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Design Diary no. 140

As an editorial resident here at AIGA, I spend heaps of time on the internet scouring social media and websites for the choicest design news. You’re too busy with your life to do this each week, so I’ve brought all my findings here—consider it my weekly gift to you (you’re welcome). Fo…
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Sagmeister & Walsh

Sagmeister & Walsh is a NYC based full service design firm that creates identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and ourselves.

Visit sagmeisterwalsh.com

Burning Questions

A free online weekly video series for creatives of all creeds who’ve lost their spark and are searching for soulfire.

Visit youtube.com/JamesVictore

Friends of Type

Friends of Type features original typographic design and lettering – fresh visual content – practically every day, by the four primary contributors. Posts are meant to log ideas, express ourselves, and inspire each other and our readers. The last week of every month we feature a guest designer, someone we admire and think will elevate our work and the site through their contribution

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Creative Mornings / KC

The growing archive of past breakfast talks is humbling. From design legends to hometown heroes, speakers are selected by each chapter based on a global theme. CreativeMornings remains free thanks to the support of local sponsors, generous venues, and longterm partners.

Visit creativemornings.com/kc

On The Grid Kansas City

On the Grid is a user-friendly guide curated by talented local designers who want to share exceptional places in their neighborhood with the rest of the world. On the Grid was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn.

Visit onthegrid.city/kansas-city

AIGA Kansas City

AIGA KC, a design community, welcomes creatives to connect to one another through our events, awards program & our partnership in Kansas City Design Week.

Visit kc.aiga.org

SSSSLAM DUNK

SSSSLAM DUNK is recorded over an hour in the wake of our basketball game and asks two important questions: How important is it to relax your mind from your work, when you’ve turned your passion into a job. And how do you navigate taking a break when you live and breath your work twenty four hours a day.

Visit radiofreebrooklyn.com/sssslam-dunk

A Lesson in Record Sleeve Design from the Inimitable Hipgnosis

So many formative design love affairs begin with record sleeves, and no studio has played Cupid over the years more than Hipgnosis. The design collective worked on cover art across genres, from the mega cool T-Rex, Syd Barrett, Throbbing Gristle, to the rock legends XTC, 10cc, AC/DC, Black Sabbath,…
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What Happens When We Reach Peak Magazine?

This is the first in a series of regular satirical pieces in which we invite our contributors to—lovingly, respectfully, but absolutely scathingly—poke fun at everyday absurdities in the industry we adore. Dear Editors,  Below is a list of the most exciting modern lifestyle magazines set for re…
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Made in The Middle

Made in the Middle is a place that is built by artists, designers, makers and doers in Kansas City. We feature creatives who are taking risks and making what they love to make. We hope to educate, inspire and bring awareness to the creative talents in our home, Kansas City.

Visit madeinthemiddle.com

Nomadic Illustrator Micah Lidberg Finds Inspiration in Nature and Where’s Waldo

Like all great modern success stories, illustrator Micah Lidberg’s began on the internet. It was 2007, and he had just participated in the Minneapolis College of Art and Design’s exchange program at the University of Brighton, where he met Alex Bec and Will Hudson, founders of It’s Nice That.
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