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Image of the Day, June 4, 2013

University of San Francisco student Mia Johnson created this amazingly detailed Adventure Supply Kit as her thesis project, which includes designs for everything from books for the journey to a constellation chart. Via Design Work Life.

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Image of the Day, May 29, 2013

Alena Akhmadullina worked with the Cocoon Group to create the vibrant, limited edition Absolut bottle. See more detailed photos from the project here. Via Creative Roots.

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Image of the Day, May 23, 2013

Design agency Mucho used a muted color palette and geometric shapes for their branding of cosmetics company Fisix in a way that appeals to both men and women. Via BP&O.

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Image of the Day, April 23, 2013

Paste Magazine lists hosts a comprehensive gallery of coffee packaging design, including this entry for Verve Coffee Roasters by Chen Design Associates. See more here.  

Black Dahlia Murder, Part 2: The Victim’s Makeup

Wrapping up my interview with crime historian Joan Renner, we delve deeper into an unsolved murder mystery. Joan explores her theory that the victim’s Black Dahlia persona began when she was still alive. Read part one, with more details of …

Today's Obsession: Rob Jones' Grammy

Rob Jones, crazy-talented poster designer, just won a Grammy for his packaging design for the White Stripes’ Under Great White Northern Lights box set. And, appropriately, he did what any self-respecting designer would do given such an opportunity: he frigging …