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Art of the Grid is a really awesome project by Astrid Stavro that focuses on the importance of grids in not only design, but everyday life. The original Grid-It! line of notebooks was developed with Birgit Pfisterer as their final project for the MA in Communication Art & Design at The Royal College of Art, and they are currently available worldwide.
I’m pretty sure that I have posted something about Nate Williams before, but oh well, I really like his work.
I do not know who is responsible for this, but what the hell?????? The ad is for a gym/workout program by the way. (via Denver Egotist)
Here is a thoughtful article from 99% that touches on the concept/vision of “creative meritocracy.” Under this condition, the most talented creatives, professionals, ideas, etc. would have the best chance of success, based on their talent alone. This sounds like an obvious scenario, but because of things like spec work, crowd sourcing, bureaucratic hiring processes, lack of emphasis on actual creative problem solving, etc. mediocre talent will often take the place of what should be reserved for proper talent. Because of this, both the creative, the client, and the general public suffer from having to experience and interact with bad design and lack of creative processing.