09 avril 2008

The future of graphic press

Just this week-end, I was on a car trip with 3 other graphic-oriented people. (Put like that, it sounds like a cult. It's not. We weren't going to a typographic convention or anything. We were heading to the Casino. Yep. We lost.) Out of the 4 of us (pay attention, I said I was with 3 people. So that's 3 + me, equals 4.), so, as I was saying, out of the 4 of us, we were 3 girls. Which lead me to say, out loud, the following sentence : "There should be a graphic magazine just for girls. A Cosmo of graphics"This terrific idea... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2008

Books

It may be a disease. Or a deep-rooted obsession I could track back to the funny kid's books my parents bought me. Anyhow, I suffer from severe graphicbookbuyingmania. Which is a good thing, since I'm a graphic student. But still, it's kind of worrying. More disturbing is the fact that I'm also monomaniac : if I like a book edited in a certain collection, I'm very likely to buy every single book of the collection. So, here are my latest compulsive buys : Those are Pyramid books, and this is the "Les essentiels"... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2008

Indexed

Jessica Hagy might be a bit weird, but she's also extremely funny. Every day, she post an index card on her blog, describing simple situations or life truth with simple charts and graphs. Some index cards are a bit hard to understand if you've never encounter a math or economic book, but most of them are very easy to comprehend, and some are hillarious. Visit her website to make up your mind, and if you like it, check her on amazon, she's having a recollection of her best cards published.PS : There's even a widget for Mac users,... [Lire la suite]
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