Bookmarks of an Oakland designer
Deirdre Spencer is a graphic designer, specializing in web design and printed marketing collateral. This is her Tumblr scrapbook of inspiring stuff.
Bookmarks of an Oakland designer
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Fantastic New Yorker profile of Brian Eno. Also see his Oblique Strategies, Eno’s creativity prompts from the 1970s, mentioned in the first paragraph of the piece. 
It’s interesting to consider the parallels with science, where not-knowing is also the building block of “composition,” or progress. 
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yalegraphicdesign:

Paul Rand
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design-is-fine:

Boris Bilinsky, poster artwork for the french release of Metropolis, 1927.
1 Poster Cityscape Montage #1 – Bilinsky used images from the film for the artwork. 2 Movie poster: Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen / Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin. More: mubi.com / uow.edu.au
design-is-fine:

Boris Bilinsky, poster artwork for the french release of Metropolis, 1927.
1 Poster Cityscape Montage #1 – Bilinsky used images from the film for the artwork. 2 Movie poster: Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen / Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin. More: mubi.com / uow.edu.au
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hideback:

Caspar David Friedrich (German, 1774-1840)
Meadows Near Greifswald (Detail), 1820-22
More Friedrich
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laughingsquid:

“Hack”, A Letter Art Mural Created Using More Than 7500 LEGO Blocks For Dropbox’s 2014 Hack Week
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womenofgraphicdesign:

typeverything:

Typeverything.com - Poster by Susanne Vetter. (Via Balla Dora)

Susanne Vetter
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ubicouture:

MARY KATRANTZOU X FRANK STELLA
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dailyspecimen:

Ludlow Condensed Gothic 
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moma:

Alexander Calder was born today in 1898. The existentialist philosopher Jean–Paul Sartre praised Calder’s mobiles, describing them as “lyrical invention.” 
[Alexander Calder. Untitled. 1939.] 
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jozefsquare:

supersculpture:

French Textile Design, (1863)

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