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.
Street artist RETNA created this massive mural on Houston and Bowery over the weekend related to his first major NYC solo show. More images at Gothamist.
One of the 7 photos for the 7 editions of Stanley: The Open Question Magazine by Katrin Schacke. Read her NVA profile here.
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.”
Gig poster for Sonic Youth, designed by The Small Stakes. Via Gig Posters.
How’s this for sway? Wallpaper* gets the great Noma Bar to do his first 3D pieces.
Cover for the latest issue of IL magazine, designed by Francesco Franchi.
Identity for the Festival of Ideas for the New City, founded by the New Museum. Designed by NR2154.
Leaflet campaign to introduce Girlfriend, and new(ish) design consultancy. Also, check out their very useful Tiny Fluid Grid.
From yesterday’s New York Times, an illustration by Victor Kerlow accompanying the much talked about Goldman Sachs exit op-ed.
Poster for Junior Boys at Stodoła, in Warsaw, Poland. Design by Dawid Ryski (Talkseek).
How the super-rich avoid taxes, illustration for the New Yorker by Christoph Niemann.
Wonderful identity and business card for Privacy International, designed by This is Real Art.
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.
Dan Cassaro (also known as Young Jerks) has released his first typeface, Highway, a swashy, ligature-y nicely updated Futura.
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.
Really wonderful illustration from Saturday’s New York Times Op-Ed by Martin Venezky, with words by Peter Funt.
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.
“Socialism is our launch pad,” from a neat collection of posters from the Soviet space program. Designer uncredited.
Poster for Death by Audio’s 5th anniversary show, happening this Saturday at eponymous venue. Design by Joe Jurewicz.