Author Archives: Kathy Scott

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Should I be outraged?

Shhh..don't Google this story. It is causing a firestorm for Port magazine...as well as some new found attention.

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Chrysler Takes on The Man of Steel

The 2013 Ram 1500 is counting on a connection with Superman: Earth One,the Man of Steel, to brand the truck as strong and invincible.

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Google Honors Maurice Sendak

One of the world's most celebrated children's authors, Maurice Sendak, would have been 85 today and Google is honoring his work with their famous Google Doodles.

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Designers Take on PRISM PowerPoint

The revelation last week that the U.S. Government is spying on our Internet usage has set political pundits into overdrive. The classified program allowed under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), provides access to nine Internet servers and a wide rate of data. Pre-911, this kind of disclosure might be shocking. Instead, after the...

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Judging a Book by Its Cover

Saul Bass designed numerous book covers including Henri's Walk to Paris, a Bass1children's book about a young French boy who wants to visit the city.

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You Decide: Whitney’s “Responsive” Logo

Now the museum is taking some heat over a newly unveiled logo referred to as "the responsive W," design by Dutch graphics studio Experimental Jetset. Sure a logo can be responsive, but what does that do to its branding?

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Kenneth Goldsmith Prints Out the Internet

Kenneth Goldsmith has encouraged many writers, poets and artists as founder of UbuWeb and the first-ever Poet Laureate for the Museum of Modern Art. That kind of moniker requires a substantial art exhibit and Goldsmith just may have done it, albeit angering the environmental movement in the meantime.

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The Print Conspiracy: Quashing Rebellion

I love a good conspiracy theory so I would like to propose one now. For years, we've been hearing that digital media is cannibalizing print. What if rumors of print's demise is just a ploy to keep the masses under control?