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Monthly review, Vol. XI

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January 4 2011


  1. How the world searched in 2010

    Based on the aggregation of billions of search queries across the globe, the Google Zeitgeist captures the spirit of 2010.

  2. Space invaders

    NASA researchers reveal a new lifeform, while our friends at Friends of Type have a little fun with typography.

  3. The ‘best’ business cards of 2010

    Designer Francesco Mugnai showcases creative business cards.

  4. Color of the year

    Pantone reveals their color of the year for 2011: Honeysuckle.

  5. The year in logos

    Brand New names the year’s best and worst logo redesigns.

  6. Know a Comic Sans criminal?

    There’s help available—make it a New Year’s resolution.

  7. It’s not too late…

    Return that ugly sweater and buy something you really wanted.

  8. Take the snow hill in style

    The designers at Porsche use their talents to create a luxury bobsleigh.

  9. Minimalism at the supermarket

    Antrepo looks at supermarket products through a minimalist lens.

  10. Pioneers of American industrial design stamps

    The United States Postal Service unveils its 2011 commemorative postage stamp program which celebrates 12 influential industrial designers.

  11. It’s all about fonts

    Fonts In Use is a new blog from Stephen Coles that catalogs and examines real-world typography.

  12. Animal logic

    Behind-the-scenes photography at the American Natural History Museum.

  13. Party animal clones

    Political organization No Labels is caught using unauthorized artwork.

  14. Art on The Colbert Report

    Artists Frank Stella, Shepard Fairey, and Andres Serrano visit Colbert.

  15. Comedy Central grows up

    Meanwhile Colbert’s network gets a makeover courtesy NY-based thelab.

  16. Let’s Swap

    Brooklyn design studio Hyperakt launches Let’s Swap, a place where artists and designers can swap art for free.

  17. Live from New York

    Stefan Sagmeister transforms his New York studio into a living website.

  18. Monotype acquires Ascender

    Monotype Imaging acquires type foundry Ascender for $10.2 million.

  19. CollegeHumor on Photoshop

    ‘CMYKilla’ teaches you everything you need to know about Photoshop.

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