Monthly Archives: December 2010

death letter

Maybe it’s the recent demise of the great Cap­tain Beef­heart, which is a reminder of the way music, 30 years ago still a medi­um for rev­o­lu­tion, no longer has a past or a future, but has con­gealed into a time­less­ly … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Scott Mor­ri­son post­ed a good arti­cle today in the Wall Street Jour­nal about our hire of Steve Coast, Open­StreetMap’s founder, and our announce­ment a week ago that we’d be shar­ing aer­i­al imagery with OSM.  Open­StreetMap, in case you don’t know, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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radial stripes

The brand design for Vic­tro­la Cof­fee on 15th is beau­ti­ful: There’s a sense of con­fec­tion about it.  It prints nice­ly, it exudes a Capi­tol Hill-ish steam­punk sen­si­bil­i­ty, and it rhymes with those radi­al­­ly-striped teacup designs which are so much more … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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