We are inundated with design creativity these days, from ideas which seem practical to those that are totally absurd. But what works? The soon to be published bi-annual print and digital magazine, Works That Work, intends to be a periodical dedicated to inspiration and observation of projects which really work. Now that’s information we can really get behind. [Read more...]
It’s still unclear what it will contain: the latest song lyrics, political ramblings or avant garde-prose… but Radiohead is set to release a single edition newspaper next week: The Universal Sigh. Slated for distribution at select locations around the world on March 28th (or on the 29th in the US and Canada), the free hard copy work is being announced as a commemorative piece to the bands new album, The King of Limbs. On the dedicated Universal Sigh website, readers are being encouraged to “post pictures of themselves and their friends reading the newspaper in locations diverse and unusual.” Also promised: “There will be other stuff too, but we haven’t thought of it yet.”
Without any grand anouncements or fanfare, Google has quietly launched it’s own full length online magazine, Think Quarterly. Intended to be a “breathing space in a busy world,” the first quartarly issue looks incredibly clean and well put together and no surprise it is filled with the companies typically clever touches. The internet based reader neatly displays the magazine in a simulated book format, with pages that apear to turn.