Mike Joyce’s Swished poster series combines two of my great passions, amazing music and inspired design. The Swiss modernists expressed with each print removes extraneous elements to create clear communication, while punk rock took on self-indulgent music and stripped it to its raw and often bone shattering core. See for yourself at Swissted.
Roland Miller provides a revealing exploration of NASA’s deserted space and research facilities with the goal to preserve the historical significance of the early days of America’s effort to explore space.
via Deserted Space: Photos Document NASA’s Abandoned Launch Pads | Urbanist.
Created about five years ago, Giantmicorbes Inc began offering plush toys whose design was based on the microscopic image of the Ebola virus. Now, they are struggling to keep up with demand.
via Ebola plush toys for kids “selling like hot cakes”. – CBS News
The competition format has fueled major successes in business. Fortune 500 companies like AT&T and American Express often sponsor online creativity contests to inspire innovation among their customers, while Kickstarter and other crowdfund platforms have ideas compete to win funding. And organizations can also use competitions to drive innovation within their own workforces.
via To Encourage Innovation, Make It a Competition.
Move over Ouija Board. I stumbled across Kelli Anderson’s The Existential Calculator that’s one of many outstanding visual ideas featured in The Best American Infographic 2014. The calculator is a brilliantly design paper wheel that can help you answers one of the more seminal professional questions of our time, “Should I take that job?”
Should I Take That Job by Kelli Anderson
via The Existential Calculator (Take that Job?).