Archive for the ‘designers in Paris’ Category

mixing type and architecture

July 25, 2011

Naji el Mir visits Biometric City on July 26. Naji is a highly skilled cross-media type designer who intervenes across all media. Shown here is a collaboration with graphic designer Max Kisman & architect Hisham Youssef.  More on Typographic Matchmaking in the City – the video
»  the presentation 

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designing by color

July 20, 2011

Fanette Mellier is the Van Gogh of French graphic design: a “colorist typographer” able to conceive vibrant aesthetics through her mastery of formal simplicity.

the idea of art in the city

July 8, 2011

The mesmerizing intro credits of 1999, Psychopathologie de la vie quotidienne dans le monde des arts are from a hybrid feature documentary/performance/cultural commentary by Ultralab. This clip beautifully combines the idea of art, with the idea the museum as urban muse. The documentary itself goes a lot deeper into the “provocation” and will be explained in our workshop.