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If you haven’t seen OK Go’s latest ”video masterpiece” for "The Writing’s On the Wall" than you have to check it out. This one is truly amazing and makes you keep saying how did they think of that! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did and we can’t wait to see what they will create next!

KARA WALKER’S “A SUBTLETY”

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If you are free one of the next few weekends coming up, make sure to stop by and check out Kara Walker’s large-scale installation piece at Brooklyn’s legendary Domino Sugar Factory. Read more about the exhibit and see the process video here.

FRIDAY VIDEO FIND: FONT MEN

Happy Friday everyone! Check out this trailer we came across (shot & produced by Dress Code) for a short documentary about type masters Jonathan Hoe­fler and Tobias Frere-Jones who ran the most successful type design studio in the world. Enjoy!

TEMPLATES vs. CUSTOM: THE RAGING DEBATE

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Stock website templates seem to be everywhere these days! Readily available for lower and lower costs, they’re driving the debate of whether or not it’s hurting the design industry and the careers of coders and designers alike. We broke it down with the PROS and CONS of templated designs and added our two cents to the debate at hand.

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PANTONE FOOD ART

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While looking for some inspiration, we came across these really great photos from Minneapolis-based illustrator and designer David Schwen and wanted to share them with you. His fun and artistic designs are truly inspiring … as seen throughout his online portfolio of work. If you haven’t seen this Pantone food series already, make sure to check out the rest of the images, and his other designs, on his site. Cheers!

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AIGA NY Mixer

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A huge thank you to the AIGA NY team and The Pencil Factory for sponsoring the mixer event last night at The Wooly. It was great to meet new designers in the city … and who doesn’t like free Peter Pan donuts and gift bags full of design goods!