WARREN ELLIS is a graphic novelist and author of the NYT best-selling novel GUN MACHINE. His graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is being developed for television by Jerry Bruckheimer and FOX. He is the writer of the graphic novel RED, adapted into the film starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren. His next book is NORMAL from FSG.
Links for 2010-03-29
Maps, Books, Spimes, Paper: Post-Digital Media Design at SXSW | booktwo.org "Lulu, and in fact any manufacturing process hooked up to the internet, has made the creation of physical things really rather simple. If you can think of it, you can probably get it made to your own designs in a way that used to be limited to specialised craftspeople ? what I call the Internet as Cornucopia Machine. Real things in the real world have a different (different, not +ve or -ve) value to digital assets, and have a different capacity to surprise and delight. And physical instantiations of the digital can be both archives and souvenirs (you can?t really have digital souvenirs ? a thought I?m going to unpack a bit more at a later date)…" (tags:designpodbooks )
Different Strokes: Custom Alphabets Help Us Introduce Audiences to Artists "What?s so special about a ?special? exhibition? For us, MoMA?s graphic designers, they?re special enough to require their own unique graphic identity, and oftentimes a unique identity is all in the letters. For two very different shows now on view at MoMA, Tim Burton and Marina Abramovi?: The Artist Is Present, we created two very different title typefaces…" (tags:typefacedesign )