IPad? What’s an iPad? 2010 saw dozens of dazzling design books hit the market that proved the tactile, page-turning experience is still king. Here, we look back at our favorite design books of the year.
These range from Bible-like illuminated manuscripts and luscious layouts of dizzying code-generated forms to monographs of design legends and innovation tomes that radically changed the way we look at design. (And yes, OK, some of them are even available on the iPad.)
Ordinarily, wedding announcements in the New York Times
appear on Sunday, concise love stories crammed together like baseball box scores. But a different sort of marriage gets full-page treatment in today’s Times: the union of JetBlue and I Love NY in the airline’s newest ad campaign. The two logos intersect, forming a X.
Last week a parody of Dwell magazine made the viral rounds. Unhappy Hipsters consists of photos drawn from the magazine, each showing cool young homeowners looking forlorn in their expensive interiors. Tagline: “It’s lonely in the modern world.”
On June 26, Milton Glaser turned 80 but there's no retirement in sight for the world's most celebrated graphic designer. As the new documentary "Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight" screens across the country, we took a moment to pluck 14 iconic images from Glaser's archives.