February 17th, 2011 by Dan Nadel
Swiss: State of mind as opposed to nationality. Insisting on asymmetrical blocks of type or wide margins on a page is “Swiss”. Delivering external harddrive containing 80 GB of perfectly organized files is “Swiss”. Placing typography above all other concerns is “Swiss”. If someone says “I could just lay that out myself, why should I hire a designer?”, the “Swiss” reaction is to beat them about the head with heavy stick. Swiss.
This blog is going to take you to school. You will learn about all things PictureBox: old dudes; obscure design; good painting; bad painting; dogs; annoying product endorsements. And so forth. All from me, Dan Nadel, your PictureBox host.
Tony Brook, Adrian Shaughnessy
Modernist graphics archeology $10.00
Dan Nadel, Ben Jones
The Ganzfeld's Swan Song $30.00
Luminous, brilliant and fun graphics history $20.00
January 27, 2011
Have you ever thought about how isolation affects the development of written language?