January 31, 2014

"Digital Witness"

A visually stunning video from St. Vincent, whose new self-titled album arrives in late February. I love analogous colour schemes.

January 22, 2014

Cover Design 101

As print design celebrities go, you can't get much more entertaining than Knopf's associate art director, Chip Kidd. Since his TED talk a couple years back, Kidd has been riding the lecture circuit, which brought him to Edmonton this week. Earlier tonight, Kidd gave a talk very similar to the one posted below. While the aesthetic of his book covers can be hit or miss (usually hit, especially if you're fond of the 90s), I have yet to see one that doesn't succeed in making a strong conceptual impact.

Chip Kidd from Creative Mind at Brown on Vimeo.