickers experienced initial popularity among the skater subculture in Providence, but they were quickly posted all over urban centers of the East Coast and exposed to the general public.  2,815 more words


Photos Inspired By Adbusters

For my ‘The Human Condition’ coursework, I decided to research the magazine Adbusters. Their website contained some of their work editing existing adverts or creating images that symbolise their revolt against the capitalist system ( 99 more words


Strike up the brand

Fig. 1 Part of the exhibition at the Museum of Brands,
Packaging and Advertising
(Accessed: 15 November 2014)

This week I went to the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising in West London, in connection with my day job (which has been taking up more of my time than I’d like recently). 573 more words

Research And Enquiry

Disobedient subjects

Fig. 1 Rickwood, Glenn (2014),
Disobedient Objects exhibition, V&A, London

During the recent London Design Festival, I visited the V&A to take in its linked events focusing on Graphic Design. 315 more words

Research And Enquiry

Don't Have A Cow

Mock magazine cover and feature story
“Don’t Have a Cow,” Adbusters magazine
Photography, Photoshop, InDesign
(not affiliated with Adbusters)

Infographic provided by Door to Door Organics… 13 more words

Content Design