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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Paying tribute to iconic women of color, babies with three parents, dirty snow drawings and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Vale Designer Kenji Ekuan
Kenji Ekuan, the award-winning designer behind Japan’s bullet train and the ubiquitous Kikkoman soy sauce bottle has died at the age of 85. According to the New York Times, his iconic bottle design has been used by Kikkoman……

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Brutal London by Zupagrafika: The design studio preserves some of the city’s iconic Brutalist buildings like Balfron Tower in paper form

Brutal London by Zupagrafika

Paper models of buildings and animals are some of the most simple and classic children’s toys. But turning something 2D into a 3D sculpture never gets boring—and when you combine the DIY factor with interesting designs, you have the recipe for Brutal……

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Cool Hunting Video: Mercedes Motoring: A garage full of stunning iconic German autos hidden in the back streets of Glendale, CA

Cool Hunting Video: Mercedes Motoring

Cruising around with Mercedes Motoring owner J.G. Francis, we learned plenty about preserved Mercedes-Benzes. With a strong passion for the brand, Francis and his team search the country for vintage Mercedes-Benzes from the ’60s to ’80s, and then……

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How many iconic vehicles can you identify in this illustration series?

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French artist Nicolas Bannister was kicking his heels one Sunday afternoon, in late August 2013. “I was bored and I decided to do what I usually do when I’m bored – make a fake movie poster.” The result was the first in what became a massive series of iconic vehicle images. It covers all of Nicolas’s favourite things: cinema, graphic design, and movie cars.




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Clarks 65th Anniversary Desert Boots: The brand most trusted by renegades celebrates 190 years with 14 limited artist editions of its iconic lace-up

Clarks 65th Anniversary Desert Boots

by Caroline Kinneberg

Clarks’ original Desert Boots have been appropriated throughout history by a surprisingly diverse range of subcultures. A member of the Clarks family first designed them in 1950, inspired by a pair of boots spotted at a bazaar……

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Ruutu Vases by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Iittala : The two French designers create a series of geometric vases for the iconic Finnish glassware brand

Ruutu Vases by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Iittala

Celebrated designers (and brothers) Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have been working side by side since 1999 (when they launched their own eponymous design firm), collaborating with many of the top design manufacturers on projects ranging from small……

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Interview: David Chipperfield: We speak with the celebrated architect and new Driade artistic director about fostering the iconic Italian design house

Interview: David Chipperfield

Sir David Chipperfield is decidedly one of the most globally recognized personalities in architecture and design. His award-winning work has been recognized many times over for its simplicity and clarity of vision, and recently, he was appointed……

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Iconic studio Sagmeister & Walsh is hiring

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Sagmeister & Walsh is hiring. The iconic New York-based design firm has announced a rare opportunity for a junior project manager with a “love and knowledge of design” – so if that’s you, email info@sagmeisterwalsh.com to apply.




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Vintage Movie Poster Auction at Paddle8: Bid on some the most iconic artwork made for film—from Barbarella to James Bond

Vintage Movie Poster Auction at Paddle8

Movie posters are like big screen remakes—replicas may come a dime a dozen, but for the real cinephile there is nothing like an original. Fortunately, online auction house Paddle8 has managed to dig up a collection of marvelous vintage posters, with……

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Exclusive Cindy Sherman “Film Stills” Tray : Sundance Institute collaborates with the iconic photographer for a limited edition piece, featuring one of her most elusive images

Exclusive Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman is decidedly one of the greatest American photographers, with her repertoire including some of the most expensive photographs ever sold. So it is no surprise that the Sundance Institute, with its mission to support great achievements……

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