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Author Quote Posters - Design

Author Quote Posters - Design
Being around a successful author would surely be exhausting and inspiring in equal amounts. As well as all that wisdom they put into their books, their thought-provoking one-liners would literally be falling out here, there and everywhere. So while you'd beat yourself up for not possessing even a smidgen of that kind of talent, you'd also be maniacally scribbling it all down for dinner party quoting. The rather smart Evan Robertson has created a set of posters that combine iconic author quotes with genius design work. If you don't want at least two of these hanging on your wall then we need to have a serious chat. Tags: books, Design, Posters

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These Amazing Classic Books Are So Short You Have No Excuse Not To Read Them As Books Editors, we set aside more designated reading time than most people do. Still, even we are daunted by copies of The Goldfinch looming on our desks. Once we embark on a bulky book, will we have time for anything else (including, but not limited to, reading other books)? Sometimes, especially when in the midst of a reading slump, shorter books seem more approachable. Enter: the novella.

Industrial Design: Braun vs Apple Email Apple products have amazing design, but Apple lead designer Jonathan Ive freely admits that he draws heavy insipiration from his idol Dieter Rams. Jump over the break to check out some similarities between 1950s-1970s Braun and modern Apple products… Ink - Quotes about writing by writers presented by The Fontayne Group Writing "I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark." Henry David Thoreau "Writing is an adventure." Winston Churchill "Know something, sugar? Stories only happen to people who can tell them." Allan Gurganus "... only he is an emancipated thinker who is not afraid to write foolish things." Anton Chekhov "A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightening."

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66 Great Movie Taglines From the Past 30 Years We've combed through the last 30 years of movie marketing and selected our 66 favorite film taglines from that period. The cut-off of 1980 means we've left out what many consider the greatest movie tagline ever—"In space, no one can hear you scream," Alien, 1979—but there's plenty here to chew on. Berate us in comments for everything we left out. Life itself is a quotation Julian Bialowas is a Canadian freelance Designer & Photographer currently living in Calgary, AB. He is the creator of 365q and one half of the team behing 16Hours Magazine. The graphic designer layers inspiring quotes that he stumbled upon in books, movies, newspapers, lectures and conversations onto gorgeous landscape photographs that he took in his hometown of Alberta, among other locations.

World Scholar's Cup The official tournament logo. The World Scholar's Cup (occasionally abbreviated as WSC) is an international team academic tournament with students participating from over 40 countries. The competition was founded by DemiDec, in particular by Daniel Berdichevsky, DemiDec's president, in 2006.

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