Creative Review breaks the announcement of a new Pentagram partner. Marina Willer, formerly a creative director at Wolff Olins, will join the London office of Pentagram. Shown here is her work for Southbank Center, a 2007 project also creative directed by Brian Boylan at Wolff Olins.
File under “why didn’t I think of that?”: Debris, a new Tumblr which features failed design explorations pushed off the side of the artboard. Shown here: “Fredrik Broden Photography branding by Tom.” Via Quips.
Movie poster for “Z,” design by Nelson Ponce. From the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ exhibition “Cuban Film Posters: From Havana to the World.”
How the super-rich avoid taxes, illustration for the New Yorker by Christoph Niemann.
Banners from the new identity for San Francisco’s Civic Center, based on the Civic Center Community Benefit Districts’ footprint on a map, designed by Dowling | Duncan.
Packaging for Compass Box Peat Monster Whiskey by Best Typography in the World Whiskies Design Awards, a competition we were previously unaware of, but now regard as the MOST IMPORTANT DESIGN COMPETITION EVER.
The High Line has released an image of a potential art installation by Jeff Koons. Above: a design rendering of Jeff Koons’ Train at the High Line. Image by James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Jeff Koons. Via kottke.
Because Magic Johnson (and some other people) bought the Dodgers for $2 Billion. Because Frank McCourt is no longer the owner. Because we still have “Fernandomania.” And because the call from Koufax’s perfect game still rings in our ears. Images by Butter ‘N’ Bacon Studio.