Richard Chandra

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18 Of Canada’s Best Logos

To spotlight their country’s under-appreciated graphic design, Northern Army has created an online dossier of some of Canada’s exceptional branding efforts. Not bad, eh?<p>The Swiss get a lot of credit for their graphic design. And New York gave the design world the likes of Saul Bass, Paul Rand, and …

Union Wine Company’s Wine in a Can

Just sit back and marvel at Union Wine Co.’s latest idea: wine in a can. In an effort to break down the formality that often comes with wine culture, …

Craft Beer

16 Retro Posters Depict The Interiors Of Classic Films

From Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer to the haunted hotel of <i>The Shining</i>, the interior spaces depicted in films are as important as the characters who inhabit them. In his latest illustration series, “Archiset,” cinephile and architect Federico Babina depicts the interiors of beloved films in his …

Curriculum Vitae from Anton Yermolov

How To Stand Out – Creative Curriculum Vitae.<p>There are so many creative designers out there. Ukrainian graphic designer and illustrator Anton …

Type creates a series of glasses inspired by typography - The Fox Is Black

As a bespectacled type nerd, I am going absolutely gaga over Type’s new Garamond and Helvetica inspired glasses. Maybe I am geeking out a little too …

Chineasy

Beginning with key Chinese characters—which the book refers to as building blocks—author ShaoLan Hsueh and artist Noma Bar have made a memorable guide, as helpful as it is pretty, to one of the most difficult and oldest languages in the world. "Chineasy" translates the Chinese language into a …

Daily Inspiration #1666

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

60 Stylish Round Icons - Meet The Roundicons

• 4 min read<br>• Freebies, Icons<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a …

Why Google wants to give you 101 alternatives to .com

Google<p>Hundreds of new top-level domain names (the last bit of a web address, like .com) will hit the web this year. Of nearly 2,000 proposed domains, 101 belong to Google, one of the largest single applicants. That’s odd, for Google has worked hard to make domain names as irrelevant as …

Hoefler & Frere-Jones, The Beatles Of The Type World, Are Breaking Up

Tobias Frere-Jones says “treacherous” Jonathan Hoefler cheated him of his half of one of the world’s most famous type foundries–a company that has worked for everyone from Nike to the New York Times.<p>Hoefler & Frere-Jones–perhaps the world’s most renowned type foundry whose fonts have been seen …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Farrow & Ball

Yota Phone Review: The Android Smartphone From Russia With Two Screens

Last year at CES, Russian manufacturer Yota demonstrated a prototype smartphone with two 4.3 inch displays, an LCD screen on one side and an e-Ink screen on the reverse. Now in production and available to buy in a number of European territories, how does a dual-core dual-screened Android device …

Who 'invented' the sound bar speaker?

The classic home theater setup -- with front left, center, and right, surround speakers, and a subwoofer -- was the de facto sound standard. High-end home theater buyers still use multichannel systems, but the multichannel home theater-in-a-box system is almost dead. Up until recently, I reviewed …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

Why hackers want your phone number

Though most people wouldn’t give their phone number to a stranger on the street, they’re happy to share their digits with Google GOOG, -0.92% , …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …