Monday, 12:20am
23 January 2012

Noted #27

Generative type, wartime poster app, Lucid’s pink ‘paper’ and Paula’s maps

Below are some more links and ideas that caught our attention over the past few weeks.

Reza Ali’s striking Generative Typography Experiments (example, below).


A free poster app from the Imperial War Museum: Great British Posters from the Second World War. Lots of examples including Together by William Little, 1941 (top) and Go By Shanks’ Pony by Jan le Witt and George Him, 1941 (below) plus work by Abram Games, Eileen Evans and Frank Newbould.

Shanks’s pony

A pink online ‘paper’ from design studio Lucid in Seattle.

Paula Scher’s map paintings (below) on show in NYC.

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See our Reputations interview with Scher in Eye 77 (below).


More maps on the Eye blog.

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