Posts Tagged ‘Comics’

Friday Hot Links

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Happy Friday! Might we suggest recent art, design, and culture goodies shared by the SVACE faculty and community?

Nendo's "50 Manga Chairs"

Nendo’s “50 Manga Chairs”

Action Lines (Dezeen): Comics inspired 50 Manga Chairs by design studio Nendo. (via SVA Interior Design)

Duly Noted (Hatnote): Every edit on Wikipedia is documented through sound. (via Kevin Brainard)

Space Aged (CreativeReview): After Kickstarter success, the reissued NASA Graphics Standards Manual is now available to purchase. (via Lisa Lordi)

Good Gaming (KPBS): Games like Peacemaker can be a force for positive change. (via SVA Design for Social Innovation)

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Friday Hot Links

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Happy Friday! Might we suggest recent art, design, and culture goodies shared by the SVACE faculty and community?

Ta-Nehisi Coates writes Black Panther for Marvel Comics

Ta-Nehisi Coates writes Black Panther for Marvel Comics

Bet On Black (NPR): Ta-Nehisi Coates Hopes ‘Black Panther’ Will Be Some Kid’s ‘Spider-Man’ (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Mothers of Innovation (Design Observer): Frank Zappa’s designers’ innovated by placing ads in Marvel comics, and more. (via The Daily Heller)

Neon Dream (AnOther): Bahar Yürükoğlu’s “neon wilderness acts as a breath of fresh Arctic air.” (via SVA Alumni)

Brand Conscious (The Verge): France’s new law will strip branding from cigarette packages. (via SVA News)

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Friday Hot Links

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Happy Friday! Might we suggest recent art, design, and culture goodies shared by the SVACE faculty and community?

The evolution of Mickey Mouse. (via THE WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES)

The evolution of Mickey Mouse (via The Walt Disney Archives)

Mickey Culture (WIRED): Disney’s icon, and popular culture, draw the scholarly spotlight. (via Steven Heller)

Batman v. Superman (Vulture): On the social, existential dualities of America’s caped heroes. (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Mirror Maze (Dezeen): Miami’s mirror maze masks a minotaur, conceived by a New York artist. (via SVA Interior Design)

Women’s Work (Adweek): How advertising firms can hire more women and match their target audiences. (via John Rea)

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Friday Hot Links

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Happy Friday! Might we suggest some art, design, and culture goodies shared by the SVACE faculty and community?

Marvel's "Black Panther"

Marvel’s “Black Panther”

Panther Panels (The Atlantic): Ta-Nehisi Coates opens up about writing Black Panther for Marvel. (via Mark Sable)

Building Blocks (Dezeen): Plethora Project’s Block’hood bridges gaming and architecture. (via SVA Interior Design)

Quill Queens (A.V. Club): Ten women cartoonists to learn about this weekend. (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Flickr Fail (WIRED): No longer free, Flickr kickt the buckt. (via Robert Stribley)

Faculty Updates

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

What have SVACE faculty members been up to, besides preparing for Spring 2016 classes? We have exciting updates from Grant ShafferKeith MayersonIlene StrizverMatt Rota, and Viktor Koen.

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Grant Shaffer at La Mama Galleria

Grant Shaffer will open a solo exhibition, Gay Arms, on February 26 at La MaMa Galleria. For Gay Arms, he will present a new body of photographic work. Shaffer writes, “When I’m taking pictures, I think of myself as an alien who’s here for a while, trying to understand the experience of my sliver of life on this planet.  It’s hard to say what my photos and this show are about.  It’s just intuitive.  It’s very personal and at the same time very public. It’s me trying to take in the world and asking people to notice or consider something.”

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Tom Hart, “Rosalie Lightning”

Keith Mayerson, current faculty member, will speak with Tom Hart, recent faculty member, at a public discussion and book signing for Rosalie Lightning, Tom’s new graphic memoir. The book is based on the grieving process of Tom and his wife after the death of their young daughter. Keith and Tom speak on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7pm, Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway, New York City.

Sagmeister & Walsh, "The Happy Film"

Sagmeister & Walsh, “The Happy Film”

Ilene Strizver interviewed design titan Stefan Sagmeister for her TypeTalk series with CreativePro.com. Sagmeister speaks about his thinking process, his education, your education, and his dream job. One takeaway: “The current generation of design school faculty all learned about design in the 80s and 90s when ideas and concepts were king, and formal considerations were dismissed – including by me – as decoration. I now think that was wrong. Beauty is very much part of what it means to be human. Good-looking things communicate more effectively.”

Matt Rota for GQ Italia

Matt Rota for GQ Italia

Matt Rota produced new illustrations for GQ Italy about hackers that stole $45 million from ATMs throughout Manhattan. And Viktor Koen crafted a feature illustration for Scientific American magazine about the incredibly sophisticated tracking system our mammalian brain uses to find its way around, before we racked up points using Waze.

Viktor Koen for Scientific American

Viktor Koen for Scientific American

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