“Ryan Feerer is a designer, illustrator, and educator. He enjoys making good things for good people. If you want to be one of those good people; please email Ryan at the address above.”
Between typography and illustration, Ryans arsenal is very diverse. A student told me about him last year and gave me one of his cards. It’s sat just below my monitor in plain sight for a full year. The card alone commands respect thus earning his place on the Command+Z Blog-O-Fame.
Linotype: The Film
Linotype: The Film is a documentary about Ottmar Mergenthaler’s amazing Linotype typesetting machine and the people who own and love these machines today.
Production started in August of 2010 and it will be released in early 2012.
Welcome back. Your classes are rolling and the creative juices are flowing. It’s time to start turning up the fun-o-meter. There is one place where good times, creative minds and graphic design meet up, COMMAND+Z.
This Wednesday (09/14/11)
Fourth Floor Lab 415 (end of hall)
(video by CMD+Z past member/president: Jerry Henderson)
more videos here.
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Oh Benevolent Design
Design has become such a powerful engine for assisting communities and people in times of need. With the web and social media networks like twitter and facebook, assistance can become mobilized and spread across the nation in a matter of a day (or less). Below is good example of this. As many of you know, Central Texas is battling wildfires that have already claimed around 800 homes. The below website was launched in order to begin and assist in spreading the “community” aid response. Nifty are the times we live in.
Kelli Anderson: an artist/designer and tinkerer.
Kelli’s work is a very diverse which embodies here claim to being experimental. Her work seems serious, powerful, fun and charming all at the same time. It is exciting to see an artis NOT locked down in their to singular ambitions. She has a very impressive web presences that you should make yourself very familiar with. I am.
Find her here:
Steve Jobs Resigns from CEO of Apple. The impacts that will have in the future for one of the slickest line of products in the world are still unknown. I think, at least for myself and people within my circle of professionals, we admire the work Steve and his staff have done because they gave and continue to give us (creative practitioners) well designed, very functional and extremely fun to use products. It is my hope that Apple continues to be a leading company in innovation and design.