Rich Ashby

Entries Tagged as 'Art and design'

Terrific typography

October 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Art and design, Life, Technology

Typography is an interesting beast. Twenty years ago we were stuck with a range of system fonts on our computers, and were lucky if Dot Matrix printers could render them into anything resembling legible words. Nowadays everyone’s got an opinion about Helvetica and Comic Sans. This video by Ji Lee for his forthcoming book Word [...]

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Blu-Ray Harvest

September 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Art and design, Cinema

The Blu-Ray release of  Star Wars: The Complete Saga is imminent, and boy has it been controversial. In a move seemingly designed to upset millions of fan boys /girls, George Lucas has been tinkering with the films again. Most of the changes are negligible (realistically blinking Ewoks, CGI Yoda in Episode I) , but some [...]

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Excelsior!

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Art and design, Life

Loving these interpretations of DC and Marvel superheroes in the cubist style of Pablo Picasso from Wonder Bros. I’m sure these will deeply offend art purists, but as an eternal provocateur I’m sure Picasso would have got a kick out of them. He is quoted after all as saying that ‘taste is the enemy of [...]

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