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Catching Up With Beat Connection

02/23/2011 Phil Pickens 2

Our local Sunny Seattleite Sons are moving headlong into a proper pop career as fast as I’ve seen from most Northwest bands in the recent past.  Our dear friends Dumb Eyes have created a new […]

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New To Me – Natsumi Hayashi

02/16/2011 Phil Pickens 1

I came across Natsumi Hayashi’s work the other day just tumblin‘ around.  I was immediately drawn to the cleanliness of her photographs.  The primary draw to her simple, yet substantial photo blog are the “Today’s […]

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Dazzle Ships Needlepoint!

10/11/2010 Phil Pickens 2

Somewhere between my flickr account and here on The Color Awesome, I’ve received comments and messages asking about this piece.  I love a good story, but I will try to make this one quick. Obviously, […]

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NYU: MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS WITH MICK ROCK

04/29/2010 paige 0

The photographer behind the landmark iconic images of Bowie, Queen, T-Rex and Lady Gaga among others, MICK ROCK will join NYU’s faculty to offer sage advice in this summer’s “Music Photography Masterclass.” at The Clive […]

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100 Extraordinary Examples of Paper Art

01/09/2010 paige 0

Paper art can be traced back to Japan, where it originated over a thousand years ago. From complex paper cutting to book carving, this is an ever expanding area of design that is hardly talked […]

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Creative Alphabets

11/30/2009 paige 0

Thought you might enjoy some interesting design links today. I love this collection of 41 creative and unique alphabet charts compiled by Share Some Candy. While we’re at it, let’s continue with the creative alphabet […]

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Objectified US television premiere on PBS

11/22/2009 paige 0

As we reported back in May, Gary Hustwit, Director of Helvetica, the documentary about typography, graphic design and global visual culture, has a new project, Objectified. Objectified explores industrial design and the manufactured objects we […]

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Objectified: Consuming Design

05/04/2009 Phil Pickens 2

Gary Hustwit, Director of Helvetica, the documentary about typography, graphic design and global visual cultre, is at it again.  His newest project, Objectified, explores industrial design and the manufactured objects we surround ourselves with on […]