Posts Tagged 'design'

Journal of the Month: SURFACE

Surface

The journal of the month for June and July is Surface, the American magazine of contemporary design.

Published ten times a year, the magazine provides a rich resource to discover groundbreaking projects, emerging talents, and innovative developments in the worlds of architecture, fashion, art, and design. More than a superficial survey of trends, Surface is the substance of style.

Issue 109, June/July 2014 includes:

  • Q&A with designer Yiqing Yin.
  • Ideas in Design — Studio visit with designer Marga Weimans.
  • Power 100 — Surface’s first annual list of influential figures in art, architecture, fashion, real estate, design, and more… including images and interviews.
  • Gallery — Portraits of leading women in New York’s architecture and design community, and their thoughts on the industry.

Be sure to visit Surface’s website and read about their Avant Guardian photography contest, deadline is July 24, 2014!

Welcome back!

Welcome

Welcome back! We hope you had a relaxing and/or productive Summer. We have a few changes in the Library to share with you:

Please note that our hours have changed. Our new hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8am to 10pm
  • Friday: 8am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 8:30 to 4:30

In addition, we have a new Electronic Resource to share with you! Stylesight is the industry-leading global content and technology solution for students and professionals in the style, fashion and design industries. The site provides forecasting and trend analysis along with a large selection of images, proprietary and curated content, and cutting-edge web tools to search, store, build and share.

To access Stylesight you must first register on campus. Follow the link, select “First Time Users” and create an account using your Moore email. If you already have your login information, simply click on “Login” at the top right. If you need help, ask for assistance at the circulation desk, 215-965-4054 or library@moore.edu.

Please be aware:

  • There are 150 licenses for Stylesight, which means that only 150 patrons can be logged-in concurrently. As a courtesy to others, log-out when you are not using the site.
  • Your account must be reactivated every 90 days. To do this, follow the same link above and select “Reactivate Account.”
  • If you want an introduction on how to use Stylesight, be sure to see their Live Training Video Tutorials (please note, you must register first to view).

Here is an overview of what Stylesight has to offer:

Journal of the Month: Professional Artist

ProfessionalArtistProfessional Artist is dedicated to providing independent visual artists from all backgrounds with the insights, encouragement and business strategies they need to make a living with their artwork.

Each issue of the magazine presents practical business advice on subjects such as art marketing, art law, portfolio development, exhibition presentation, communication skills and sales techniques, as well as articles to help artists feel encouraged and motivated. Both the print magazine and the Professional Artist website provide a comprehensive list of Calls to Artists (ad postings for shows, competitions, residencies, grants, and exhibition opportunities).

Volume 27, Number 2 Features:
“Word-of-Mouth Promotion”—Elena Parashko explains how electronic messaging and social-media platforms can be utilized to increase word-of-mouth promotion for artists.

“The Importance of Being Part of a Group Exhibition”—Terry Sullivan’s article discusses the benefits of participating in a group exhibition, focusing on the Converge: Where Classical & Contemporary Art Collide exhibition put on at 25CPW in New York.

“Artists as Inventors: How Innovative Individuals Have Made an Impact on the Arts Supply Industry”—Kim Hall presents the stories of six artists who persevered to bring their creative passions and business ideas to life.

Be sure to browse this month’s journal, along with the rest of our collection!

Journal of the Month: Applied Arts

Applied Arts

The Journal of the Month for August 2012 is Applied Arts.

Applied Arts is Canada’s premier magazine of visual communications, both in print and online. Since 1986, the magazine has provided gorgeous imagery, strong opinion, timely information and essential industry insight to its readership of creative and marketing professionals.

Five annual issues cover and celebrate the communication arts community, and include all of the winners from the annual Design, Advertising, Photography, Illustration, Interactive, Printing and Student Awards. A commitment to creating a high-quality magazine, featuring the finest in creative achievement, has distinguished Applied Arts as the leading voice of the industry.

The August issue features the 2012 winners of the AA Design Awards, exhibited in more than 100 pages of splendid work. Judged by a panel of respected industry professionals, the Design Awards has attracted some of the top talents in North America and abroad, in an expanded range of categories.
 
Other issue highlights include an essay by Ian Mirlin, “What Do Titans Talk About at Tea?”, bringing together Steve Jobs, Bill Bernbach and Marshall McLuhan for a heavenly chinwag; the portfolio of Trigger Communications of Calgary; an examination of what makes Dyson vacuum cleaners revolutionary; and portfolios of top Young Blood Winners from the Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards.

*All descriptions from Applied Arts Magazine.

Stop by the library to check out this and all the rest of our journals!

Interior Designers: Domus is our journal of the month!

Domus is a bilingual Italian magazine focusing on new trends in design, interior design, and architecture.

Number 946 features:

  • “Towards a Global Architect” – An article detailing how renowned architect Le Corbusier was inspired by international air travel;
  • “Exuberancia Cromatica in Torres Vedras” – An examination of contemporary Portuguese design, featuring light, color, and large objects;
  • “Journals” – A monthly feature reviewing exhibits, installations, books, and more.

Visit the library to check out Domus and all the rest of our 130 journals and magazines!

Domus Magazine

Meet Honeysuckle, 2011’s Color of the Year

 

Pantone's 2011 Color of the Year

Honeysuckle, chosen as Pantone’s color of the year for 2011, is perfect for brightening up the new year. Described by Pantone as “a dynamic reddish pink” that “emboldens us to face everyday troubles with verve and vigor,” the color is a warm complement to 2010’s calm and cool Turquoise.

Whether or not you are a fan of pink, we wish you a happy new year!


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The architecture of the Barnes Foundation : gallery in a garden, garden in a gallery / Tod Williams, Billie Tsien ; edited by Octavia Giovannini-Torelli ; principal photography by Michael Moran.
Abstraction / edited by Maria Lind.
Drape drape 3 / Hisako Sato.

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