Sunday, June 29, 2008
Friday, June 27, 2008
Yoav Horesh is an Israeli born photographer who, amongst many other things, has been the recipient of the Mortimer Frank Travel Award, the Agnes Martin and M. Roche scholarships and other awards from the Rhode Island Photographic Society, Santa Barbara Photography Award and Agora Gallery International Competition award. Currently, Yoav is also on the photography faculty at Mass College of Art in Boston and Columbia University in New York.
I think you might find his work interesting...
yoav horesh : photography
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
GarageGeeks will be hosting the latest crop of IDHO projects.
IDHO is the “Interaction Design Hands On” course run by the Holon Institute of Technology, also known as the HIT. A great place and not only because they let me teach there… : )
Thursday 17.7.08 from 19:00 to 23:00
Friday 18.7.08 from 9:00 - 15:00
HaPeled 40, Holon, Israel
The Israeli Cartoon Museum - a fun and interesting gem of a museum, that just happens to be run by one of my favorite ladies in the whole wide world, the incredible Ms Galit Gaon, is hosting Israeli Animator Yochanan Lekichevitch, for a gallery talk. Confirmation of attendance is required - call in advance +972-3-652-1849.
Thursday, 3.7.08 starting 19:00.
no. 61 Weizman st., Holon, Israel
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Last week my home was broken into and 4 laptops with over a decade of my work were stolen. Some of it I have backed up, but not all...
Let this be a lesson to you - BACKUP BACKUP BACKUP.
Preferably online, so that no matter what type of disaster strikes, your files are safe and secure.
Idrive is an online backup service that allows you to backup 2GB of files for free. If you invite friends to the service your account will be increased to 10GB.
Enjoy : )
Online Backup - IDrive - Remote Data Backup - For Windows and Mac
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
If you are studying Interior Design, or even if you are just, god forbid, curious...
Read the full article here: Fifty Years of Israeli Architecture
Tuesday, June 03, 2008
One of the issues that came up in the course a number of times related to the use of images of people and specifically of faces in the graphic materials we produce. The article How A Pretty Face Can Push Visitors Away
gives some interesting insights into this matter based on the heat map analysis done for a hair color ad.
Frankfurt School: The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception: "Dialectic of Enlightenment"
This is a very interesting article, if a tad dry.
I was impressed by how accurately the article analyzes our current state of affairs, even though it was written over 60 years ago...
Sunday, June 01, 2008
All albums are viewable here: http://picasaweb.google.com/mikedarnell
Please make sure you identify each project you have created for the course.
All the best,
A cool design studio I bumped into - you may want to poke around here...
the Serge Group - Sergio Waksman Design - Photographer Bud Lee