Monday, 12:22am
16 January 2012

Noted #26

Animated gifs, more awards madness, movie posters and a Kiwi in Brooklyn

Here are a few links to sites, articles and videos that grabbed our attention over the past week.

Animated gifs from David Ope (thanks to Noel Douglas for this).

The Design Museum’s longlist for their Design Awards in seven categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics and Transport and Product.
The ‘Digital’ category includes Musicity, the Guardian iPad edition (Mark Porter) and UVA’s High Arctic (top) at the National Maritime Museum, while ‘Graphics’ includes Richard Turley and Bloomberg Businessweek, (see ‘Taking care of business’ in Eye 80) the Blackpool Comedy Carpet, Beauty Is In The Street (
Four Corners) and the GF Smith Digital Campaign by 
Sea Design and Field (see cover of Eye 80 and ‘10,000 one-offs’).

Movie poster of the week (detail, below) courtesy of Adrian Curry at


And, from Brooklyn-based New Zealand-raised Joseph Herscher, a new spin on old media …

Which called to mind …

aka The Way Things Go by Fischli & Weiss. See ‘Make it real’ in Eye 70.

Eye is the world’s most beautiful and collectable graphic design journal, published quarterly for professional designers, students and anyone interested in critical, informed writing about graphic design and visual culture. It’s available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shop, where you can buy subscriptions, back issues and single copies of the latest issue. The latest issue, Eye 81, has the theme of ‘Designers and clients’.