During the period of the film industry's Production Code (The Hays Office), Hollywood imposed its own rules governing the depiction and non-depiction of sex in the movies. So clever filmmakers resorted to metaphor, symbolism and innuendo to get the idea of intimacy—sex—across.
What will happen if the stable environment that has supported the aspirations of preceding generations over the last 10,000 plus years were to change and you had to spend a great deal of your time dealing with serious weather or other damaging disruptions? How would it affect your plans and your life?
Obsessed with dots? You're in luck. From 1950s-era Harvey Comics' Little Dot to shows by avant-garde art’s latest superstar, Yayoi Kusama, the concept of dots in endless, relentless repetition is alive and prospering.
If you've ever wondered about the function of different kinds of coffee lids, you'll enjoy flipping through Louise Harpman and Scott Specht's distinctive new book, Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture.
The Three Stooges may not have been the brightest, but amazingly they can offer us lessons when it comes to developing useful client relationships.
Have a look at The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, or SINA, a satire on propriety initiated by comedian and prankster Alan Abel from 1959 to 1962.
Today of all days is when we should all experience empathy. Type designer Pablo Medina and Charles Hall have created a structure to remind us all.
For those of you followers of Marshall McLuhan who never thought of him as a card sharp, Steven Heller has a treat in store.
A site in a nite? Is it possible even if the results do not measure up to award-winning design standards? I had to find out.
Steven Heller takes a look at the mysterious "ABC Design: A Modular Alphabet Book" by Dana Atchley.